Brandon Waybright is a writer, educator, zine-maker, new media artist, and the founder of CAPE design, a cross-disciplinary studio with offices in Los Angeles, and Portland, OR. He is a member of the Society of Typographic Afficionados and AIGA Portland. As an interdisciplinary artist and writer exploring issues related to design critical theory, multi-sensory and interactive technology, and community engagement through design, he has exhibited his work nationally including at The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles and The Palm Springs Art Museum. Waybright is a frequent lecturer whose experience includes presentations at SECAC, DePaul and Princeton University. Community-minded, his work focuses on future-thinking in the practice of design as well as using design to engage and empower communities.
With experience teaching at a wide range of institutions including the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Brandon Waybright currently serves as the Co-Chair for Applied Design at George Fox University. He received his MFA in Graphic Design from Otis College of Art & Design in Los Angeles, California. Waybright completed his BA in Studio Art with a minor in Creative Writing from Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California. He has worked commercially in multiple design roles with a significant part of his commercial experience focusing on web design and identity system development. His clients include Disney, Jack Johnson, Tim Burton, Azusa Pacific University, Epsilon Delta Labs, and Northwestern University. He also served as a co-curator, exhibition designer and community coordinator for the Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art.