Lydia Chodosh [she / her] is a graphic designer [art director + writer] who likes typesetting in space. She holds an MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design [2024]. 

Selected Design Work

To read is to
Artifactual Accumulations
Interior Atlas
Artifacts of Countability
Spore Site
RISD GD MFA Biennial
Clock Studies
Translations of Gratitude

Art Direction

Harper’s Magazine
Volume 1
A Guide to the Politiverse

© 2024

Lydia Chodosh holds an MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. Prior to RISD, she worked as the Associate Art Director at Harper’s Magazine, directing illustration and researching contemporary fine art. Her work examines language tools, literary structures, and concepts of craft. She is interested in the role of indexing and cataloging in the production of bodies of knowledge, an important feature of her graduate thesis book On the Impulse to Notate.

Lydia is currently available for freelance contracts. Get in touch

Graphic Designer • RISD Museum 
Graphic Design History Teacher • RISD
Graphic Design Thesis Writing Teaching Assistant • RISD
Graduate Instructor • RISD Co-Works Research Lab
Peer Tutor • RISD Arts & Langugage
Designer & Managing Editor • Volume 1 
Associate Art Director & Designer • Harper’s Magazine

MFA Graphic Design 2024 • Rhode Island School of Design
BA English Lit & Creative Writing 2016 • Macalester College

Resume available upon request.