Richard Poulin

Series 1, No. 9 Coming Out

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Series 1, No. 10 Rituel des Hommes

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Series 2, No. 4 Love, Lust, and Desire

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Artist Biography

Richard Poulin is a design consultant, educator, author, and artist living in southern California. 

He is a recipient of a research grant in design history from the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts and his work is included in private and public collections including the Library of Congress, Denver Art Museum, and the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum.


To date, he has written seven books on design, which have been translated into eight languages and used by students and practitioners around the world. His new book, a monograph on the life and work of designer Rudolph de Harak—Rational Simplicity: Rudolph de Harak: Graphic Designer—will be released in 2021 by Thames & Hudson’s (London) new imprint, Volume. 

You can follow his work or contact him on Instagram @richardpoulin or email