David Plunkert

Graphic Designer, Person

1965 –

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Who is David Plunkert?

David Plunkert is an award winning illustrator and graphic designer based in Baltimore, MD. Plunkert graduated from Shepherd University in 1987. David is best known for his editorial illustrations and theater posters. His illustrations are highly conceptual, in two styles, Dada influenced collage and spare blocky graphics. David Plunkert and Joyce Hesselberth co-founded Spur Design, a graphic design and illustration studio, in 1995.

A prolific artist, his work has appeared on the pages of Esquire, Forbes, GQ, The New Yorker, Time, Reader's Digest, Playboy and Rolling Stone magazines, as well as in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. Plunkert has also worked extensively with publishers and recording artists. Among his credits are the covers for Natan Sharansky’s Case for Democracy and Richard Thompson’s You? me? us?

Major clients include MTV, Nike, and Capitol Records.

He was included in the group show “America Illustrata” which completed its international tour in 2000. His work is in the collections of the Library of Congress, the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, The University of California Design Museum, and the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe in Hamburg.

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Born
1965
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Shepherd University

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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