Student, Bradley College. Student, United States Engineers School Photography.
Art director Eastern Engraving Company, Waltham, Massachusetts. Founder, chief designer Brand Equity (formerly Selame Design), Newton, 1960. Graphics consultant Brandeis University, Waltham, 1962—1970.
Instructor & advisor, graphic design Boston University, 1971—1978. Instructor, corporation identity and packaging Northeastern University, Boston, 1971.
Board directors Cultural Affairs Commission, Newton, 1978—1980, Morgan Memorial Goodwill, Boston, 1981, Art Institute Boston, 1981—1983, Newton Arts Center, 1982. Member of Art Directors Club Boston (director), Industrial Designers Society America, American Institute Graphic Arts, Package Designers Council.
Married Elinor Selame, June 27, 1953 (deceased 2008). Children: Theodore, Robert, Nadine.