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designer , educator

Katherine Braden McCoy, American designer, educator. Recipient Annual Design Review awards Industrial Design magazine, 1972-1979; recipient American Institute Graphic awards, 1972, Best of Packaging award, Print Casebooks, 1976-1979, Interiors Magazine "l" award, 1980, 86, design arts research grant National Education Association, 1985-1986.


McCoy, Katherine Braden was born on October 12, 1945 in Decatur, Illinois, United States.


Bachelor of Arts, Michigan State University, 1967.


Designer, Unimark International, Detroit, 1967-1968;senior designer, Chrysler Corporation Identity Office, Detroit, 1968-1969;senior designer, Omnigraphics, Boston, 1969-1970;senior designer, Designers & Partners, Detroit, 1970-1971;partner, McCoy & McCoy, Detroit, since 1971;co-department chairman design, Cranbrook Academy Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, since 1971;Joyce C. Hall Distinguished Professor, Kansas City The Art Institute of Chicago, 1987-1988. Member design arts policy panel National Education Association, 1984-1986, chairman fellowship panel, 1984-1986.


  • Other Work

    • Exhibited exhibitions, American Institute Graphic Arts Gallery, New York City, 1972-1976, 79, Station 100, Chicago, 1978-1981. Collections arranged Knoll and Herman Miller: The Development of Contemporary Furniture, Cranbrook Academy Art, 1975, Design in Mich, 1977, International Graphic Design Education, Icograda, Chicago, 1978. Member editorial board, Industrial Design Magazine, since 1976.


Fellow Industrial Designers Society American (member of national board 1979-1980, 85-86, executive vice president 1981-1983, president 1983-1985, vice president, since 1986, Chairman of the Board 1985-1987). Member American Institute Graphic Arts, Society Typographic Arts, American Institute Graphic Arts (vice president 1986-1988), Alliance Graphique International.


Married Michael McCoy.

Michael McCoy.