Raf Rennie is a graphic designer and writer from Toronto, currently based in New York.

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MFA, Yale University
BDes, OCAD University


cmagazine, Art Director
Freelance graphic designer
Metahaven, Intern

Select Projects

The Pike and The Shield, i-D Magazine
Yale School of Art, Reviver: Yale MFA Photography.
Verso Books, select book covers.
Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Rare Earth, with David Rudnick.
Lighthouse UK, The Sprawl, with Metahaven.
Holly Herndon, apparel and exhibition, with Metahaven.
Serpentine Gallery, Extinction Maration, with David Rudnick.
Scapegoat Journal, with Chris Lee.


Modern Nostalgic Fantasies (Book), Self-published, 2016
Modern Nostalgic Fantasies (Essay), The Gradient - Walker Art Center, 2016
Autocatalytic 1, WAX Magazine
From The Middle, Shoplifters 5, Number 04
l-o-v-e pt.ii, NXS (2017)
Black Zine, Rivet 4, OCADU Student Press


Critic, Rugters University
Critic, School of Visual Arts
Critic, Parsons New School of Design
Teacher’s Assistant, Yale University
Lecture, The Parallel Timelines of Kale and Critical Graphic Design, Yale School of Art
Workshop, External Thoughts, contributor to a series of workshops written for students at Beckman’s College of Design
Lecture, Critical Dialogues, series of talks and meetings held around Toronto
Lecture, Language, Publication, and the State, at OCADU Student Gallery


These Posters are Fireworks, Project No.8, New York
more: YGDMFA ‘16, Green Gallery, New Haven
Trophy Room, Sam’s Space, New Haven


Feature, Shoplifters 5, 2017
Top Graduates of the Year, Wallpaper* Magazine, 2017
Feature, Library Paper, 2013