Raf Rennie is a graphic designer and writer from Toronto, currently based in New York. He serves as the art director of cmagazine and assistant editor of TALK Magazine.


MFA, Yale University
BDes, OCAD University


i-d Magazine, Holly Herndon, 2x4, Li Inc., Metahaven, Yale School of Art, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Serpentine Gallery, Meyohas Gallery, WAX Magazine, 12:01am, Verso Books

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, Yale School of Art
Workshop, Beckman’s College of Design
Critical Dialogues, Toronto
Lecture, 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


Twitter: @crtk001
Instagram: @lessthannil
Tumblr: Less Than Nil.

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