Speaker Hamish Smyth & Jesse Reed


Partners at Order

Previously, Hamish Smyth & Jesse Reed co-founded Standards Manual, an independent publishing imprint working to preserve graphic design history. After three successful reissues of graphic design standards manuals, the pair founded their design practice. They both also worked as associate partners at Pentagram’s New York office under partner Michael Bierut. Hamish holds a Bachelor of Design with Honors from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. Originally from Youngstown, Ohio, Jesse is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati, College of Design, Art, Architecture & Planning, School of Design.

Old graphics standards manuals have become teaching tools, objects of obsession, popular culture references, and influenced their identity design practice at Order

Talk: Clear Space: Legacy Graphic Standards Manuals and Design Today