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Timothy Goodman is a designer, illustrator & author based in New York City.

His clients include Airbnb, Google, Ford, J.Crew, Samsung, Target, The New Yorker, and The NY Times. Previously, Timothy worked in-house at Apple Inc. and with the design firm Collins. He has received awards from most major design and illustration publications. Timothy began his career as a book jacket designer at Simon & Schuster, and he graduated from the School of Visual Arts in NYC, where he now teaches. Timothy co-created the blog and book, 40 Days of Dating, with Jessica Walsh, that has received 15 million unique visitors and whose film rights were optioned to Warner Bros. Their second experiment, 12 Kinds of Kindness, was featured in The NY Times & NPR. His Instagram writing series, Memories of a Girl I Never Knew, exhibited at Colette in Paris, France. His second book, Sharpie Art Workshop, is out now.



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Find Me

Selected Clients

  • Airbnb, Ace Hotel, Ford,
  • Esquire, Google, J.Crew,
  • MoMA, Newsweek, NY
  • Public Library, New York
  • Magazine, GQ, Visa,
  • Penguin, New Yorker,
  • The New York Times,
  • Starbucks, Samsung,
  • Time Magazine, Target

Recognition & Press

Awards & Publications: AIGA 365 Design Annual, AIGA 50/50 Book Covers, Art Directors Club Young Guns Award, American Illustration Annual, Communication Arts Design and Illustration Annuals, GDUSA People to Watch, IdN Magazine, IDPURE Magazine, Novum Design Magazine, Print Magazine Design Annual, Print Magazine New Visual Artist, Print Magazine Hand Drawn Competition, Society of Publication Designers Spots Annual, Type Directors Club Design Annual

Personal Press: Garance Doré, Adobe Make It Campaign, The Great Discontent, Design Matters with Debbie Millman, Magenta Interview, GDUSA People to Watch, Design Boom, ADC Young Guns, Print Magazine Interview , IdN Magazine, Huffington Post, 5 Questions, Sharpie Marker Interview, J.Crew Elevator, It's Nice That, How Magazine Interview, AdWeek

40 Days of Dating Press: NBC Today Show, CNN News, BBC News, TIME Magazine, NY Daily News, BuzzFeed, Mashable, Huffington Post, Fast Company, HelloGiggles, ABC News, The Guardian, NY Magazine, Refinery 29, Cosmopolitan, The Atlantic, Washington Post, Entertainment Weekly

12 Kinds of Kindness Press: The New York Times, NPR Weekend Review, WIRED Magazine, Refinery 29, Huffington Post, BuzzFeed, Boston Globe, Metro UK, GOOD Magazine, Fast Company

Selected Speaking & Workshops: OFFF Barcelona & OFFF Mexico talks // Adobe MAX Conference talk/workshop, Los Angeles & San Diego // SXSW talk, Austin // TEDx talk, Columbia College Chicago // AIGA talks: Chicago, Cincinnati, Dallas, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Honolulu, Kansas City, Minnesota, Portland, Pittsburgh, RISD, Albany, Syracuse, Fresh Dialogue 27 in NYC // ADC Quotes on Shit workshop, Miami // ADC Sharpie workshop, NYC // MICA workshop, Baltimore // PSFK Conference talk, NYC // Sitges Conference talk, Spain // Type Directors Club talk, NYC // WMC Fest talk, Cleveland // WeMake Conference talk, Portland // Summit at Sea talk // Graphika Manila talk, Philippines // -ING Conference talk, Dubai // HOW Conference talk, Chicago // RGD Conference talk, Vancouver // SIVA talk & workshop, Shanghai & Beijing // Revisit ITCH talk, Guatemala City // Adobe Make It Conference talk, Sydney, Australia