Year
Type
Project
2023
Overlake Hospital
Environmental
2022
New Year’s Card
Experimental
Typeface
Print
2022
Street Weeds
Experimental
Print
Research
2022
Plotter Run 001
Print
Illustration
2021
Ballard Food Bank
Environmental
Identity
Illustration
2021
Asurion
Wayfinding
Environmental
2021
Seattle Design Festival
Environmental
Object
Research
2020
Seattle Parking Navigation
Publication
2020
Variable Objects
Identity
Object
2019
Slip Rabbit Studio
Object
Publication
Identity
2019
Queer Internet Publication
Publication
Research
2018
Castor Sans
Typeface
2018
Tokyo Bench
Object
Research
Other Works
Various
2018–2023
Elias Kahn is a designer and artist based in Seattle, Washington.

Since graduating from the University of Washington’s Visual Communication Design program in 2020, he has worked as a designer at Studio Matthews, a multidisciplinary studio with a focus on environmental graphic design and wayfinding.

Eli imbues empathy and function into his creative output, navigating between the digital and the tangible. His interests lie in exploring modes of data communication, and finding opportunities for technology and art to coincide.

Available for freelance.
EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
Bachelor of Design
Visual Communication Design
Seattle, Washington
2020
EXPERIENCE

STUDIO MATTHEWS
Designer
Seattle, Washington
July 2020 – present


REI CO-OP
Intern → Freelance
Seattle, Washington
Summer 2019, Spring 2020


SLIP RABBIT
Intern → Freelance
Seattle, Washington
December 2017 – June 2020
AWARDS

with STUDIO MATTHEWS

365: AIGA Year in Design, Environmental and Experiential Design Award, 2022
for Asurion

Communication Arts, Branding and Environmental Design Award, 2022
for Ballard Food Bank