Trevor Messersmith is a New York-based photographer and graphic designer. He started the company 80east Design
in 2002 to consolidate his interests in design, photography, and
digital media. Now with over twenty years’ experience in graphic design
and digital art, Trevor provides creative direction to a wide variety of
online and print projects.
Among other venues, Trevor’s artwork has been exhibited at the California Museum of Photography, the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, the Morean Arts Center, the Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, SCOPE Miami, and the Barcelona Foto Biennale. He has been featured in Graphic Design USA, Tumblr Radar, AIGA’s New York State of Design, Print Magazine’s Typography and Lettering Awards, Print Magazine’s Regional Design Annual, Creative Quarterly, and Pictoria: The Best Contemporary Illustrators Worldwide. Trevor’s posters for Creative Action Network are featured in two of their books: What Really Makes America Great and Posters for a Green New Deal. Additional publications include the photography books Fauxlaroids, Double Apollo, Blümen, and Objectives. Trevor earned a B.A. from Bard College in photography. He also studied graphic design at Rhode Island School of Design.