Hugh Dubberly

2018 AIGA SF Fellow

Hugh Dubberly received a BFA in Graphic Design from RISD (1981) and an MFA from Yale (1983). At Apple Computer (1986 – 1994), Dubberly was a Creative Director, managing graphic design and corporate identity; he also produced the technology-forecast film Knowledge Navigator presaging the Internet and interaction via mobile devices. At Netscape (1995 – 2000), he was Vice President of Design managing groups responsible for the design, engineering, and production of Netscape’s web services. He co-founded Dubberly Design Office (2000), a software and service design consultancy.

Hugh has served on AIGA’s national board, the SIGGRAPH Conference Committee, and chaired ACD’s “Design for the Internet” Conference.

Hugh has taught design courses at San Jose State, Art Center, CMU, Stanford, IIT/ID, Northeastern, and CCA. He edited a column “On Modeling” for the Association of Computing Machinery’s journal, Interactions, and has published more than 50 articles on design methods. He was elected to the ACM CHI Academy.