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Hamish Smyth


Hamish Smyth (HS) is a designer and husband to Alex Daly. He is a former partner at the design firm, Order. Smyth is best known for his work on the design of the New York City Transit Authority Graphics Standards Manual, which became a viral sensation after it was reissued as a hardcover book on Kickstarter. He has since co-founded the design studio, Standards Manual, with fellow designer, Jesse Reed. The studio is dedicated to reissuing and preserving important design manuals and books. Smyth has also taught in the graphic design program at the School of Visual Arts in New York City.
  1. The Monday Media Diet with Hamish Smyth (2022-11-07)