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Brooklyn, NY, United States
Designer (Graphic Design)
Member since November 02, 2007
Tayef holds a BS in Graphic Design and minor in Fine Arts with honors from the Lebanese American University in Beirut (LAU) in 2005 in addition to an Award of Highest Achievement in Graphic Design Discipline. In 2009, she earned her MFA in Digital + Media from the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). In that same year Tayef’s thesis project was displayed at the RISD MFA Thesis Show, in addition to having a chapter of her thesis published in the RISD Digital + Media Graduate Student Journal Publication. In 2008 Tayef’s work was exhibited in two shows: Experiencing the War in Iraq, a multi-media art exhibition hosted by Reconnect US Organization, & Micromediations Digital + Media Graduate Student Show, both in Rhode Island, USA. Previously, her work was displayed at the TypoGraphic Beirut seminar exhibition in Lebanon (2005), Tasmeem Doha seminar in Qatar (2004), and design exhibitions Closer (2004) and Layered (2003), hosted annually by the Lebanese American University in Beirut. Today, Tayef is based in Brooklyn, New York, freelancing as Multimedia-Graphic Designer, and is part of a collaborative team of designers that focus on interdisciplinary creative services, in addition to nurturing her own art practice. Tayef lives in a pretty brown stone with her husband Josh; a writer & musician, & their Beagle-German Shepherd dog, Popeye.