Industry-Sponsored Project with Chess at Three

Chess at Three is a national company that provides chess instruction to children starting at age three. Kradel-Weitzel brought the company in to partner with students in her Package Design … Continue reading

September 24, 2016

Kradel Design featured in HOW Magazine

In the Fall 2016 issue of HOW Magazine, Ellen Shapiro’s article, “Philadelphia, City of Designerly Love,” highlights the exciting design scene in Philadelphia. Kradel Design is one of 7 area … Continue reading

September 23, 2016

AIGA Philadelphia’s 35th Anniversary Exhibit

Kradel Design was one of 35 designers/firms invited to create a poster to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the Philadelphia chapter of AIGA: The Professional Association for Design. The work is on … Continue reading

September 23, 2016

UCDA Excellence Award

Kradel Design’s catalogue for the Posters Against Ebola project received an Excellence Award in the 2016 University & College Designers Association (UCDA) Competition which received over 1,000 entries. All proceeds from … Continue reading

August 23, 2016

Get Out The Vote Exhibit

“Get Out The Vote” is a national initiative sponsored by AIGA: The Professional Association for Design. Members of AIGA were invited to contribute non-partisan posters that encourage the American public … Continue reading

August 4, 2016

Runner-up: Creative Quarterly Issue #43

Kradel Design’s catalogue for the Posters Against Ebola project was recognized as a runner-up by Creative Quarterly in the professional graphic design category. It is an honor to be recognized in … Continue reading

April 4, 2016

Posters Against Ebola at AIGA’s SPACE Gallery

The full Posters Against Ebola collection was on display at the AIGA SPACE Gallery (72 N. 2nd Street) for the entire month of October. This exhibit was AIGA Philadelphia’s signature event for … Continue reading

November 16, 2015

Goddard School Director’s Conference

Along with colleagues Jeff Klemens, Chris Pastore and Jason Crook, Maribeth presented a day-long workshop to the attendees of the Goddard School Director’s Conference in Chicago in April 2015. Maribeth’s … Continue reading

May 5, 2015

Posters Against Ebola

Thanks to the participation of many talented colleagues, Maribeth Kradel-Weitzel has just launched a new project, Posters Against Ebola. The site features a collection of posters created by designers from … Continue reading

December 21, 2014

Presentation at AIGA National Design Conference

The AIGA National Design Conferences are always a great source of inspiration and an opportunity to unite with like-minded creatives from around the world. This year, Maribeth had the pleasure … Continue reading

November 2, 2013

Grant Recipient: Sappi’s Ideas that Matter program

Since 1999, the Sappi paper company has been awarding grants to projects that showcase design as a tool for positive change through the Ideas that Matter program. I am thrilled … Continue reading

September 6, 2013

Winner: Creative Quarterly Issue 30/31

The logo created for the dog training service “Bad Dog Good Dog” was selected for publication in the current issue of Creative Quarterly’s graphic design section. I wanted to portray … Continue reading

August 22, 2013

Speaker at North American Materials Education Symposium

Together with her colleague, Ron Kander (Executive Dean of Philadelphia University’s Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce), Maribeth spoke to the North American Materials Education Symposium (NAMES) about active … Continue reading

March 16, 2013

Presentation at Ireland International Conference on Education

Maribeth traveled to Dublin to present at the Ireland International Conference on Education. She spoke about Philadelphia University’s DEC Core curriculum with a focus on the first course: Integrative Design … Continue reading

October 15, 2012

Winner: Creative Quarterly Illustration Category

Kradel Design’s “Deep Dive” illustration series was selected as a winner in Creative Quarterly’s illustration category and will be featured in the Fall 2012 issue. Many thanks to O. Roman … Continue reading

August 8, 2012

Philadelphia University Wins Top Honor in Core 77 Competition

Philadelphia University’s Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce wins the Core 77 2012 Design Award in the Educational Initiatives category for the DEC core curriculum. The curriculum consists of … Continue reading

August 8, 2012

Kradel Design is…

...the award-winning creative laboratory of Maribeth Kradel-Weitzel. It is a place where strategy and play come together to create compelling and memorable communication.

Maribeth's accessories include a Master of Fine Arts in Graphic and Interactive Design from Tyler School of Art and a Bachelor of Arts from Pennsylvania State University. She had the pleasure of serving as the President of AIGA Philadelphia (2009–11) and is currently employed as an Associate Professor of Graphic Design Communication at Philadelphia University. She is a recipient of a Sappi: Ideas That Matter grant.