Eric Heiman is principal and co-founder of Volume Inc., which has created environments, publications, films, branding systems, and interactive media for a variety of clients including The California Academy of Sciences, ReadyMade magazine, Sony Computer Entertainment, McSweeney's and 826 National, Rizzoli, Adobe Systems, Metropolis magazine, The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Adobe Systems, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, CHOW, The San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, Mohawk Fine Papers, Chronicle Books, Flora Grubb Gardens, University of California Press, Southern Exposure, Heath Ceramics, the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), The American Institute of Architects, the Bridge Fund, and Microsoft.
Volume's work has been exhibited, honored by, or published in the Cooper Hewitt Design Museum, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the San Francisco Museum of Craft + Design, the Denver Museum of Art, the Museum of Design Art and Architecture in Los Angeles, Southern Exposure, Eye, Communication Arts, Metropolis, Graphis, I.D., Fast Company, Step Inside Design, Print, How, SEGD Design, Exhibitor, Creative Quarterly, Coupe, Étapes, the Type Directors Club, AIGA, the Western Art Director's Club, the German Design Council, and the 2003, 2005, and 2007 California Design Biennials at the Pasadena Museum of California Art.
Eric's writing on design has been published in Eye, Emigre, AIGA's online journal, Voice, and he is a regular contributor to the SFMOMA’s culture blog, Open Space. Eric has juried many design competitions and lectured around the country on design and design education. He has taught at CCA since 1999 and was awarded the college-wide Excellence in Teaching Award by the graduating class of 2003.
He holds a BFA in Graphic Design from CCA and a BArch from Carnegie Mellon, each awarded with high honors.
Associate Professor, Graphic Design