Originally from Hawaii, Sueda has practiced design everywhere from Honolulu to Holland.

In 2004, he founded the design studio Stripe, which specializes in print and exhibition design for art and culture.

He is also the co-editor of Task Newsletter and the co-organizer of AtRandom events.

In 2007, Sueda relocated to the San Francisco Bay Area where for seven years he served as director of design at CCA's Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts.

Most recently, he curated the exhibitions Work from California at the 25th International Graphic Design Biennial in Brno, Czech Republic, and All Possible Futures at SOMArts Cultural Center in San Francisco.

Global Design Reach

His work has been included in the exhibitions East Coast, West Coast (Galerie-Anatome, Paris, 2003); Graphic Design in the White Cube (Moravian Gallery, Brno, 2006); Forms of Inquiry (Architectural Association, London, 2007); Jérôme Saint-Loubert Bié expose 13 affiches (Galerie de Multiples, Paris, 2007); and Doubles Pages (Ecole des Beaux-arts, Rennes, 2008).

Sueda has lectured, taught workshops, and has been visiting critic at North Carolina State University, Raleigh; University of Hawaii, Manoa; University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy; École des Beaux-Arts de Rennes, France; RISD, Rutgers University; Otis College of Art and Design; Cranbrook Academy of Art; Art Center College of Design; Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI ARC); and California Institute of the Arts (CalArts).

After earning his MFA, Sueda was invited to North Carolina State University to serve as a designer in residence, followed by an internship in the Netherlands with Studio Dumbar.

Associate Professor, Graphic Design
Associate Professor, Design
Chair, Design


BA, University of California, Davis; MFA, California Institute of the Arts

Website: www.stripesf.com