Mitch Goldstein is a designer, educator, and writer. He received his BFA in Graphic Design from the Rhode Island School of Design, and his MFA in Design/Visual Communications from Virginia Commonwealth University's School of the Arts. Mitch has taught in the departments of Graphic Design and Illustration at RISD, the department of Graphic Design at VCU, and the department of Art at Rhode Island College. He has given lectures, presentations, and been a guest critic at institutions around the country. Together with his partner Anne Jordan, he is principal of the interdisciplinary design studio Hypothesis, Ltd.
Mitch's research examines the use of gestural and improvisational methodologies in the design process, and explores how the affordances of tools and techniques affect design outcomes. He is curious about the nebulous place between ideas and things, thoughts and artifacts, and the discoveries that can happen through process.