David Reinfurt

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David Reinfurt
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David Reinfurt
ResidenceNew York City,, NY, USA
EducationUniversity of North Carolina(1993)
MFA from Yale University (1999)
OccupationGraphic designer
Known forLead designer behind the MTA Metrocard vending machines

David Reinfurt is an American graphic designer, writer, and educator. He was the lead designer behind the MTA Metrocard vending machines that are still in use in the New York City subway. [1] In 2000, he formed a small graphic design studio turned software company named O-R-G. In 2006, Reinfurt co-founded a small publisher and bookstore with Stuart Bailey named Dexter Sinister which was run from a basement on Ludlow Street in New York's Lower East Side. [2] At the same time, Reinfurt replaced Peter Biľak as the co-editor of the graphic design magazine Dot Dot Dot which ended publication after issue number 20 and was replaced by another magazine and 501c3 non-profit called Bulletins of the Serving Library. [3] He is the author of two books: Muriel Cooper by MIT Press[4] and A New Program for Graphic Design by Inventory Press. [1] The latter was compiled from three courses originally developed for students at Princeton University that were performed in front of a live audience and transcibed. [5] Reinfurt has taught courses in design and contemporary media at Yale University, Rhode Island School of Design, Columbia University, and Princeton University. His work is included in many important permanent musem collections, including Whitney Museum of American Art, Museum of Modern Art, Walker Art Center, and Cooper Hewitt Design Museum.[2]



  1. 1.0 1.1 Press, Inventory. "A *New* Program for Graphic Design". Inventory Press.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "David Reinfurt". Lewis Center for the Arts.
  3. "O-R-G | *". o-r-g.com.
  4. Press, The MIT. "Muriel Cooper". The MIT Press.
  5. "A *New* Program for Graphic Design". a-new-program-for-graphic-design.org.

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