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Eric Nyffeler is a designer/illustrator/human/living denim jacket who specializes in editorial and commercial illustration, screen printed posters, branding, and tasteless jokes. He is currently based in the Pacific Northwest, but spent his formative years in American Heartland. He has formal schooling in visual communication and design and print-making, and has been known to speak at various universities about such topics. His gritty geometry, analog textures, and mid-century whimsy has landed his work on and in some of the nation’s most hallowed walls and pages.

Eric, occasionally seen operating under the Doe Eyed moniker, cut his teeth creating screen printed gigposters for some of the most notable musicians of our day, ranging from local punk bands to Grammy Award-winning artists. In recent years, he’s expanded his professional focus away from the stage, creating illustrations, icons, typography, and other visual ephemera for some of the world’s most exciting brands and publications.


Photo by Daniel Muller

Selected Clients

AARP, Adweek, Airbnb, Austin City Limits/PBS, Barsuk Records, Bon Appétit Magazine, Bonnaroo, CBS Films, Earnest, ESPN, Facebook, Fast Company, Freehub Magazine, iHeartRadio, Mental Floss Magazine, Merge Records, Mondo, NaNoWriMo, National Geographic Channel, Nike, National Public Radio, PreSonus, Target, University of North Carolina, The Washington Post, Whole Foods Market

Andrew Bird, The Avett Brothers, The Black Keys, Dave Matthews Band, The Decemberists, Gotye, The Head & The Heart, Iron & Wine, Mogwai, The Mountain Goats, Phish, The Roots, St. Vincent, Superchunk

Selected Awards & Publications

Communication Arts, Print Magazine, IdN Magazine, Graphis, HOW Magazine, American Illustration 35, Uppercase Magazine, DPI Magazine, Advanced Photoshop Magazine

The Fox is Black, Underconsideration, HOW, Design Work Life, FPO, Illustration Age, BLDGWLF

Rock Poster Art, Low Tech Print, Damn Good, Design for Music, Gig Posters: Volume 2, Big Book of Green Design, 1000 Indie Rock Posters, Playful Type 2, AIGA 365 Publication, The Wall: Inside the Poster Studio