Dan Vlahos

Assistant Professor, Merrimack College + Designer, Dan Vlahos Design

Dan Vlahos is a Boston-based designer, artist, and educator. Vlahos is currently Assistant Professor of Visual and Performing Arts at Merrimack College where he teaches in the Graphic Design program and is presently a Presidential Fellow in the College’s Interdisciplinary Institute. Vlahos’ multidisciplinary design work has been recognized by the AIGA, the One Club and the Interactive Media Council. He began his career in Arnold Worldwide’s Volkswagen Design Group in Boston. Following his time at Arnold Vlahos served as Creative Director for the architectural design firm Shepley Bulfinch. Vlahos’ clients include Harvard University, Duke University, Educators for Social Responsibility and the Industrial History Center. Dan has both an MFA and BFA from Massachusetts College of Art and Design—where he also began teaching in 2009 and was promoted to Assistant Professor in 2016. In 2017 Vlahos received a tenure-track teaching appointment at Merrimack College. Vlahos’ research interests center upon contextual and interdisciplinary design along with project-based learning.”