Glyphix Studio is an award-winning, creative and collaborative classroom program that allows students within the School of Visual Communication Design the opportunity to engage in thoughtful client-based and self-guided investigation into design problems. With over 80 awards and more than 400 program alumni, Glyphix Studio has made its mark as a holistically unique space to create, inspire and excel.

  • Glyphix Studio provides a professional yet creative atmosphere, where exceptional student designers develop creative solutions for real-world design projects. Plus, we share an incredible office space with IdeaBase right in Downtown Kent.

  • We utilize research, exploration, and a diverse set of visual design skills to solve problems. View some of our latest projects here, and be on the look out for new case studies soon. 

  • Glyphix Studio has a longstanding history as an award-winning student staffed design agency in Kent, Ohio, providing practical design experience for students for 40 years. Created in 1974, Glyphix was one of the first such programs in the United States and the prototype for many student work-study design groups now existing on university campuses.

Past Work


The Roughs design blog, active between 2010 and 2016. Roughs featured student work, inspiration, and fun design stuff.