Get in touch:




Dan Blackman is the co-founder of Huddle and an award-winning creative director based in New York City. Since 2006 Blackman has worked with companies such as Mother New York, Tumblr, VSA Partners, Sagmeister and Walsh, FWIS and most recently the creative director at Tictail.

He has received awards from major design publications, including the Art Directors Club “Young Guns” award, How magazines 8 creatives to watch and Print magazine’s “New Visual Artist.”

He graduated from Ringling College of Art and Design and currently teaches juniors brand design at the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan.


Print magazine New Visual Artist, 20under30
ADC Young Guns 9
Addy Awards
American Graphic Design Awards
How’s Young Creatives

Branding & Identity, Tone of Voice, Storytelling, Strategy & Positioning, Concept Development, Naming, Art Direction, Print, Web and App Design, Editorial and Publishing, Film Direction, Product and Packaging, Signage and Wayfinding, Environments and Spaces, Exhibitions and Events, Consulting and Curation.

If you’re interested in discussing a project, a collaboration or just want to say hello, get in touch.


Speaking and Workshops:
Always available for workshops, lectures and other various speaking engagements.

The Great Discontent Podcast
Lecture at AIGA Louisville Kentucky
Mica Flex workshop
Lecture at Maryland Institute College of Art
Workshop and talk at the ADC for Saturday Career Workshops series.
Judging for ADC Young Guns 11 at the Art Directors Club in NYC.
Lecture and Juror at Ringling College of Art and Designs 2013 “Best of Ringling” Show
Lecture and Workshop at Maryland Institute College of Art
ADC Young Guns Talk @ Apple Store SoHo
Lecture/interview with Iowa State Seniors
Juror for the UArts of Philadelphia Illustration Exhibition


Press & Publications:
Paper Magazine
Business Insider
Fast Company
The Fox is Black
Ballista Magazine
Communication Arts
How Magazine
Print Magazine
LA Times
New York Magazine
Creative Review
Design Work Life
Eight Hour Work Day
How’s 8 Young Creatives to Watch
How’s Top 10 Websites
Lovely Package
Oakes Design Blog
One Important Question
The Black Harbor
Design Bureau Magazine
Uppercase Magazine