|specimen: interaction + motion + identity + print + code|
Dave Granvold is the founder and creative director of Specimen, a small creative multimedia and interactive design studio operating in the San Francisco Bay Area since 1996. Prior to 1996, he studied graphic and interactive design in the BA program at the California College of the Arts (CCA) in San Francisco. He then went on to teach senior level graphic design students at CCA. Prior to that he was a software engineer, software development manager and senior software analyst for various companies in the I.T. and financial industries.
He has won many awards including the ID Magazine's Interactive Annual Gold Award, WADC Bronze Medal Award, HOW Magazine's Interactive Design Competition, Print Magazine's Interaction Design Annual and Publish Magazine's 10th Annual Design Awards 1st Prize.
In collaboration with the graphic designer Martin Venezky, his work on the Speak Magazine website is housed in the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art's New Media Permanent Collection.