Thaddeus Szumilas was born in Poland, in 1951 and in 1966 he came to the U.S seeking freedom in a democratic society. He attended Haaren H.S. and Parson’s School of Design, majoring in Graphic Design. Practical experience under John Pistilli at Sudler & Hennessey ad agency prepared him for the real world of typographic design. Along with Lubalin, Smith & Carnase Design Studio; Thaddeus work all over the world in a wide range of projects, including book jackets, packaging, corporate identity, entertainment and TV. Experience and portfolio gained him popularity among art directors, in particular for his attention to detail and great ability to design.