Adonis Durado
is an award-winning art director and visual journalist. He spent most of his career working in the Middle East before he was awarded the Knight fellowship to pursue graduate school at Ohio University where he currently teaches. He was the design director of Muscat Media Group, publisher of two major daily newspapers in Oman, and he also operates as a freelance design consultant with clients in Africa, Asia, and Europe. His personal work received more than 100 awards, including highest honor from the Society for News Design, the Society of Publication Designers, the Type Directors Club, the Society of Illustrators, Malofiej Infographics Awards, WAN-IFRA Media Awards, and European Newspapers Awards.