Howard Forbes . . .

is an illustrator, designer, digital pre-press technician, cat fancier, horror film fan, rabid movie-goer, and izakaya addict in Portland, Oregon.

He also runs UNKNOWN GRAPHIC SERVICES, a fiercely independent design studio established in New York City in 1996. They specialize in art and packaging for music, the design of promotional materials and related ephemera, digital file conversion and reconstruction, and general print and digital problem solving.

Originally from the wastelands of Ohio, he escaped to New York City about five minutes after getting out of high school. He graduated with honors from Brooklyn’s Pratt Institute with a degree in Illustration, and grew up in NYC’s East Village.

For a free packet of postcards / buttons / stickers / artifacts / random detritus, please send an interesting, funny, or gruesome postcard or polaroid (with a return address) to:

Howard Forbes
c/o Unknown Graphic Svcs.
PO Box 2423
Portland, OR
97208-2423 USA


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