Dexin (Leah) is a graphic designer based in Brooklyn. She specializes in creating visual systems and applications encompassing Book Production, Editorial Content, Brand Identities, Typography, Art Direction and Web Design. In both digital and physical media, her design approach is based on thorough research, experimentation, and the creation of compelling narratives that focus on coherence, format, and challenging purposes and functions.

Pratt Communications Design MFA
SVA Illustration BFA

For general inquires: d.leahchen@gmail.com
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Previously at
Maiarelli Studio

With Projects
MTWTF
Pratt Institute School of Design Production Lab
Studio TYCO
Swarovski, Shenzhen
Shenzhen Urban Planning & Design Institute



Selected Clients
Common Divisor, CN
Entre Temps, CN
Opicloth, CN
Eikasiakie, CN
Institute of International Visual Arts, UK
Share Design Architectural Studio, CN
Pratt Institute, NY
Shenzhen Urban Planning & Design Institute, CN





Recognition
D&AD New Bloods Awards, Yellow Pencil, 2023
Design Educates Awards, 2023
Young One TDC : Typeface Design, Shortlist, 2023
Young One ADC: Publication Design, Shortlist, 2023
Young One TDC: Typography / Editorial, Shortlist, 2023
Awwwards Web Design, 2023
Shenzhen Illustration Association, 2022
The World Illustration Award, Bookcover, 2022
Indigo Award, 2022
Indigo Award, 2022
JAGDA International Poster Award, 2021
Adobe Creative Jam, 2021
The Lumen Prize, 2020
The 7th China Illustration Biennial, 2019


Exhibitions
Blackdot Concept, UK, 2023
WIA x CIB_International Illustration Exhibition, China, 2023
變風變雅 :: Hakuchi, China, 2023
Contemporary Fourth Edition, London, 2022
Pratt Shows: Design, 2022
JAGDA Poster Award 2021 Exhibition, Tokyo, Japan, 2021
Push! Squeeze the Sponge, Mu Xin Gallery, China, 2021
Yes! Art Festival, China, 2021
Chromaphilia / Chromophobia, 2020
15th Annual Small Works Show, 2019
Exhibition of Antonio Canova’s studio, Antonio Canova’s studio, Italy, 2019
International IP Licensing Industry EXPO, China, 2019
Location as Character, New York 2019
Future? Future! China, 2018
Future? Future! Guangzhou Academy of Fine arts, China 2016



Featured in
Laka Perspective, 2023
Morrre.design, 2023
Metalocus, 2023
Rawart Studio, 2023
Ijungle Illustration Awards, 2023
Awwwards Web Design, 2023
The World Illustration Awards Catalogue, 2023
Font in Use: Editorial, 2023
Cargo, Graphic Design 2022, 2023
Reader Original Edition, 2022
BOOOOOOOM—Illustration, 2022
JAGDA International Poster Award Catalogue, 2021
Southern Metropolis Daily, 2019


© Leah Chen
2023