Hamda Al Naimi, Principal, Hamda Design, San Francisco & Dubai
Hamda is an award-winning multidisciplinary graphic designer who desires to contribute positively to the world through design. She specializes in print, branding, environmental and visual design. During her career, Hamda tackled editorial design and journalism while working at Gulf News in Dubai, brand and environmental design at Studio o+a in San Francisco, and visual and graphic design at Google in the bay area. Currently, Hamda is working on personal projects to expand her scope of knowledge in experimental typography and typeface design. 

During her childhood, she used visuals to navigate the complexities of learning in school, which led her to fall in love with and appreciate the importance of arts and design. Later in life, that background became her philosophy as a professional designer; one who strives to take the most tangled concepts and present them in the simplest way possible. 

Hamda’s work has been recognized by internationally known design competitions. A select list of her awards include Communication Arts, Print, International Design Awards, IJungle Awards, DNA Paris, and London International Creative Competition. Her projects were also featured in Packaging of the world and Women in design. Her motto is to advocate for good design, enrich humanity and be friendly to the environment.