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Christopher Cote

Lecturer, Design Fellow 2019–21

School of Design

Christopher Cote is a Lecturer in School of Design. His practice explores publishing and distribution methods in public spaces to connect people. He designs and distributes work through both traditional and experimental publishing methods.

Modes of experimental publishing were investigated in his Spring 2021 special topics course titled Making Public as part of his Fellowship.


  • Master of Fine Arts in Graphic Design, Rhode Island School of Design, 2019
  • Bachelor of Arts in History and International Studies, The University of Washington, 2008.

Courses Taught

GRDS 101 • Foundation Studio I
GRDS 102 • Foundation Studio II
GRDS 103 • Foundation Studio III
GRDS 255 • Beginning Typography
GRDS 425 • Special Topics – Making Public
GRDS 425 • Special Topics – Riso Practice
GRDS 452 • Graphic Design Capstone
ARCH 525/GRDS 425 • Portfolio Design