DESIGN BY AAD is the design studio of Arthur Cherry located in Kansas City, Missouri. AAD specializes in book and brand design, but also plays with type, takes photos, creates experiences and works on projects print or digital.


Arthur is a designer and art director who has received recognition in Print Magazine's Regional Design Annual, been awarded AIGA design awards, been featured in GOOD magazine, INK magazine and on various design websites. He has also been a judge for numerous design competitions, including AIGA's 50 books / 50 Covers.

When not working Arthur can be found riding one of his bikes, spending time with his family or traveling. 

Let's work together. Contact us to partner on design, art direction or consultation (or to just say hello).



Cover Design

Interior Design 

Art Direction

Editorial Design 

Print Design

Type Design



Identity Design 

Website Design 

App Design

Packaging Design

Environmental Design




AIGA Design Archives 

AIGA Design Awards 

GOOD Magazine

Print Regional Design Annual 

Addy Awards 

Ink Magazine