February 25 to March 2, 2019
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John Metcalf

Perfect Square
Fort Collins, Colorado Area
John Metcalf, owner and key contact for Perfect Square, whose mission is to provide ‘design with the right angle,’ has operated in Loveland since 2007 under the name JM Designs. From brochures, annual reports, marketing kits, logos, websites and promotional materials, Metcalf has had the pleasure of working with some of the finest businesses in northern Colorado, the state and the country, both large and small.

Metcalf’s more than 25 years of professional graphic design experience encompasses logo design, branding, print advertising, marketing collateral, direct mail, annual report, event graphics, online promotion and website design projects. Metcalf is equally adept at typography, multi-page print pieces and full-blown campaigns.

Metcalf sat on an advisory team for the State of Colorado Main Street program, conducting a brand and community study for Ridgway, CO.

Formerly, Metcalf was creative director for bieMEDIA, a Denver-based agency. Prior to that, he served as a senior graphic artist for The Design Group, providing agency services to Denver Post advertisers.

Several of Perfect Square and Metcalf’s designs have been recognized with local, state and regional awards and featured in graphic design books. Metcalf won several awards from the Colorado Press Association. Along with the business awards, Metcalf was named the 2011 Young Professional of the Year by the Loveland Chamber of Commerce, and was honored as Northern Colorado Business Report’s 40 under 40 Award, 2013. Perfect Square has been nominated for Small Business of the Year 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 by the Loveland Chamber of Commerce.

Metcalf is also an adjunct graphic design professor at Colorado State University and Front Range Community College, chair of the JeffCO Warren Tech Advisory Board, and has been an invited guest speaker at Colorado State University, Front Range Community College, and Aims Community College. Metcalf has been a juror for art shows at the Arvada Center and Arapahoe Community College.

Metcalf is huge poster nerd, an avid LEGO builder, fan of Star Wars, and plays guitar in a 90s rock band.