Michael Robinson lectures and conducts workshops on artdesign, leadership, sustainability, and community building at universities, corporations, retreats, festivals, and conferences around the globe. This is a list of some of his appearances as well as his published writings.

Published Works

20 Years of Style: The World of Paper Magazine • Extreme Design • Web Navigation • Logo Design II • TMDG 10th Anniversary Book • Toward 2012 • Forging Community Through Visionary Art


The Design of Dissent

Michael Robinson in conversation with Milton Glaser & Mirko Ilic



Altos de Chavon • Dominican Republic - 2012 and 2010 

Two separate week long workshops on Art Direction for Fashion photography & Corporate Identity

Universidad Iberoamerica • Dominican Republic • March 2011 • Design & Process lecture


Transformational Culture in the Digital Age

  • 2010 - Central St. Martins College of Art & Design - London, England
  • 2008 - 2012 - Conscientia Retreats - Boulder, Utah



Red Lightning • Burning Man • 2011

• Boon for the Commons: Community Initiation - Lecture with Baza Novic 

• Dimensional Shifts Through the Internet - Lecture with Jennifer Palmer



TMDG (Trimarchi Deseno Graphico) Conference • Mar de Plata, Argentina • 2010

Designer as Shaman lecture & Dimensional Shift Alphabet workshop

Conscientia 2008-2013

Organized/hosted the retreats, and Moderated panel discussions. Guest Speakers included Russell Brand, Ross Bleckner, Alex Grey, Android Jones, Carey Thompson, Dennis McKenna, Lisa Renee, and Graham Hancock

Evolver Regional Summit 2010