Benjamin Koditschek

Benjamin Koditschek is a graphic artist committed to aesthetic excellence and human flourishing. Ben was born in New Haven, CT., and spent most of his childhood in the midwest. After a brief stint in Philadelphia, Ben moved to Chicago to study art and design. He received a BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2010. Since then he has continued to hone his skills as a designer and human being.


Ben has worked with Wiz Kids, Artists, Activists, Scholars, University Administrators, Movie Makers, Fashion Designers, Novelists, Startup Founders, Revolutionaries, and Hucksters. He is a founding member and a director of the Society for Psychoanalytic Inquiry.


Ben is currently seeking opportunities for interesting collaborations. Please contact for references, resume, or recipes (cookies, success, etc.).


Recognition & Press


Work featured on Site Inspire
Work appeared in Chicago Tribune’s Blue Sky


Work mentioned in The Huffington Post
Work mentioned in O Magazine
Won 1st place — Health 2.0 App Challenge


Interviewed by Killswitch Collective
Work included in ADC Annual Awards
Work included in How Magazine
Work included in Print Magazine Design Annual
Work included in STA Archive


Public Speaking


SPI Winter Summit
Presentation — The Auto-Aesthetic: Social Erotics in Car Design


Which Way Forward for Psychoanalysis?
Panel Moderator — Licit and Illicit Drugs, A Dialogue


Left Forum
Panel Presentation — Utopia and Neurosis


Refresh Chicago
Presentation — How to Design for Everyday Creativity?

Showtime at the Dig Site: SAIC VCS Symposium
Panel Presentation — How to Design for Everyday Creativity?


Friends and Cronies

Emily Haasch
Alexander Hayashi
Sarah Holden
Tristan Hummel
John Tuan Huynh
Jason James
Wesley Kloss
India Menninghaus
Anne Moertel
Cody Petruk
Silas Reves
Maria Squeri
David Temchulla
Eric Ulchalik
Jacob Wilson
Anthony Zinni