Maggie Macnab is an identity designer, design theory educator, and author. Her work has been recognized with publication and awards in the national and international design industry for nearly 30 years. She also teaches at the Santa Fe University of Art and Design and the University of New Mexico, and is past president of the Communication Artists of New Mexico. Her new book, Design by Nature, explores the use of nature's universal shapes and principles as effective strategies for design. Her first book was the critically acclaimed and award winning Decoding Design (F+W, 2008).