David Barthwell designs and builds websites and other digital communications. David is founding principal and creative director of Verge Studios. Born in Chicago, he studied art at Yale University, graduating in 2004 with honors and distinction in the major. His work is strongly influenced by his classical fine arts training in drawing, painting, photography, color, and composition. Barthwell’s balance of formal and autodidactic education has provided him with the ability to adapt to a wide range of mediums, visual styles, and communication techniques. In addition, Barthwell is a programmer, allowing him to apply his artistic eye to web and technology design. He has worked on many types of projects – both as a team member and as a lead.