Copyrights and Terms of Use

The West Michigan Graphic Design Archives provides the content on this website to preserve, educate, and inspire the work of graphic designers past and future. Visitors to this website are encouraged to use its content for personal, educational, and other non-commercial purposes. By using this website, you accept and agree to abide by the following terms.


Many of the works represented in the Archives may be subject to copyright or other restrictions. The Archives notes copyright owners when possible upon accession of an item, but the passage of time and changes in business and organizational structures prevent certainty. The Archives can offer no guarantee or assurance that all pertinent information is provided or that the information is correct in each circumstance. 

You are welcome to make fair use of images under U.S. copyright law and in compliance with our terms of use. Please note that you are responsible for determining whether your use is fair and for responding to any claims that may arise from your use. If permissions are required for your planned use, it is your responsibility to obtain such permissions.


In addition to adherence to fair use or requested permissions, the Archives asks that you 


If you are a copyright owner and have concerns or revisions to content on the Archives website because it was not properly credited or it was posted without permission, please contact the Archives at


The West Michigan Graphic Design Archives reserves the right to change these Terms of Use from time to time without notice; changes shall be effective upon posting. Please check back regularly for updates. Failure of the Archives to enforce any of these terms shall not constitute a waiver of such items.