Trinity University Press

Daniel M. Olsen

Daniel Olsen is a designer and educator. He has worked on projects with Hard Werken in the Netherlands and Emigre Graphics, and he has exhibited at the Axis Gallery in Tokyo, the Stealcase Design Partnership in New York, and the Galería de la Municipalidad de Miraflores in Lima, Peru. His film work has appeared at the Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival, the Aarhus Festival of Independent Arts, and the Vail Film Festival. He is an associate professor of design at the University of Texas at Austin.

Ranch Gates of the Southwest

In the wide open landscapes of the Southwest, ranch gates stand out as singular icons of a way of life common to the region. Not only symbols of ranching culture, they also offer insight into the design, landscape, and cultural history of the Southwest. Ranch Gates of the Southwest explores in images and text how these entryways lead to an understanding of the people and the land across a...

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