215.431.3086 tim@oglinedesign.com

About Ogline Design

Ogline Design has served a clientele that has included Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell (notably the 2003 and 2007 Gubernatorial Inaugural Celebrations), the Crossroads of the American Revolution Association, Historic Philadelphia, The White House, Group Inc, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, the National Governors Association, Big Brothers Big Sisters Southeastern Pennsylvania, Albright College, Florida Tourism, the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, Damon’s Grill, SmithKline Beecham and many more with creative solutions that have ranged from identity design to publication design to website development.

Meet Tim Ogline

Tim Ogline is committed to his craft with a two decade history of producing smart creative to bolster brands—or build them—in service to his clientele. Ogline has added new competencies to his skill set with the recent completion of his MBA from Temple University‘s Fox School of Business. Also, Ogline has been an educator as well… having been a faculty member in the Graphic Design and Illustration Departments at Moore College of Art & Design and also at Temple University‘s Tyler School of Art in the past.

Ogline‘s illustration work has won a number of awards—including a Graphis Gold Award—and
has been appeared in a variety of publications including The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Wall Street Journal, the Utne Reader, Outdoor Life, This Old House Magazine, Institutional Investor, Mensa Bulletin, Philadelphia Style, Loyola Lawyer, How Magazine, and The Florida Review among others. His work has been featured in Illustration Served and a collection of pieces is also available for licensing exclusively from Illustration Source.

Ogline is also the author/artist/designer of Ben Franklin For Beginners (currently in its third printing). Ben Franklin For Beginners, published by For Beginners and distributed by Red Wheel/Weiser, is a nonlinear YA oriented biography of Ben Franklin that discusses his life in topic oriented, richly illustrated chapters that detail Franklin’s achievements in numerous areas. The book has been called “beguiling” by Pulitzer prize-winner Joseph J. Ellis and “a must read” by Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell as well as “nothing short of totally brilliant” by Geekadelphia.com.

Honors & Awards

  • American Graphic Design Award 2023
  • Hermes Creative Awards – Gold Award
  • American Illustration 42 – Chosen Winner
  • Creative Quarterly 69 (Honorable Mention)
  • Phillustration 2022: Philadelphia Sketch Club Illustration Show — Honorable Mention, Editorial
  • Muse Awards 2022 – Silver Winner
  • Graphis Design Annual 2022 – Honorable Mention
  • 2021 Indigo Design Awards – Bronze Award
  • 2020 American Graphic Design Award
  • Foundry Art Centre: The Joke’s on You Exhibition
  • AIGA Philadelphia Type Tiles Exhibition
  • 2015 American Graphic Design Award
  • Creative Quarterly 38–39 (Winner)
  • Creative Quarterly 37 (Winner and Runner-up)
  • Phillustration 2013: Philadelphia Sketch Club Illustration Show — Honorable Mention, Editorial
  • 2013 Council for Accelerated Programs Excellence in Marketing Award
  • 2008 Graphis Gold Award
  • Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles: Illustration West 42
  • Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles: Illustration West 47
  • Phillustration 2011: Philadelphia Sketch Club Illustration Show — 1st Place, Editorial
  • 2011 Philadelphia Sketch Club Art of Sequentials Show — 2nd Place
  • Creative Quarterly 13
  • Creative Quarterly 15
  • Creative Quarterly 17
  • Creative Quarterly 30
  • 2009 CUPRAP Silver Cuppie Award
  • 2005 Delaware Valley Mensa Creative Writing Competition — 2nd Place (Short Story)
  • Creative Club of Tampa: The Right Brain Show
  • Creative Club of Tampa: The Right Brain Show
  • HOW Magazine: Self Promotion 1992

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