Paul Soupiset is a designer, art director, editor, illustrator, poet, typophile, and songwriter. The owner and creative director of Soupiset Design, Paul previously served as founding creative director and lead designer at Toolbox since its 1996 inception, and as the creative director and lead designer at H. E. Butt Foundation in San Antonio.

Soupiset’s work has appeared in magazines, books, album covers and websites; his design work has been featured in the pages of Communication Arts, Graphis, Print Magazine, How Magazine, Step Magazine and Creativity design annuals. His design awards also include National ADDY® awards, an IABC International Gold Quill, nods from the CASSA Golden Jalapeños, and a nomination in Nashville’s Dove Awards. Soupiset has received recognition from juried competitions across the state of Texas, including The Dallas Show, The Houston Art Directors’ Club, and South by Southwest Interactive. His design work has been recognized in leading national design competitions and his work has received local, regional and national ADDY awards, including multiple local Best of Show awards.

In 1991, Soupiset graduated Baylor University with a degree in journalism and studio art. His personal work also includes songwriting, poetry, and photography. Sinc 2014, Paul published two volumes of poetry, Peregrine,  Mockingbird, and Nest.