Hyland/Ocko Associates have worked on a variety of projects including books and catalogs, advertising and promotional materials, identity and display for corporate, institutional, educational and cultural clients.
Their work has received awards from the American Association of Museums, American Center for Design, American Federation of Arts, American Institute of Graphic Arts, the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) and Print Magazine.
Both principals combine professional practice in visual communications with the teaching of graphic design and typography at the university level. Sharka Hyland teaches at the University of Pennsylvania. Bez Ocko is a professor at Hofstra University. Hyland and Ocko began working together on freelance projects when they were classmates in the MFA program in Graphic Design at Yale University and founded Hyland/Ocko in Miami in 1990.