My photographs are generally straightforward, capturing what I see, or want to see.
My prints draw on original and found images from the realms of architecture, design, history, popular culture, and personal experience.
As my design work can be seen elsewhere, the design section on this site shows only a small selection of work that spans many years. Unlike other work included on the site, the design section shows selections that include commercial projects, most of which resulted from collaboration with colleagues, and in the service of clients. I'm indebted to them all for their support.
Herman Dyal received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Master of Architecture degree from Tulane University.
A registered architect, Dyal has held design positions with both Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill (Houston) and Philip Johnson / John Burgee Architects (New York). He was a Founding Principal of Fuller, Dyal & Stamper (now fd2s). He was also a Founding Principal of Dyal and Partners, and is currently a Principal at Page/Dyal.
Dyal has served as a Visiting Artist at the University of Houston, a Visiting Critic at Rice University, and guest lecturer at several schools, universities, and conferences. His work has received numerous awards and he has appeared in major design and architecture publications.
In 2010, he was elected to The College of Fellows of The American Institute of Architects. In 2018, he was presented the Fellow Award by the American Institute of Graphic Arts, Austin. Dyal is the only person to have been been made a Fellow by both organizations.
Dyal is a sixth generation Texan, and resides in Austin with his wife, Carla Fraser.