GDUSA’s 57th annual People To Watch special feature is now at the printer. While we wait patiently for the presses and bindery to work their magic … we’ll preview our selections … beginning with GAF Creative Director Carlos Caicedo.
GDUSA starts each year by choosing a group of People To Watch who embody the spirit of the creative community.
David Lemley focuses his energy on ldesign thinking and brand strategy, empowering clients to achieve their brand’s goals.
Dana Gonsalves has designed for major clients in luxury retail, consumer goods, financial services, and cultural organizations.
Manuel Dilone is a Principal and Creative Director leading branding agency Character’s new New York office.
Trevor Messersmith is an award-winning photographer and graphic designer based in New York’s Hudson Valley.
Randi Press and Kristin Glick began working together in 2005 rebranding NYC’s Economic Development Corporation.
Karin Hibma works with clients to see the world through the eyes of their audiences, using cognitive identity insights and design thinking.
Megan Palicki translates business needs into creative outcomes for brands including celebrities and Fortune 500 companies
Craig pairs thoughtful and strategic design approach with a keen attention to detail, organization, and a strong work ethic.
Jessica Lucia is responsible for brand management in Governor Cuomo’s office and leads design and content production.
Mike Spakowski is actively involved in day-to-day design strategy, art direction and studio management of Atomicdust.
Richard is creative lead at Little Big Brands and focuses on inspired design and building a talented inhouse studio.
Brett founded ASTRO Studios in 1994 to blend design, technology and insight into market defining products and brands.
Marty’s background in art direction, storytelling, graphic design and film enables branding that connects.
Heidi Shea has a knack for visual storytelling, pushes boundaries with label design, and loves a good brand strategy session.
Joseph Carter-Brown blends his technical and design skills to create brand, web, and user experiences.
Gill Fishman is a nationally-recognized designer with a broad range of experience in all fields of design and communications.
Keith Seaman switched from web developer to Associate Creative Director and has done packaging design for many iconic brands.