Every year for a half century GDUSA has used the first magazine of the year to spotlight People To Watch. The issue will be published early in February. Meanwhile, here’s a preview of sayings to live by from a dozen of our 2017 honorees.
Marine Lane is an award-winning NYC graphic design studio opened by Megan Flood in 2013, which has continued to build on its reputation of helping position America’s political narrative.
Mackey Saturday, a new principal designer at Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv, is responsible for some of today’s most talked-about identities.
Throughout his career, Stewart Devlin has demonstrated that the thoughtful application of design principles, executed well, can have a massive impact.
isa Smith is an award-winning Creative Director with expertise across a variety of design disciplines, from branding, print and advertising to exhibition design.
Martin Schott is Director, Creative Services at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts where he is responsible for developing creative visual strategies.
Sharyn Belkin Locke has spent the past 20 years leading creative teams to help transform businesses and motivate consumers.
Susan Chun is a cultural heritage professional whose work focuses on publishing, cultural data analysis and visualization, intellectual property policy and open content initiatives, and advanced search strategies.
Paul Stechmesser has 15 years experience in global brand strategy and development, creative direction, strategic design and motion graphics.
As Creative Director of Hearst Magazines Digital Media, Theresa Mershon is responsible for the visual and interaction design of some of publishing’s most well-known titles.
Ross Patrick grew up on the prairies of Canada, studied painting and printmaking at Gonzaga University and graduated from Art Center College of Design with a degree in graphics/packaging.
Kirsten Modestow is in her ninth year as Creative Director at BRIGADE, helping her creative team navigate national and international assignments and produce award-winning work.
MoonSub Shin graduated from Keimyung University in 2007 with a Bachelor of Advertising and Publicity, and then graduated from the School of Visual Arts, MFA Illustration as Visual Essay in 2014.
Chad Thompson is an Art Director for tech giant EMC and leads a team of designers that help shape the digital face of the EMC brand.
Tanja Pohl is a Creative Director for Angie’s List, a review site with more than 10 million online reviews and more than three million consumers nationwide.
Kanan F. Whited IV is the Art Director of the internal advertising agency at City Furniture in sunny South Florida.
Matt Schwartz is the Founder and Director of Strategy of Constructive, helping nonprofits and educational organizations achieve greater social impact.
Tobias van Schneider is a German multi-disciplinary maker of useful, curious and beautiful things and helped Spotify emerge as the leading music streaming service in the world.