GDUSA’s 2015 roster of People to Watch, our annual roundup of newsworthy designers that dates back to the ’60s.
Toby Southgate has been part of the Brand Union leadership teams in Europe, the Middle East, and North America.
Sharon Lloyd McLaughlin grew up in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Her childhood was filled with the wonder of the bayou and its wildlife inhabitants, a wonder that informs her sensibility still.
Since earning his BA at Rutgers, Rob Adams has spent 20+ years creating award-winning campaigns including advertising, direct marketing, promotions, identity and branding for B2B and B2C.
Nicte Cuevas is the Principle at Nicte Creative Design, LLC, a design firm committed to helping companies succeed and grow by providing conceptual design that’s acutely in tune with their mission.
Suzy Simmons founded Test Monki in 2009 after more than a decade of managing creative services on the client side for large companies like Hewlett-Packard.
Matt Lehman has worked in graphic design specializing in advertising and branding for over ten years, starting at Anderson Design Group in Nashville TN.
Kevin Cantrell is an art director, designer and lettering artist who recently opened a studio in Salt Lake City UT specializing in brand identity and strategy, custom lettering, packaging and interactivity.
Born and raised in East London, Kenny Gravillis moved to New York City to pursue graphic design and quickly found his niche in the art department at Def Jam Records.
Jonathan is an acclaimed Creative Director and Director who draws inspiration from a broad cross-section of life’s influences to create his playful, yet classical perspective.
Joe was fortunate to have been first awarded a painting scholarship to the Brooklyn Museum School, and later a design internship at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Jill was brought on as Director of Experience Design at TBWA’s New York office to aide the build-out of the agency’s evolving digital practice.
Elizabeth P. Ball joined the TFI Envision team in 1983 and has helped to grow the business into a multi-disciplinary design and marketing firm for leading brands such as Dove, Unilever, Energizer, American Express, SMP, and Xerox.
Becky Nelson writes: I’ve been at this for over 20 years and, to this day, I can’t imagine doing anything else.
Barbara Kosoff lives and works in Santa Monica, California specializing in communication, branding and collateral as well as mixed-media illustration.