GDUSA starts each year by choosing a group of People To Watch who embody the spirit of the creative community.
From a very young age, Debbie Barnett has had a passion for design led to the creation of her highly acclaimed, full-service studio.
Scott Buschkuhl is a designer, educator, and the principal of Hinterland, a multidisciplinary studio that specializes in branding and identity.
Rick Caballo is equally at home on stage performing before thousands, or working up designs for cutting-edge brands.
Daniel Doernemann grew up in a creative environment and took his love of design to Art Center College in California and then to loyalkaspar in New York City.
Hans Dorsinville leads Select World’s creative division for North America, building on its 25-year foundation as a global beauty, fragrance and fashion agency.
AJ Goehle was a key member of the team that launched full-service museum master planning and design firm Luci Creative.
Smrita Jainis an award-winning designer at The Aquario Group and a renowned artist at Surmrit Gallery of Art and Design.
Theresa Koenig is an award-winning multimedia design leader with more than 20 years of experience helping brands become icons.
After years as an in-house designer and then solo designer, Holly Kowalski launched her own design studio, Kay James Design, in 2011.
Jonathan Lee is a native Noo Yawka and Senior Designer at Etsy HQ, helping champion small businesses and keep commerce human.
After a decade of experience as a Creative Director, Kendra Lively joined Phase 3 with its acquisition of Brand Fever in 2015.
Brenda Milis leads a group at Adobe Stock that services the visual needs of top enterprise clients and identifies visual trends to see where consumer interest is growing.
Bailey Parkerson is a Senior Graphic Designer at 70kft, an agency in Dallas and serves on the board of the Dallas Society of Visual Communications.
Tsilli Pines has been designing digital experiences since the dawn of the web browser with award-winning projects for clients large and small.
DeAnn opened her design studio after honing her skills as Production Manager and Art Director, working for New Mexico colleges.
Laura thrives on helping companies tell their story, connect with people, and grow their client base.