Hilary Lentini has been inducted into Marquis Who’s Who. Lentini is an experienced business owner and award-winning graphic designer who has been in the industry for over three decades.
After 43 years together, two stalwarts of the San Francisco area graphic design community, Duane Michael Maidens and Daniel Patrick O’Brien, are retiring before year’s end. Shown here: dozens of Bay Area creatives circa 1980.
This is the 60th anniversary of our ‘GDUSA People To Watch’ feature, an annual selection of creative an thought-leaders who we respect and who embody the spirit of the creative community.
In anticipation of our 2023 GDUSA People To Watch annual feature, we compiled a roster of People To Watch since 1963. You will find undisputed historical giants, legends and legends-to-be, as well as a few one-hit-wonders.
Meg Beckum, executive creative director at design consultancy Elmwood, on why healthcare organizations need to move on from a cold and clinical approach to brand design.
Branding agency loyalkaspar has added Associate Creative Director Sarah A. Cohen. Cohen most recently worked at Sibling Rivalry and, prior to that, she was with Trollbäck+Company and The New York Times.
Since 1963, GDUSA has selected a group of newsmakers and influencers, our People To Watch, to profile. It’s an inspiring way to jump start each year, and serves as a reminder of how big and broad and talented is our creative community.
Rule29 founder and principal Justin Ahrens has announce that Oxide Design Co. and Drew Davies have merged forces with his own Geneva IL-based agency ‘to continue to make creative matter® on an even larger scale.’
Gordon Kaye, editor and publisher, with thoughts on the 2021 GDUSA People To Watch and Students To Watch special edition.
Tom Newmaster has 30 years of award-winning experience in branding and packaging. He is an Adjunct Instructor, teaching package design since 2008, at Pennsylvania College of Art & Design.
Alysha Smith is now CEO of strategic brand design consultancy modern8 She was Managing Director of the agency, has been inhouse at Banana Republic and Gap, was recently director of Salt Lake Design Week.
Carbone Smolan Agency has entered into a strategic alliance in NYC with the Chicago-based firm 50,000feet (“50k”).
Gill Fishman, a talented, successful, smart and empathetic graphic designer, fought a valiant, three-year battle with cancer that ended peacefully this week.
Kristine Hwang, Associate Professor in Graphic Communications at Kennesaw State University, is a graphic designer, researcher and an educator who delivers cutting edge and innovative creations. Her research combines design, digital publishing and Augmented Reality.
Marcea Decker of Shillington Education kicks off our 2019 Educator To Watch series. Marcea sees design as a way to improve quality of life through problem-solving and education as fundamental to it.
Ten years after moving to New York City from San Francisco (and a decade after being a GDUSA Person To Watch), Anthem Senior Creative Director Jason Rosenberg catches us up on what he’s been doing and has some thoughts on what has changed.
Sonia Greteman has been named to the 2019 Women in Business Hall of Fame by the Wichita Business Journal.
After many years of dominating the category, changing consumer preferences and me-too offerings put a dent in Russell Stover’s sales. They called on brand strategy firm, Retail Voodoo, to help reverse the slide.
Luis Fitch of UNO hopes that the retail branding for the first Latino-influenced brewery in Minneapolis will encourage people to share food, drink and understanding.