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.
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2022 GDUSA People To Watch
Our 2022 GDUSA People To Watch spotlight on creative professionals who embody the spirit of the creative community. It is a tradition that reaches back to 1963.
Gordon Kaye On Our 2022 GDUSA People To Watch
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.
Safwat Saleem is a visual artist, illustrator and graphic designer.
Reba Joy Billips
Reba Joy Billips is happiest when empowering, supporting, bridging, relating, and creating.
21-13 Impact Graphics, Inc. was founded back in 2005 with a love of design and all aspects of it, allowing a variety of projects.
Angela Devlin is the Creative Director of Fors Marsh Group (FMG).
Hugh McCormick is a graphic designer and founder of the Hugh McCormick Design Company based in Portland ME.
Courtney is the Creative Director at creative and strategic transformation company co:collective.
Bianca Borghi is a Design Lead at Brunet-Garcia Advertising, a multicultural agency that focuses on areas of social impact.
Leslie Funke discovered a love of design and visual communication at a young age.
Lauren Barnett strives to forge great relationships with her clients and believes the best ideas are the simplest ones.
Jiayue Li is a graphic designer, artist and illustrator from Chengdu, China, based in New York.
Wendy White is Founder and Creative Principal for TRYBE Creative, a Bay Area graphic design agency.
Nicole Joanna Pierzchalski
Nicole Joanna Pierzchalski is an award-winning designer and Associate Art Director at The Walker Group.
Caley Adams is the Founder & Creative Director of Wildes District, an NYCbased design studio.
Annie Yang is a Senior Designer at brand design consultancy Conran Design Group (U.S.).
David T. Jones
David T. Jones has led his team at Third Street to Addy and Clio award-winning work for numerous brands.
Lotta Nieminen studied at the UAD Helsinki and RISD, before founding her New York studio in 2012.
Damian Orellana is a graphic designer and illustrator currently based in Brooklyn NY.
Kurt is a multi-disciplinary creative leader who guides teams in 11 countries.
Scott is the creative mastermind behind Struck’s remarkable and innovative design team.
Hamish Smyth is a graphic designer originally from South Australia.
Christian and R. Steve Estrellado
Estro Digital Communications is a digital interactive agency that specializes in website design and digital marketing.
Jeff Piazza is SVP of Experience Design at Orion Innovation.
Jill Tapia is the CEO of New York package design firm Cornerstone Strategic Branding, Inc. (CSB).
Matt seeks to encourage a culture of challenging category conventions and celebrating big ideas.
Marc Seligson has more than 28 years of experience in the investor, corporate, sustainability and communications markets.
Matías Delfino is the Global Lead Designer in the Brand team at UNICEF
Sara Nelson was raised in a family-owned print shop in the heart of Washington state’s wine country.
Antonio Alcalá opened Studio A in 1988, and has been recognized by AIGA, the National Postal Museum and the Library of Congress.
Brent Almond’s work has been honored by over 200 industry awards and publications.
Karen R. Mazique
KR Mazique’s creative expertise can be seen in the collateral and online services for audiences of all sizes over the years.
Sarah Moran is a painter who also happens to be a designer.
Chris Harmon is Creative Director at loyalkaspar, where he leads creative teams on projects from concept to execution.
Rodney Crimes is a Senior Art Director at West Cary Group and entrepreneur currently living in Columbus OH.
Jorge Andrade is an award-winning designer and art director with crossplatform knowledge in print, digital and branding.
Marty Gregg graduated from Colorado State University with a concentration in Graphic Design in 1981.
As CEO of Smith Design, Jenna Smith plays a primary role in design strategy, account management, and business development.
Daniel Frumhoff is a Design Director, Motion Designer, and Design Educator based in New York City.