// 2017 / Western Digital / Gold Award for My Passport Packaging from IDA
// 2017 / Cobalt / Silver Award for Branding from IDA
// 2017 / Juicero / Silver Award for Packaging from IDA
// 2017 / Juicero / 3rd Place for Fresh Food Packaging from The Dieline
// 2016 / Ori Systems / Award for Communication Design from SPARK!
// 2016 / Rivella / Award for Communication Design from SPARK!
// 2015 / PayPal / Award for Communication/Font Design from Red Dot
// 2015 / PayPal / Award for Brand Identity from iF Design
// 2015 / Edyn / Award for Packaging and Graphics fro IDSA
// 2014 / PayPal / Gold Award for Brand Identity from IDA
// 2014 / Edyn / Honorable Mention for Packaging from IDA
// 2014 / Fluidigm / Honorable Mention for Brand Identity from IDA
// 2014 / August / Honorable Mention for Smart Lock Packaging from IDA
// 2014 / PayPal / Bronze Award for Brand & Identity from SPARK!
// 2014 / SodaStream / Silver Award for Branding & Packaging from SPARK!
// 2014 / Jawbone / Bronze Award for UP24 Packaging from IDEA
// 2014 / Gates Foundation / Finalist for Kernel Medical & Scientific Brand from IDEA
// 2014 / Jawbone / Finalist for Packaging from IDEA
// 2014 / Jawbone / Sustainability Award for ERA Packaging from Dieline Awards
// 2014 / Jawbone / Sustainability Award for UP24 Packaging from Dieline Awards
// 2014 / Jawbone / 1st Place for ERA Self Promotion from Dieline Awards
// 2014 / Jawbone / 3rd Place for UP24 Self Promotion from Dieline Awards
// 2013 / SodaStream / 3rd Place for Source Packaging from Dieline Awards
// 2013 / Nivea / Silver Award for Logo Design from IDEA Awards
SELECTED TALKS, EVENTS & HONORS
08.2018: ADAA Jury Member: 2018 Adobe Design Achievement Awards
07.2018: TypeParis18 Diploma; Attendee of the renowned 5-week intensive typography programme taught by professionals including Xavier Dupré, Indra Kupferschmid, Jean François Porchez (founder of TypeParis), Julien Priez, Mathieu Réguer and Marc Rouault. Weekly international guest critiques by David Berlow, Nikola Djurek, Laura Meseguer, François Rappo, and Alex Trochut.
06.2018: Adobe Hidden Treasures; Hosting Erik Spiekermann & Caterina Bianchini
05.2018: Adobe & OFFF Barcelona; Hosting Stefan Sagmeister
05.2018: IDEA Design Jury Member, serving as juror for brand, identity and communication design categories
04.2018: Designation Conference; Seminar Leader. Design Nation is presented by BusinessToday and run by the Princeton Student Association to empower the next generation of creative talent
01.2018: Adobe Creative Cloud Livestream January; Creative Campaign; Featured Designer on Behance Day 1 Video, Day 2 Video, Day 3 Video
10.2017: San Francisco Design Week; Designing Beyond the Screen, Panel Discussion
06.2017: AIGA Portfolio Day; Portfolio Reviews, San Francisco, CA
05.2017: IDEA Design Jury Member, serving as a juror for brand, identity and communication design categories.
05.2017: Adobe Creative Cloud Livestream May; Featured Designer on Behance Day 1 Video, Day 2 Video, Day 3 Video
04.2017: Adobe Creative Cloud Livestream April; Featured Designer on Behance Day 1 Video, Day 2 Video, Day 3 Video
03.2017: AIGA Y22 Keynote Speaker along with Paula Scher, David Carson, Ashleigh Axios, Dex Torricke-Barton, Jared Ficklin, Felipe Memoria, Robin Perkins, Brian Wood, Danny Yount, and Sean Adams. My Talk Topic: Why Do You Design?
08.2016: Brand New Conference Keynote Speaker along with Charles S Anderson, Mackey Saturday, Dirk Barnett, Hulse & Durell, Min Lew, Man Vs. Machine, Tony Brooks, Theresa Fitzgerald, Clara Mulligan, Matias Duarte. My Talk Topic: The under-appreciated relationship between brand design and product development.
06.2016: San Francisco Design Week; My Talk Topic: How branding can influence product design and vice versa
07.2015: Nike Girl Effect & SPRING participant: defining and creating the Brand curriculum for the SPRING Accelerator in Nairobi
05.2015: One Show Design Jury; The One Club NYC; The One Show is one of the most prestigious awards competitions in advertising and design. I was selected to be on the Graphic Design Jury to select the best of 2015 and award the Gold Pencil, the ultimate symbol of creative excellence.
SELECTED PRESS & PUBLICATIONS
09.2018: 2018 ADAA: Words of advice for young designers; ico-D (International Council of Design)
08.2018: Responsive Logos featured in Designing for the Digital World; Sandu Publishing, author Wang Shaoqiang
08.2018: How to Get Great Visual Content Without a Traditional Shoot; featured on Adobe Blog
10.2016: The Importance Transparency in a Studio Environment; featured on The Design Kids
10.2016: Holistic Design: Working Empathetically; featured on Brand Quarterly
10.2016: 500 Capp Street Foundation; Highly Commended for Best Strategic & Creative Development of a New Brand from Transform Magazine
10.2016: Ori Systems; Awarded Best Strategic & Creative Development of a New Brand from Transform Magazine
10.2016: Viant; Awarded Best Brand Development to Reflect Changed Mission/Values/Positioning from Transform Magazine
06.2016: Rivella; Honorable Mention for Graphic Design & Data Visualization from FastCo, Innovation by Design Awards
06.2016: SPRING Accelerator; Finalist for Social Good from FastCo, Innovation by Design Awards
04.2016: Bloomberg; Yves Behar’s Four Tips for Hiring a Designer
12.2015: SPRING Accelerator; Yves Behar-Backed Social Good Accelerator Reveals Inaugural Projects by FastCo
01.2016: Rivella: Rebranding Launch Event, Zurich Switzerland, Fuseproject
03.2015: SodaStream Mix: Alchemy Mixology Exhibit, Salone del Mobile, Fuseproject
03.2014: SodaStream Play: Bubble Lounge Exhibit, Salone del Mobile, Fuseproject
08.2013: SodaStream Play: Bubble Lounge Exhibit, London Design Festival, Fuseproject