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Jon Craine

Brand Consul Jon Craine

Design is one of the key driving forces in today’s ever-changing business environment.

descriptor:
Joined kor in 2015.  Jon brings a wealth of knowledge and years of experience to his lead role in building visual brand identities.

happiness is:
Teaching and mentoring promising design students.

resume:
Jon’s career includes principal design positions at IBM, Saatchi & Saatchi and Polaroid where he was global design director. Visiting Chief Design Officer, Ambient Devices, an MIT Media Lab spin-off. Adjunct Professor, Boston University’s College of Fine Arts. Design consultant for Siemens One and Lenovo. He was a member of the original Samsung IDS team in Seoul Korea. Guest lecturer at the Art Center College of Design. His IBM posters are in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). His work is published in numerous international publications as well as Meggs’ History of Graphic Design, 5th & 6th editions.

brand sound bite:
“White space is to be regarded as an active element, not a passive background.”  —Jan Tschichold

lunchtime chatter:
Best New Yorker cartoons of the week.