David Carson

David Carson

Artist In Residence at 72andSunny
Greater Los Angeles Area, United States

About me

A renowned Design and Creative Director, David Carson has a history with some of the worlds largest agencies on a variety of projects. These to include Airlines, Automakers, Hi-Tech companies, fashion brands and start ups. He worked as the worldwide Creative Director for Bose corporation in Boston where he managed a creative team of over 100 people, executing campaigns for digital, tv and print.

Often asked to speak to a broad range of industries, (be it automakers, agencies to creative groups),
David shares his experiences and how he continues to push the envelop. David knows how to inspire and what it takes to build an effective team. He's humble, engaged and willing to listen.

_TED speaker
_Apple computers "top 30 innovators in 30 years of Apple" _"A pioneer with profound impact" 2014
_AIGA Gold Medalist, 2014
_Top designer working with photography" International Center for photography, nyc
_Posters and publicity designer, Harvard Graduate School, 2015, 2016
_Keynote speaker, Dubai Festival of Creativity " Branding and advertising, 2015
_Keynote speaker, FUSE Branding conference chicago, 2014
_world wide creative director, bose corporation
_world wide branding campaign, microsoft
_world wide branding campaign, aramani
_design director quicksilver pro , nyc and france
_"The art director of the era" creative review, london
_"He changed the public face of graphic design" newsweek
_"CARSON forged graphic design into a cultural force and a
medium with its own shape and direction" AIGA, 2014
_'CARSON is the most googled graphic designer in history, even surpassing some well known fine artists'
Eye magazine, london
_"One of America's most important artists...." Smithsonian Institute magazine. March 2014
_"The most influential graphic designer of our times"
Surfrider Foundation
_"He significantly influenced a generation to embrace typography as an expressive medium" - steven heller, nytimes
_ Board of directors, Aspen Design Conference.

Positions

Artist In Residence
Los Angeles, United States
February 2017 - Present (1 year 5 months)
Creative director / Designer
davidcarsondesign.com
September 1993 - Present (24 years 10 months)
Freelance design, art direction, design direction, motion graphics +more
Creative Director (freelance)
Seoul, South Korea
December 2016 - January 2017 (1 month)
Working with team on global project
launch..
Creative Director
Bose Corporation
January 2010 - October 2010 (9 months)
Responsible for all creative, print, broadcast and web, worldwide
Art Director
Quiksilver
2002 - 2005 (3 years)
Art director, branding, event and ad design.
Designer
Brussels, Belgium
1992 - 1995 (3 years)
Art direction and design.

Education

BA Sociology

Secondary teaching creditial

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