- Darrin Crescenzi
- Design, art direction, charm
- New York City
11 07 2013
I’m speaking tomorrow, November 8, at the NYU Stern GMA Conference, part of a panel on creating and maintaining brand identity in a multi-channel environment. 11:30am, NYU Kimmel Center. Stop by and say hello!
10 28 2013
Very pleased to announce that I have been named to 11th class of Young Guns, the Art Director’s Club’s annual award for on-the-rise creatives in design, illustration and visual art. It’s an honor to be recognized alongside some of the brightest creative minds in the world, as well as a few folks who I am proud to call friends. The awards ceremony/party is Nov. 7 at ADC’s NYC headquarters:
10 20 2013
I will be giving a lecture at my alma mater, Oregon State University, this Friday, October 25th, at noon with the wonderful Erin Mintun. We’ll be talking about the twists and turns of our career paths after graduation, and how design education opening doors to a myriad of creative careers. Come say hi!
10 07 2013
As part of their ongoing “Defining the Studio of 2015″ series, AIGA approached me to contribute a piece on how design studios will have to change and adapt to flourish in the coming years. Read it here:
05 15 2013
The fine folks at Fast Company magazine have named me one of their “100 Most Creative People in Business” for 2013. A small writeup and some early sketches for the LeBron James identity can be seen over on their site, with much to come. Very honored to be considered alongside some of the most forward-thinking minds in the game.
Darrin Crescenzi is a New York-based designer and art director who specializes in creating holistic consumer experience though visual identity design, experience and environmental design and image-making. Darrin is currently a senior designer at global brand consultancy Prophet, developing brand strategy, visual identity and retail experience design for top brands across a diverse range of industries, including Samsung, McDonald’s, Visa and more.
Previously, he spent six years as a member of Nike’s Brand Design Global Initiatives team, where he developed seasonal campaigns, visual identity, experience design and packaging for a variety of innovative products, athletes and sport moments, including the design of Team USA’s uniforms for the 2012 London Olympics and the highly acclaimed launch of the Nike+ FuelBand. Darrin has received awards from major business and design industry publications, including being named to Fast Company magazine’s “100 Most Creative People in Business” for 2013 and a the Art Director’s Club’s “Young Guns” award for up-and-coming creatives. He is a frequent lecturer and contributor to discourse on the design profession.
He has a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Applied Visual Art from Oregon State University and is a member of the Art Director’s Club (ADC) and AIGA.
Selected ClientsAbbott Laboratories