Alina is awesome and a very talented designer. She and I used to be roommates when I was living in Boston. Recently she started a business creating hilarious and cute images on stickers.
Shani Sandy is a creative executive designer at S&P Global in the corporate business world in addition to creating her own case studies for design and projects.
Anika Erickson creates screen printed tees out of her apartment and is telling her story one shirt at a time. You can check out her clothing company Home Free Tees HERE
Bruce Kennett has just published a book about W.A. Dwiggins which showcase 1200 illustrations printed in full color. He also has written about his life and work.
Fernanda Amarante is an incredibly talented brand design strategist. She has been bringing marketing ideas for the last 14 years while also winning awards for it along the way. Her design strategy has influenced the identity of some of the most iconic brands such as Reese's, Twizzlers, Kit Kat and many others in her tenure.
Meena Kothandaraman is from Twig+Fish and she researches for a living in the design field. What might she do you may ask? Read below to find out more about how she makes business better! Her opening image on her website states "We empower people to practice empathy" which is much needed in this hyperconnected world.
Josh Higgins grew up around sun, surf and rock and roll. He spent the first half of his life in a band called Fluf. When that ended he discovered that his love of making rock posters could actually lead him into a career in design.
On day one of How Design Live Dorothea Boziocolona-Volpe was the afternoon keynote speaker April 30th. She runs Social Espionage which helps creators run digital marketing strategy. Her talk was about personal branding and how to make yourself known.
Here at HOW Design Live there are short fifteen-minute speakers that come out on the keynote stage Jessica Tillyer is one of those lovely humans.
Susan Cain is a researcher, storyteller, and human needs advocate. What I mean is that she's very in tune with who you are as a person.
April 30th - May 3rd Boston will become creative professional central. Top brands from all over the US will be convening with the best and brightest to give awesome TED type lectures to inspire the fellow citizens of New England. Everything from product design to where social media fits into it all will be covered. Tickets are still available HERE