Miller Creative LLC is a full-service branding and packaging design agency. "We’re award-winning branding and packaging design specialists with over 12 years experience in product branding especially for food, gourmet and health and beauty products. We’re based in Lakewood, NJ with clients everywhere, including: NYC, Kingdom of Bahrain, NJ (of course), Wyoming, California, India, Virginia, Australia, Ohio, Texas and Arizona."
Yeal is the lead creative and designer at Miller Creative. She is always looking for ways to make the brands she works with super-successful. She is contributing editor at the world’s leading packaging blog, The Dieline since shortly after its inception in 2007. She has been designing for over 13 years and really digs packaging, clever logos with hidden meaning, home made cookies and sharing pretty things on Pinterest.
Pearlfisher is an independent design business with a single philosophy, 2 studios and 3 Partners. Established in ’92, our studios are in London and New York, with clients around the world. We share our talent & resources and we’ve got a lot more to do.
Executive Vice President
Before moving to New York in 2010 to lead Pearlfisher's strategy team, Tess was Strategy Director in London for 10 years. Now, in her role as Executive Vice President, she is a strategic driver in the development of Pearlfisher New York. Tess’s great talent is her instant ability to see the forest through the trees. She trades in originality, clarity and logic, delivering bold imaginative thinking for brands like Coca-Cola, Absolut, Unilever, and Nestle. Short and sharp in all things, she balances refreshing bluntness with disarming humanity. As a literature student at York, Sussex and Cambridge Universities, Tess was keen to become first a clown, then a teacher. It was her belief that good culture matters that finally led to an ongoing commitment to creating powerful brands that contribute positively to the world.
Hamish is Creative Director of our New York studio, leading and inspiring the design team by setting the creative standard – continually encouraging our designers to demonstrate brilliant conceptual thinking and strong design craftsmanship. He brings his excitingly diverse international experience across branding, packaging, retail and print design to the studio. Prior to moving Stateside, he worked with some of London’s leading design consultancies, fast developing a strong track record for innovative design, including award-winning work for iconic brands such as Johnnie Walker, Bacardi, Ferrero and Nike. In all aspects of his life, Hamish believes in pushing boundaries and discovering the unexpected, while relishing the simple and the everyday; and it’s this dynamic yet down-to-earth stance that makes him the perfect fit for Pearlfisher New York.
Tridimage are the leading Latin American 3D branding and structural anne graphic packaging Design agency based in Argentina. Who specialize in 3D packaging identity for food, beverage, spirits, wine, personal and home care brands. Since 1995, Tridimage help shape world-class brands by working on award-winning packaging design solutions. Their motto is: "We believe that packaging structure and graphics are a window to the soul of the brand."
Partner & Design Director
Hernán Braberman is Partner & Design Director of Tridimage, a leading South American integrated graphic and structural packaging design consultancy, based in Buenos Aires, Argentina and with offices in Mexico DF, Bogota and Madrid.
Graphic Design Coordinator
Guillermo Dufranc is Graphic Design Coordinator at Tridimage, a leading Latin American Branding and Structural & Graphic Package Design agency based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Since 1995 Tridimage has been helping shape world-class brands by working close to their clients on award winning design solutions.
Senior Graphic Designer
Josefina Lascano is Senior Graphic Designer at Tridimage, a leading Latin American Branding and Structural & Graphic Package Design agency based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Since 1995 Tridimage has been helping shape world-class brands by working close to their clients on award winning design solutions.
Design Packaging, Inc. has grown from a small retail packaging company catering to local businesses, to an international packaging design corporation delivering award-winning custom retail packaging to clients around the world.
By maintaining our position on leading edge of custom packaging trends in this highly creative industry, we have generated a loyal following among luxury retailers in the fashion, beauty and resort industries.
Senior Designer and Social Media Strategist
Rob Repta is both Senior Designer and Social Media Strategist at Design Packaging Inc. in Scottsdale, Arizona. Together with Creative Director Evelio Mattos and the multi-talented creative team, provide clients with luxury and experimental packaging designs. Rob received his bachelor's degree from the Art Institute of Phoenix with honors and quickly became involved with the AIGA Arizona community, serving the board as Membership Director for two years. His favorite treats are French macarons with espresso (black), and juicy all-American burgers.
verynice is a global design, business, and innovation consultancy specializing in solutions for social and cultural impact. "Through our unique business model, we dedicate over 50% of our efforts towards pro-bono services for non-profits."
Matthew Manos is a neo-philanthropist, creative director, and author that is dedicated to disrupting the way the design industry operates. Manos began his freelance design career at the age of 16, which is the same year he took on his first pro-bono client, and launched his first company. Three years later, he founded verynice, a global design and innovation consultancy that dedicates over 50% of its efforts toward free services for non-profit organizations. Manos has helped build over 300 brands in every sector and industry across the globe, and his studio works with a diverse clientele that range from Fortune 500 companies to small local shops. As of 2013, verynice has also provided over $1,000,000 worth of pro-bono design and consulting services in 40+ countries spanning 6 continents to benefit 200+ organizations thanks to a team of 250+ people located around the world. Notable clients of verynice have included The United Nations, NASA, MTV Networks, Edison International, Facebook, Kaiser Permanente, UNICEF, Disney Imagineering, and Human Rights Campaign.
Matthew’s work and ideas have been published in 200+ print and online venues internationally including Forbes, The Guardian, The Huffington Post, and Wired Magazine. Manos speaks regularly at events and institutions across the United States including an influential TEDx talk in 2012 titled ”Reinterpreting the Role of a Designer.” Representative of his passion for connecting the fields of design and business, Manos pioneered the first class on entrepreneurship in the UCLA School of Arts and Architecture in 2012, and continues to teach the course. He holds a BA in Design Media Arts from UCLA (2010), and an MFA in Media Design from the Art Center College of Design (2012).
Established in 2002 and based in Los Angeles, Clean specializes in strategic planning, environmental and economic research, integrated marketing and product packaging. Leading in the development and communication of green industry initiatives on a global scale, Clean creates customized solutions for nationally recognized brands and innovative entrepreneurial companies, enabling them to improve their economic and environmental performance simultaneously.
Clean Agency, Candace develops and manages sustainability initiatives for major brands including Nestlé, Disney, Liz Claiborne, Asics and Mattel. She helps her clients to understand the environmental impact of their products and packaging, and offers solutions that enable increased integration of sustainability into day-to-day practices. Candace has deep expertise in sustainable packaging, specializing in recyclability research, life cycle assessment, and green design practices.
Spring Design Partners, Inc is a brand design consultancy like no other. As our name implies, we set brands on an upward trajectory—by harnessing the power of design. Over the past 18 years, we have used our unique philosophy and approach to develop and refine an impressive command over how design can impact brands: powerfully, universally, and enduringly.
Spring Design Partners' tightly executed strategies have been recognized for excellence with numerous
Brandi Parker joined Spring Design Partners as Production Director in the Fall of 2011, bringing with her over 12 years of production and design experience with global brand design consultancies.
Her talent and experience has ensured quality from concept through completion for multiple brands across a broad range of categories, including: Storck, Perrier, Nestle Waters, Carib Brewery, Mondelez, Kraft Foods, Walmart, KitchenAid, Sam’s Club, Pepsi, Disney, Pernod Ricard, Colgate-Palmolive, Alberto Culver, and ABInBev to name a few.
“I view production as an important phase in problem solving and an opportunity to find artistry in the solution.”
Brandi is a proud southerner who ironically has no discernible southern accent. She graduated from the University of Arkansas with a BA in Visual Arts, emphasis in drawing and traditional printmaking.
CBX is an independent full-service branding firm providing clients with a range of strategic and creative services for corporate identity, consumer branding and packaging design.
Chief Creative Officer
Rick is the Chief Creative Officer and a founding partner of brand agency CBX. With twenty years of expertise in consumer and retail branding, Rick is responsible for inspiring, directing and motivating creative teams to develop powerful design solutions.
Rick was chosen as one of Graphic Design USA's ‚"People to Watch‚" in 2010, and FastCompany‚ "100 Most Creative People in Business 2012."
MeadWestvaco (MWV) is a global packaging solutions company serving the world's most premier consumer products brands in the healthcare, beauty and consumer goods.
Vice Presiden of Global Creative
Steve Kazanjian is the Vice President of Global Creative for MeadWestvaco (MWV). A Fortune 500 global leader in consumer packaging and with revenue in excess of $5 billion, MWV operates in more than 30 countries and creates compelling consumer packaging across as Food, Beverage, Consumer Electronics, Healthcare, Home & Garden, and Beauty & Personal Care. As the creative lead for MWV’s most valuable brand-focused projects, Steve has developed a comprehensive packaging brand strategy methodology: connecting a brand’s core emotional context with consumer purchasing behaviors. He currently spearheads innovation workshops for key global brands focused on these pioneering methods.
Sara Jane Falcon
Senior Design Lead
Sara Jane Falcon is a senior design lead, Global Design, for MeadWestvaco (MWV). The Fortune 500 global packaging company helps shape consumers' experiences with products in healthcare, beauty & personal care, food, beverage, tobacco and home & garden markets.