Tuesday, June 10, 2008
Ken Carbone, co-founder and chief creative director of the Carbone Smolan Agency, is among America’s most respected graphic designers, whose work is known for its clarity, intelligence, and effectiveness. He has built an international reputation creating outstanding programs for world-class clients, including...Tiffany & Co., W.L. Gore, Herman Miller, PBS, Christie’s, Nonesuch Records, the W Hotel Group, and the Taubman Company. His clients also include cultural institutions such as the Museé du Louvre, The Museum of Modern Art, The Pierpont Morgan Library, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and the High Museum of Art. An adjunct professor at the School of Visual Arts, Ken also speaks frequently to audiences across the country about the role of creative inspiration in design and communications. He is the author of The Virtuoso: Face to Face with 40 Extraordinary Talents, which explores excellence in art, science, and music. In addition to his design career, he has been an avid guitarist for forty years.