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BFACD Faculty Highlight: Jonathan Wajskol

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Communication Design faculty, Jonathan Wajskol is an Italian-born designer working in the field of visual communication. He is the founder of designwajskol, a multifaceted communications and identity design firm based in Chelsea in New York City.

Yellowstone Club – We designed this lifestyle brochure for a development of 13,600 acres of pristine wilderness
in the heart Montana.

designwajskol is involved both nationally and internationally in a broad range of disciplines including identity programs, packaging design, way-finding, infographics, and product design for the corporate as well as nonprofit sectors. Clients include: Siemens Financial Services, Lehman Brothers, The Rockefeller Foundation, L’Oreal, The Edna McConnell Clark Foundation, The Whitney, The Museum of The City of New York, Paul Stuart, The National Council on Aging, Bevel, Siemens Corporate Research, Schuberth (Germany), Nava Design (Italy), Artron Group (China), Swatch Group (Switzerland), Lexus (Japan), and Bertelsmann, (Germany).

Marlinworks – Branding Identity and Environmental graphics for a 150.000 square feet mixed-use office campus in New Haven, CT.

Prior to establishing his firm, Wajskol worked in Milan for Future Brand and upon graduation from Parsons, at Vignelli Associates. Wajskol began his design studies in Milan at the Istituto Europeo di Design.

These graphic woolen rugs were commissioned by Galleria Roca 6 in Torino, Italy. These compositions were conceived as a “planned causality.”

Wajskol’s Dot calendar is in the AIGA National Design Archives and his Zen clock is part of the permanent collection of the Museum of Design in Milan. Wajskol teaches in the Communication Design department at Parsons School of Design in New York. In 2014, a monograph of Wajskol’s work was published with a foreword by Massimo Vignelli.

Bevel – For this fast growing eyewear company. designwajskol redesigned its identity as well as all communications from the website and catalogs to trade show stands to social media.


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