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Jon Contino – Brand by Hand Book Discussion

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Brand by Hand is the first monograph of beloved designer and illustrator Jon Contino. With featured work for Anthropologie, Nike, Amazon and IBM, the book covers Jon’s early influences living in New York and how his passion for lettering and typography have evolved into owning a successful brand experience studio. Join Jon and Julia Rothman for an intimate discussion.

Jon Contino is an influential staple in the design and branding community. As founder and creative director of Jon Contino Studio, he has produced award-winning work for household names including Nike, MillerCoors, American Eagle, Coca-Cola, 20th Century Fox, AT&T, and Sports Illustrated. He has also received some of the industry’s most prestigious honors, including a Decoration & Design Building Stars of Design award, a Clio Key Art Award, a Cannes Lion award, and an ADC Young Guns award. He was born and raised in New York and never left.

Julia Rothman is an illustrator, author, and educator. You can find her work in the New York Times, The New Yorker and on wallpaper, bedding, dishes and apparel. She has also authored/illustrated twelve books. Two years ago, Julia co-founded Women Who Draw, a directory of female artists, in an effort to increase the visibility of female illustrators, emphasizing female illustrators of color, LBTQ+, and other minority groups.

Date and Time
Thursday, October 25th, 2018

Parsons, The New School
Tishman Auditorium Room U100
63 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003

After the event you are invited to join Jon for a reception and book signing of Brand by Hand. Limited amount of books will also be available for purchase at the event. We encourage you to purchase your book in advance.

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