Forest Young


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Who is Forest Young?

“Mr. Young received an MFA in 2006 from the Yale University School of Art. He is currently a Creative Director at Interbrand’s New York studio where he is the design lead and senior creative strategist for the agency’s largest accounts.

Professionally, select clients include AT&T, Samsung, YP, Cartoon Network, SeriousFun, MTV, McSweeney’s, TGI Fridays, Corkcicle, The New York Times, Bags and the Yale University Art Gallery. His work specifically encompasses the intersection of storytelling, technology and public space.

A large sampling of his identity work is published in Taschen’s “Logo Design — Volume 2” and Mr. Young’s poster, interactive and time-based work has been exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, the Royal Ontario Museum, the Ka Center for Contemporary Art in Shanghai, Median Art Center in Beijing, the Worth Ryder Gallery at UC Berkeley, the San Francisco Center for the Book and at numerous international biennials.

In 2005, he was invited to take part in the curated design show Trigger along with Paula Scher, Stefan Sagmeister, Paul Sahre, Stephen Doyle and other designers pursuing self-initiated projects. His work is represented in the permanent collections of the AIGA Design Archives, the Maison du livre et de l’affiche in Chaumont, the Warsaw Poster Museum at Wilanów and in the Haas Family Arts Library Special Collections at Yale University.

His work has been recognized by the One Show, Art Director’s Club, Print, Communication Arts, Brand New Awards, REBRAND 100®, FWA, Webby Awards and AIGA 365/50, and in 2006 he was a finalist for the Adobe Design and Achievement Award. Mr. Young was appointed critic in graphic design in 2013.” (source)