Laetitia Auguste

Website: https://www.laugus.design LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/laugus Who is Laetitia Auguste? “I’m Laetitia (leh-tee-syah), a proud Haitian Visual Designer based in New York.‍ I’m a multi-disciplinary designer raised in Port-au-prince, Haiti. My love for design sparked from illustrating graphic novels in primary school. And this eventually led me to the Art Institute of Chicago where I continued to […]

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Briyana Butler

Website: https://briybutler.co Twitter: @briybutler Who is Briyana Butler? “My name is Briyana Butler and I recently graduated with my BFA from the University of Florida. I’ve always been fascinated by creative processes and absolutely enjoy learning new skills and techniques to implement into my designs. They say curiosity killed the cat but I say curiosity powered […]

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Shanée Benjamin

Website: https://www.shaneebenjamin.com Twitter: @shaneebenjamin Who is Shanée Benjamin? “Hey! I’m Shanee Benjamin, ur local colour loving, 1970’s fashion obsessed, art director and illustrator from Brooklyn, NY. With almost a decade of design experience, I made the leap into digital illustration, focusing on passionately telling the stories of LGBTQIA+ black and brown folks. Creating community and […]

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Pamela Green

Website: http://pamgreendesigns.com Twitter: @pamgreendesigns Who is Pamela Green? “A keen observer of human behavior, Pamela prides herself in delivering fresh, intelligent, and diverse work that fully encompasses the viewer’s experience. Regardless of its medium and degree of impression, she works with the following principles in mind: Design must be simple (function). Complex systems, products and […]

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Annika Hansteen-Izora

Website: https://www.annikaizora.com Twitter: @annikaizora Who is Annika Hansteen-Izora? “What’s good? I’m Annika (she/they/he). I’m an artist, writer, and designer based in Brooklyn, NY on unceded Lenape land. I explore the intersections of design, radical Black imagination, art and technology to create ecosystems rooted in dreaming and care. As of late, I’ve been exploring the topics […]

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Mike Toney

Website: https://miketoney.com Twitter: @MikeToneyDesign Who is Mike Toney? “I believe that everything we enjoy is well designed. I’m excited by the challenge of combining form and function to produce creative content that improves the viewers’ overall experience. I graduated from Northeastern University in 2011 with a BFA in Graphic Design, although I began my career […]

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Olivia Fields

Website: https://www.ohfields.com/ Twitter: @tncts Who is Olivia Fields? “Olivia Fields is an African-American illustrator born, raised, and residing in Brooklyn, NY. She specializes in delicate line work, creating compositions that attempt to balance chic with chaos. Her work is largely influenced by Black beauty and identity, which she seeks to represent and uplift. Commonly explored […]

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Ari Curtis

Website: https://www.byaricurtis.com/ Twitter: @ari_curtis Who is Ari Curtis? “I’m a Brooklyn-based writer and designer. My writing generally explores the way media and culture interact with our lived experiences—for instance, the intersections of “reality” and reality, race and gender, and movements and the media that covers them.” (source, abridged)

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Darlene Brown

Website: http://www.dchristinedesign.com/ Twitter: @DCDesign_com Who is Darlene Brown? “My specialty is front-end web design and development, creating your dream design in Photoshop and turning it into beautiful, clean HTML & CSS. My passion for design is only challenged by the allure of making it extend beyond the flat and static and into the interactive, though […]

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Jade Purple Brown

Website: http://www.jadepurplebrown.com Twitter: @jadepurplebrown Who is Jade Purple Brown? “Jade Purple Brown is a Graphic Designer, Illustrator and Art Director based in New York. Specializing in graphic design, illustration, and brand image for fashion, beauty, and art based brands. Using bold blocks of color and strong female figures, Jade creates dynamic art that encourages herself and […]

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Adrian Grant

Website: http://adriangrant.org/ Twitter: @AdrianGrant Who is Adrian Grant? “I paid for college by cutting hair, selling Hip Hop beats, and modding cell phones. Ohh wait, that’s two truths and a lie. You’re not here for that…you want a business summary so here goes… 🔸I love startups and helping startup founders succeed 🔸 My decade plus career […]

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Addison Spears

Website: https://addspears.com/Twitter: @AddSpears Who is Addison Spears? As an experienced designer and creative strategist equipped with an MBA, I am deeply passionate about working with people to make their vision a reality. I love projects where I can help people reach their audience, express their message, and create unique ways to connect their organization and […]

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Valerie A. Williams

Website: https://ohsdesign.com Twitter: @onehipsista Who is Valerie A. Williams? “I’ve been blessed to provide creative web, print and branding expertise and beyond for major corporations, entertainers and professional athletes since 1998. I’m passionate about supporting my clients with creative that reflects and represents who they are but more importantly, where they are destined to go. […]

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Jade Broomfield

Website: http://www.jadejbroomfield.com Twitter: @jadeINDIE Who is Jade Broomfield? “I’m a graphic and social impact designer residing in Brooklyn, New York. I also specialize in illustration and hand lettering. I love pizza, pop culture, and afro taming. I’m a great story teller who firmly believes in Black Girl Magic. I tweet my feelings and am told […]

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Nijel Taylor

Website: http://nijeltaylor.com Twitter: @nijeltaylor Who is Nijel Taylor? “Nijel Taylor is a visual designer skilled in branding, corporate identity, and animation. A recent graduate of The University of the Arts (2014), he graduated as the Valedictorian with honors in Graphic Design. As a designer at Lippincott, he has had the great fortune of designing for […]

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Kim Goulbourne

Website: http://kimgoulbourne.com Twitter: @kimmikye Who is Kim Goulbourne? “The digital world is where my heart lies. My focus lies in pixel perfect designs for all types of websites and developing them with semantic and emerging front end web technologies. As the web continues to advance, more people rely heavily on online services; my goal is […]

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