Joe Doucet’s ability to fluidly cross the different disciplines of design have made him one of the most sought after creative talents working in America. After graduating from the prestigious Art Center College of Design in 1999 with a degree in Communication Design, Doucet quickly began exporting his vision beyond graphic design into product, furniture, environment, packaging, technology and many other problems that clients have throw at him over the years. As a designer, inventor and creative director, his work deftly hybridizes function and visual appeal while conveying layers of meaning and message. Doucet believes that design and, more importantly, a designer’s thought process can play a larger role in innovation and problem solving, as well as aesthetics, whether that be for brands, their product portfolios or for a broader social context. His portfolio therefore encompasses furniture, consumer electronics, corporate identity, jewelry, fashion, technology, children’s toys, environments and architecture, delivering innovation across a variety of industries and clients.
Richard Hinzel studied Law at the London School of Economics and Political Science before going on to a career path which took him from journalism at Wallpaper* magazine to advertising and brand design management.