Marc Blaustein is a hands-on creative director and graphic designer based in New York. Through strategic problem solving and close collaborations with clients, he develops smart, people-focused design and branding solutions.
Concentrating on digital, environmental, and print media, projects range from exhibition graphic design to corporate identity; multimedia campaigns to annual reports; limited edition books to the Web.
Marc has worked on independent projects for a diverse clientele including BMW; HBO/WarnerMedia; McKinsey & Company; the AIGA, the professional association for design; Columbia University; The Frick Collection; The New York Botanical Garden; and an array of other cultural and commercial clients. He designed for The New York Public Library for 16 years; as Design Director of its 92-branch system he shaped the graphic identity of one of New York’s great institutions.
Marc’s work has been represented at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum and the Walker Arts Center, among others. His award-winning projects have been featured in design books and publications including Print, Communication Arts, HOW, The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the Brand New design website.
Marc served on the Board of the Type Directors Club and has juried design competitions including AIGA’s 50 Books/50 Covers. He has taught at Parsons School of Design and guest lectured at the School of Visual Arts in NYC and for MaxSine Schools in China. Marc was interviewed for STEP magazine and has been among Graphic Design USA’s “People To Watch.” He is a graduate of the Cooper Union School of Art, New York, and Middlesex University, London.