The COLLINS High School Design Internship Program went into full gear this year, led by Yocasta Lachapelle. Isis Joseph and Kaye Torres are currently New York City high school students. Nicole Cousins and Cyra Cupid were high school interns with us last year and returned again after their first year at The Rhode Island School of Design. This week we begin interviewing candidates for 2019.
Heyday — Target launches their first electronics brand. And just in time for the holidays.
vitaminwater brand system
Engineering a new operating system for a celebrated global brand.
The East Cut
Naming and creating a new San Francisco neighborhood by echoing its legendary past.
Building the City of Tomorrow.
“We love to hire great people who are also remarkable at something else.”
Brian and Managing Partner Karin Soukup discuss the importance of secret superpowers at COLLINS and more in Tobias van Schneider’s ‘How to Get a Job at X’ series.
Design is a powerful tool to create civic change, but voting is another way we can help create the future we want to live in.
COLLINS once again helped design the science and technology conference, PopTech2018.
The opening film and subsequent talk by Brian Collins from 2017 sparked a conversation this year around imagination and creative tension. And the film lives on as one of the most downloaded videos of the conference.
View the film here.
Monocle highlights our work for the East Cut neighborhood in San Francisco, uniting the Rincon Hill, Folsom, and Transbay areas that were once overlooked due to the 1869 Second Street Cut development project.
The new name and identity for the East Cut reflects the vibrant community’s past and future.
Brian and three of our team members recently spoke with The Dieline about joining, working, and growing at COLLINS. Pro-tip: reading is fundamental.
Brian will be taking the stage this week with Chobani Chief Creative Officer Leland Maschmeyer in Atlanta as their first stop in Adobe’s Creative Leaders Program series. They’ll be discussing how design helps companies create new futures and sharing a framework for making that actionable.
This week our work with vitaminwater on their brand book took home a win at the Design Week Awards in London.
Adobe was curious about what we thought about design as the heart of customer experience. We were joined by leaders from IBM, R/GA and Chobani to talk about the future of CX at their awesome Digital Summit.
As noted by The Drum, Karin Soukup is stepping into a leadership role in our San Francisco office. We’re looking forward to continued excellence from our team in the city by the bay.
We sat down with the creative leadership coaches from SWIM for two workshops. First we learned about the impact that effective listening can have on relationships, and brushed up on some fundamental listening skills. Then we hosted a session just for COLLINS ladies to work on ways to get more comfortable claiming visibility across a range of professional contexts.
Adam Savage of TV’s Myth Busters visits the Jim Henson Exhibition we designed in partnership with The Museum of The Moving Image. And he loves it. We learned Adam’s father worked on Sesame Street as a Muppeteer. And Adam even appeared in several episodes of the legendary TV show.
Hosted, and inspired by, the beautiful minds from Denmark’s Niels Brock Innovation Academy.