We are COLLINS.

An independent, brand experience design company.

We design products, environments and communications that transform brands, drive business and improve people’s lives.

We do it by putting imagination at the center of everything we do.

To craft bold, unforgettable worlds.

To weave the pragmatic with the poetic.

To break with the mundane and pursue the extraordinary.

We are COLLINS

  • Brian Collins

    CCO & Co-Founder

    Brian is Chief Creative Officer and Co-founder of COLLINS.

    For ten years prior to the founding of COLLINS, Brian was the Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of the brand and innovation division of Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide.

    Over his career, Brian and his team have won every major creative award. His work has been featured in The New York Times, Forbes, Creativity, Fortune, NBC News, ABC News and Fast Company, which named him an American Master of Design. Business Week named his flagship store for Hershey as a design “Wonder of the World.” His team’s design of Helios House in Los Angeles, the first gas station using environmentally sustainable principles, is included in The Cooper Hewitt National Museum of Design.

    Brian’s clients have included Airbnb, Coca-Cola, Facebook, The Ford Motor Company, Giorgio Armani, IBM, Jaguar​ Cars​, ​Instagram, ​Levi Strauss & Co., Mattel, Microsoft, Nike, Spotify, Target, Unilever, The Walt Disney Co., and The Guggenheim Museum.

    Brian was made a Distinguished Alumnus of the Massachusetts College of Art in 2004 and received an Honorary Doctorate from the Art Center College of Design in 2008. He was the first graphic designer invited to participate in the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. In 2013 he was invited to join the Worldwide Creative Council of Ogilvy & Mather, ​​the board which oversees the agency’s work globally.

    Brian has been a professor in the Graduate Program of the School of Visual Arts since 2001, and is a Director ​and Treasurer ​of The One Club for Creativity​, the world’s leading organization promoting excellence in design and advertising.

  • Matt Luckhurst

    CCO & Co-Founder

    Matt is the Chief Creative Officer of COLLINS’ San Francisco office.

    Matt has earned awards from the Type Directors Club, Communication Arts, Cannes, the One Club, Publishers Weekly and the Art Directors Club. He was also selected for Young Guns X by the Art Directors Club as one of the top designers under 30.

    Previously, Matt was the Graphic Design Lead at Airbnb, where he led work on one of the most covered identity relaunches of the last 5 years. He developed some of the largest and most visible campaigns the company has made to date, including its first community driven platform, Create Airbnb.

    Prior to Airbnb, Matt worked for three years at COLLINS as Director of Design. He worked with clients like IBM, American Express, Babyganics, NASCAR and Target.

    Matt is also an author and children’s book illustrator. Some of this work includes his children’s book “Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox: The Great Pancake Adventure” which the Library of Congress asked him to present during its National Book Week in Washington, DC.

    Matt opened the San Francisco presence of COLLINS in 2015 and has grown it to a team of 20 working with clients like Nike, Airbnb, Facebook, Instagram and The Exploratorium.

    Matt is a graduate of the School of Visual Arts’ prestigious “Design as Entrepreneur” MFA program. He currently lives with his wife Mary, an art therapist and artist, and their dog Japhy, in the Bay Area.

  • Claire Morris

    Managing Partner
  • Nick Ace

    Creative Director
  • Dashiell Alison

    Associate Strategy Director
  • Ian Aronson

    Business Director
  • Caroline Bagley

    Designer
  • Gabe Benzur

    Director of Systems Design
  • Erik Berger Vaage

    Designer
  • Megan Bowker

    Designer
  • Topher Burns

    Digital Strategy Director
  • Ben Crick

    Design Director
  • Michelle Fonseca

    Associate Business Director
  • Kirsten Harkonen

    Senior Producer
  • Joanna Hobson

    Director of Creative Operations
  • Taylor Holland

    Business Manager
  • Jump Jirakaweekul

    Designer
  • Bryna Keenaghan

    Head of Strategy
  • Sohee Kim

    Associate Designer
  • Sanuk Kim

    Associate Designer
  • Mark Kingsley

    Strategy
  • Clay Kippen

    Senior Experience Designer
  • Yocasta Lachapelle

    Director of Talent
  • Antonia Lazar

    Business Manager
  • Victoria Lewis

    Director of Finance
  • Emily Morris

    Head of Client Services
  • David Nguyen

    Design Director
  • Amir Ouki

    Director of Development
  • Leo Porto

    Senior Designer
  • Nicholas Rezabek

    Creative Director
  • Camille Sauve

    Designer
  • Courtney Shares

    Associate Business Operations Director
  • Angie Shih

    Associate Strategist
  • Rebecca Smith

    Accounting Assistant
  • Karin Soukup

    Brand Experience Director
  • Anna Sternoff

    Strategy Director
  • Jules Tardy

    Design Director
  • Thomas Wilder

    Creative Director
  • Kris Wong

    Motion Director
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