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Bob Stern

Director of Graphic Design
Poughkeepsie, NY, USA

Bob joined MASS as Director of Graphic Design in January of 2022. He will work in a wide range of capacities, helping to move the firm’s brand forward in all mediums, working to develop strategic management of MASS’s fast-growing archive of visual assets, providing design direction and graphic support to business development and project leadership through refinement and development of graphic standards and templates, mentoring and sharing of ‘best graphic design practices’. He will also join the expanding exhibit design practice at MASS, and will contribute environmental graphics and wayfinding expertise to architectural and planning projects.

Bob studied Architecture and European Culture at Princeton University, received an MFA in Graphic Design from the Yale School of Art, and furthered his studies of typography and printing in Venice, Italy, on a Fulbright Grant. He has worked in a wide variety of design firms, specializing in branding, architecture, and exhibition design, as well as a period focused on marketing at the Metropolitan Opera in New York. He loves to learn, and to teach, and to work with mission-driven colleagues. He is happy to be able to bring the full depth and breadth of his experiences together in a new role at MASS.