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Tim Cohan has spent nearly 20 years working at industry-leading brand agencies developing strategic brand identities, print communications, interactive design, experiential graphics, and wayfinding systems for local and global organizations. He was most recently Associate Partner at Pentagram’s New York office where he developed brand identity systems for Warner Bros., DC, Fisher-Price, the Sanitation Foundation, the Wizarding World and its film and game properties; as well as the first permanent sign system for Hudson River Park in Manhattan.

 

Cohan is also a faculty member in SVA’s MFA Design program where he created and teaches a course called Brand Concepts. He acts as thesis advisor for one student each spring and is on the admissions committee, which reviews and selects applicants for the program each year. 

 

Aside from graphic design he enjoys drawing, furniture design, and woodworking in his studio in Brooklyn. 

 

Awards & Recognition

AIGA BoNE Show

Art Directors Club (NYC)

Connecticut Art Directors Club

EG Magazine

Fast Company

Hartford Art School

Metropolis Magazine

School of Visual Arts

Type Directors Club 

Under Consideration

Work Featured In:

Pentagram: Living By Design, Unit Editions, 2023.

Becoming a Design Entrepreneur, Allsworth Press, 2016.

Graphic Style Lab, Rockport Publishers, 2015.

Flaunt: Designing Effective, Compelling and Memorable Portfolios of Creative Work, Under Consideration, 2015.

Raw Data, Thames & Hudson, 2014.

Daily Heller, “Sketching as Meditation: Drawing on Rome”, 2014.

Select Former and Current Clients

Amazon

Abu Dhabi Municipality

Academy for Teachers

Caruso

City Creek Reserve

DC

Fisher-Price

Gemological Institute of America

Gowanus Studio Space

Hines

Le Guanahani

Hudson River Park Trust

NC Changwon Park

Ohio and Erie Canalway Coalition

Rosewood Miramar Beach
Sanitation Foundation

School of Visual Arts

Scotts Miracle-Gro

Warner Bros.

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