Nicole Jacek

Nicole Jacek is an award-winning German graphic designer and founder of Venice Beach–based design studio NJ(L.A.)™, a small shop that opened up in May 2013, focusing on brand strategy, and serving both cultural and commercial clients who value the power of design—effective solutions that transcend traditional disciplinary boundaries. Nicole began at the feet of the masters, working with Stefan Sagmeister at Sagmeister Inc. and also Ian Anderson at the The Designers Republic™/UK. 

Her work has been published in numerous magazines, newspapers and books from around the world. She was winner of Print’s New Visual Artists, and she was named an ADC Young Gun. She currently serves as the youngest Art Directors Club board member and is an adjunct professor at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. Nicole was the creative director of karlssonwilker inc. in New York City for the past four years and now enjoys skateboarding and her Southern California tan. Clients have included Vitra, MINI/BMW, Adobe, Carmina Campus (Ilaria Venturini Fendi), Coca-Cola, 55DSL/Diesel, Wolf-Gordon, Harvard University and the Museum of the Moving Image in New York, among many others.

Nicole will be speaking at “Head, Heart, Hand: AIGA Design Conference” in October 2013 in Minneapolis. 

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