Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv
New York, NY
Mackey Saturday is a principal designer at Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv. Responsible for some of today's most exciting and talked-about identities – including those for Instagram, Oculus, and Luxe – Mackey has become a definitive source for trademark design to the leading brands of Silicon Valley as well as other progressive companies around the world. With a life-long history in the creative industries he focuses on idea-driven strategy and graphic design to create and advance steadfast identities.
What happens when a solo designer known for his identity work for innovative tech companies joins the tightly knit team of one of the oldest graphic design firms famous for their collaborative approach? After building a design business with offices in Denver and San Francisco, this year Mackey Saturday moved to New York and joined Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv as a Principal Designer. Mackey will discuss the difference between working solo and working collaboratively, what it's like to become part of a design institution, and some of the inspiring and unexpected stories behind recent work.