Speaker: Ginette Caron
Location: Milano, Italy
Simplicity of Complexity/ Complexity of Simplicity
Knoll /WA furniture system identity
Ginette Caron was born in Montreal where she graduated in Graphic Design/BFA at Concordia University. She opened her own studio in Milan in the early Nineties after a few years working in Montreal, Bologna and Venice.
Ginette Caron Communication Design studio specializes in corporate identity projects, branding, exhibit design and art books for international clients like Barilla, Bvlgari, Chase Manhattan Bank, Grand Theatre de Provence, Fondazione Prada, Knoll, Moleskine, Swatch and TV5. During her career, she also worked as in house Design Director for Prada Group and Benetton Group. For over ten years at Gregotti Associati International, she is responsible for the corporate image of Unifor (Compasso d’Oro 1995) and the all main Italian design furniture industries.
Ginette Caron is regularly invited to conduct workshops and lectures in Italy and abroad. She participated at different exhibitions; among them the Warsaw Poster Biennal, Milano Made in Design touring in Toronto/Tokyo/Shanghai/Beijing and Moleskine Detour at the Art Directors Club of New York.
During the years she received the Red Dot Design award, Graphis Gold awards, ADC Art Directors Club NY Merit award, EdAwards Finalist and Eulda awards. She has been jury member for Wolda and Mediastars Design Awards.