Craig Ward is a creative director, occasional artist, and best-selling author, best known for his pioneering typographic works.
Fascinated by process and the concept of word as image, Ward established his own studio in New York in 2011 after stints as Head of Design at Grey (NY) and agencies in London including CHI & Partners and MCBD. His clients include Calvin Klein, Adobe, Aesop, Google, Hennessy, Nike, Macy’s, Gillette, Peugeot, The New York Times, Wired, the V&A Museum, Mulberry, Dockers, and (RED).
Ward’s work has been recognized by the ADC, the TDC and One Show, among others, as well as being exhibited globally – including at The Museum of The City of New York, The Cooper Union, the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, Colette in Paris, Minneapolis’ Walker Art Center and London’s Conningsby and A Foundation galleries to name a few.
In 2015 Ward was named one of the most important designers of all time and 2018 was the creator of a custom typeface for the England World Cup kit in Russia. A regular public speaker, Craig has been a guest at Adobe MAX, Soho House, the Apple Store, AIGA, TEDx, and the OFFF Festival in Paris as well as a variety of colleges and universities.