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Klara Blazek

Graphic DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
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Klara Blazek

Graphic DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I am currently pursuing an MA in Graphic Communication Design at Central Saint Martins. Hailing from the United States, I am looking to fully immerse myself into London's design industry.
Projects
  • Tisch MS Gala 2019
    I was hired by The Tisch MS Research Center of New York for a second year to create their visual identity and collateral for their annual gala fundraiser. I designed a new visual direction that was different, very still felt cohesive with the previous year's design. I applied it across all of the collateral, which consisted of save the dates, invitations, RSVP cards, program booklets, auction booklets, menus, table numbers, signage, and event screens.
  • 138 North 10th
    138 North 10 is a boutique condominium designed by renowned architect Morris Adjmi in Williamsburg, New York City. This project was branded during my time at Halstead Development Marketing under Dia Ager’s creative direction. I designed logo options, brainstormed brand directions, and pitched concepts to the client, while working with Dia to execute our vision. I assisted with the brochure design and layout, as well as the art direction for the finishes photoshoot. I also played a large role o
  • 17 & 52 Convent
    17 and 52 Covent are a pair of luxury condominium buildings in Harlem, New York City. The creative director at Halstead Property Development Marketing and I created this identity and all of the marketing collateral. I played a large role in the creation of the brand—participating in all brainstorms, creating mood boards, designing logo options, pitching to the client, and being a sounding board for the creative director, Dia Ager.
  • Custom Vinyl Art
    I was hired to design album art for a playlist that was pressed into a custom vinyl. The vinyl was an anniversary gift, and the playlist had songs that meant a lot to the couple. All of the songs have themes of romance and love.
  • The Sun Also Rises Book Cover
    Inspired by Jessica Hische’s Drop Cap series, I created a book cover for Ernest Hemingway’s 1926 novel about disillusioned expatriates who travel to watch the running of the bulls and the bullfights. The cover showcases the themes of the roaring 20s and the duality of the time period, where on the surface there was a lot of partying and drinking, but underneath the individuals were lost and broken.
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Work history
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    Freelance DesignerTisch MS Research Center of NY
    New York, United StatesFreelance
    Designing all event collateral for the 2018 and 2019 Future Without MS Gala fundraisers and creating a unique visual identity for each year. Currently starting the 2020 branding.
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    Senior DesignerHalstead Development Marketing
     - New York, United StatesFull Time
    Conceptualized and designed dynamic visual identities for luxury new development condominiums in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Lead and engaged in creative brainstorms and client pitches. Coordinated and delegated tasks to freelancers and interns while spearheading an improved onboarding process. Structured and implemented a new task workflow and meeting schedule to increase design team efficiency and productivity.
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Skills
  • Branding
  • Graphic Design
  • Print
  • Digital
  • Web Design
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Design Thinking
  • Logo Design
Education
    MA Graphic Communication DesignCentral Saint Martins (UAL)
    London, United Kingdom
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    BFA Graphic DesignThe College of New Jersey
     - United States
    Valedictorian of the School of Arts and Communication Summa Cum Laude, 3.94 GPA Marketing Minor