Brian Collins is a designer and co-founder of COLLINS, the business transformation company based in San Francisco and New York City. The company started with two laptops, four desks and an idea: Design is not what they would made. Design is what they would make possible.
Since then, company has won Agency of the Year honors over the last 5 years from AdAge (2019, 2020, 2021, 2023) and D&AD (2021). Their work on reimagining The Institute of Design at The Illinois Institute of Technology (The New Bauhaus) just won best work of the year from DesignWeek in London.
Before launching COLLINS in 2008 with Leland Maschmeyer, Brian led the design and brand innovation division at Ogilvy Worldwide for over a decade.
Brian is a Distinguished Alumnus of The Massachusetts College of Art & Design. He has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate from The Art Center College of Design and granted the Luminary Prize from Bell Labs. He was most recently elected a member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale.
SPOTIFY, Twitch, Target, Figma, M.AD School of Ideas, Nike
ART DIRECTION, INNOVATION, EDITORIAL & GRAPHIC DESIGN, GRAPHIC DESIGN, CONCEPT ART, VISUAL ART, CREATIVE PROCESS, TYPOGRAPHY