Mark Randall
Principal and Creative Director

For over twenty years, Mark has been principal of Worldstudio, a strategy and design firm that creates unique marketing, branding and communication programs that drive positive social change for its clients and for self-driven initiatives, such as Design Ignites Change. Clients range from Adobe Systems, Inc., Enterprise Community Partners and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to Times Square Alliance and the City of New York.

Worldstudio’s work has won leading industry awards and has been featured in books on graphic design and in publications such as Metropolis, Graphics International and Eye. Mark and Worldstudio have been twice selected for the prestigious “ID Forty” award, an annual listing of leading innovators in the design industry chosen by ID: The Magazine of International Design.

Formerly at Vignelli Associates, the internationally renowned design studio, Randall was project manager for the redesign of Fodor’s Travel Guides. He was also a designer for the environmental graphics firm, Whitehouse and Katz.

Mark lectures regularly on social design at colleges and universities and industry conferences, such as AIGA and HOW. In addition, he has taught at Parson’s School of Design and Fordham University in New York and at Hartford University in Connecticut. Mark is the co-founder and chair of Impact! Design for Social Change, an annual six-week graduate-level summer intensive at the School of Visual Arts in New York.

He currently serves on the advisory board for desigNYC and the committee of the Times Square Arts Advisors. He also served on the national board of AIGA, the professional association for design. In 2012, Mark was named one of the Public Interest Design 100.

Mark graduated in 1984 from the University of Washington in Seattle with a B.F.A. in graphic design.