Partners

Michael Rock
Founding Partner and Creative Director
Michael Rock is a founding partner and creative director of 2x4, Professor of Design at the Yale School of Art, and Professor (Adjunct) at the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture. At 2x4, he leads a wide range of projects, both cultural and commercial, for Nike, Prada, Miu Miu, Kanye West, Target, Hyundai and many others. Previously he was a fellow at the Jan Van Eyck Akademie in Maastricht, The Netherlands, and a contributing editor and graphic design journalist at I.D. Magazine in New York and Eye in London. His writing on design has appeared in publications worldwide and he is currently a contributor to the New York Times T Magazine. He holds an A.B. in Humanities (Literature) from Union College and a M.F.A from the Rhode Island School of Design. He is the recipient of the 1999/2000 Rome Prize in Design from the American Academy in Rome and currently serves on the board of the Academy. His critically acclaimed collection of essays and projects, "Multiple Signatures," was published by Rizzoli International in Spring of 2013.
Georgianna Stout
Founding Partner and Creative Director
Georgianna Stout is a founding partner and creative director of 2x4 where she leads a wide range of projects from extensive retail and packaging design initiatives to large-scale identity, exhibition and environmental graphics/wayfinding programs. Past and present clients include Target, Nike, Barneys New York, Tiffany & Co., and Malin + Goetz. Her work in the cultural sector includes a series of exhibition designs for the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum and branding projects for the Brooklyn Museum, Dia Art Foundation and the Studio Museum in Harlem. She has led product development for textiles and wall coverings with Knoll, Maharam, Blick and Flavor Paper. She also collaborates with husband and designer David Weeks in his furniture design studio, David Weeks Studio. Prior to founding 2x4, she worked at Bethany Johns Design producing publications and identity programs for arts organizations and various cultural institutions. She has been a visiting design critic at Rhode Island School of Design and Yale University School of Art, and holds a B.F.A from the Rhode Island School of Design.

Team

Sung Joong Kim, Creative Director
Kumar Atre, Director Architecture Design
Dominic Borgia, Technical Director
Gala Delmont-Benatar, Project Manager
Min Choi, Designer
Jessica Dobkin, Associate Design Director
Kristine Ericson, Junior Designer
Amber Foo, Associate Design Director
Timothy Gambell, Associate Director of Interactive Media
Joshua Graver, Associate Design Director
Emily Green, Project Coordinator
Nancy Hong, Project Manager
Hyoungkee Kim, Designer
Christopher Kupski, Director Architecture Design
Michael Laning, Senior Designer
Beverly Liang, Strategy Director
Kai Liao, Designer
Donnie Luu, Senior Designer
Le Thanh Ly, Designer
Florian Mewes, Design Director
Philippe Ostiguy, Associate Strategist
Liliana Palau Balada, Associate Design Director
Sunny Park, Senior Designer
Christina Papalexandri, Senior Designer
Elsa Ponce, Senior Designer
Milena Sadée, Director of Interactive Media
Mindy Seu, Designer
Carrie Smith, Senior Designer
Ebbe Strathairn, Designer
JiEun Rim, Senior Designer
Kelly Sung, Designer
Ryan Weafer, Design Director
Margot Weller, Strategist
Jie Yu, Production Designer

Administrative Staff

Douglas Freedman, Chief Financial Officer
Jane Friesen, Managing Director
Eileen Costello, Director of Administration
Lisa G. Smith, Accounting Associate
Sarah Robson, Executive Assistant