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Aron Fay is a graphic designer & principal of FAY, a graphic design consultancy based in New York City where he works with clients both large and small on projects ranging from brand identity, packaging, editorial design, art direction, and motion design and more.

Prior to starting FAY in May of 2018, Aron worked at Pentagram Design for 7 years, ultimately as an Associate Partner for Partner, Michael Bierut.

Fay is also the founder of Comp Design, a design goods company focused on creating high quality, long lasting products.

His work has been published by the likes of Print Magazine, Wired, Creative Review, It’s Nice That and Fast Co. Design. He has received awards from the Art Directors Club, Type Directors Club, D&AD, Communication Arts, Fast Company, SEGD, and YCN. In 2015, he was nominated for a Design of the Year Award at the Design Museum in London.

Fay has also taught workshops, lectured, and been a guest critic at institutions such as Parsons, SVA, and the Maryland Institute College of Art.


Work published in

Wired
Fast Company Design
UnderConsideration Brand New
Its Nice That
Dwell
Swiss Miss
AIGA Eye on Design
Design Boom
Dezeen
Print Magazine
Gizmodo

Awards

Design Museum, Design of the Year Award 2015—Nomination
Type Directors Club (TDC) 59 Award
Type Directors Club (TDC) 61 Award—Judges Choice
Art Directors Club (ADC) 94 Award
D&AD Award 2015—Graphite Pencil
Fast Company Innovation By Design Award 2015
SEGD Award 2015

Clients

The Apollo Theater
Art, Frankly;
The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM)
Barwis
The Curry Stone Design Prize
The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation
HOTSHOT
Henry Holt & Co.
Joi Ito
Kasirer
Koppers Chocolate
The Mayors Office of Media and Entertainment
Michael Bierut
Meg Miller
Mohawk Paper
Molly Ringwald
The Monacelli Press
MIT Media Lab
Museum of Sex
Neri Oxman
Nuts.com
Rain
Rizzoli
Robert A.M. Stern Architects
The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation
School of Architecture at Taliesin
Simon and Schuster
Unalaska
Verizon
The World Science Festival
50 United Nations Plaza

History

2018–Current
Principal/Founder
FAY Design

2016–2018
Associate Partner
Pentagram

2016–Current
Founder and Owner
Comp Design

2011–2016
Designer
Pentagram

2007–2011
BFA Graphic Design
Concentration in Printmaking/Bookbinding
MICA