Paddy Harrington

Paddy Harrington, Founder at Frontier Co.

Paddy has over 10 years experience in branding, strategy and design. He has degrees in literature and architecture and has worked in research, architecture, advertising, and design. His clients have included The New York Jets and Giants, Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, Unilever, the Holy City of Mecca, Li-Ning, and the Fogo Island Inn in Newfoundland. He is an award winning writer and filmmaker and has spoken at several design conferences as well as at Brown, Harvard, and the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing. Paddy was formerly the SVP Design Innovation and Digital Creative Director at Indigo Books and, prior to that, Executive Creative Director at Bruce Mau Design.

Frontier is a magazine, design studio, and ventures group. They believe that this combination of content, consulting, and entrepreneurship create a powerful engine for creative development. Their magazine explores and celebrates the risks people take in the process of creating something original and worthwhile. Their design studio capabilities include branding, communication, digital, graphic, spatial, and product design, and their ventures team works on selected projects to bring new kinds of design driven product experiences to market. Their magazine provides them with a platform for ongoing research into emerging trends, technologies, and talents that feeds their design work, and their studio based design work drives their creative exploration. Their team consists of designers, strategists, writers, filmmakers, editors, and business specialists.