Hello there, I'm Christian 

(and that's Carl)

Have a design project you need help with? Or any reason for me to get out of the house and meet in real life? Really, any reason. Please reach out.


2022 Graphis Gold, Branding
ADC100, The One Club for Creativity

2021 Core77 Notable Interaction Award
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Interactive
Wall Dreams in Fiber Optic Wood

2021 Graphis Gold
9/11 Museum and Memorial, Exhibit Design
Revealed: The Hunt for Bin Laden

2021 Excellence Award at University College Design Awards
New York Arts Program Brand Identity

2020 Communication Arts Award of Excellence
9/11 Museum and Memorial, Exhibit Design
Revealed: The Hunt for Bin Laden

2020 Graphic Design USA Award
9/11 Museum and Memorial, Exhibit Design
Revealed: The Hunt for Bin Laden

2020 PRINTMag Motion Graphics & Video Award
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Interactive
Wall Dreams in Fiber Optic Wood

2020 Graphic Design USA Award
The Optical Society, Print

2019 PRINTMag Regional Award
1938 Projekt, Exhibit and Website





9/11 Museum & Memorial


JPMorgan Chase & Co.

National Geographic

Amazon (Seattle HQ)

Storm King Art Center

Smithsonian Museum of the American Indian

Memorial Sloan Kettering

CUNY Graduate Center

United Nations + PEFC

Princeton University

Union Square Partnership

New York Arts Program

Virginia State Capitol


C&G Partners, New York, NY, 2017 – Current
Designer for identity, branding, web, signage/wayfinding, and exhibition projects at cultural organizations in the arts and education. Recently completed a museum exhibition for the 9/11 Museum & Memorial as the lead graphic designer, including concept design, branding, production, and installation. 

Thackway McCord, New York, NY, 2017
Graphic designer for predominantly corporate identity design, branding, web design, signage, and events.

Synthesis Center, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, 2015 – 2016
Designer responsible for a new brand initiative, brand strategy, identity design, print, advertising, and web.

NBBJ Studio 07, Seattle, WA, 2015
Design intern responsible for designing and presenting environmental graphics for Amazon and Kinzer Partners.

Resound Creative, Tempe, AZ, 2014 – 2016
Graphic designer responsible for branding initiative, identity design, print, and web.

The James Agency, Scottsdale, AZ, 2014
Graphic design intern responsible for advertising, motion graphics, copywriting, print layout, and social media assets.


Arizona State University
Master of Visual Communication Design, 2016

Virginia Tech
Bachelor of Arts in Business Information Science, 2010 


Amsterdam Grafisch Atelier (AGALAB) – 08.01.16 
Artist in Residence, exploration of Risograph printing

AGA LAB August Exhibition – 08.30.16
Exhibition of risograph prints in collaboration with Malissa Sabus
Amsterdam Grafisch Atelier

2016 MVCD GRAD SHOW – 05.06.16
Poster, video projection, design, branding, and curation
Gould Evans, Phoenix AZ

SUGO: The Kitchen Drama – 04.21.16
Video Installation, motion graphics on three projectors
Bulthaup Kitchen Model Room, Scottsdale AZ

Watershed Conference – 04.18.16
Panel lecturer, Imitation vs. Trend
Annual Symposium of the Rocky Mountain Printmaking Alliance
Boise State University, Boise, ID

MMMT – Mixed Media Mixed Theme – 04.07.16
Mikrosynkka, Intaglio Prints, Variable Edition
Phoenix Center for the Arts, Phoenix AZ

SEGD Xplorer – 08.06.15
Talk & Demo, Motion Tracking with MaxMSP
Seattle event hosted by Society of Experiential Graphic Design (SEGD) at NBBJ

Exposed Symposium – 03.28.15
Event branding, promotion, and coordination
The Design School at ASU, Tempe AZ

Design by Christian Montoro | Copyright 2021