Christopher Simmons is a designer, writer, educator, design advocate, and principal of the noted San Francisco design office MINE™. MINE™ designs identities, books, consumer products, packaging, and print and interactive collateral for scientific visionaries, education reformers, best-selling authors, museums, design institutions, entrepreneurs, Fortune 500 companies, and Hollywood producers. These projects have been recognized with numerous awards, features from leading national and international publications.
Christopher is the author of four books, lectures on design issues for colleges, universities, and professional associations, and frequently participates as a judge for major design competitions. His work has been exhibited at the Pasadena Museum of California Art, the Hiroshima Museum of Contemporary Art, The Museum of Craft + Design, the Smithsonian and numerous galleries and exhibitions throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and Australia.
Christopher is a past president of the San Francisco AIGA on completion of his tenure, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom issued an official proclamation declaring San Francisco to be a city "where design makes a difference."
Adjunct Professor, Graphic Design