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Joey Cofone

Joey Cofone is Co-Founder at Baron Fig, and Designer & Troublemaker under the hood. He’s living and working in New York City, striving to make work that appeals to curious minds. Work that’s beautiful, smart, and communicative.

Joey is an award-winning graphic designer whose work has been featured in Fast Company, Bloomberg, New York Magazine, Bon Appétit, Quartz, Mashable, and PRINT, among others. Joey is a 1st place winner of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) biennial design competition, Command X; he was named a 2015 New Visual Artist and, separately, Wunderkind young designer, both by PRINT Magazine. He holds a BFA in Graphic Design from the School of Visual Arts in New York City; he also spent four years pursuing a BA in Literature & Philosophy at Seton Hall University. Before launching Baron Fig, he ran Joey Cofone Design, a small studio focused on creating brands for startups. 

He believes that design is the least of a designer’s worries, that story is at the heart of all tasks, and jumping off cliffs is the only way to grow.