Antonio García is founder of Dadwell & Co. and vice president of Diversity & Inclusion for AIGA Chicago.
Most recently, Antonio was Group Experience Director at Rightpoint. Prior to joining Rightpoint’s design leadership team, he helped launch Northern Lab, Northern Trust’s internal innovation accelerator. Before the Lab he led gravitytank’s interaction design discipline and social innovation practice. Leading into innovation consulting, Antonio was Director of Strategy for Firebelly Design.
In addition to design leadership, Antonio is a mentor, educator, and lecturer at Northwestern University’s Segal Design Institute and Designation. He previously taught Customer Discovery as part of University of Chicago’s Polsky Center Entrepreneurship Essentials and New Product Definition at IIT Institute of Design.
A frequent contributor to community conversations on the topics of diversity, culture and creativity, Antonio believes design’s sole function is to cause change. At present, Antonio is on sabbatical focusing on solo endeavors including a series of children books focused on Latinx identity and visual literacy.
If he’s not hard at work, Antonio is most likely DJing, drawing, or training for his next marathon.
October 24th, 2019 | 59 mins 47 secs
adobe illustrator, art, challenge, chicago, creativity, design, distortion, electronics, emoji. fly, los angeles, making, poop, sugar, turntablism
Antonio Garcia is our guest! Chicago in tha house! Soil is our challenge! Thanks to Bamanya Brian for tha challenge!
Taylor puts his Panteras on one NPN transistor at a time. Antonio pays tribute to 16-bit fart jokes most American's didn't get to enjoy in 1987. Rob has his patience tested by a very chill fly.
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