Kristen has worked as a Design Associate at Pentagram with Abbott Miller for the past 7 years on numerous corporate and cultural design projects-from identities, publications, and exhibitions, to web design, and mobile. Her work has included the graphic identity for the Maryland Institute College of Art, an identity for the Art Institute of Chicago, the exhibition, Die Couch: Thinking in Repose, at the Sigmund Freud Museum in Vienna, and "Fifth Wall," an interactive app for 2wice that transforms the iPad tablet into a new kind of performance space. A select client list includes the Guggenheim, Metropolitan Museum of Art, SFMOMA, Knoll, Vitra, 2wice Arts Foundation, The Barnes Foundation, American Express, and The Nature Conservancy. Her work has been featured in numerous design publications and exhibitions and has received awards from the Art Directors Club, Type Directors Club, AIGA 50 Books, Society of Publication designers, Print Regional Design Annual, and the I.D. Annual Design Review.
Kristen received her BFA in Graphic Design from Boston University in 2001, and her MFA in Graphic Design from the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in 2005.