Mitchell Mauk is Principal of Mauk Design, which he founded in San Francisco in 1986. Mauk Design specializes in exhibit design and corporate communications, and puts special emphasis on the marketing integration of two and three dimensional images. Mitchell Mauk has won multiple awards from the IDSA, SEGD, AIGA, and was named Exhibit Designer of the Year by Exhibitor Magazine.
Mauk was the first American designer to have a light design manufactured by the prestigious Italian lighting firm Artemide. His work has been featured in Communication Arts, Interiors & Sources, VM+SD, AXIS, and Graphis, and is in the Permanent Collection of the Library of Convress. He has appeared on television in interviews for CNN’s “Business Unusual” and San Jose’s “Silicon Valley Business.”
Mauk is a graduate of Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. He began his career working for Saul Bass at Bass/Yeagar Associates, followed by BMW/designworks USA. At Mark Anderson Design in Palo Alto, he was Senior Designer for 5-1/2 years and was involved in developing the brand image of the early Apple computers, as well as corporate identity for Herman Miller’s Office Pavilion.