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Museum of Modern Art Hires Rob Giampietro as Director of Design

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COURTESY MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

The Museum of Modern Art announced today the appointment of Rob Giampietro as its new director of design. He joins the museum’s newly formed creative team and will work in collaboration with its director of marketing and creative strategy, Rob Baker, and its director of editorial and content strategy, Leah Dickerman.

In a news release, Baker said, “We are thrilled to have Rob join our new team at this exciting moment, with our expanded museum opening to audiences next year. Rob brings to MoMA a wealth of experience across many sectors, with a keen understanding of how brands and identities need to work in the 21st century.”

Previously, Giampietro served as a design manager at Google, where he was responsible for the launch of design.google.com, among other projects. He has taught in RISD’s MFA graphic design department since 2006, and is also a senior critic there.

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