ABOUT THIS AUTHOR
Jake Barton is Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Local Projects, an experience design firm that creates groundbreaking museums and public spaces. Credits include landmark projects like the 9/11 Memorial & Museum, Greenwood Rising Black Wall Street History Center, The Cooper-Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, StoryCorps and Planet Word, the Museum of Language Arts. Local Projects has won every major award, including the National Design Award, Cannes Lions; Jake’s TED Talk has over one million views and he is on Fast Company Magazine’s list of top fifty designers. Jake is currently launching a new firm that will develop experiences to catalyze action around the climate crisis.
WHY HE’S JOINING US
Jake Barton founded a media and physical design firm that creates groundbreaking experiences in the realms of storytelling and emotion, including landmark projects for the 9/11 Memorial Museum, the Cooper-Hewitt, and the Legacy Museum. His TED talk has nearly a million views, and he is on Fast Company magazine’s list of top 50 designers.
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