patrick mitchell
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Patrick Mitchell is the founder and creative director of PlutoMedia. We have worked with a variety of clients, including: Atlantic Media, Barnes & Noble, Bell Canada, Condé Nast, DirecTV, Disney, Fairchild Publications, IFC: The Independent Film Channel, Hearst Corporation, Harvard University, Johns Hopkins, Kiplinger’s, Massachusetts General Hospital, Meredith Corporation, T-Mobile, Time, Inc. and US Airways. In 2009, PlutoMedia rolled out the SPD-award-winning redesign of Boston magazine, as well as its subsidiary titles: Boston Home, Boston Weddings, and New England Travel.
In 2009-2010, Mitchell served as the Design Director of Hearst Corporation’s O, The Oprah Magazine, where he worked on the magazine’s first-ever redesign, which launched in September, 2010. His January 2010 cover of O was the biggest-selling issue in the magazine’s history. He is a 2-time winner and 6-time finalist for the coveted ASME National Magazine Award.
As the Fast Company design director, Patrick was the winner of the prestigious 2000 National Magazine Award for Excellence in Design, and the 1999 National Magazine Award for General Excellence. Overall, he has been a finalist 6 times. In 2000 he was also presented with the Society of Publication Designers' Magazine of the Year Award. He has been the recipient of over 150 awards (including being a 4-time “Magazine of the Year,” 4 Gold and 11 Silver Medals) from the SPD. His 2001 redesign of Inc magazine earned a Silver Medal from the SPD. He was also named by Folio magazine as one of the 40 most influential people in publishing.
He lives in Rockport, Massachusetts, with his wife and two sons.http://www.oprah.com/omagazine.htmlhttp://www.magazine.org/asme/magazine_awards/shapeimage_9_link_0shapeimage_9_link_1
Dallas, Texas
BA, Graphic Design & Journalism ’84, Ole Miss
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