Chair, MFA Products of Design; Partner, Core77
MID, Pratt Institute, 1988; BA Philosophy, University of Toronto, 1984.
Allan Chochinov is the Founding Chair of the MFA in Products of Design graduate program at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, and a partner of Core77, the design network serving a global community of designers and design enthusiasts since 1995. Allan lectures widely at professional conferences, and has been a speaker and guest critic at schools including MIT, Yale School of Management, Columbia School of Business, RMIT, IIT, and Carnegie Mellon. He has moderated and led workshops and symposia at the Aspen Design Conference, the Rockefeller Center at Bellagio, and is a frequent guest critic and competition juror. Prior to SVA and Core77, his work in product design focused on the medical, surgical, and diagnostic fields (projects include work for Johnson & Johnson, Oral-B, FedEx, and Herman Miller). He has been named on numerous design and utility patents and has received awards from The Art Directors Club, The One Club, I.D. Magazine, and Communication Arts.
Core77 clients include AIGA, Design Observer, Businessweek, How Magazine, I.D. Magazine, Print Magazine, Art Directors Club, as well as myriad design firms, schools, recruiters, and manufacturers around the globe.
Named on numerous design and utility patents; awards from I.D. Magazine, Communication Arts, The Art Directors Club, and The One Club.