“Carl Sagan Institute: The Voyage Continues” / Christo Downs, Creative Director
Christo Downs
Creative Director

Popular Forces, Los Angeles

For every creative endeavor, Christo brings 20 years of experience creating solutions for global brands and local companies. As creative director, Christo is focused on inspiring his teams toward inventive and memorable solutions for a wide range of industries. Along with an endless interest in the visual qualities of the world around him, Christo has a passion for the creative process itself, in brand development, interactive design, marketing communications and visual problem-solving. His relentless enthusiasm is obvious in the work he’s produced for clients including Adobe, Disney, Carl Sagan Institute, ESPN, Gap, Giorgio Armani, K2 Snowboards, Kevyn Aucoin Beauty, Levi’s, Microsoft, Nike, Nordstrom, (RED) and Warner Bros Games.

Recognition for his work includes: American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) Gold Award, Graphis Promotion Design, Print Magazine, Seattle Show Silver Award, American Graphic Design Award, among others.

Christo Downs
Creative Director

Popular Forces, Los Angeles

For every creative endeavor, Christo brings 20 years of experience creating solutions for global brands and local companies. As creative director, Christo is focused on inspiring his teams toward inventive and memorable solutions for a wide range of industries. Along with an endless interest in the visual qualities of the world around him, Christo has a passion for the creative process itself, in brand development, interactive design, marketing communications and visual problem-solving. His relentless enthusiasm is obvious in the work he’s produced for clients including Adobe, Disney, Carl Sagan Institute, ESPN, Gap, Giorgio Armani, K2 Snowboards, Kevyn Aucoin Beauty, Levi’s, Microsoft, Nike, Nordstrom, (RED) and Warner Bros Games.

Recognition for his work includes: American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) Gold Award, Graphis Promotion Design, Print Magazine, Seattle Show Silver Award, American Graphic Design Award, among others.

“Carl Sagan Institute: The Voyage Continues” / Christo Downs, Creative Director
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    Mar 8 – Jun 2, 2024
    M+
    Hong Kong
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    Publication
    Void
    International
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