Principal + Creative Director
For more that fifteen years, Mark has been principal of Worldstudio, a strategy and design firm that creates unique marketing, branding and communication programs that drive positive social change. Clients range from Adobe Systems, Inc., Enterprise Community Partners and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to Times Square Alliance and the City of New York.
Worldstudio’s work has won leading industry awards and has been featured in books on graphic design and in publications such as Metropolis, Graphics International and Eye. Mark and Worldstudio have been twice selected for the prestigious “ID Forty” award, an annual listing of leading innovators in the design industry chosen by ID: The Magazine of International Design.
Worldstudio’s focus on socially responsible marketing is mirrored in its synergistic relationship with Worldstudio Foundation, a nonprofit organization which offers scholarships and mentoring programs in the fine and applied arts. Mark is president of the foundation, the first nonprofit in the U.S. devoted exclusively to encouraging social responsibility in the design and arts professions.
Formerly at Vignelli Associates, the internationally renowned design studio, Randall was project manager for the redesign of Fodor’s Travel Guides. He was also a designer for the environmental graphics firm, Whitehouse and Katz.
Mark lectures regularly on social design at colleges and universities and industry conferences, such as AIGA and HOW. In addition, he has taught at Parson’s School of Design and Fordham University in New York and at Hartford University in Connecticut. Mark is the co-founder and chair of Impact! Design for Social Change, an annual six-week graduate-level summer intensive at the School of Visual Arts in New York.
He currently serves on the advisory board for desigNYC and the committee of the Times Square Arts Advisors. He also served on the national board of AIGA, the professional association for design.
Mark graduated in 1984 from the University of Washington in Seattle with a B.F.A. in graphic design.