Joe Marianek is a multidisciplinary designer, educator and creative director with more than ten years of experience. He has worked with top agencies, organizations and clients ranging from General Electric to the New York Public Library, and from Bobby Flay to Daniel Libeskind. In 2014, Marianek co-founded Small Stuff, a design studio based in New York. He has worked for over decade in collaboration with the world's most acclaimed designers. Marianek studied graphic design at the Rhode Island School of Design, his professional career began as a design assistant for Milton Glaser, who paid him with posters. He went on to work alongside Paula Scher at Pentagram designing identities and collateral for cultural institutions. After a brief stint leading identity projects at Landor Associates, he rejoined Pentagram's New York office in 2007 to work with Michael Bierut, and was ultimately named associate partner. In 2012, Marianek moved west to lead integrated projects with the Apple global design group.