Brian Willette, creative director, is charged with executing branding, graphic design, concepts, web creation, print and experiential for Phusion Projects. He joined the company in 2012.
As one of the owners and creative directors of Top Shelf Graphics, Willette spent five years working on design, branding, photography, web site creation, print campaigns and more. Also an owner of Creative Collective, he has spent five years designing restaurants, developing branding and managing social media.
Willette gained a B.F.A. in photography and design/marketing from Minneapolis College of Art and Design. He is also a co-founder of Actual Size, a non-profit focusing on developing schools in war torn and environmentally torn areas throughout the world. While a board member, Willette oversaw the development of 10 schools throughout Kashmir and Pakistan, and initiated efforts for developing a water delivery process in those areas. His outside interests include photography, restaurant design, architecture, fitness, boxing and using Instagram. Willette resides in Chicago, IL.