Stacy Karzen is a strategically driven, award-winning graphic and package designer whose expertise lies primarily in the food and healthy food space. She believes honest, intelligent, nuanced design is a craft that has the power to make deep connections. As Creative Director at one of Chicago’s top CPG consultancies she learned to transform business and brand strategy into high impact brand expressions and packaging that resonate with consumers at shelf. That experience, coupled with her MFA from the University of Chicago where she studied how to make meaning through visual communication, has honed her ability to articulate and enrich brand meaning – amplifying it in the marketplace. Stacy taught package design for 10 years in the Art & Design department at Columbia College. She lives in Chicago with an office in Logan Square and a studio in Pilsen.