Ken Tanabe

Multidisciplinary Art Director

Ken Tanabe

Ken Tanabe is a multidisciplinary art director whose work intersects motion, identity, print, experiences, and interactive design. He has done work for Beyoncé, Lincoln Center, Comedy Central, BET, and more. His freelance experience includes Google Creative Lab and Emmy-award winning studio Imaginary Forces. Staff positions include Freestyle Collective and AKQA. He is an award-winning instructor at Parsons the New School for Design since 2003. Tanabe founded Loving Day, a grass-roots holiday featured in Time, CNN, BBC, and more. He has spoken at venues like Harvard, Columbia, NYU, and UC Berkeley. Learn more at

Session Handout

Sessions presenting:

Wednesday, May 14
Design for Non-Profits and Grass Roots Projects10:15am – 11:15am