Brian Collins is an American designer and creative director. He was the Chief Creative Officer of the Brand Innovation Group, Ogilvy & Mather, in New York City for nine years prior to starting his communication and branding firm, COLLINS.
Christoph Niemann is an illustrator, graphic designer, and (co)author of several books, to include some children's books. His work has appeared on the covers of The New Yorker, Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times Magazine and American Illustration, and has won awards from AIGA, the Art Directors Club and American Illustration. Since July 2008, Niemann has been writing and illustrating the whimsical Abstract City, a New York Times blog.