Forbes Highlights Pratt Alumni in “30 Under 30” Feature
Two recent Pratt graduates were named to Forbes magazine's third annual "30 Under 30" feature, which tallies the brightest stars in 15 different fields under the age of 30. Included in the elite group are Ian Collings (B.I.D. ’08), who made the Art & Style list, and Rich Greco (B.F.A. ’07), named on the Marketing & Advertising list.
Ian Collings (B.I.D. ’08), age 28, co-founded industrial design firm Fort Standard with Gregory Buntain (B.I.D. '08). The firm, which crafts everything from lighting and furniture like tables, stools, and bookcases, to bowls, candelabras, and coat hooks. Its products, made of materials like ceramic, wood, and bronze, have clean, simple lines. Clients include Warby Parker and All-Clad.
Rich Greco (B.F.A. ’07), age 28, is head of design at Droga5, a cutting-edge ad agency in New York’s East Village. Greco oversees a staff of eight designers, and has worked at MTV, Lowe New York, and Deutsch Inc. Droga5 clients include Prudential, American Express, The Coca-Cola Co., Motorola, Under Armour, Mondelez International, Chobani, Spotify, and UNICEF. He was cited as one of Business Insider's 30 Most Creative People in Advertising Under 30.