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Cristina Gabriele

Visiting Assistant Professor


Cristina Gabriele is an experienced communications designer with a demonstrated history of working in the industry. Operating a multidisciplinary design consultancy of her namesake, Cg Studio, Cristina serves as a design strategist, professor, copywriter, artist, researcher, and lecturer. Additionally, Cristina is the founder of contemporary jewellery label Heart & Noble, and ACME, a women’s initiative geared towards supporting individuals in the navigation of space and institutions, a thread that continues throughout her professional work both at Cg Studio and Pratt Institute. Cristina is interested in women and power, design for good, transformation, design futures, elaborate ethnographies, and balancing the poetic and pragmatic. She has worked in visual communication, art direction, identity systems, brand collateral, copywriting, strategy, positioning, and product design for Pratt Institute, Oscar de la Renta, Harper’s Bazaar, L’Officiel Germany, CR Fashion Book, Frog Design, Invista and was a founding member of the Manufacture New York Pilot Program. Cristina is currently teaching core undergraduate communication design classes while expanding her design studio.

M.F.A. Communications Design, Pratt Institute, B.A. Psychology and Business, Northeastern University.