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Published on:

November 1, 2023

Marcelo Kertesz

Hometown: Encinitas, California

Why did you choose to study product design?

Expand knowledge on adjacent areas.

What makes earning a degree at NewSchool special?

All the studio experience that we get.

What was your favorite thing about attending NewSchool?

The studio experience and Dario Miticocchio.

What have you been doing since you graduated?

Worked a lot — in companies and with my own initiatives.

What projects are you currently working on?

Manscaped, Monday Gin, The Astronauts Co., Sym Coffee, Mesteeso and a few other brands.

What has been your biggest career accomplishment?

As a strategist and creative, getting 6 presidents elected, in 5 different countries.

What advice do you have for incoming students?

Work, work, work!

Why should a prospective student choose NewSchool?

For the studio time and real-life design projects.