The Experience Designer

david schwarz

HUSH., United States

Topic: Making the Invisible, Visible: Articulating a Brand's Purpose in the Built Environment

HUSH is an experience design firm that leverages creative technology to help organizations strategically communicate their mission, stories, and vision through both artful and functional design.

We focus our work on expressing the big idea most central to an organization’s mission and explore methods to tell that story in bold, inspiring, and unconventional ways in the built environment. Working at the intersection of three main elements–content, space, and technology–we develop custom strategies that clearly and cleanly communicate a client’s ethos.

David Schwarz is an award-winning creative leader and a founding partner of HUSH. His career has been dedicated to designing brand experiences that integrate content, interactivity, architecture, and technology. After graduating from ArtCenter College of Design, he worked for notable creative studios, interactive agencies, and design firms in Los Angeles and New York. Since founding HUSH, he has developed numerous projects across sport, luxury, beauty, technology and entertainment categories—most notably for Equinox, Google, Nike, Sonos, and Uber.

David has been featured in esteemed publications and outlets, including Creativity, Fast Company, Inc. Magazine, Communication Arts, Cool Hunting, FWA, and The Hub. He’s spoken at conferences for AIGA, The One Show, SEGD, SXSW, AdWeek, Cannes Lions, FITC, Seattle Interactive Conference, the Columbia School of Architecture, RE:DESIGN, and Digital Dumbo. He is also a mentor at New, Inc.—the New Museum’s incubator program for art, technology, and design.