Allan Chochinov

Partner / Editor-in-Chief, Core 77

Chairperson, MFA Products of Design, SVA


Allan Chochinov writes widely on design education and the impact of design on contemporary culture.


He has been a guest critic at various design schools including Yale, New York University, University of Minnesota, Rochester Institute of Technology, Emily Carr and Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, and is a frequent design competition juror. Chochinov lectures around the world and at professional conferences including the Industrial Designers Society of America, AIGA: the professional association for design, and the Interaction Design Association.


He is also a partner of Core77, a New York-based design network serving a global community of designers and design enthusiasts. He is the editor-in-chief of, the widely read design Web site, design job and portfolio site and design firm database. Prior to Core77, his work in product design focused on the medical and diagnostic fields as well as on consumer products and workplace systems. (Projects included work for Herman Miller, Johnson & Johnson, Federal Express, Kodak, A.C. Nielsen, Oral-B, Crunch Fitness and others.)


Chochinov has been named on numerous design and utility patents and has received awards from I.D. Magazine, Communication Arts, the Art Directors Club and The One Club. He serves on the boards of the Designers Accord, Design Ignites Change, and DesigNYC.


October 26, 2011


Reception: 6:00 p.m.

Presentation: 7:00 p.m.


Appalachian Brewing Company

50 North Cameron Street

Harrisburg, PA


SOD Members: Free

Non-members: $30

Non-members - Students: $15