Director of Innovation Design
Kristina provides a design perspective to the process of social innovation. Whether she’s producing an event, conceptualizing an infographic, or facilitating participatory design, Kristina brings harmony and structure to everything she graces. At Get Storied, she manages a range of engagements for Adventist Health Systems, PA State Library, CA State Library, NJ State Library, and Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadership.
She is the founder and creative director of TYTHEdesign, a design consulting firm, that collaborates with nonprofits and social ventures to help them increase the impact of their work. Previously, Kristina has worked as the NYC chapter head for Project H Design, a charitable organization focusing on product design for social change. While there, she was one of the lead designers of Learning Landscape, an educational active-learning playground installed all over the world, from Tanzania to Mexico, and also featured at Cooper Hewitt’s 2010 National Design Triennial. Additionally, Kristina has also served as the Assistant Director of the Pratt Design Incubator, working with clients such as UNESCO, WestElm, and Starbucks, as well as with a series of small non-profits and entrepreneurs.
Kristina’s design work has been published in a variety of sources, most notably in 2009’s ‘Design Revolution: 100 Products that Empower People’ by Emily Pilloton. She is a Master Teacher at Skillshare and has taught in many capacities including Design Initiative for Community Empowerment (DICE) and Sweat Equity Enterprises (SEE). Kristina has a bachelor’s degree in Architecture from McGill University and a Master’s degree in Industrial Design from Pratt Institute.