Kristina is a designer, writer and educator based in Toronto, Canada. As a journalist, she covers architecture, design, art and culture and has written for The Atlantic CityLab, The Globe and Mail, the National Post, TVO.org and has appeared on CBC Radio. Her column, Favourite Room, appears weekly in the weekend edition of The Globe and Mail.
Kristina is also Strategic Director at Whitman Emorson, a design studio that applies an interdisciplinary approach to strategic communication and creative work. Previouslya, Kristina was an exhibition designer at the Art Gallery of Ontario and a designer at Bruce Mau Design, where she worked on brands, communication strategies, exhibits, signage & wayfinding systems, environmental graphics and books.
Kristina was a 2015-16 Fellow in Global Journalism at the Munk School of Global Affairs. She received her Master of Architecture from the University of Toronto in 2006.
DESN 4003 Design Project: Communication Design
DESN 4022 Major Project Communications
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