Jump off cliffs and build your wings on the way down.

  —Ray Bradbury


Joey Cofone is Co-Founder/CEO at Baron Fig, and a Designer & Troublemaker under the hood. He strives to make work that appeals to curious minds. Work that's beautiful, smart, and communicative.



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About Joey Cofone

Joey Cofone is Co-Founder/CEO of Baron Fig and an award-winning graphic designer based in New York City. His work has been featured in Fast Company, Bloomberg, Quartz, Mashable, and PRINT, among others. Joey is the current 1st place winner of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) biennial design competition, Command X; he was named a 2015 New Visual Artist by PRINT Magazine. He holds a BFA in Graphic Design from the School of Visual Arts in New York City; he also spent four years pursuing a BA in Literature & Philosophy at Seton Hall University. Before launching Baron Fig, he ran Joey Cofone Design, a small studio focused on creating brands for startups. Joey strives to make work that appeals to curious minds—work that’s beautiful, smart, and communicative. He believes that design is the least of a designer’s worries, that story is at the heart of all tasks, and jumping off cliffs is the only way to grow.


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Print NVA 15 Under 30
AIGA Command X 1st Pl
Kickstarter Alumni

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Fast Company
Quartz
Print Magazine
Mashable

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AIGA National
Bloomberg TV
SVA NYC
Parsons NYC

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Design Entrepreneur
Playing With Type
Visual Literacy
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