HELLO :) I AM A CREATIVE DIRECTOR DESIGNING NEW WORLDS. AT INVISIBLE NORTH, I WORK WITH BRANDS LIKE NETFLIX, BUMBLE, AND PROPEL. I HAVE BUILT POP UPS, RETAIL SPACES, AND EVENTS, WAS SELECTED TO THE FORBES 30 UNDER 30, AND HAVE BEEN PUBLISHED IN HBR AND THE CUT. TAKE A LOOK AROUND GET IN TOUCH

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PRESS 

 

The Future 100: 2021 / Wunderman Thompson (2021)

What Will the Retail Experience of the Future Look Like? / Harvard Business Review (HBR.org) (2020)

The MBA Who Dresses Like an Artist / NYMag: The Cut (2017)

30 Under 30: Education / Forbes (2016)

Oxford Saïd alumnae named on the 2016 Forbes 30 under 30 list / University of Oxford (2016)

30 Under 30 In 2016: Young Leaders Unleashing Learning for All / Women of Green (2016)

THOUGHTS

 

5 realistic ideas for future-proof innovation / Luminary Labs (2018)

The evolution of 'smart cities' / Luminary Labs (2018)

In Pursuit of Reality / Luminary Labs (2017)

Hacking Tony Hawk: Experiment 1 / Medium (2016)
Hidden Histories – Exploration in Four Dimensions
 / OpenIDEO AARP Challenge Winner (2014)

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ABOUT

Kate Machtiger is a Creative Director at Invisible North, where she envisions brand experiences and activations.

 

She founded Extra Terrestrial Studio, which designs surreal places that build connection through exploration and play.

Kate was formerly Design Director at Assignment Studios, where she helped clients bring their brand visions to life in the form of retail spaces, pop ups, and events.

 

In 2016, Kate was selected to the Forbes 30 Under 30 for her role in developing emerging technology programs with the federal government.

 

Previously, Kate served as a creative consultant on numerous large-scale real estate and hospitality ventures, and as an innovation consultant for Fortune 500 companies, government agencies, and large nonprofits. She began her career as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs.

 

Kate holds a B.S.E. in Civil Engineering from Princeton University and an M.B.A. from Said Business School at the University of Oxford.