Irina Koryagina is a graphic designer and art director based in New York City, specializing in brand identities, publications, environmental graphics, wayfinding and signage, custom lettering and type, exhibitions, websites, and more. She works both independently and as a collaborator on bigger teams, providing freelance support to studios and agencies, and developed designs for the likes of Adobe, Apple, Citigroup, Colgate, Foster+Partners, Hennessy, JP Morgan Chase, New York Landmarks Preservation Commission, New York State Parks, New York Times Book Review, Pentagram, The Smithsonian Institution, and others. Her work was published and exhibited across the U.S., Russia, UK, China, India, Spain, and Germany. She is a member of Alphabettes, an international network supporting all women in typography and type design. Born and raised in Novosibirsk, Russia, the self-proclaimed capital of Siberia, she moved to New York City at 24. She loves speaking about design and her career path at conferences, colleges, universities, and private company events, both in the U.S. and internationally.