Barry Simon is an award-winning graphic designer with extensive experience in art direction and publication design.
He has worked for such diverse publications as Trump; an upscale magazine covering the properties and lifestyle of Donald Trump, Poker Life; a magazine for the poker enthusiast, Smoke magazine, for the cigar aficionado, Relix; a magazine covering live music and most recently Energy Times; a magazine devoted to health and nutrition.
He began his career at National Lampoon magazine, following the release of the classic comedy, Animal House. He went on to become Art Director for Games, a Playboy owned puzzle magazine. Later he was employed as Design Director for Ziff Davis’s Computer Shopper, a magazine covering the tech industry.
His freelance clients have included Random House, Time Inc., Lebhar Friedman Publishing, The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Freed of London, The Big Apple Circus, The New World Symphony, S. Rothschild Clothing and WFUV Radio.
He has won several awards from The Society of Publication Designers, The Society of Illustrators, Folio Magazine and Graphics USA. He recently won a Boli Award for his work with Canon U.S.A.