Professor Brand/Integrated Marketing Communication

Rya Kaufman, Creative Director and founder of Red Design, an advertising, corporate identity and web design studio with offices in New York and Rome since 1997.

Born in the former Soviet Union, raised in the USA and currently working out of Rome, Italy her strategic approach to projects reflects a spirit of cultural and visual design influences from around the world. Rya benefits from 20 years of experience, working for the New York leading advertising/design agencies and the last decade at the helm of her own.

Her work spans many sectors including Technology, Tourism, Cultural Institutions, Education, Fashion, and Activism. Rya holds a Bachelor’s degree from the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York. She is fluent in English, Russian and Italian.