Young Guns 5 WINNERS

2006: The move to make Young Guns an international competition was a a smart one; Young Guns 5 saw nearly a quarter of its submissions come from outside of the United States. Beyond the Moleskine-produced annual and the November 9, 2006 ceremony and exhibition, this year introduced a speaker series that explored the work, history, hurdles, goals and aspirations of Young Guns winners.


Paulina Reyes

Paulina is an independent Creative Director from Mexico City based in New York. For the past 20 years she has lent her creative expertise to prestigious companies, including, Mother New York, Kate Spade, Chobani, Collins, Duffy Design, Laurie DeMartino Design, and most recently Plated. Her experience working in agencies, in-house, and start-ups has allowed her to become an expert directing 360 branding, from strategy through all areas of execution.

Paulina enjoys contributing to the design community through teaching and lectures. She has taught at MCAD in Minneapolis, and SVA in NY; she’s been a main stage speaker at national design conferences such as AIGA’s Head, Heart, Hand in Minneapolis; and De Hache in Querétaro, México.

Through the years, Paulina’s work has been exhibited internationally at major museums: In 2013’s Artesano entre Artistas at Museo de Arte Popular in Mexico City; Design for a Living World a traveling exhibition inaugurated in 2009 at the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum in New York City; and 2003’s National Design Triennial at the Cooper Hewitt for her work with Laurie DeMartino.

Paulina’s work has earned her recognitions from organizations such Print magazine’s New Visual Artists, ID, TDC, AIGA, and Communication Arts among others.




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