Juan Carlos Pagan

Juan Carlos Pagan is a New York based Designer, Typographer, and Creative Director. He received his BFA from Parsons School of Design in 2006, and completed his postgraduate studies in typeface design at The Cooper Union in 2011.

Juan has been honored for his work by the Type Directors Club, Communication Arts, The ADC, One Show, Graphis, Cannes Lions, Clios, Fast Company, and Print Magazine among others. His client list include brands such as Nike, Google, New York Times, ESPN, Pinterest, Smirnoff, and Under Armour. In 2013 Juan received The prestigious Art Directors Club Young Guns award, That same year he was named the top of Adweek’s Talent 100, and was subsequently nominated for Print Magazine’s New Visual Artist 20 Under 30. In 2018 He received the Type Directors Club Ascenders Award which recognizes the work of designers who are 35 years of age and under for their remarkable achievement in design, typography, type design, and lettering.

He is currently the founding partner and Executive Creative Director of Sunday Afternoon. He previously held Head of Design and Creative Director positions at, 72andSunny NY, Deutsch NY, and DDB NY.