Eric Mongeon is a Boston-based designer, illustrator, and creative director. He works as the Chief Creative Officer of MIT's media company, MIT Technology Review, where he is responsible for setting the design strategy, vision, and direction for all digital, print, and event projects.
Previously, he was the Creative Director of Boston magazine, and operated a design studio working with clients in education, technology, and culture sectors.
Eric's work has been cited for excellence in more than 25 national and international design competitions, including the ASME Best Cover contest.
Lesser-known facts about Eric:
You couldn't stand up straight in the attic apartment he rented while studying at the Rhode Island School of Design.
He intended to become a comic book illustrator until he spent a semester interning at Marvel Comics. 'Nuff said.
He was inspired to become a graphic designer after seeing Kyle Cooper's closing credits for the movie Se7en.
The jewel of his extensive magazine collection is the April 1968 issue of Esquire, purchased for $5.00 at an antique shop on Cape Cod.