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Marius Ursache

Local Organizer
Marius Ursache

Marius should have been a successful plastic surgeon (he owns a Medical Degree), but instead he landed early in media & advertising. From cartoonist for a radio station (a paradox), then for the largest Romanian news group, he then worked as graphic artist and designer for companies in Romania, UK and US. In 1999, aged 22, Marius founded Grapefruit, currently one of the leading branding and digital agencies in Romania. He studied design in New York at, and then with Milton Glaser at the School of Visual Arts; communication and PR at SNSPA Bucharest (Romania), then digital media (European Masters in Interactive Multimedia, Romania). He holds an impressive number of international design awards, among them a Brand Leadership Award at World Brand Congress 2009. He is also a founding member of the Creative Industries Association (Romania) and an advisory board member for the Romanian Institute for Information Architecture.

Organized WIAD Bucharest in 2012