Morcos Key brings together two incredible perspectives—designers Jon Key and Wael Morcos—and represents a model for how a contemporary design studio can create vital work that gives visibility to underrepresented communities. The studio works with a variety of arts and cultural institutions, nonprofits, and companies in both North America and the Middle East, providing services as varied as brand strategy, Latin and Arabic type design, book design, and wayfinding, to name a few. Their clients include Nike, the Sharjah Triennial, and the Studio Museum in Harlem, among others. In 2021, Morcos Key received the Black Design Visionaries Impact Grant, awarded by the Brooklyn Museum and Instagram to design businesses that offer “experimental expressions of Black culture and have a powerful vision for the future.”
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