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As the Chief Design Officer of one of the largest consumer goods producers in the world, Chris Hacker certainly knows a thing or two about design. Here, the Johnson & Johnson innovator offers "seven questions to ask before you design, specify or buy anything."
About Chris Hacker
Chris Hacker is the chief design officer for Johnson & Johnson, leading all creative direction for brand identity, packaging design and brand imagery for the company's consumer division. Prior to joining J&J, he was the Senior Vice President of Global Marketing and Design for Aveda. Under his leadership, Aveda received the 2004 National Design Award for Corporate Achievement from the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum.
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