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John Ball

Principal, Creative Director at MiresBall Brand Design
With over thirty years of experience—in both design and business, John is known for work that balances strategic, practical thinking with an intuitive creative approach. A passion for clarity and simplicty informs his work—leading high-profile projects for Fortune 100 brands, helping innovative startups get off the ground, and directing the brand revitalization for legendary American audio icon Shure. John also served as a founding director for the Lux Art Institute, overseeing its award-winning branding and communication efforts for fifteen years. His work has been recognized by organizations including Communication Arts, AIGA, Graphis, ReBrand, The American Association of Museums, and was featured in the 2005 California Design Biennial at the Pasadena Museum of Art.