Antonio García is an adjunct lecturer and teaches DSGN 470: Communication Design and DSGN 495-39: Visual Storytelling.

Antonio is Portfolio Lead at Northern Lab, Northern Trust's internal innovation studio. Before going in-house, he led gravitytank's interaction design team and social innovation practice. Prior to working in innovation, Antonio was strategic director of Firebelly Design, a socially responsible design studio in Humboldt Park.

In addition to teaching Visual Storytelling and Communication Design at Northwestern University, Antonio has also taught Customer Discovery as part of the Polsky Center's Entrepreneurship Essentials program. A frequent contributor to community conversations on the topics of diversity, culture and creativity, Antonio believes design's sole function is to create change.

Antonio's creative side projects include DJingillustration and Cinema of the Sick, an underground horror movie film festival.


BFA, Advertising Design, Atlanta College of Art (now SCAD), Savannah, GA

Certificate, AIGA Business Perspectives for Creative Leaders, Harvard Business School, Boston, MA