Kevin Gillespie, Principal of Gillespie Design, brings more than 20 years of professional experience as a designer and illustrator for a broad range of clients. He has worked as both a designer and a design manager in a number of corporate design teams since 1993, specializing in footwear design (Converse, Stride Rite, and New Balance). Several of his footwear designs have become classic styles that have generated exceptional commercial success for those companies over the course of many sales cycles. His illustration clients include book publishers, product developers/manufacturers, small businesses, and community arts associations. In both footwear design and illustration, he enjoys bringing creative visual solutions along with a mature professional attitude to all his partnerships.
Kevin has been profiled in The Boston Globe and in the Davis Publications’ textbook, “Exploring Visual Design”. He was also chosen to represent the New Balance design team on the PBS children’s show, “Fetch, with Ruff Ruffman”.
Kevin has served as the Chair of the Boston Chapter of the Industrial Designer Society of America and as a member of the steering committee of the Boston Graphic Artists Guild. He is a long-time member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators.
Mr. Gillespie graduated from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design in 1993 with a B.A. in Industrial Design.

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