David Robert Kohler
David is in charge of making sure we know what clients are talking about and ensuring that their problems are solved. His experience ranges from the world of entertainment to wall street. He began his career working in the music industry, later expanding into entertainment and hospitality. As SVP and Executive Creative Director, he helped to turn Addison from an annual report firm into an integrated communication agency. As the founding member of the AdamsMorioka NY office, he helped to combine his knowledge of business strategy with unique creative solutions.
David has written, directed and produced communications programs for clients such as BMG, Duracell, The McGraw-Hill Companies, Kodak, Starwood Hotels, TimeWarner, Universal Studios and Viacom. He has won many awards, from such organizations as AIGA, American Corporate Identity, American Graphic Design, Black Book, Communication Arts Interactive, Potlatch, Sappi, Step Interactive, Type Directors Club, New York Art Directors Club, Peabody and most recently, he won an ©ADDY. His work has been exhibited at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. He has not won the D&AD and is ticked off about it.
David likes jazz, BBQ and the smell of used record stores.