Christopher Young

Adjunct Teacher

B.F.A., Parsons School of Design. Christopher Young is the Creative Director, Senior Director for Global Creative Visual Merchandising for Tiffany & Co. He is responsible for the global creative development of all windows, jewelry presentation, events, exhibitions, artwork and graphics for iconic American jeweler, Tiffany & Co.  In addition, Young also illustrates for Tiffany, including "The Winter Carousel" children's book (2010) and the worldwide 2013 Valentine's Day campaign. Previously, he has consulted top luxury brands for visual merchandising, illustration, animation, and product design. Designer of the much-lauded fine jewelry collection, “Tattoo by Harry Winston™” Christopher transformed traditional sailor tattoo designs into an array of diamonds, rubies, emeralds and sapphires for legendary jeweler, Harry Winston. This collection has been celebrated in many publications including Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue and Elle. This collection won the 2009 Robb Report in China for “Best Jewelry Collection of the Year 2009”. Additionally, CHRISTOPHER YOUNG FOR NOOK™ is a collection of signature cases for Barnes and Noble, drawing from his oeuvre of magical good luck icons. Additional clients include Agent Provocateur, Assouline Publications, Bergdorf Goodman, Burberry, Hermès, Ivanka Trump, Van Cleef and Arpels, The New York Public Library and The Whitney Museum of American Art. Young has been featured in many publications and broadcasts including The New York Times, Town and Country, W Magazine, Women's Wear Daily, New York Magazine, The New York Post, The Village Voice, The Oxygen Network, National Public Radio and Good Day New York. On the silver screen, Salma Hayek chose Young to serve as her painting coach for her Oscar®-nominated role as Frida Kahlo in the Miramax film "Frida"(2000). Since 1998, Christopher Young has taught drawing and watercolor at NYU/Tisch School of the Arts in the Department of Design for Stage and Film.