This Bostonian Design Director Helps Hotels Find Their Brand Identity

Denise Korn founded Korn Design 25 years ago

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While many people move between jobs over the course of a career, Denise Korn has worked at the company she founded for 25 years. In 1992, Korn established Korn Design, specializing in real estate, hospitality and culture, and from the very start, she worked with high-profile clients from the Ritz-Carlton Palm Beach to the Liberty Hotel.

Although Korn has held the same job for a quarter century, her story is far from ordinary. At 18, she moved to New York State from Boston to attend Cornell University and study photography.



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This story first appeared in the March 5, 2018, issue of Adweek magazine. Click here to subscribe.