Anna Nelson is a co-chair for the Chicago Chapter. She is also a Designer at Spark in the Greater Chicago Area.
Anna Nelson transforms brand identity into experience by integrating story and space.
She received her BA in Art from Boston's Northeastern University. Post-grad, Anna Nelson returned to the Midwest to work as a Display Coordinator for Anthropologie. She designed and built window displays, in-store installations and retail fixtures for the brand in Chicago for three years. A brief stint freelancing led her to Free People where she was brought on to elevate brand visuals in the Chicago and Midwest markets. She conceptualized and created prototypes for the field at home office and directed the seasonal presentation and installation of displays in 16 locations across seven states.
After six years of design/build experience with both URBN Inc. and as an independent contractor, Anna joined Partners by Design as a branded environments designer for Spark. Spark designs are always site-specific and completely custom. A Chicago based firm, Spark partners with local artists, vendors and fabricators to deliver exceptional design crafted with integrity. Anna Nelson has the privilege of creating branded environments for a variety of commercial, non-profit, retail and hospitality clients.
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