Monica Schlaug

Graduate Graphic Design / Graphic Design


Monica Schlaug is an experienced Creative Director and Designer whose career has spanned from the Bay Area to Los Angeles, and has included agency, in-house and independent work. She is the former Creative Director of AdamsMorioka, where she worked closely with Sean Adams and Noreen Morioka on direction of the design team and other collaborators. Notable clients included The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Annenberg Community Beach House, the Broad Foundations, Cedars-Sinai, Sundance Institute and Sundance Film Festival, LA Family Housing, USC, UCLA Anderson Executive Education, Target, Disney, and Adobe. Most recently, she led an in-house team of seven Designers and Art Directors at John Paul Mitchell Systems, responsible for creating ongoing branding and packaging for the company’s many sub-brands.


  • GMGX-611-02: Graduate Thesis 1
  • GBDS-510L-01: Branding Lab 1
  • GBDS-512-01: Writing for Brand