Joe Doucet X Partners is an award-winning, multidisciplinary practice that believes design is a tool to create opportunities. The group is committed to the idea that creative vision can transform an object into an obsession, a product into a paragon, and a business into a brand. Joe Doucet X Partners creates innovative ways for product design, packaging, architecture, retail design, furniture, and technology, leading Forbes to describe its practice as “a living blueprint for the twenty-first century designer.”
Joe Doucet, President and Chief Creative Officer, fluidly works with and between the different disciplines of design. After graduating from the Art Center College of Design in 1999 with a degree in Communication Design, Doucet quickly began exporting his vision beyond graphic design into product, furniture, environment, packaging, technology, and the various problems that clients may encounter, culminating in the launch of Joe Doucet X Partners, which incorporates his mantra, "Everything Communicates," across the broad spectrum of projects he delivers.
Doucet works with top clients in a variety of industries, including Bernhardt, BMW, Braun, Hugo Boss, Lexon, Moët & Chandon, and Target. His work has been exhibited internationally at venues including the London Design Museum and the Biennale International Design in Saint-Étienne, France. His awards include a 2014 Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award Nomination in Product Design, a 2010 World Technology Award for Design, and Good Design Awards in 2012 and 2008. He was also named the only ever AvantGuardian for Design by Surface magazine and currently holds more than fifty patents for his designs and inventions.