Korn And Cortés Join Gensler

Denise Korn

Boston – Denise Korn and Javier Cortés have joined Gensler’s Brand Strategy and Digital Design practice area in the Boston office. Korn will serve as Creative Director with Cortés, who will lead the studio. Korn and Cortés also bring with them a team of seasoned designers and brand strategists, which grows to 160 employees.

Together they previously led Korn Design, a firm founded by Korn 25 years ago.

Ms. Korn founded in 2003 Youth Design, an urban youth program connecting talented urban high school students to career opportunities in design through professional mentorships. In 2012 she was presented the Fellow Award from AIGA.

Cortés, is known for crafting complex brand strategies for clients like the Waldorf Astoria New York, Ritz-Carlton, and multiple independent hotels soft-branded in Marriott’s Autograph Collection. He was named as one of Massachusetts most influential people for the Latino community by El Planeta in 2011.



Javier Cortes