I was astonished to find out that John Jay was actually a Columbus native. John Jay is Global Executive Creative Director of ad giant Weiden + Kennedy. Selected as on of the 40 most Influential designers by I.D. magazine and of the the most 80 most influential people in photography by American Photographer magazine. He has inspired some of the fashion industries most successful designers and works with the likes of Hiroshi Fuijiwara, Futura, Jeff Staple, and the list goes on. He will be speaking at the Wexner Center tomorrow in honor of the 40th anniversary of Ohio State Design. Strongly encourage anyone who can make it to come out. More info here.