Effective May 5, Ernesto Quinteros will be Johnson & Johnson’s first chief design officer. Based at the firm’s headquarters in New Brunswick, N.J., Quinteros will report to group worldwide chairman Sandi Peterson.
According to company executives, the newly created role is meant to expand J&J’s Global Strategic Design Office beyond consumer business origins into other areas of the company’s portfolio, including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, consumer products and health and wellness.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"