Juan Carlos Pagan is a New York based Artist, Designer, Typographer, and Creative Director. He received his BFA from Parsons School of Design in 2006, and completed his post graduate studies at Cooper Union in 2011. Juan has been honored for his work by The Type Directors Club, Comm Arts, ADC, One Show, Cannes Lions, Clios, Fastco, and Print Magazine. In 2013 Juan won the prestigious Art Directors Club Young Gun Award, honoring designers under 30. That same year he was named top of Adweek‘s Talent 100 and was the cover & featured story. Juan was also nominated for Print Magazines New Visual Artist 20 Under 30 that same year. He is currently a founding partner of the Creative Studio & Artist Representation Agency Sunday Afternoon based in New York City, and was formerly the Head of Design of 72andSunny NY. Complete CV available upon request.

Worldwide Representation:
Sunday Afternoon. For inquiries, contact audrie@sundayafternoon.us

Hate mail can be sent here: Carlos@jcpagan.com

Selected Clients



Variety Magazine



The Art Directors Club



New York Lottery

Print Magazine

New York Times Magazine





ESPN Magazine








SVA, 2017

AIGA, Kansas City Design Week, 2017

Miami Ad School, 2016

SVA, 2016

Method + Madness Conference, 2015

Typographics Conference, 2015

The Creative Circus, 2013

Advertising Week's Rising Star, 2013

VCU Brandcenter, 2012

Parson School of Design, 2012

ADC Young Guns Apple Store, 2012

AIGA, Resurgence Of Hand Lettering, 2012


ADC Young Guns 11. Identified as 1 of 30 vanguard creatives 30 year of age and under, 2013

Comm Arts Typography Annual Award, 2017

Comm Arts Design Annual Award, 2016

TDC, Certification of Excellence - TDC62, 2016

Graphis Silver Award, 2016

TDC, Certification of Excellence - TDC61, 2015

Paste Magazine “10 Designers To Watch", 2015

Cannes Lion - Gold & Bronze, 2014

Comm Arts Typography Annual (Jury), 2014

ADC Young Guns 12 (Committee & Jury), 2014

ADC 93rd Annual Competition Illustration (Jury), 2013

Named top of Adweeks Talent 100. Cover & Featured Story, 2013

Print Magazine Regional Design Award, 2013

TDC, Certification of Excellence - TDC59, 2013

One Show Design - Bronze, 2012

D&AD - In-Book, 2012

Creative Review - In-Book, 2012

Young Guns International - Silver & Bronze, 2012

TDC, Certification of Excellence, TDC58, 2012

Print Magazine Regional Design Award, 2012

Named a “Creative You Should Know” by Creativity Online & AdAge, 2012

4 Clios Awards, 2012

One Show Merit, 2012

4 Comm Arts Typography Annual Awards, 2012

Comm Arts Advertising Annual Award, 2012

Young Guns International - Silver & Bronze, 2011

HOW Magazine Best Logotype, 2011

Published in: Mastering Type, The Essential Guide to Typography for Print and Web Design, 2011

Published in: Designing Brand Identity: An Essential Guide for the Whole Branding Team, 2012