u003cbu003eu003ciu003eBrand by Handu003c/iu003e documents the work, career, and artistic inspiration of graphic designer extraordinaire Jon Contino.u003c/bu003eu003cbru003eu003cbru003e Jon is a born-and-bred New Yorker. He talks like one, he acts like one, and most importantly, he designs like one. He is the founder and creative director of Jon Contino Studio, and over the past two decades, he has built a massive collection of award-winning graphic-design work for high-profile clients such as Nike, 20th Century Fox, and u003ciu003eSports Illustratedu003c/iu003e. Throughout all of this, he has gone to design hell and back, facing obstacles like fear, self-doubt, and bad luck. u003ciu003eBrand by Handu003c/iu003e documents the work and career of Jon Contino, exploring his lifelong devotion to the guts and grime of New York and cementing his biggest artistic inspirations, from hardcore music to America's favorite pastime. A graphic-design retrospective showcasing his minimalist illustrations and unmistakable hand-lettering, u003ciu003eBrand by Handu003c/iu003e shares how Contino has taken a passion for pen and ink and turned it into an expanding empire of clients, merchandise, and artwork.