John Gall is a designer, artist, author, editor and teacher. He is currently SVP, Creative Director for the Knopf Doubleday Pantheon Group. His design and illustration work for Knopf, Vintage Books, Abrams Books, The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Criterion Collection, and Nonesuch Records has been recognized by the AIGA, Art Directors Club, Print, Graphis, and American Illustration. Known for his book cover designs for such authors as Haruki Murakami, Jennifer Egan and Vladimir Nabokov, he is also an internationally exhibited artist. He has served on the board of AIGA/NY and as an adjunct professor at the School of Visual Arts.