Burton Rast

San Francisco – Artist, Designer

Burton Rast is an artist and designer living in San Francisco, California.

He has explored and enjoyed a range of disciplines throughout his more than 20-year career, from UX leadership, creative direction, and interaction design, to photography, data visualization, and filmmaking.

Burton served in a startup, worked on both the client and agency sides, spent seven years at IDEO as a Principal Designer, and another five at Google as a UX Design Lead. He has consulted for companies ranging from early-stage startups, to tech giants, to the Fortune 50.

Burton creates unintentionally moody imagery that can be found in publications, the world over, and regularly lectures about hard-fought truths realized both in and out of the workplace.