Casey Alexander Smith is the lead designer and owner of C.Smith Designs and Collaborations [CSD&Co.]. He is a native New Yorker and advocate for the arts. As an artist and designer he has worked with clients of varying sizes, from Viacom Networks to independent sole proprietors. As an arts educator he spent a decade trying to encourage the naturally collaborative and interdisciplinary spirit of arts in education. CSD & Co. has been several lifetimes in the making and serves to showcase the benefits of art and design in our society and culture. The arts have been a means for change, an avenue of therapy and uplifting celebration for the joys that surround us.