Vanessa is the creative director at
the University of California and the
co-founder and creative director at
Coléoptère — modern fine jewelry
designed and made entirely and
sustainably in California.
Her work in brand development, strategy, creative direction,
and design has been recognized by, among others, Fast
Company, Communication Arts, Creative Review, AIGA,
Print, Brand New, and How.
Debuting in late 2013, Coléoptère’s pieces have already
been featured in Vogue, Town & Country, W magazine, Elle,
Marie Claire, Harper's Bazaar, and more.
She is a wife, mother, and co-caretaker of a rather small, and
accidental, urban farming concern.