Cory Pitzer was born in Detroit, Michigan. He currently lives in Brooklyn, New York. Initially set on a career in Mathematics, it wasn't until his second semester at Michigan State University that he decided to pursue his passion for design and photography. With his Bachelor of Fine Arts he moved to New York to intern at Vogue, as well as the design industry magazine Surface, before taking on in-house roles at Coach and Carolina Herrera. His work has been recognized nationally by top industry talent, and published in Letterhead and Logo Design 12 (Rockport Publishing, 2011).