Dylan Tran co-founded Fahrenheit Studio in 1995. As creative director, she oversees all branding campaigns and website development, managing the interface between marketing and technology specialists. Dylan has spearheaded projects for clients such as Virgin Records, UCLA, IBM, Warner Bros. Online and Mattel Interactive.
A pioneer in digital design, Dylan was creating award-winning, graphically rich websites at a time when the Internet was defined by static pages of blue and white text. Drawing on her background in the fine arts, she helped revolutionize the music industry’s online presence with dynamic, distinctively branded sites for artists such as the Rolling Stones, Ben Harper, Korn, and Joss Stone—significantly boosting the artists’ fan base in the process and leading to greater audience participation and engagement. Dylan continues to innovate with complete branding strategies for a range of financial, educational, luxury goods, and entertainment clients.
Dylan began her career as art director and managing editor of High Performance, a seminal arts publication that garnered an Utne Reader Award during her tenure. While there, she was introduced to desktop publishing and quickly became a leader in the field, transitioning High Performance into one of the first all-digitally produced magazines.
She went on to start her own digital design studio, which created album packaging and print graphics for artists such as the Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Neil Diamond, and Barbra Streisand. During this time, Dylan helped usher the major music labels into the digital age by setting up computer art templates as well as production standards.
Dylan holds a BFA in painting from the University of California, Los Angeles. Her artwork has been exhibited internationally. She has also curated and juried several art shows, and sat on the advisory boards of nonprofit arts organizations such as the Getty Trust Fund for the Visual Arts, the Museum of Contemporary Art, and Liberty Hill Foundation.
In her spare time, Dylan likes to travel, paint, and play the guitar.