Ken Barnes is an award-winning creative director, brand inventor, store designer and project manager and leads BSR’s branding, design, architecture and build practices. For more than thirty years his expertise in brand creation, restaurant and retail design and branded architecture has helped set the course for some of today’s most noteworthy brands. Ken has led teams large and small and is a hands-on creative mind with a passion to design and to inspire great design and ideas in others. Ken has focused his career on branding and telling the brand’s story through the environmental experience. Ken brings together the best and the brightest creative minds with the best and the brightest clients. His overarching goal; to build great brands and transform the way they get to market.
Ken’s philosophy of removing the barriers between branding, architecture and build, a methodology he has perfected in bringing countless concepts to market, is the guiding principle of BSR Brand + Environment. Using this method projects get to market with greatly improved timeframes and measurably reduced budgets. Ken’s branded restaurant and retail concepts consistently build increased revenues and market position for his clients and examples of his signature work are experienced by consumers in thousands of locations across the country every day.