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Agents of Progress.

SYLVAIN is a strategy and design consultancy that provokes progress 
for companies, people and society at large. We believe when 
commerce and culture unite, real progress is possible. Founded in
 2010, wholly independent, and a Certified B Corporation.

Services

Innovation

Strategy & Design

We imagine and bring to life new products and services that resolve human needs, harness cultural movements and leverage company assets.

  • User Insight & Needs
  • Pipeline & Portfolio Strategy
  • Ideation & Concepting
  • Product & Packaging Design
  • Experience & Service Design
  • Prototyping & Piloting

Brand

Strategy & Design

We identify and express the unique role brands can play in the lives of their audience and within culture at large.

  • Consumer & Cultural Insight
  • Brand Purpose & Positioning
  • Brand Architecture
  • Visual & Verbal Identity
  • Brand Storytelling
  • Activation Planning

Organizational

Strategy & Design

We unearth the purpose that sits at the heart of a company and transform organizations to realize new visions for the future.

  • Futurecasting
  • Corporate Vision & Purpose
  • Strategic Growth Planning
  • Process Design
  • Change Management & Socialization
  • Employee Training & Tools

Our Clients

Ikea - Sylvain Labs Client
Black Rock - a Sylvain Labs Client
WNBA - 2019 - Sylvain Labs Client

Work

Team

Hard on the work, kind to each other. Invested in individuals, committed to collective intelligence. Play is work is play. If it sounds like you, please get in touch.

Trevor Larry

Strategy

NYC

Cristina Pansolini

Strategy

NYC

Hannah Jegart

Program Manager

NYC

Al Sylvain

COO

NYC

Alain Sylvain

CEO, Strategy

About Alain

Nicole Radell

Executive Assistant

NYC

Kennedy Whittington-Cooper

Strategy

NYC

Dylan Fowler

Office Assistant

NYC

Tony Vuong

Chief of Staff

NYC

Aaron Powers

MD

NYC

Jillian Rosen

Public Relations

NYC

Gretchen Devero

Strategy

AMS

Zach Visotsky

Strategy

NYC

Osei Kwakye

Strategy

NYC

David Volle

Program Manager

NYC

Marvin Morency

Operations

NYC

Marije Roodhof

Strategy

AMS

Eliza Hadjis

Strategy

RIC

Katie Sadow

Design

NYC

Helen Li

Design

NYC

Les Jacobs

Team Assistant

NYC

Steven Ebert

Strategy

NYC

Xahra Gilbert

Operations, Principal

NYC

Nora Mestrich

Design

NYC

Alex Anderson

Strategy

RIC

Chris Konya

MD, Principal

NYC

Muj Hameed

Strategy

AMS

Julie Lubbers

Strategy

NYC

Sherry Rahmatian

MD

AMS

Ilana Bondell

Strategy

NYC

Ben Cheney

MD, Principal

RIC

Makena Drutman

Strategy

NYC

Camille Drucker

Strategy

AMS

Joey Camire

MD, Principal

NYC

Jess Vander

Strategy

NYC

Katie Driscoll

Strategy

RIC

Merideth Bogard

MD, Principal

RIC

Joanne Bolens

Strategy

AMS

Cole Nielsen

Design

NYC

Thinking

Connect

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