mono San Francisco is welcoming designer Blake Bäkken. Blake is returning to San Francisco, where he spent beaucoup years at Venables Bell & Partners, founding their design department then co-founding VBP Orange, the agency’s design arm. A few years back, he moved to NYC to work at design firms Turner Duckworth and Siegel + Gale. He’s a visual storyteller of the first degree, as can be seen in his work for Google, HBO, Target, Vitamin Water, Reebok and Audi, to name a few. He’s joining mono’s creative team across accounts to include Stanford Health Care and Google. More info via The Drum and Agency Spy.