As founder and design director of Project M Plus Corp, Los Angeles, Cleo puts 15 years of experience to work creating premier branding. She has worked for prestigious design and advertising agencies in New York, London and Los Angeles.
In 1995, she moved to Manhattan, where she went from working at the Guggenheim Museum to studying at Parson’s School of Design. Her interest in fine art developed into photography and photo production. She produced photo shoots for Howard Bernstein and Leslie Simitch, for dozens of photographers including, Peter Lindbergh, Annie Leibovitz and Steven Meisel among others. From there, she started art directing her own design projects for premium brands in fashion, beauty and lifestyle.
In 2000, she moved to London where she lived and worked for the next 5 years. Art directing for Bentley Motors around the globe. And working for Saatchi & Saatchi as a Senior Designer and The Body Shop International as a Packaging Designer.
In 2005, she moved to Los Angeles, and started Project M Plus with her husband noted architect, McShane Murnane. They are currently building a home in Silver Lake.