828 International has appointed Rosanne Bono as director of design. In this newly created position, Bono will organize and implement a new product development process as well as determine creative focus.

Prior to 828 International, Bono worked in design and development for gift industry leader Manual Woodworkers and Weavers in Hendersonville, N.C., where she produced top-selling designs. Complementary experience in illustration and fashion/apparel was gained through positions at Garfinkel's Department Store and the Washington Post.