All great design is born from great ideas. So if you want to communicate, to sell, to get response, to be remembered, you've come to the right place. The idea place.
"The best marketing mind of any designer I've ever worked with."
President and Creative Director
"Steve has been a reliable, collaborative, and extremely creative and talented resource that I have enjoyed partnering with on a multitude of marketing projects through the years. He is a great listener and his work always represents thought, strategy, and immense creativity."
Business Development and Solutions
Steve Stanard has decades of hands-on experience as a graphic designer and advertising art director, and has run his own creative services business for over 25 years. He first specialized in concept development and design for direct marketing and advertising, then expanded into online media, and motion graphics for film and video.
He has a long and varied list of clients, running the gamut across industries and markets. Steve has won numerous awards, including Echo Gold, Pioneer Gold, and the Photoshop Guru Award from the National Association of Photoshop Professionals. He has taught Image Manipulation at The Art Institute of California, Hollywood, and serves on the Advisory Board for LAUSD's John C. Fremont High School of Global Media and Arts.
Steve Stanard lives in Los Angeles, California with his wife, artist Cathy Ford, and dog Josie.
Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Muse, MS PowerPoint
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