My earliest recollection of visual influences were as a child growing up in Brooklyn, New York. I had the benefit of the American "Melting Pot" experience having the families of many cultures as neighbors from all over the world. I must have heard the phrase "Hey You" in every language spoken from Yiddish to Yoruba. That very curious kid grew into an even more curious adult so, I bring to bare what I've learned through a rich diversity of people with their own unique experiences and points of view. As creatives we are called to speak to people deeply and emotionally through design, and on occasion, we get to use words as elements on our palates.
I am a believer in "collective collaborative creativity" through converging influences. I have too many influences to be thankful for from seemingly unrelated disciplines but I hold to the notion that good design resonates in ones soul and therefore, it effects on our psyche: forever stretched as it's etched into our altered DNA.
My design philosophy is simple, "There's always more to the story than the facts," but bring to bare matters of the heart; the emotions, and passions that can inspire and birth great design. It is said that we do not actually see the world with our eyes but through our hearts, which in turn influences what we buy, what we get involved or invested with.
I love making creatively clever design solutions that are emotionally charged, motivational and succinct..
KIRK Q. BROWN
"Collaborative Creativity Influences Great Design"