Shannon Tang

Designer

You do You: Asian-American Creatives on the Rise

Illustration by Shannon Tang As a Chinese-American designer, I’m always inspired by other Asian-American artists and designers. Popular media often disproportionately portrays Asian-Americans as doctors, lawyers and engineers. And while there is certainly nothing wrong with pursuing those careers, the underrepresentation of Asian-Americans as artists, dreamers and visionaries in the media can contribute to a stereotype that misses out on the inspiring work and passion of these artists. Many of... Read More

You do You: Asian-American Creatives on the Rise

Illustration by Shannon Tang As a Chinese-American designer, I’m always inspired by other Asian-American artists and designers. Popular media often disproportionately portrays Asian-Americans as doctors, lawyers and engineers. And while there is certainly nothing wrong with pursuing those careers, the underrepresentation of Asian-Americans as artists, dreamers and visionaries in the media can contribute to a stereotype that misses out on the inspiring work and passion of these artists. Many of... Read More

Creative Mornings: February 2018

Fact: inspiration can come from anywhere. For our agency, one source is definitely Creative Mornings. A morning lecture series that brings together creatives from a variety of industries to discuss a common theme, it happens once a month in 177 cities around the globe. We’ll be posting a recap each month, so check back here or come join us! A Quick Recap: An Outsider’s Perspective This month’s global theme was Curiosity, and Philadelphia’s talk was led by Pete Woodall who talked about h... Read More

Bringing “Life With Extra Sprinkles” to Life

If you grew up in the Northeast, chances are that you ate ice cream at Friendly’s Restaurants when you were a kid. As their digital agency of record, we create dozens of high-impact creative and media strategies to generate both sales and brand equity month over month, year over year. So when the creative team was brainstorming how to end 2017 on a sweet note, the idea of helping their consumers look back on the past year of sweet memories came to mind. The result? A stop-motion video that wou... Read More

Creative Mornings: Oct. 2017

Fact: inspiration can come from anywhere. For our agency, one source is definitely Creative Mornings. A morning lecture series that brings together creatives from a variety of industries to discuss a common theme, it happens once a month in 177 cities around the globe. We’ll be posting a recap each month, so check back here or come join us! A Quick Recap: Humble Beginnings October’s global theme was Pioneer and in Philly, the lecture was aptly led by Josh Goldblum, one of the founders of th... Read More

Why We Love Philly: Painting The Town With Mural Arts

Philly has long been known as the City of Brotherly Love, but over the years it has earned another nickname: the City of Murals. The city’s renaissance of murals is thanks to the Mural Arts program, established by Jane Golden in 1984 as part of the Anti-Graffiti Network. Over 30 years later, Philly proudly boasts the most murals in the world with more than 3,800. But the motives of Mural Arts is more than the beautification of the city. Dedicated to the simple, but powerful idea that art igni... Read More