Able is currently seeking new types of collaboration in design and creative direction. Please get in touch via email:

His Emoji Daydream project has been receiving some press:

He recently spoke at HOW Design Live in May.

He also be exhibited artworks with Paul Soulellis, Milton Glaser, Debbie Millman and more in April. More details here


Able Parris (b. 1979) is an award-winning, internationally published artist and multidisciplinary Creative Director, and AIGA/NY Board of Directors member. He lives and works in Brooklyn, New York, with his beautiful wife and long-time collaborator, artist and photographer Julia Parris.Together, they founded cross disciplinary creative studio Analog=Heavy. He is design director at Big Spaceship. Previously at McKinney, he helped design some of the agency’s most successful, award-winning work. Parris left Rhode Island School of Design in January 2005 to found his own boutique design studio servicing record labels and startups. He is also co-creator of niche sound art and music blog, Field Mic, which was named Best Amateur Music Blog by Chicago Reader in 2010.

His surrealist collages and typographic illustrations have been sought after and commissioned by publications around the world. In early 2013, he and Julia founded Analog=Heavy, a boutique creative studio and online shop where they currently sell fine art prints, and are developing designs for wearable products. In 2010, he was invited by Yosi Sergant to exhibit in RE:FORM SCHOOL alongside Marc Ecko, Shepard Fairey, Michel Gondry, and other esteemed artists from around the world. In 2013, he had his first solo exhibition at Indiana Wesleyan University. In April 2014 he will be exhibiting work with Milton Glaser, Debbie Millman, Paul Soulellis and others in a small group show in Brooklyn.

He is available for contract work and speaking engagements. Please feel free to email at info[at]


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