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. He is an AIGA/NY Board of Directors member.

Together with his wife and long-time collaborator, Julia Parris, Able runs creative studio and web shop Analog=Heavy.

Most recently, he was design director at Big Spaceship where he worked with a range of clients in eCommerce, connected experiences, and innovative digital campaigns. 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 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.


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