Great design fueled by passion and grounded in strategic thinking can help any business succeed.

Paul Black Design provides strategic brand communication, print collateral campaigns, web site development and identity/logo solutions for a host of regional and national clients. His philosophy is simple: great design fueled by passion and grounded in strategic thinking can help any business succeed. With over 30 years of experience working in corporate communications, Paul has been an integral part of the design and advertising community, having worked at such prestigious firms as: Sibley/Peteet Design as a senior designer/art director, Joiner Rowland Serio as head of JRSK Design, and as Vice President and Partner at the communication firm of Squires & Company. He has served as Director of Creative Services for GameStop, the world's largest retailer of video games and a Fortune 300 company, where he redesigned the brand look and the company IR site, updated the customer in-store experience and developed several new experiential store concepts (learn more). He was also a Director of Global Brand Identity & Design at AT&T where he was an integral part of the rebranding of AT&T and helped manage AT&T's global brand design efforts, along with the integration of the DirecTV brand (learn more). He then moved to Santa Fe to be the Director of Creative Services for Cisneros Design, one of the region's most renowned brand design firms. Paul now resides in the City Different.
 

Throughout his career, Paul has lectured on the subject of design and branding, and his work has been recognized nationally and internationally in award shows and periodicals, including Communication ArtsLogo Lounge Annuals and Master LibraryPrint Regional Design AnnualsNew York Art Directors ClubAR100AIGA Annuals, the Graphis International Annuals, Kit Hinrichs' A Decade Of Typographic Design, along with numerous independent design annuals. He has also won gold, silver and bronze awards from many local and regional shows including the DSVC and Houston Art Director shows. His work is also in the permanent collection of the Library of Congress. He has been a past board member and treasurer of AIGA Texas and has served on the board of the Dallas Society of Visual Communications. 

 

As an author, his novels have won many national and international awards including Book of the Year (for genre fiction) from Writer’s Digest Magazine, gold and silver medals from Foreword Magazine, and multiple appearances as a finalist, along with 2 gold medals in the Independent Publishers Book Awards. His books have also won gold medals at the New York, San Francisco and London Book Festivals, and have been on Barnes and Noble best sellers lists. His work has received praise from Midwest Book Review, The Dallas Morning News, Writer’s Notes Magazine, Continental Features Syndicate, Eric Hoffer Awards, and many on-line review sites. And his first book, The Tels Series, was optioned for television. He is represented by Betty Anne Crawford, NYC. Visit his author site: www.PaulBlackBooks.com.

Services

Whether you're a Fortune 500 looking to drive integrated cross-channel products or a start-up seeking the perfect brand identity, Paul Black Design can deliver the right solution. With our extensive virtual network of communication and marketing specialists, we are uniquely positioned to drive your business's growth.

Branding

Naming
Positioning

Messaging
Logos
Identity Systems

Trade Booth

 

Graphic Design

Signage / Wayfinding
Collateral
Special Event Marketing
Packaging

 

Digital Design

Architecture
CMS structure
UX Design
Brand Integration
Website Design

Content Development

Digital Strategy

 

Advertising

Print
Outdoor
Direct Mail
Digital

 

Marketing & Media

Strategic Planning
Media Planning
Media Placement

Clients

Exxon/Mobile, American Airlines, Pfizer, Thomson Reuters, Quaker Oats, Pepsico, 7-Eleven, Michelin, just to name a few.

Client's Paul has work directly with or while at previous design firms

7-Eleven

American Airlines

American Electric Power

Angelika Film Center

Ameresco Capital Trust

Aviall, Bellwether Exploration

Blockbuster Video

The BroadStar Group 

Boy Scouts of America

CEC Entertainment

CEC Entertainment

Cameron Ashley Building Products

Carrington Labs

CellStar

Exxon

CompUSA

Crescent Real Estate Trust

FedEx

Fidelity Bank

First American Bank

First Gibraltar Savings

First State Bank

FritoLay

GameStop

HP Software

Convex Computer

Haggar Apparel

Hogan Systems

i2 Technologies

Intel

Mary Kay Cosmetics

Michelin

Milton Bradley Toys

Nortel, PageNet

Paladin Staffing

Plantronics

Peaches Uniforms

Peoples Bank & Trust

Pfizer Pharmaceuticals

Publix

Quaker Oats

Real Pure Beverage Group

River Logic

Sandoz Pharmaceuticals

Thomson Reuters

Torch Energy

Voluntary Hospitals of America

Client's Paul worked with as Director of Creative Services at Cisneros Design in Santa Fe

CHRISTUS St. Vincent Hospital

CHRISTUS St. Vincent Foundation

Century Bank

Coyote Café

Couffo Collaborative

Crest Insurance

Elle Well Holistic Center

Elliott & Waldron

Get It Together

GLASSplash

Sun Mountain Dental

Honeymoon Brewery

IPS Oil & Gas Services

J.D. Bullington

Landseer Management Services

Las Campanas Water Coop

Maryville University

New Mexico Mutual

New Mexico Tech

On Your Feet

R.J. Dean & Associates

Santacafé

Santa Fe Community Foundation

Santa Fe Community College

Santa Fe Conservation Trust

Santa Fe School of Cooking

Sleep & Dream

Searchlight New Mexico

The Emissary Group

Don Usner Writing & Photography

Valley Cold Storage

Visage Dental Group

Paul Black Design

Dallas  |  Santa Fe

51 Calimo Circle

Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505

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