METAPHOR is a collective of unique creative voices with a combined experience of 100 years of high-end design, advertising, ID development, branding, motion graphics, animation and live action filmed entertainment.
We do not ask ourselves "what we are", because we are medium agnostic. This means that we never confine you, or ourselves, to a particular style or medium of communication. Stories can be told and delivered in a plethora of formats.
Our focus is on your story and we act diligently to find a simpatico visual style that matches your campaign or company ID, whether it be print, web, film or television.
First and foremost, Clark James is all about story. Few people have as expansive of a resume as his with highly creative work encompassing the spectrum of mediums in film, TV and commercial. Whether it be directing stop motion with Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer, developing the look the creature transformations of NBC's Grimm, or co-creating and designing the children's television series Firehouse Tales for WB, Clark does it all. Clark is basically a non-linear idea machine with expertise in writing, story development, cinematography, photography, visual FX, design, editorial and all forms of animation.
CLIENTS - NIKE. NBC. CBS. HP. P&G. SERVPRO. CARTOON NETWORK. WARNER BROTHERS. THOM YORKE. M&MS.
Scott has been a major pioneer in visual design for over 30 years in the sports and advertising industries. His work has been featured on more than 300 snowboard an skate designs and Scott's typographic style rivals the best in the world.
His experience spans from the early days at Sims skateboards to editing and graphics for contemporary music videos. Scott is literally one of the most talented, innovative graphic designers and creative geniuses on the planet!
CLIENTS - NIKE. VISON SPORTS. MORROW SNOWBOARDS. LONDON GRAMMAR. TONY KAYE. LISA MARIE PRESLEY. FORD. MTV.