James Victore is an author, designer, filmmaker, artist and firestarter who teaches creatives how to illuminate their individual gifts in order to achieve personal greatness. Described as “part Darth Vader, part Yoda,” James is widely known for his timely wisdom and impassioned views about design and it’s place in the world. He reaches thousands online with his weekly Q+A video series and leads game-changing workshops and seminars that help creative types of all spheres live and work successfully. At the helm of his independently run design studio, James continually strives to make work that is sexy, strong and memorable; work that tows the line between the sacred and the profane.
Q + A Tuesdays
James Victore has a Youtube channel where he elaborates on his experiences and opinions on the graphic profession.
Victore is a successful designer and graphic artist with his own studio, he has been active in the design world for many years and has formed his own oppinions and experiences on what it takes for an artist to be happy in his work. Every Tuesday he answers a question form a viewer and about the design world, this might be personal questions from the viewer or more general observations.
Victore has very keen observations on the subjects and insights useful to artist in almost all aspects of the profession.
The Dinner Series
Victore arranges a five day event, for up to 8 people at his Brooklyn studio, the seminar is open to everyone, and when the entrance fee is payed, Victore takes care of all the practicalities, so the participants can focus on work and getting inspired.
The concept is that the participants work concentrated all day, Victore has a chef cook for them and they eat really well and in the evening, Victore then invites an interesting dinner guest, a designer, filmmaker, auther or artist, to inspire and network with the guests.
James Victore started out making book covers.
But is now he is more of a multi-artist, mainly doing graphics, but essentially everything form interior design to films.
Many of his poster have become quite iconic.
… and happy unicorns, crapping rainbows.