founders (the outliers)
Entrepreneur, designer, writer, marketing guru and teacher... We have been involved in fashion, industrial design, commerce, retail and marketing for decades. When most say adaptation, we say mutation. When some think advertising, we envision true endeavors. Together, we bring to the table different expertises and offer innovative marketing solutions that go beyond advertising and entertainment. Our concept stores and copyrighted TV formats are tailored to social television and offer innovative platforms to wow the audience and win new customers.
Bob Strickland has worked on such diverse brands as IBM, Cisco, Mexico, Yahoo!, AmPm stores, Fanta, Goldman Sachs, Crane’s paper, UCLA Anderson, and the LA Film Festival. He has created videos that have gone viral, TV spots that appeared in the US, China, and Europe, sizzle videos that bring people to their feet in huge corporate gatherings, long copy for websites, radio for Sandra Bernhard, comedy pieces for National Lampoon, out of home that appeared in Europe and lots of print ads. Bob has won awards, built brand awareness, made CMOs rich and famous and increased sales for brands everywhere. He lives in Hollywood with his wife Martina, his daughter Abbey and dog Bunty.
Jerome Jacques was born in France and studied Art, Design & Sociology at La Sorbonne University. He has worked in different fields with famous designers across the globe (Jean-Paul Gaultier, Pininfarina, Philippe Starck…). He helped improve their creations and provided a rare insight into what their collection is missing to increase functionality or marketability. He also supervised from 1998 until 2014 the US distribution of French and Japanese lines of accessories and worked with hundreds of influential retailers worldwide (Barneys NY, Fred Segal, Calypso, Intermix,,Takashimaya, Isetan). He lives in Paris but scouts the US and Asia all year long.
Sunook Park’s philosophy is rooted in the natural balance between each individual’s set of talents, gifts, and unique habits. These are sensitivities that are apparent throughout his career as a designer, branding coach and teacher at Cal State Long Beach. As the founder of ANDLAB he has over 20 years of experience curating art exhibitions. Sunook Park Branding is the design company through which he serviced the likes of BBCN bank and Hanmi bank, amongst other corporate entities. Sunook is an artist turned designer. He holds a BFA and an MFA in Graphic Design from the Art Center College of Design, Pasadena. His studios are located in the Brewery District of downtown Los Angeles.