art direction + design
Based in southern California, primate engages the publishing world, branding initiatives, and curatorial experiences through graphic design under the art direction of brian prince.*
primate pursues clean, compelling work for organizations of all sizes and purposes. Dedicated to solid graphic identity and communication support, primate is tenacious and studious in every project.
Our process is simple — we surrender to rhythm and embrace intuition. It’s just one reason organizations love partnering with us.
We support numerous organizations directly, but also indirectly along side these great collaborators:
*brian prince, a.k.a. primate
b.1976 Los Angeles, California
Brian is a seasoned art director serving the arts, non-profits, museums, food+beverage, publishing, and ad agencies with award-winning design work. From 2009 to 2016, he conducted a seven-year experiment in Fullerton, California called PÄS Gallery / project art school, with his wife Kristy, and has been a local arts advocate since 2003. In 2016, he moved the primate design studio into an old hobby shop where he shares space with two 80-something year-old retired aerospace engineers and thousands of model kits from the 1990s. His heroes are his two teenage sons, Noah and Ezra, because they are the future.