Nick Ace from branding agency, Collins.
Nick Ace is an award-winning Creative Director and filmmaker.
Armed with a MFA in Design from the School Of Visual Arts, Nick has brought his boundless creativity to a wide array of clients from Lou Reed to Google to Tiffany’s.
Nick’s many accolades include “Mind blowing” [MTV], “The future of music videos” [Forbes] “Groundbreaking” [Vice] “Ahead of the curve. He has perfected a technique for hiding in plain sight.” [Design Observer]
His work has been featured in business, culture, and style media including Forbes, Fast Company, Vice, Pitchfork, Refinery29, and Design Observer, among others.
Prior to joining Collins, Nick was the Creative Director for international fashion and art magazine FRANK. In addition to managing FRANK, he led work for Toyota and William Grant & Sons where they found creative opportunities to bring the brands to street culture and vice versa.
On the weekends, Nick can be found writing and directing short films and music videos.
Nick talks about his ghostly origins and doing time for posting stickers... and of course, a few of his latest obsessions.
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