Joe Stewart speaks on the difficulty of maintaining happiness, or satisfaction, as a designer.

Joe Stewart of Huge Inc, kicked off the very first CreativeMornings/LosAngeles of 2013. Joe is the Partner & Global Creative Director at Huge, and spoke on the difficulty of maintaining happiness satisfaction as a designer.

The power of inspiration shouldn’t be underestimated, Joe says, and walks the audience through some of the things that inspire him to do what he does and the coming of a digital revolution.

Here’s his advice:

Keep fighting. Keep it simple. Be a designer. Have guts. Give a shit.

About the speaker

Joe Stewart is Partner, Design at Work & Company where he oversees design and branding across all client engagements.

Prior to founding Work & Company, Joe was a Partner and the Global Creative Director at Huge where he was responsible for managing the agency’s global portfolio, overseeing all creative output, and personally directing and designing for key accounts, including Target, JetBlue, Pepsi, Pizza Hut, MoMA, NYC, Under Armour, and Reuters.

Joe has over 16 years of digital experience. Over that time his work has won dozens of awards and has been featured in Ad-Age, Ad-Week,, Creative Bloq, Creative Review, Fast Company, How Magazine, The New York Times, Step, and many more. Joe was named one of Fast Company’s ‘Most Creative People in Business’, and one of the ‘Top 50 Web Designers’ in the world by Net Magazine.

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    Joe's talk is a must for any designer working today. He talks about Peter Saville - that's all you really need to know.

    Jon Setzen