Brian Singer is a San Francisco-based artist and designer. He is currently Design Manager, Brand at Pinterest, and was a manager on the Communication Design team at Facebook. Prior to joining Facebook, he was creative director and founder of Altitude Associates, a San Francisco based creative agency that helps consumer brands engage people through inspiration. Altitude has worked on programs with companies such as Apple, Adidas, Stanford Lively Arts, and Chronicle Books, among others.
His work has garnered recognition from Communication Arts, AIGA 365, Print, How, Graphis, Step, AR100, and he has work in the permanent collection of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. His most recent project, TWIT Spotting, attracted international attention as an unconventional approach to curbing distracted driving.
Brian is also the creator of The 1000 Journals Project, a global art experiment where journals are passed from hand to hand. The journals have traveled to 40 countries, and through every US state. They've come to rest in hostels, cafes and law offices; been the subject of treasure hunts, brought to remote mountaintops, abandoned at airports and stolen at gunpoint. The project has been covered in The New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Wall Street Journal, Entertainment Weekly, Better Homes & Gardens and many others. It is the subject of a book published by Chronicle Books, a feature length documentary by Andrea Kreuzhage, and was exhibited at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in 2009, and the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in 2011.
Brian is the former President of the San Francisco chapter of AIGA, the professional association for design, and now serves on the national board. He has taught design at the Academy of Art University and previously served on the Advisory Board for the San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery.