Marc Shillum

As Principal at Method, Marc works across discipline to manage brand coherence, uniting behaviors, words, symbols, and signifiers into brands capable of existing in today’s agile and iterative environment.

Before joining Method, Marc founded the Brand Development practice at R/GA on his future vision that brands and identity have become interface. The practice created the nook brand for Barnes & Noble, Fuel for Nike, viNe for Nokia, as well as brand innovation for HBO, Chanel, Aston Martin, American Eagle, Hewlett Packard, CoPart and L’Oreal.

Marc has been extensively awarded as a designer, writer, creative director, and strategist. He’s a frequent judge for industry awards, and has spoken and contributed to articles for PSFK, AIGA, adweek, Design Week, Creative Review, Eye Magazine, and the Jay Chiat Planning Awards for Strategic Excellence. Marc is a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts and has worked at the forefront of many industries and has helped shape some of the worlds most prestigious brands. He led two wildly successful panels on the topic of Brands As Patterns at the 2012 SXSW Interactive conference.

Marc’s career has spanned five international advertising agencies, four international newspapers, and three international design companies. He has three children, Anouk, Elvis and Starsky, two imaginary children and one very lovely wife, Dionne.