MCCALMAN.CO is a design studio built on the foundation of editorial expertise, bold brand messaging, and personal relationships. Working across various platforms, from print to web to mobile, MCCALMAN.CO partners with a close network of top illustrators, photographers, and developers to deliver clients a distinctive, dynamic branding experience.
Raised in Brooklyn, Creative Director George McCalman received his BFA in philosophy at St. Johns in Queens, NY, which informs his design principles to this day. He credits his Caribbean background for his unique ability to both embrace and rebel against traditional modes of design, enabling a brand to simultaneously integrate and stand out in its industry. Serving primarily art, lifestyle, and food clients, MCCALMAN.CO creates a classic, long-lasting brand that continues to define its clients as they evolve.
After 14 years as a leading art director in the magazine industry, George McCalman opened the doors to MCCALMAN.CO in 2011. Working at highly respected national magazines like ReadyMade, Mother Jones, and Entertainment Weekly, McCalman amassed numerous design awards throughout his career; his editorial background gives him a unique perspective on commercial branding. And for MCCALMAN.CO, community is paramount. The foundation and proven success of the studio rests upon his strong relationships with his clients and creative partners.