new paintings…?

Unify Work and Love from Paul Barron on Vimeo. A wee video I did for Paul Barron’s People Report Summer Camp and Digital Brand Camp 2011. Nothing too fancy (although I do think Paul did a good job with the edit), some footage of me drawing my trademark business-card doodles and, in the background, some […]

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Welcome to my empire…

My Name Is Hugh MacLeod

Greenwich Village

A business card wallet makes a great art portfolio :)

  Taken at SUSHISAMBA dromo

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This is how I want to be remembered…

    Taken at Sushisamba

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Portrait Of New York

Note to @Starbucks

    Taken at Starbucks – Lincoln & Pennsylvania

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“hugh’s portable studio”

This is everything I use to make my trademark “Cartoons Drawn On The Back of Business Cards”. Clockwise from left: 1. The Marfa bag. A small, military surplus bag I bought at the Marfa Book Co. about a year ago. Lots of pockets. Nice and sturdy. 2. Vinyl business card wallet. Where I keep the […]

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how american family insurance, a $10 billion asset insurer is having a smarter conversation

[NB: This post was written by my business partner, Jason Korman. Expect to hear more of him round here in future etc. -Hugh] Back in the Spring, we were approached by Troy Janisch, Digital Marketing Manager at American Family Insurance about creating a Cube Grenade that encouraged their 8,000+ employees to participate in their social […]

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Hugh MacLeod is a genius.  Genius.

Seth Godin
Best Selling Author

His work acknowledges the absurdity of workaday life, while also encouraging employees to respond with passion, creativity, and non-conformity...   MacLeod’s work is undeniably an improvement over the office schlock of yore. At its best, it’s more honest, and more cognizant of the entrepreneurial psyche, while still retaining some idealism.

The New Republic
Lydia Depillis

Last year my State of the College address was 76 slides loaded with data. This year it was 14 cartoons that were substantially more memorable.

Len Schlesinger
Former President, Babson College

"There are only two daily newsletters that I look forward to opening and reading every time they show up to my inbox: Seth Godin's and gapingvoid."

Tony Hsieh
CEO, Zappos

In moments of indecision I glance at the wall [to Hugh's work] for guidance.

Brian Clark
  • Seth Godin
  • The New Republic
  • Len Schlesinger
  • Tony Hsieh
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