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Tad Carpenter


Tad Carpenter is a designer, author and New York Times best selling illustrator.


Carpenter co-runs the graphic design and branding studio, Carpenter Collective with his wife, Jessica Carpenter where they focus on bringing powerful messages to life through branding, packaging, illustration and environmental design.


They have worked with clients ranging from Target, Coca Cola, Meta, Macy's, Old Navy, Conan O'Brien, Adobe and MTV among many others. Carpenter has also worked with numerous bands on posters and tour campaigns, including John Mayer, Bob Dylan, Radiohead, Paul McCartney and Dave Matthews Band to name a few.


Carpenter has written and illustrated dozens of children's books in our marketplace today intended for adults and children of all ages. 

Owner, Carpenter Collective

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