News from Paris – Highly influential art director Kevin Lyons will be exhibited at Colette from January 31 to February 27, 2011.
“A typographer, an Art Director, a designer, a teacher, and a father, in 2001, he was named as one of “The Top Forty Designers Under Thirty” by ID Magazine. His work has been published worldwide from Thrasher to The Face to Lowdown to Anthem and Refill. He has shown worldwide including solo shows in Philadelphia, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Tokyo, and now of course, Paris. Most recently, Lyons was the Design Director of legendary Stussy, Inc. and then Creative Director for the alternative retail giant,
Urban Outfitters from 2003 – 2007. In 2010, he won an Emmy Award for Best Title Sequence for his work on the PBS show, Avec Eric.
He is now the Design Director and Managing Partner of New York City based, Anomaly, a brand incubating, marketing juggernaut with plans on running the world. He also produces three clothing lines; Atlantis, We Free Kings, and the third under his personal namesake, Natural Born. All are distributed
globally. Currently, Lyons also maintains his own small experimental graphic project also under the namesake, Natural Born and often can be found collabing with his two daughters drawing type and bumping Twin Hype.”