DESIGN FIRM MANHATTAN BORN OPENS IN NYC
Darragh has contributed to and led many creative projects internationally over the last seven years. Born and educated in New Zealand, he has a background in fine arts and graphic design. Darragh settled in New York after working in Melbourne, London and Paris. His portfolio includes international campaigns, fashion stories, art directed magazines, and designed and conceptualized motion graphics. In addition to work for Nike, MTV, HBO, SyFy and Microsoft, he also created a large portion of the experimental graphics featured in Rihanna's Rude Boy music video.
Steele has more than 15 years experience working with motion graphics and conceptual design studios such as Imaginary Forces, Fuel and Brand New School. His credits include contributions to commercials, network rebrands, show packages, main titles, feature branding, trailers and event/concert design.
"Manhattan Born is meant to be a creative company in the truest sense,” says Steele. “While we have a firm background in commercial advertising and branding, both Paul and I are committed to providing creative innovations in many media including fashion, in store, mobile apps, micro sites, augmented reality, widgets and social media.”
IMAGE: (L-R) Paul Darragh and Casey Steele.