Communication is at the core of human relationships.
Art is at the core of human expression.
Good design is how we bring it all together.
Through an approach which integrates communication tactics, the design process, and artistic practice, we move people to experience
things from a new perspective. Our creative process helps ignite imaginations, push boundaries, shift culture, and deepen engagement.
Peltz Creative is a Philadelphia-based cultural advisory and implementation studio that provides art, design, and communication solutions.
Using a thoughtful combination of tools and techniques, we create physical and digital artifacts that carry meaning and beauty.
With an emphasis on shared understanding, we carefully consider the impact of our work in the broader cultural context. Like visual anthropologists, we simultaneously participate in and observe the rich complexity of our world. From this vantage, we craft positive and productive exchanges between people through collaboration, experimentation, documentation and innovation.
Above all, we find solutions and have fun.
We draw on a combined 20+ years working in design and cultural programming to envision and execute projects that resonate with meaning. Our services are the culmination of our individual strengths, interests and experiences.
Alex PeltzAlex is a creative director, graphic designer and communication strategist. He earned his BA in Anthropology from Hamilton College in Clinton, NY. Alex has worked for the past twelve years to conceptualize and execute communication initiatives that reach audiences through effective visuals and messages. He helps businesses, organizations, and institutions connect their overall strategy to communication tactics that achieve results and elevate cultural dialogue. Alex worked for ten years at Social Impact Studios (formerly Design for Social Impact) in a wide variety of positions including community organizer, website project manager, and creative director. During this time, he also co-founded Posters for the People, a citizens’ initiative to uncover, archive and celebrate posters created during the Works Progress Administration (WPA), which resulted in the largest printed collection and most comprehensive online database of WPA posters to date. He is an active member of the Philadelphia chapter of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), having served on its Philadelphia Design Awards committee and a mentor for its Lots of Power program.
Ann PeltzAnn envisions and executes high impact public projects that promote social engagement and meaningful action. She connects creative professionals and communities through largescale events, partnerships, programming, exhibitions, grassroots efforts, and strategic communications. Ann has a particular interest in the intersection of art and ecology in urban space, and combines 14 years of experience in the arts with training in design and cross-cultural communication. She concurrently earned a BFA in Graphic Design (Magna Cum Laude) and a BA in Spanish Language & Culture at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Ann began her career as a designer at Social Impact Studios (formerly Design for Social Impact): a fast-paced and forward-thinking design studio working for public interest and non-profit clients. As her interests in design moved beyond graphic applications, she began managing the firm’s special projects and helped establish The Social Arts. Exploring a wider approach to creative work, Ann moved to the team at The Center for Emerging Visual Artists to serve as Director of the Philadelphia Open Studio Tours. In this role, she managed all aspects of the city’s Open Studio Tours program and built it to become largest festival of visual art in Philadelphia and one of the most significant studio tour events in the country. She also provided career development services and programs to professional visual artists across the Mid-Atlantic region. She has significant experience envisioning, mounting, and managing visual art exhibitions in diverse public and private venues. Ann sits on the boards of the 40th Street Artists-In-Residence Program and The Reiki School & Clinic. She also serves on the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority’s Percent For Art Committee.
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