Tim Lampe is a casual professional specializing in art direction for underdog brands.
He's made brand magic for MailChimp, Slack, Samsung, Netflix and Target among others. In 2015 he kicked off Future Photomakers, a photo camp for public school kids, and launched Very Clever, a creative production house for incredible brands. He is based in biscuit-loving Atlanta, Georgia.
Since graduating from Savannah College of Art and Design, Tim has consistently pursued creative projects that allow his unique brand of digital creativity to tell stories joyfully and effectively.
With expertise in agency partnerships, in-house collaborations, and maverick social experiments, Tim Lampe elevates everyday goals and stories to an imaginative level of possibility.
Through his recent curation of CNN's Instagram account, Tim paved the way for original journalistic storytelling over Instagram. Through providing stories from the field, original content, and actively engaging with the audience, his experiment yielded over 230,000 new followers to CNN's Instagram account in 11 months and a fervor for more stories over mobile-first. With this, what began as a love for design and partnering with brands had blossomed into a gratifying blend of design, photography and social thinking.
In 2015 Tim was named one of Time Magazine's Top 50 Instagram Photographers, took his talents to MailChimp blending his brand of weird with their marketing team. Throughout the last few years, he’s worked with brand teams inside Apple, Slack, ShootProof and others making clever marketing work.
Currently he is taking freelance art direction projects and creative producing for Very Clever. In 2018 he launched his visual print mag Morgenmete, based around breakfast.
Based in Atlanta, Tim continues to partner with savvy brands and unique voices in the digital space to keep pushing the envelope. He is available for freelance or contract opportunities.
The Weather Channel
The Bitter Southerner
Design Direction (Print/Web)