Author Archives: Gary LoBue Jr

About Gary LoBue Jr

Gary, a multi-disciplined creative, has nearly 35 years of brand management, strategic advertising, and conceptual design experience at his disposal. Managing international projects from Paris to Bali for clients like Disney, Lennox International, and Hyatt Hotels has allowed him to garner unique cultural and historical perspectives on his craft. We bet you didn't know that: Gary never met a cheeseburger he didn't like. Gary raced in the 125cc motocross class for years. He is a certified nurseryman. He worked as a fishing guide between his college semesters. He believes he was born at the perfect time in the perfect place. Gary believes those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. Gary loves history.

It’s Oscar Time – the Prejean Creative Team Picks Our All-time Best Movie Posters

The 89th Academy Awards® ceremony is upon us and all eyes will soon be on Hollywood’s red carpet. The glitz, the glamour, the paparazzi – it’s almost palpable. So what better way for us at Prejean Creative to get into the … Continue reading

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Dances with Frogs

While helping a neighbor demo their home after the extensive flooding here in Louisiana, it struck me just how much damage was done to the lawn, shrubs and smaller trees throughout their landscape. It’s been (ahem) quite a few years … Continue reading

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Prejean Creative Tells You Why – Hanging Punctuation

Hanging Punctuation No, it’s not a form of corporal punishment, but any designer worth their weight in umlauts should be punished if they don’t remember this basic rule of typography. What does hanging punctuation accomplish? Quite simply, it creates the … Continue reading

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Fine Art for Only 49 Cents. A Brief History of the U.S. Postal Service Christmas Stamp.

November 1, 1962, was a Banner Day for the United States Postal Service On a blustery afternoon in Philadelphia, then Postmaster General J. Edward Day, led a dedication ceremony for what would be the first of the USPS’ official Christmas … Continue reading

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All Grown Up

All Grown Up is a sideways glance at product trends aimed at young(ish) adults.             While watching a history program the other evening with my two young children, a commercial break came on with a spot for a … Continue reading

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