Adobe MAX, the world’s premier creativity conference, kicks off on November 2 in San Diego, California, and we’re excited to see the technology reveals and to be inspired by some of the world’s best creative talent including Quentin Tarantino, Zac Posen,
Janet Echelman and Lynsey Addario.
MAX is an awe-inspiring mashup of more than 9,000 of the world’s top creatives and best-in-the-business experts who come together to learn, share, create, connect and play. It’s the ultimate place for independent creative pros and small creative shops to learn about the latest professional Adobe tools and techniques for design, photography, web and video production.
You can sign up to watch the keynote live here.
We are also delighted to host a very special group of creatives from across Asia Pacific at this years event. They represent some of the brightest talents in photography, illustration and design from the region. Meet the team below.
Follow the team on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter and get a sneak peek into all the excitement at MAX through their eyes. Join them in box seats for the keynotes, follow them into workshops and check out all the awesome stuff they discover.
Matt believes that people and communication have the greatest impact on business performance. “Business success has to be determined by the people, not the leader, otherwise the business would die with the leader.” In 2013, Matt founded affectors PTY LTD to bridge the gap between art and commerce. Between 2005 and 2014, Matt ran the Drawing Book Studios, a group of managers dedicated to finding work for visual artists. Matt is a published poet who continues to perform his poems internationally.
MD S1T2, Australia
Chris Panzetta is Managing Director of S1T2 (Story 1st. Technology 2nd) because they believe everyone loves story, and want to discover new ways of telling them. Discoveries like that have always come from a tradition of brave technical achievement and it’s in this pioneering spirit the team playfully explores new technologies.
Auditya Venkatesh, is one of India’s leading travel photographers and is based in Bangalore, India. Popularly known as Audi, he showcases his work under the banner Audi Photography. He also loves driving and just completed a 13000km trip across the length of India and is planning to double that mileage on his next one.
Visual/ UX Designer, Singapore
Nina is the Design Lead for Grab, Singapore. She is an award-winning Visual and Product designer, with a focus on mobile apps. Nina is known for her stunning designs and natural flair for design thinking which is completely self-taught. Check out a recent tutorial Nina has made for her popular space illustration.
Graphic Designer, Korea
Gwon, Soongyu is a Seoul based Graphic Designer and is currently work at D.FY Inc. Design Group as a Creative Director. He has a strong focus on website design, interface design, branding and visual concept.
Bandy Garnet (Sungil Cho)
Creative/Art Director, Korea
Bandy Garnet is an art director focused on graphic, illustration, web and mobile based in Seoul, Korea. He is currently the Creative Director for Regular Bold, a leading creative agency in the country.
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Graphic Design Student, India
Shrenik is a student in the Graphic Design MFA program at MICA (Maryland Institute College of Art) in Baltimore, United States. His work involves a strong use of typography. He was one of the semi-finalists in the 2013 Adobe Design Achievement Awards and has received special honours in the 2016 Adobe Design Achievement Awards along with 5 semi-final nominations. He has also exhibited at Supergraph, a yearly contemporary graphic art fair in Melbourne, Australia.
Graphic Designer / Illustrator, Australia
Sally is a freelance illustrator and graphic designer based in Sydney. Her passion for design lies in fashion, graphics and illustration. She grew up drawing on everything, making all manner of things from scraps and in general always trying to design, style and make things visually exciting. She started a project called the ‘Lust List’ 3 years ago, which is a daily post of hand illustrated fashion & beauty products which has taken Australia by storm!
James K. Lowe
Photographer, New Zealand
James is a photographer based in Auckland New Zealand. Photography to him is more about problem solving and less about shooting. He has shot some fantastic campaigns with some of the leading names in the industry.
Creative Director, Hong Kong
Ahtsui is an experienced illustrator, art director, graphic designer and stage performer based in Hong Kong. A man of many talents, he is known for his unique illustration style which tell stories filled with humor, dreams and caring emotions.
Creative Director, China
Li Guanru is a Creative Director from reputable Branding and Design Firm. He has led a variety of visual communications projects include those for NBA China, Baidu, Lenovo, Conde Nast, UN World Health Day Advertisement, etc
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