Oblong Online: Jason Naylor, "Live Life Colorfully," in conversation with Leslie Horn

Event date: 
Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
EST via Crowdcast

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Artist Jason Naylor spreads joy and kindness around the globe using his signature bright colors and even brighter messages with typography, illustration, and large-scale worldwide murals. At this event, Jason will talk with VICE Media's Editorial Director for Culture, Leslie Horn, about his new book Live Life Colorfully: 99 Ideas to Add Joy, Positivity, and Creativity to Your Life, written to inspire & motivate anyone who needs a boost!

Jason NaylorLive Life Colorfully: 99 Ideas to Add Joy, Positivity, and Creativity to Your Life by Jason NaylorLeslie Horn, VICE Media

Jason Naylor's LIVE LIFE COLORFULLY is an inspiring book with a little bit of edge and a lot of confidence. In the book, Jason encourages us all to take a moment to deliberately notice colors in the world around us, which can significantly enhance your moment, your day, and your life. It's the perfect pick-me-up gift for self-help, motivation, and happiness seekers, as well as lovers of pop art and bright colors. Because we could all use some happiness and joy in our lives!

Jason Naylor is an award-winning artist, designer, and author based in Brooklyn. His work explores the communication of human emotions using bright colors and even brighter messages. He works in both digital and traditional media, and while his work ranges from typography and illustration to products and large-scale murals, the immediately recognizable commonalities found in his work are his electric color palette and his positivity. Jason’s work has received global recognition including the Golden Novum Design Award and two CLIO Bronze medals and he has been featured on HGTV and the Discovery Channel. In 2018, Jason was named by BUMBLE as one of the 100 Most Inspiring New Yorkers, and his upbeat, colorful creations have found partnership with a range of brands such as Coach, Pepsi, Guess, XBOX and Maybelline. Jason’s mission is to spread color and positivity across the globe. He breathes life into every project with an optimistic attitude, humility, and confidence as he believes that kindness is the key to success.

Leslie Horn is Editorial Director, Culture for VICE Media, where she covers music and popular culture. You can find her on Twitter @leshorn.

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