Photography of XOAB socks by Karen Kuhn

Welcome

Thank you for your interest in my work. I've been working as a creative professional for 40 years. With an early education in traditional media I began my exploration of digital work in 1989 when my brother and sister-in-law bought me my first computer (a Quadra 950 with a Syquest drive) and I was hooked. Since then, I've used computers to create corporate logos and all nature of marketing materials (printed and web based) to fine art prints, glass tile architectural installations and most recently, socks.

Among my strengths as an identity designer are an ability to create a wide range of concepts in a short time, guiding clients from nonprofits to start-ups and corporations through the design process to  unique and successful conclusions. My illustration styles are varied to accommodate the needs of each project while offering a wide range of concepts not limited to one visual style.

For the past 12 years I've had the pleasure of designing for the AAA Lab at Stanford University. creating visual designs and assets for computer-based games created to research how children learn. A book based on their findings called "the ABC's of How We Learn" (with my illustrations) was released in July of 2016 by Norton Press.

In 2012 my brother Rick and I founded XOAB, a kickstarter-funded, design-centric fashion startup with an emphasis on using technology to support US-based manufacturing with a small batch manufacturing model and online distribution.

Please feel welcome to contact me if you have any questions . . . and try our socks at xoab.us. They are the most comfortable you'll ever wear, and they come in lots of really cool designs.

Neil Levine                                                                                    neilsethlevine@sbcglobal.net