Taylor Le is a multidisciplinary creative director based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She specializes in: editorial content creation, design, photo production, and building brand experiences through strategic art direction and design. Most recently, she leads the art and photo departments at AFAR Media as an interim creative director. 

She is the former creative director at Pacific Standard magazine; and was previously a freelance senior art director at Time Inc. in New York, where she designed special edition magazine covers and book covers for such titles as People, Fortune, Entertainment Weekly, and Time-Life. Previously, she was a senior art director at Runner’s World and spent almost nine years as a group art director at Source Interlink Media launching titles and building a photo department from the ground up. 

She has been recognized by the Society of Publication Designers, the Art Director's Club, and has received several Ozzie and Maggie awards for excellence in design from Folio:, including an Ozzie Gold for best annual and logo re-design of the year. She is the recipient of the 2017 ASME award for best feature photography.

CLIENTS AND PARTNERS: AFAR Media, Visit California, Modern Luxury, KQED/NPR, Which Wich, Sonoma Media Investments, Mother Jones, and others.




Your organization wants to look and feel current—I can help you get there. I’ve led rebranding efforts for organizations that included complete redesigns of the company logo, style guides, website, staff photography, anthem videos, and other collateral. My redesign projects have been recognized by the Society of Publication Designers, the National Magazine Awards, and other outlets.


It is my objective to lead and inspire clients by setting the creative standard—continually searching for compelling ideas and solutions to go beyond the confines of the brief in hand. My approach to storytelling through design is rooted in my extensive experience as an award-winning magazine art director working with outstanding editors, photographers, illustrators, and writers.


My job is to craft brand experiences that are authentic to each client’s mission by pushing for ambitious solutions and sourcing the right artists, photographers, and individuals that will help clients connect with customers on multiple levels. Additionally, I work with clients to launch special projects that would serve as a vessel for strategic partnerships, project extension, and encourage social interaction.


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