Alex Stoltze

I believe in finding beauty. I blog here, and at, about art and photography, influential ideas about social networks, advertising, branding and producing. I write about what inspires me; about great food, traveling, adventures, iPhones, film cameras, Nike, Postsecret, tomatoes, Nordstroms and Goodwill.

I'm currently a journalism student studying advertising, photography, and Spanish at the University of Oregon. I'm a multimedia blogger for The Next Great Generation, a photographer for Ethos magazine, and an avid tweeter so follow @astoltze me for news about media trends, new blogs, weird news, latest fashion finds, and funny ad campaigns.

My main creative outlet is photography and my first love is black and white film. Growing up in Portland, Oregon, it was easy to fall in love with creative and thought provoking ad campaigns that were dreamt up right outside my door by Wieden and Kennedy, MUTT, and North. Someday I hope to live within the walls of W+K and encourage my friends to 'fail harder.'

Posts by Alex Stoltze

  1. James Franco x 7 For All Mankind Jeans

    Posted by Alex Stoltze on 23rd Feb 2012

    Apparently James Franco's hidden talent is directing youthful, hipster-esque, raunchy short videos for 7 for All Mankind's latest campaign. I spotted the brand's newest ad in this month's Vogue...

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  2. Patagonia Owns Transparency

    Posted by Alex Stoltze on 28th Nov 2011

    Brand reputations are built or lost on social media platforms, where people are empowered to express their opinion about a product. This process encourages an honesty moment, for a brand to acknowledge that they could do better and then start...

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  3. Zara on Art and Fashion

    Posted by Alex Stoltze on 24th Nov 2011

    The Selby produced another beautiful video, this time for Zara, one of the largest international fashion companies, featuring Lucy Chadwick who runs a contemporary art gallery in NYC. She lives with her companion and lover, Duffy, who is a...

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