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Briaan L. Barron

Briaan L. Barron is a brand strategist, content creator and designer working to humanize big businesses and amplify small ones. She has spent over a decade building her knowledge base in communications, entertainment and visual storytelling, working and learning under corporations like Ruff Ryders Entertainment and MTV Networks.

As a champion for media literacy, Briaan galvanizes brands to think critically about the way their content will be received by today's digitally-savvy, multicultural populations. She has a background as an American Culture and Media Studies scholar and a passion for multi-media storytelling, which inspires her to approach marketing from a human-centric lens.

Briaan strives to build brands, for both products and people, that are anchored by cultural competence and polished aesthetics.


featured in

  "Taste Test with Briaan Barron"

"Taste Test with Briaan Barron"

  "14 Black Web Designers You Should Hire to Redesign Your Blog"

"14 Black Web Designers You Should Hire to Redesign Your Blog"

  "H&M's Controversial Ad"

"H&M's Controversial Ad"

 Podcast Episode 6

Podcast Episode 6


Book Learnings

Sarah Lawrence College

Bachelor of Arts | Liberal Arts

Bronxville, NY

Boston University: College of Communication

Master of Fine Arts | Film & Television Studies

Boston, MA

Seattle School of Visual Concepts

Ad Design & Art Direction

Seattle, WA










Truth + transparency

I believe in brands that cut the fluff and speak from an authentic place.

cultural resonance

I believe in brands that are attuned to the pulse of the cultural climate.

Sound Strategy

I believe in brands that consider the details of every touch point when engaging their audiences.








bold + refined

I believe in brands that take visual risks, because minimalism is not the only way to achieve a tasteful look.


I believe in brands that understand the impact of color psychology. 


I believe in brands that draw inspiration from moments, memories and experiences. 


let's talk

If you'd like to get in touch with me about hosting a workshop, speaking at an event, participating on a panel or all other partnership inquiries, email me at Please Note: I am not currently accepting new brand design or strategy clients.

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