"There is no avant-garde,
only those who have been left behind."
FOUNDED IN 2010, THE CULTURE CREATIVE IS A LOS ANGELES–BASED BRAND CONSULTANCY AND MANAGEMENT FIRM FOR TALENTS IN THE DECORATIVE ARTS. 

WE BELIEVE IN STORYTELLING AS THE GUIDING PRINCIPLE TO DEFINE A BRAND, PRODUCING PROJECTS, PRODUCTS, AND EXPERIENCES THAT ENGAGE AND BUILD COMMUNITIES.  OUR WORK EMBRACES OPPORTUNITIES TO DEVELOP CULTURAL RELEVANCE THROUGH INDUSTRY-LEADING ADVISORY AND SERVICE OFFERINGS, FILLING A WHITESPACE FOR CONTENT CREATION IN THE INTERNATIONAL DESIGN, LIFESTYLE, AND LUXURY GOODS MARKETS.  WE REVEL IN THE UNKNOWN, CREATING SOLUTIONS TO PROBLEMS THAT DON’T YET EXIST.  WE BELIEVE THAT INNOVATIVE IDEAS LIVE IN A SPACE BETWEEN THE FOREIGN AND THE FAMILIAR, PUSHING DIALOGUE BASED ON A BALANCED PASSION FOR HISTORY AND RESEARCH, COMBINED WITH CONFIDENCE AND TRUST FOR ONE’S PRIMAL INSTINCT AND INTUITION. IN OTHER WORDS, WE BELIEVE IN KNOWING THE RULES AND THEN BREAKING THEM, UNDERSTANDING THAT THERE’S NO DATA TO RELY ON WHEN LEADING, ONLY THE COMPASS OF CURIOSITY.   WE PRODUCE WORK THAT PROVOKES AN EMOTIONAL AND INTELLECTUAL RESPONSE—WITH AUTHENTICITY, NUANCE, AND STYLE AT THE HEART OF EVERY PROJECT WE UNDERTAKE. WHETHER WE’RE DEVELOPING AN EMERGING ARTIST OR EVOLVING A SEASONED BRAND, WE WORK AS A CREATIVE PARTNER, GENERATING IDEAS, CONNECTING DOTS, PRODUCING RESULTS, EXCEEDING EXPECTATIONS, AND MAKING OUR CLIENTS HAPPY.

“IT’S MORE POWERFUL TO POSE INTELLIGENT AND THOUGHTFUL QUESTIONING RATHER THAN PROFESS ANSWERS.”

Sean Yashar is a creative thinker in the current design administration, promoting dialogue and exploration for integral design.  Bridging the gap between art and commerce, Yashar manages talent in the decorative arts category, championing the works of designers, makers, artisans, and artists.  In 2010, Yashar founded The Culture Creative - an incubator for original content, storytelling, and communication strategy, offering creative advisory for the global design industry.  In his hometown of Los Angeles, Yashar has developed projects and programming initiatives for the West Hollywood Design District and the La Cienega Design Quarter.  In 2012, Yashar created the city of West Hollywood’s flagship annual design event, “D.I.E.M.” (Design Intersects Everything Made), ushering in a new direction for the city as an international hub for design.  In 2014, Yashar developed AIR (Artist In Residence), a conceptual exhibition space devoted to mentorship and guidance for emerging voices in 21st Century design.  In 2015, Yashar launched The Culture Creative’s production house AUX (pronounced auxiliary), dedicated to experimental design, art, and craft.  YASHAR HAS BEEN RECOGNIZED IN SUCH PUBLICATIONS AS ARCHITECTURAL DIGEST, ELLE DECOR, INTERIOR DESIGN MAGAZINE, WALLPAPER, CULTURED, ART + AUCTION, TOWN & COUNTRY, ANGELENO MAGAZINE, LOS ANGELES CONFIDENTIAL, C MAGAZINE, APARTMENT THERAPY, AND RACKED.COM. He has also been featured as a design expert on KCRW, NPR’s flagship station for Southern California, and served on the board of the (A+D) Architecture and Design Museum, Los Angeles.