A graduate of the NYU Tisch School of The Arts, Noah is a lifelong activist (whose first protest marches were spent in a stroller and then on roller skates).
The former art director of independent movie studio Troma Entertainment and international clothing company Avirex, Noah used his experience with youth marketing and passion for grassroots activism to create his own ethically driven firm.
Noah’s work at ALR has gained international exposure in dozens of books and is frequently featured in design publications, including Graphic Design Magazine’s “Designing for The Greener Good” cover story October 2010. Noah also developed Design Rebels, a course on socially conscious design for Virginia Commonwealth University and founded a long running community supported agriculture group in Richmond, Virginia.
Noah is the author of 4 books on design/creativity:
- SKULLS, a book based on his award-winning project Skull-A-Day, Lark Books 2008
- 365: A Daily Creativity Journal, Voyageur Press 2010
- Unstuck: 52 Ways to Get (and Keep) Your Creativity Flowing, Voyageur Press 2011
- The Design Activist’s Handbook co-authored with Michelle Taute, How Books 2012
Noah is also a sought after public speaker on creativity for audiences ranging from teenagers at The New York Public Library to designers working for the CIA.