By putting glass ceilings for yourself wanting to be the next “him” you’re sort of limiting yourself. I think its good to have guides but its also good to think that sky’s the limit.
-Jeff Staple


Staple teamed up with respected streetwear brands 10.Deep, HUF & Black Scale to create a limited edition varsity jacket and snapback cap to serve a to benefit art Start Programs. 100% of proceeds from the two-piece collection raised over $20,000. 


Art Start is honored to have Jeff Staple serving on our Industry Board since 2014.  Jeff has supported Art Start youth in innumerable ways, including raising funds and awareness through the sale of custom designs to benefit Art Start. He has also nurtured Art Start youth with his personal time and resources by hosting Emerging Artist Youth as interns at Staple Design, personally attending student showcases, opening receptions and feedback salons, and donating his Manhattan event space, Reed Space, for Art Start youth creative sessions.

Jeff Ng (aka "jeffstaple") is an established graphic and fashion designer, curator, branding expert, footwear aficionado, and all-around creative visionary. He founded Staple Design, Inc. in 1997: now a well-known streetwear brand (@StaplePigeon), creative consulting agency (Staple Design) and retail store (@ReedSpace, which opened in 2002). Some clients include HBO, Levi’s, Sony, Microsoft, Nike, Burton Snowboards, LVMH, Uniqlo, Kid Robot, Kia and ESPN. Over the years, Jeff has taken Staple's motto, "A Positive Social Contagion" to whole new levels, spreading his instinctual design know-how and fresh knowledge across all media platforms and worldwide.


Art Start Emerging Artist, Alykat, as a marketing intern for Staple Design, 2014.

Art Start Emerging Artist, Alykat, as a marketing intern for Staple Design, 2014.