People don’t want traditional ads. They want interactive experiences, innovative content, and meaningful connections.
We specialize in uniquely human ideas and social movements that worldwide audiences seek out. Our work cuts through clutter, permeates culture, and inspires radical engagement, resulting in earned media rather than buying people’s attention.
Our integrated campaigns are media-agnostic, spanning film, digital, experiential, and social.
Ivan Cash is an award-winning artist, director, and creative director who founded Cash Studios in 2011. He previously worked at global ad agency of the year Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam and Venables Bell & Partners in San Francisco.
Ivan has been recognized as a Forbes 30 Under 30 Creative, an Art Director’s Club Young Gun, and a Print New Visual Artist, while collecting multiple Vimeo Staff Picks and Webby Honorees.
He lectures around the world on the art of human connection, and has taught at California College of the Arts and Miami Ad School. Ask him sometime how getting arrested led to his first job in advertising. (For more info, visit ivan.cash)
Mary Michael Pringle is a creative director and writer who has spent nearly two decades bringing brands to life through language, storytelling, and whatever means necessary.
She’s worked at some of the most exciting and well-known advertising and design agencies in the country, including IDEO, Venables Bell & Partners, Butler Shine Stern & Company, and ATTIK.
She helps brands like Intel, Visa, Scion, Converse, Kate Spade, and Jamba Juice find their voice (the one that sounds like a human is speaking) so they can make real, meaningful connections with their audiences and ride off into the sunset together.
Melissa Abe is executive producer and a natural connector who empowers the team to show and tell their talents.
Melissa is both collaborative and entrepreneurial, with an aesthetic-driven blend of right-brain intuition and left-brain analysis. She helps produce integrated campaigns, films, and immersive experiences that deliver tangible results. She’s a talent enabler, design aficionado, and bright spark who makes every project more fun.
Mel brings creative ideas to life for clients including Airbnb, Toyota, Dwell Magazine, Moleskine, Kate Spade Home, Japanese Trade Commission, and GOOD Magazine.