Times Three aims to support your business through customer-focused branding, design, and strategy. We design strategic documents, brand identities, packaging, signage, and events, on time and on budget. From concept to strike.
At Times Three, we nerd out on all things sustainable. Where most agencies struggle with the very idea of sustainable design, we’re actually degree-carrying experts who believe in its necessity and integration in our work. We offer consulting and guidance with systems thinking, lifecycle analysis and sustainable packaging.
Our goal is to work together with your company and help you succeed by providing the services that only a top level design agency can. We also thrive in implementation, so our job is only complete when the design is real and working.
We are Times Three. We’re here to help.
DESIGNER > PARTNER
Noble Cumming is a Brooklyn-based creative, specializing in design and innovation for the world’s largest brands. With experience in concept design, branding, packaging, and environments, he focuses on advancing graphic design and sustainability while making clients happy.
Earning his BFA in Communication Design from Pratt Institute, Noble spent a decade working in Innovation and Brand Development for companies like Coca-Cola, Mercedes-Benz, and Seventh Generation. He is also one of the first MA in Sustainable Design cohorts at Minneapolis College of Art and Design. A Contributing Editor for The Living Principles, Noble seeks to make sustainable theory digestible for conventional designers.
Noble’s work has appeared in Event Design Magazine, Metropolis, and vending machines across the globe. His writing is featured in the book: Guide to Graphic Design by Scott Santoro. Noble lives with his wife and two children. He enjoys cooking, film, and taking his kids to the playground.
LIAN CALVO SERRANO
LIAISON > PARTNER
Cuban born and Midwest raised, Lian settled in New York where she’s been a Brooklyn resident for over 20 years.
A PoliSci nerd intending to pursue a route in international law and diplomacy, Lian veered directly into the Arts and has consistently championed and facilitated creative pursuits and minds across disciplines.
As an art dealer, Lian specialized in Soviet and Russian dissident art with a primary focus on monumental artist Ernst Neizvestny and contemporary Nihonga work. She pioneered the Greenpoint Brooklyn art scene, co-founding a gallery focused on emerging international work. In retail, Lian managed and raised the visual profile of luxury establishments from Tokyo to New York, building kickass sales teams by focusing on patron service, hospitality and exquisite inventory
Prior to co-founding Times Three, Lian became Managing Director of Tempest Entertainment, where she keeps a foothold. An artist management and production company, Tempest has been seminal to the continued cross-cultural dialogue of international music now omnipresent worldwide. At Tempest, she co-developed creative programming and international tours, overseeing logistics, production, media, legal and finance.
Among its achievements, Tempest has worked with iconic, multi-awarded artists the likes of Celia Cruz, Eddie Palmieri, Hugh Masekela, Angelique Kidjo, Daniela Mercury, Camane and Maria Rita in international arts institutions and festivals including BAM, The Kennedy Center, The Hollywood Bowl and Rock in Rio [Las Vegas, Rio, Lisboa, Madrid].
A highly sought after project manager, production director and curator, and on the heels of her late brother, Miguel Calvo, a creative genius [see “Giants”], Lian brings expertise in client relations, production logistics with her passion for design, the arts, commerce, commune and service into strategic branding, corporate, product and institutional event activation. She dreams of Lisboa.