The legend who built legendary brands
The name Mike Salisbury may not appear on the work, but he is the brains and hands behind examples of creativity that have literally become brand icons– L’Oréal, Halo, Michael Jackson's white glove, Rolling Stone, Surfer, Surfing, the indelible West, Francis Coppola’s City and Playboy magazines, Birdwell, O’Neil and Gotcha surfwear, the L.A Angels, Levi’s 501 Jeans, Lululemon, Vans, Calvin Kline, AT&T, PBS, AAA, Hasbro - the biggest toy company in the world, Volkswagen, Suzuki and Honda
“WHAT I DO IS CREATE METAPHORS. VISUAL METAPHORS MOSTLY.” — MIKE SALISBURY
Mike created marketing campaigns for over 300 movies including Aliens, Star Wars, Jurassic Park, Rocky, Romancing The Stone, Raiders of The Lost Ark, Back to the Future and Moulin Rouge and directed Hallmark Mystery Theater. created marketing campaigns for over 300 movies including Aliens,Star Wars, Jurassic Park, Rocky, Romancing The Stone, Raiders of The Lost Ark, Back to the Future and Moulin Rouge and directed Hallmark Mystery Theater.
In the film The People vs. Larry Flynt, Flynt defends the First Amendment based on a concept Mike Created for Hustler magazine.
George Lucas collected Salisbury’s work and recommended him to Francis Ford Coppola who used Salisbury’s imagery creation in Apocalypse Now and hired Mike to be creative director of his City of San Francisco magazine.
Mike’s music industry work includes creating album covers for Michael Jackson, George Harrison, James Taylor, Randy Newman, Rickie Lee Jones, Ry Cooder, Frank Sinatra, Ike and Tina, ELO and Salisbury developed branding identities for Blue Note, RCA, United Artists Records and PolyGram.
Mike has a Grammy nomination for album design.
The MGM Grand was rebranded by Mike as the City of Entertainment. Mike was a production designer for America’s Got Talent.
Mike was an art director, creative director, v.p. and senior v.p. at legendary advertising agencies including Wells Rich Greene, Foote Cone Belding, Young & Rubicam and has taught design, advertising, illustration and photography at UCLA, Chouinard, Otis Art Institute, Cal Poly, Loyola, University of Miami and Art Center as well as teaching in Finland, Brazil, England, Japan and Mexico.
Mike is a contributing editor and writer for Forbes, Men’s Journal and other magazines and has taken celebrity photographs for Vogue, Esquire, Newsweek and more including telling stories in pictures and words of his motorcycling and surfing adventures all over the world - surfing safaris to Fiji, Nicaragua, motorcycle adventures circumnavigating Alaska, across Peru from the Pacific over the Andes to Machu Picchu, to Corsica and Sardinia from Milan, into the Brazilian Amazon from Bolivia and around the Florida Keys, into the Grand Canyon and across the Gulf Stream from Miami to the Bermuda Triangle on a Jet Ski.
Mike wrote a book on his work “Art Director Confesses” and his work is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art, the Library of Congress and The Smithsonian. General Motors flew Mike to Michigan to consult on the future of the SUV - he told them that class of vehicle would go on to be the biggest category in sales.
Appointed to the Naval Academy, Annapolis by Congress. Mike flunked the math test. (See all of the above.)
In cooperation with Identity Branding Forum, Mike has decided to create a legacy for the world, to create legends following his footprints to help the world create legendary brands even long after he is gone. This is Mike’s way of giving back!
Now you can join Mike Salisbury Fellowship to learn from the man himself how to create your very own legendary brand for yourself or your business, or just make it a career to help others become legends.
What does this mean to you?
It means that you can now learn from the legend to become a legend mastering the art of building legendary brands with the support and mentorship of Mike.
Why to become a Mike Fellow?
1. You will train with the legend – You will receive 3 virtual workshops, taught by Mike:
2. You will receive one-year Mike Salisbury Fellowship – To stay connected with Mike virtually for a year for support to successfully apply what you learned, and to share new ideas.
3. Each Fellow may get 1 hour a year (15 mins each) one-on-one online talk with Mike (a 2-week advance booking is required and based on Mike’s open calendar).
4. Fellows will get to join Mike’s virtual community platform, to share ideas, address issues with possible input from Mike for a year.
5. Mike will appear 4 times annually to share his unique experiences.
6. Mike’s virtual community will host various guests of expertise from around the world to bring Fellows unique perspectives.
A brief introduction to the history of the legendary bands creator
A+M RECORDS • AKADAMA • AMERICAN CINEMATHEQUE • AXIUM • BACHARACH ASSOCIATES • BAJA OFF-ROAD TOURS • BASKIN-ROBBINS • BLUE NOTE RECORDS • BODYBOARDING MAGAZINE • BRITTANIA JEANS • BUBBLE YUM • BUD LIGHT • BUENA VISTA • C+H SUGAR • CBS FOX VIDEO • CBS TV • CHASTAIN AND SHADOW • CHEVROLET • CHRYSLER CORP • CHURCH'S CHICKEN • CITY MAGAZINE • COCO'S • COLUMBIA PICTURES • FRANCIS COPPOLA • DISNEYLAND • ESQUIRE • FATS DOMINO • DORMAN WINTHROP • FILMEX • FORBES FYI • FOX RACING • FOX SPORTS • GIORGIO • GOTCHA • GRAMERCY PICTURES • GEORGE HARRISON • HARRY'S BAR & AMERICAN GRILL • HASBRO • THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER • HOT WHEELS • JACK IN THE BOX • MICHAEL JACKSON • RICKIE LEE JONES • KALEIDOSCOPE FILM • KEYSTONE RESORT • KIRIN BEER • LEVI STRAUSS • LIFE • LINCOLN MERCURY • LONDON SUNDAY TIMES • LORIMAR • LOS ANGELES HERALD EXAMINER • LOS ANGELES TIMES • LUCAS FILM • MCD • JERRY MAGNIN • MAKITA • HOWIE MANDEL • MATTEL • MAZDA • MEDALLION BOOKS • MEN'S JOURNAL • MGM • MTM • ZON PICTURES • NEW WORLD PICTURES • RANDY NEWMAN • NEWPORT PUBLICATIONS • NEWSWEEK • NINTENDO • O'NEAL MX • O'NEILL WETSUITS • OCEAN PACIFIC • ORION PICTURES • PARAMOUNT PICTURES • PENTHOUSE • PETERSEN PUBLISHING • PLAYBOY • POLYGRAM • PONDEROSA HOMES • RAGE MAGAZINE • RCA • REVELL TOYS • RIP CURL • ROLLERBLADE • ROLLING STONE • THE SAN FRANCISCO EXAMINER • SCHICK • SCOTTI BROS RECORDS • SEBASTIAN INTERNATIONAL • GORDON SMITH • SONY MUSIC • SONY PICTURES • SURFER MAGAZINE • SURFING MAGAZINE • TACO BELL • TAVARUA ISLAND SURF COMPANY • JAMES TAYLOR • TDK • TRI-STAR PICTURES • TINA TURNER • TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX • U.S. SUZUKI • UNITED ARTISTS • UNIVERSAL STUDIOS • VOLKSWAGEN • THE WALT DISNEY CO • WARNER BROS PICTURES • WARNER BROS RECORDS • WARNER HOME VIDEO & MANY MORE
Mike Salisbury - Legendary Branding
This will cover the above mentioned benefits with Mike
What can you get for additional subscription of $25,000?
One hour of one-on-one coaching once a month for 12 months with Mike.
As a privileged Mike's Fellow, you can get Mike's consultancy to help build your legendary brand, whether for yourself, or your business.
Details is available upon receiving your request. Write us for details.
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