We’re just two former big-agency guys who are just tired of the politics and bureaucracy that often get in the way of creativity. We feel there’s a revolution happening in small business and are now focusing our energies on bringing big brand thinking into the small business space.
Though some might think there may be glory lost in entering this new territory, we’re both willing to admit that glory is no longer part of what we crave. We’ve found that it’s been small businesses that have had the courage to take risks with their brands and have been more generous in granting the necessary creative freedom in doing the best work we possibly can for them.
So, here we are: Truth & Soul.
And we’re making a big bet on small business.
John Gonnella » soul proprietor
If John could be compared to any object it would undoubtedly be a
Swiss army knife. We can tell you a million stories about his talent,
his determined work ethic, and his accomplishments, but all of that
will be forgotten when you first meet him. And when you do, you'll
wonder how it's possible for this guy to have two kids and no wrinkles.
From his wardrobe to his demeanor, John stays on top of trends. And
let's face it, in this industry, the last thing you want when looking
for a creative shop is someone who thinks Girbaud pants are still
cool. We could go on and on, but when you get down to it, all that
matters is that John does kick-ass work and laughs with you along the
way. Oh yeah, he oil paints too.
Moly Yim » soul proprietor
Moly (pronounced Moe•lee) is a creative warrior. To him work is something he gets to do for fun and gets paid for it. We'd even go as far as saying that he might be in love with his Mac. He hangs out in bookstores, has a band and still buys music offline. But more importantly Moly has an old soul and it shows in every piece of his work. He's got a maddening amount of crazy awards but you'd never know it from his down-to-earth style. He's like that dude from American Beauty who thought that a floating plastic trash bag was beautiful, but not in that creepy sort of way. Believe us, just like his work, he's one of a kind. And no, you're not crazy. There really are guys like this still out there.
We are situated in Boston's swanky South End. Lunch here is always fabulous. We are accessible via public transit on the Silver Line. Our stop is Newton Street. Get driving directions below:
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64 East Brookline St #7
Boston, MA 02118
Some of our favorite haunts around the office include:
- South End Buttery » Awesome sandwiches » website
- Flour » Amazing pastries & soups » website
- Douzo » The best sushi in the city » @ yelp
- Pad Thai » @ google
- Equator » website
- Code 10 » Try their salmon sandwich » @ yelp
- CafÉ Siraj » Greek and Indian conveniently in one place » @ citysearch
- Seiyo » Japanese; cool vibe » website
- South End Formaggio » website
Make sure to check them out while you're in the neighborhood. And no, we are in no way affiliated with them. It's just that we believe in sharing our good fortune with anyone who comes our way.
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