Curtis Hale is a partner and Art Director at The Old State House of Design and Development. He received his education at Texas Tech University and graduated first in his class in 2003 . After college, Curtis co-founded LiveSide Studio, a creative and interactive company, with Travis McElroy . After two years in business, LiveSide took an offer to merge with OneFastBuffalo, where Curtis took over the role of Art Director before he and Travis created The Old State. Curtis is passionate about creating functional beauty, whether it be a new brand, an interactive business tool, or a piece of clothing.