Mike Salisbury

Mike Salisbury has been a graphic designer, art director, agency creative director, writer, photographer and teacher. He launched Mike Salisbury Communications in 1980 and is the creator of Joe Camel, Levi’s 501 Brand, the Jurassic Park logo and Michael Jackson’s solo look. Salisbury has been published in Rolling Stone, Men’s Journal, Hot Rod, Gotcha, Playboy, Penthouse, Surfer, Surfing, Esquire, Time, Newsweek, Vogue, Forbes and the London Times. His work can also be seen in the films Moulin Rouge, Basic Instinct, Planet of the Apes, Aliens, Apocalypse Now and Raiders of the Lost Ark. Other clients include MGM Grand, Mirage, Bellagio, Larry Flynt, Suzuki, Honda, Hasbro and Mattel, as well as recording artists Rickie Lee Jones, Ry Cooder, Randy Newman and Dick Dale. Salisbury’s art has been exhibited at the Library of Congress, the British Library, the Museum of Modern Art, the Smithsonian, the Art Center, Otis, Chouinard, USC, the Laguna Art Museum and the Orange County Museum of Art.

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