Stout joined as one of nineteen principals of the acclaimed international design consultancy Pentagram in 2000. Recently, Stout was selected by American Photo magazine as one of the “100 most important people in photography.” In 2004 International Design magazine selected Stout for “The I.D. Fifty,” it’s annual listing of design innovators. In 2010, The Society of Illustrators honored him with the national Richard Gangel Art Director Award. DJ Stout was recognized as an AIGA (American Institute of Graphic Arts) Fellow award recipient in 2012 for his exceptional contributions to the field of graphic design.
DJ and his team specialize in the creation of brand identity and strategy, publication design, packaging, and interactive solutions. He’s done work for companies and institutions like Microsoft Windows, Ruby Tuesday, Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen, Walgreens, Lands’ End, L.L. Bean, Southwest Airlines, The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, The Perot Museum of Nature and Science, The Museum of Fine Arts Houston, The Contemporary Austin, World Wildlife Fund, SkinCeuticals, Advanced Nutrients, Northwestern University, Tulane, Vanderbilt, Middlebury College, Loyola Marymount University, UC Berkeley, The University of Colorado, Drexel, Lehigh University and the University of Southern California.