LAVA Productions is the consulting firm of Robert Stava, a veteran of the graphic design and 3d industry.
Robert Stava is a 3d and graphic design professional with over 25 years’ experience. Honing his graphic design skills as a ‘Mad Man’ at Y&R New York and J. Walter Thompson while working with some of the top creative talent in the industry, it was there Stava was able to leverage leading edge digital technology with traditional design skills delivering major TV and print campaigns for the top brand names in the world. He went on to become an Art Director in multimedia and web design developing innovative work for some of the top fortune 500 companies in the financial, media and entertainment sectors. From there he transitioned into the 3d visualization industry and in 2002 was brought in by internationally acclaimed U.K. based design firm Arup to rebuild their 3d visualization group out of their New York City office. Over the next 9 years as Creative Director he managed to develop the ‘3d Media Group’ into an international recognized brand working on major infrastructure projects around the globe in addition to traveling internationally as a keynote speaker on the 3d design industry. His work has been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, USA Today, Architectural Record, 3d Design World and Ballistic Publishing’s ‘Best Autodesk Art’ and ‘Finest Digital Art in the Known Universe’
With a background that leverages traditional Fine Art and Graphic design sensibilities, Stava combines design strategy and marketing acumen with a proven methodology that he brings to every project he undertakes no matter how big or small. He currently lives in Ossining where he is a member of the Arts Council and a Trustee on the Ossining Historical Society.