An Exclusive Tour of Spike Lee's Office at His Brooklyn Agency

When the old-guard shop DDB wanted its own Spike Lee joint, it gave the filmmaker an agency. Since 1997, SpikeDDB has been creating campaigns for big-name clients like Chevrolet, Cadillac, HBO and Pepsi. Just like with his films, Lee aims to create ads that are thought provoking and culturally significant. His boutique agency is tucked away in a Dumbo, Brooklyn loft space, in an unassuming building shared with Etsy and HopStop. The office is warm and inviting, with framed movie posters lining the walls above rows of creative staff. Behind a glass wall in the back of the office is where Lee spends many days working. Upon closer inspection, we found a well-appointed space full of personal touches made by Lee himself that provide a backdrop for creating advertising genius.