People are afraid of the unknown.
The inherent human reaction to the unknown is to say no.
We embrace the unknown and we embrace clients that embrace the unknown.
The unknown is innovation and innovation drives conversation.

who we are doesn't matter
but you might know some of our clients


Unknown is a strategic and creative alliance of award-winning marketers, creative entrepreneurs and technology executives. By integrating leading-edge design with emerging technology, marketing innovation and product development, we enable the innovation that pushes brands and projects forward. At our core, we’re idea-centric brand consultants. We believe everything a company does is branding, therefore we apply our expertise to every possible brand touch point:


  • Quantitative Market Research
  • Qualitative Market Research
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Brand Strategy
  • Media Planning and Buying
  • Investor Relations
  • Product Innovations, Design & Development


  • Corporate Identity & Marketing Collateral
  • Ad Campaigns
  • Branded Content
  • Audio Branding
  • Photography & Videography
  • Live Action & Animations
  • Trade Show Exhibits


  • Web Design
  • Web Development
  • Web Applications
  • Mobile Applications
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Pay Per Click Advertising


  • Public Relations
  • Content Distribution
  • Social Media Campaigns
  • Event and Trade Shows
  • Experiential Marketing
  • Influencer Marketing
  • Reputation Management
Over the years, unknownlab’s outreach services have gradually evolved from Public Relations to full-fledged sales outreach and support. With a large amount of B2B clients in need of new business channels, inside or outside of the USA, unknownlab helps get a foot in the door with active leads, and turn those opportunities into real business deals that validate ROI.


Unknown is an amalgamation of creative professionals and common sense contrarians from a wide range of marketing, strategic, technology and business backgrounds and cultures. The independent company was founded in 2009 by Tom Van Daele, Creative Director at agencies such as TBWAChiatDay, Duval Guillaume New York and Ogilvy & Mather.

Unknown’s principals have worked on an impressive list of leading global brands throughout a wide range of industries, including Bentley, Fisker, Nissan, Infiniti, VISA, Pepsi, Bang and Olufsen, The Grammy Awards, Absolut Vodka, Bazooka Bubblegum, Coca-Cola, Georgia Pacific, US Navy, Topps, Ford, Procter & Gamble, Bacardi, Jansport, Masterfoods, Unilever and more.

We are a challenger agency that loves challenger brands. Today, companies of all sizes have partnered with unknown because of our ability to develop and implement innovative strategies, branding, marketing and technology solutions that generate fans, engage consumers and drive business.


Unknown is headquartered in Los Angeles, operating right on the Venice - Silicon Beach - Boardwalk. Unknown also has an office in Chelsea – New York, and in Antwerp – Belgium, the heart of Europe. We operate around the world and offer a global mindset paired with local, cultural integration.

Because of our European heritage and our strategic location on the West Coast of the USA, unknown finds itself at the epicenter of cross culture and operates as a bridge for European and Asian brands to enter, understand and grow in the US market – and for American brands to expand both nationally and internationally.



Unknownprint provides over 100 years of combined experience in the high-end packaging, finishing and merchandising industry. We pride ourselves on our commitment to excellence and attribute our success to our ability to deliver any project, under any deadline, while always producing the highest quality branded content.

Unknownprint provides the perfect balance of design, manufacturing and high-quality materials in a wide variety of branded items to ensure our client’s story is told in the most impressive way possible.


unknownart is a contemporary fine art gallery located in Venice Beach, California. The 1100sq ft. space sets precedence in the area exhibiting the work of both emerging and established contemporary artists through bi-monthly art shows selected for their impactful conceptual communication.


Past Exhibitions
Caroline Geys | An Exploration from Childhood into Feminine Urban Modernism
Petter Hegre | Luba Nude Yoga


Art Fairs
Art Palm Springs, CA
Photo LA, CA


Daily Hours: 10AM to 5PM, except Mondays and Weekends.
To schedule a private viewing at all other times, please call: +1 310 804 2170


unknowngallery – 801 Ocean Front Walk, 8 – Venice, CA 90291