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A results-driven creative director specializing in digital products and leading business creativity, with over 15 years of experience. Inspiring businesses to embrace the new and do something different. You can book me for projects, consultation and speaking events. I am going to be brutally honest for the sake of a better human experience.

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I am Stanley. Award-winning designer and developer, turned  founder of a design agency BeCurious Studio, based in NYC. I have been chasing usability and quality designs for the past 15 years. I am here to help you launch your brand, digital product and elevate your experience.


Understanding yourself and your audience. Shaping up attainable goals and meeting them.


Compassion, social return on investment via a global,  thought provoking correlation indicating scalable,  compelling growth compassion, social return on investment via a global.


I am tired of ugliness! I am tired of seeing products and businesses fail because of poor design and brand experience.

I am on a quest to fix it.

The goal is to disrupt how business owners view design. Do not allow your ideas, businesses and products die out due to poor usability and aesthetics.


01. Design Sprint Workshop

You have an idea or new concept you want to test?

03. Business Audit & Growth

Your business is under-performing, not sure why?

02. Brand, Web & Mobile Design

You need branding, website, app or software?

04. Workshops and Talks

Leverage my experience and knowledge for your organization.


“ It was a pleasure of working with Stanley on the MVP for Metechi (a bank-centered participation financing for commercial real estate marketplace). He fleshed out user flows and proposed UX solutions to help us sort out business logic, and elevated the usability of our product. ”

— Metechi

“Working with Stanley is a beautiful learning journey with an amazing mentor that inspires you on a daily basis in a very unique way through different facets of the business world. Stanley is one of the most trustworthy person I have ever met, a strong decision maker and someone who is patient enough to inspire you to be a better version of yourself.”

— Wearefan

“I had the pleasure of working with Stanley on the redesign of the Bloomberg mobile app. His can-do attitude and creative design solutions provided us with timely and effective ways to meet our goals. Stanley went above and beyond to deliver outstanding results. I recommend Stanley unequivocally; it was a great experience working with him!”

— Bloomberg

I’d love to show you how beautiful design & intuitive experience can elevate your ideas.


How to setup portfolios that get you noticed

Building an app for creatives – Artscape Daniels, Launchpad – Toronto

IGTV Interview with Dot Lung

NYU Tandon School of Engineering Presents: A conversation with Stanley Vaganov

“How can tech help artists grow?” talk with Chantaé Vetrice & BeCurious Founder

Building an App for Creatives

Interview with Denise Lee, Youtube

“UX & Small Businesses” Big Critique, YouTube Interview

Returning to normal, NYC: Small Business Workshop

Building an app for creatives – Artscape Daniels, Launchpad – Toronto

NYU Entrepreneurship Lab, Product Launch

Design Sprint Masterclass

Learn how to develop products, apps and startups with minimum risk. Learn how to streamline creativity and shortcut endless productivity meetings.


Just starting out? I will work with you to help you become the best version of yourself.

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I will teach you how to apply “Design Thinking” to grow your business. How to identify the right design partners and how to make sure your brand is beautiful and your experience is flawless.


Need a business plan or a deck? Need a prototype? Need to prep for investment round? Need an MVP? Need to scale?


You’ve thought of the next best app? Perhaps the next AIRBNB or UBER? You are ready to join the ranks of the likes of Musk, Dorsey and Thiel; But you do not know where to begin?


Get in touch.

Let’s innovate together.

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If you need help with a big project or tight deadlines.

No worries! My agency can handle that.

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