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Interviews with Macy’s Parade Studio Creators


Three visionaries who play various roles in creating floats for the Macy's Parade Studio spoke about the Macy’s Pride + Joy float and the company's participation in the Pride parade.

Joel Naprstek

Joel Naprstek, Macy's Parade Studio concept artist/designer

Joel Naprstek is a concept artist/designer at the Macy’s Parade Studio. He was the lead designer of the colorful Macy’s float that proudly rolled down this year’s NYC Pride March route holding dozens of celebrants and giant speakers.

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John Piper

John Piper, Senior Director of Production at Macy's Parade Studio

John Piper, Senior Director of Production at Macy’s Parade Studio, spoke about Macy’s participation in the NYC Pride Parade and cast light on the significance of the special float the Studio created for the festive event.

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Joey Ammons

Joey Ammons, Macy's Parade Studio concept artist

Joey Ammons is a concept artist at the Macy’s Parade Studio. This year, he marched alongside the Macy’s Pride float that the Parade Studio created for the NYC Pride March.

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