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AU Library Annual Report 2014–15
Print & Online Annual Report
AU Library Annual Report 2014–15

Print & Online Annual Report

Client: American University Library

A web-based annual report and printed companion piece with a sampling of the content to drive traffic online. The annual report features campaign buttons.

Table of Contents Welcome Letter Mission & Vision Bowles Award Profile: Bill Gentile Textbooks on Reserve Social Justice Focus Profile: Joy Adams Library Council Online Report Online Report Online Report
Mobile view of the START Bienial Report
Online Biennial Report
Mobile view of the START Bienial Report

Online Biennial Report

Client: International START Secretariat

We designed and coded this mobile-first online biennial report for START with advanced analytics tracking to see which pieces of content performed best. This will allow them to effectively plan the most pertinent content for the next report.

Content section, desktop browser Online Biennial Report
HP+ Logo with Tagline
Logo Refresh & Branding
HP+ Logo with Tagline

Health Policy Plus

Client: Palladium

Logo refinement and brand development for a USAID-funded 5-year project to work on health policy development and implementation around the globe.

Before & After logo refresh Report Cover Policy Brief Cover Homepage Design
AU Library Annual Report 2014–15
Print & Online Annual Report
Online Annual Report

Hybrid Annual Report

Client: American University Library

A web-based annual report and printed companion piece with a sampling of the content to drive traffic online. The annual report features social protest images from the Library’s special collections.

Folded Annual Report for mailing First inside panel: Welcome Main Content: 4 panels Full content unfolded (reverse of poster side) Full-sized poster from the featured Social Protest Collection
Front Cover
Magazine Layout
Front & Back Covers

Magazine

Client: Center for Popular Democracy

Redesign and layout for an 8-page, saddle stitched magazine.

Interior spread Interior spread
National Diversity in Libraries Conference Logo, Vertical
Conference Branding
National Diversity in Libraries Conference Logo, Vertical

Conference Branding

Client: Association of Research Libraries

Logo and pre-conference materials for the National Diversity in Libraries Conference.

NDLC Save the Date Postcards NDLC Buttons National Diversity in Libraries Conference Logo
Parasols Woodblock
Digital Restoration
Parasols Woodblock

Woodblock Print digital restoration

Client: American University Library

Mold and water damage removal along with color restoration.

Detail, before restoration Detail, after restoration
Odyssey Burger Logo
Restaurant Logo
Odyssey Burger Logo

Branding

Client: Odyssey Burger

Unused branding for a international-themed burger restaurant in Washington, DC. The flags spell out "ODYSSEY" in the Nautical Flag Alphabet.

Odyssey Burger Window Sign Odyssey Burger Paper Cup Odyssey Burger Napkins
Biographers International Conference Program
Conference Program

Conference Program

Client: Biographers International

20 page, saddle-stiched program for Biographers International’s annual conference held in Washington, DC.

AU Library Annual Report 2013–14
Annual Report
AU Library Annual Report 2013–14

Annual Report 2013–2014

Client: American University Library

The annual report features exploration-themed images from the library’s special collections.

SHARE Logo
Branding
SHARE Logo

SHared Access Research Ecosystem Branding

Client: Association of Research Libraries

Logomark and wordmark for SHARE, a higher education and research community initiative to ensure the access to, preservation, and reuse of research. SHARE works to make the inventory of research more discoverable and more accessible, and to enable the research community to build upon these assets in creative and productive ways.

Laptop Stickers Glass water bottles (2-color) SHARE t-shirt
Exploring Social Justice
Event Series
Exploring Social Justice

Event Series Logo: Exploring Social Justice

Client: American University Library

Logo for the event series at American University, Exploring Social Justice. An allusion to seeing things from a different perspective, a heart shape is created by folding up a topographic map.

Books that Shaped America Event Series Logo
Event Series
Books that Shaped America Event Series Logo

Event Series Logo: Books that Shaped America

Client: American University Library

Logo for the event series at American University based on the Library of Congress List of America’s most influential books of the last century.

Letting Go of Legacy Services Cover
Book Cover
Letting Go of Legacy Services Cover

Letting Go of Legacy Services Book Cover

Client: American Library Association Editions

Book cover photography and design for Mary’s most recent book, a series of case studies for planned abandonment strategies in libraries.

full_cover video process_1 process_2 process_3 process_4
START Biennial Report
START Biennial Report

Biennial Report

Client: International START Secretariat

Biennial Report layout for International START Secretariat. START is an environmental change research nonprofit in Washington, DC.

AU Library Annual Report 2012–13
Annual Report
AU Library Annual Report 2012–13

Annual Report 2012–2013

Client: American University Library

The annual report features space-themed stamps from the library’s special collections.

Contents Welcome Preserving History eResource Acquisitions Enabling Student Success Student Satisfaction Supporting AU Library AU Library Vision Engagement and Opportunity Digital Futures Forum Looking Forward Back Cover
START Cover
GEC Magazine

Global Environmental Change Research Magazine

Client: International START Secretariat

Magazine layout for International START Secretariat highlights the global environmental change research the nonprofit funded in Africa.

Annual Report
Annual Report

Annual Report 2011–12

Client: American University Library

The annual report serves as American University Library’s main development piece. For maximum effectiveness, it fulfills two roles: 1) a celebration of the previous year’s accomplishments and 2) a vehicle to highlight a unique aspect of the library’s special collections.

Magnet Homepage Redesign
Homepage Redesign

Homepage Redesign

Client: Magnet

Magnet approached us with the task of converting a table-based website into a cascading style sheet-based layout. In addition, we created a new, bright, and fresh design for the homepage.

The Internet Blueprint

The Internet Blueprint

Client: Public Knowledge

Public Knowledge wanted a design that drew inspiration from the title of their new project, The Internet Blueprint. We loved the idea of having a rich blue palette that mimics architectural blueprints and a way to allude to the idea that each new initiative creates a fuller picture of internet policy.

Tote Bag
Totebag

Book Tote

Client: American University Library

Sometimes you need a little fun in your life. We designed a tote bag for even the most serious of academics.

t-shirt
T-shirt

T-shirt

Client: American University Library

Every year, American University Library distributes t-shirts for the staff to extend a simple thank you. This shirt provides a little levity regarding the changing landscape of academia.

ALA Book Cover
Bite-Sized Marketing
ala-book-cover

Bite-sized Marketing, Book Cover and Layout

Client: American Library Association

In addition to writing Bite Sized Marketing, published by the American Library Association, we also designed the cover and interior. Drawing inspiration from the name of the book as well as the idea that it is meant to be used as needed rather than read cover to cover, we illustrated rows of "bite-sized" chocolates in the style of Wayne Thiebaud. For the inside, we focused on defining a clear hierarchy within the constraints of single color printing.

National Ecological Research Park Brochure
NERP Brochure

National Ecological Research Park Brochure

Client: University of Georgia

The University of Georgia’s National Ecological Research Park (NERP) wanted a welcoming design that could provide some history of the site, allow new visitors to learn about their initiatives, give donors a look at where their monies were used, and provide a concise justification for their government funding for congress. We were able to accomplish all of their goals in a 16 page document.

LearnServe International Annual Report
Annual Report

Annual Report

Client: LearnServe International

We created a clean, inviting, and bright annual report for LearnServe International using images from their service learning trips around the world and their social incubator program in Washington, DC.

SFAF Year End Coding
Year End Campaign
SFAF Year End Coding

Year End Campaign Coding

Client: San Francisco AIDS Foundation

We coded a microsite that was optimized for mobile devices (including touch gestures) and also allowed San Francisco AIDS Foundation to track how their users were interacting with the microsite. Design by Roxane Chicoine.

LearnServe International website
Website

Website

Client: LearnServe International

LearnServe International’s website needed a refresh to match the new logo we designed for them. The new site not only has a bright and fresh design, but it allows them to easily update the content and reach their target audience more effectively.

Adams County SPCA Logo
Logo
Adams County SPCA Logo

Logo

Client: Adams County SPCA

We modernized Adams County SPCA’s logo by refining the illustration and giving the typography a more streamlined treatment which would be easier to reproduce and read at small sizes.

AU Library Bookmark
Bookmark

Bookmark

Client: American University Library

Drawing from American University Library’s Special Collections, we created a beautiful and informative bookmark from a Japanese woodblock print.

AIDS/LifeCycle Web Coding
Event Site

Experience the Event Website Coding

Client: AIDS/LifeCycle

AIDS/LifeCycle is a huge, 5-day bike ride from Los Angeles to San Francisco to raise funds and awareness for HIV/AIDS research. We coded their "Experience the Event" site which allowed families and friends to follow the riders’ progress virtually. Design by Aaron Pedroza.

Glade Logo
Logo

Logo

Client: Glade Dance Collective

A stylized dancer is the centerpiece of the logo for Glade Dance Collective. An apparently simple wordmark reveals a hidden figure upon closer inspection.

SFAF Homepage
Responsive Homepage
SFAF Homepage

Responsive Homepage Coding

Client: San Francisco AIDS Foundation

We worked with San Francisco AIDS Foundation to translate a design mockup into code and to optimize the layout to display properly on any size screen or device. Design by Aaron Pedroza.

Windmills Not Oilspills
Logo
Windmills Not Oilspills

Logo

Client: Windmills Not Oilspills

An unused logo, the Windmills Not Oilspills identity created a bold mark to catch the attention of policy makers.

Amigos Member Conference
Logo
Amigos Member Conference

Logo

Client: Amigos Member Conference

The Amigos Member Conference was all about measuring impact and assessing needs, so we developed a logo that visualized that in a fun and unexpected way.

Home for the Holidays
Year End Campaign

Year End Campaign

Client: San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The digital, year-end campaign for San Francisco AIDS Foundation (SFAF) focused on Claudia and the assistance she received for her family from the foundation. In telling her story, SFAF was able to show how donations directly impact the life of their clients.

Sacred Lotus Website
Sacred Lotus

Website

Client: Sacred Lotus Yoga Studio

Being visually distinctive in a crowded marketplace is paramount. For Sacred Lotus, we created a modern, clean, and airy design that reflected the branding we developed.

The Studio Visit Website
Website

Website Design

Client: The Studio Visit

The Studio Visit started as a small side project for artist Isabel Manalo and has since grown to a large-scale, multi-national collaborative non-profit. The site we designed in the early days has remained robust enough to meet the needs of the burgeoning non-profit.

Fearless Future Business Cards
Business Cards

Business Cards

Client: Fearless Future

Early on in our start as a design company, we decided to create these visually distinctive business cards based on old children’s book illustrations from the ’50s.

Status Newsletter, SFAF
Newsletter Template

Status Email Newsletter Coding

Client: San Francisco AIDS Foundation

We have coded a number of e-newsletter templates for San Francisco AIDS Foundation (SFAF). We code templates that allow SFAF staff to easily create polished and consistent emails. Design by Aaron Pedroza.

Magnet Newsletter
Newsletter Template

Email Newsletter Coding

Client: Magnet

We coded a template for Magnet that allows their staff to create the email as if it were a webpage. The resulting code can then be copied and pasted into their customer relationship management software. Design by Aaron Pedroza.

AU Library Annual Report 2006–07
Annual Report
AU Library Annual Report 2006–07

Annual Report

Client: American University Library

A beautiful and engaging print piece is essential in reaching donors. In this annual report, we accomplished this by using map images from American University Special Collections and creating a ship’s log-themed annual report.