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July 3, 2024 Projects – Introducing Shift Space 4.0

Shift Space is an annual digital publication exploring new media landscapes and critically interrogating technology. Shift Space is produced by United States Artists and supported by Knight Foundation.

For this year’s edition, Team developed a full design refresh that reflects the publication’s focus on technology and this issue’s emphasis on thinking beyond well-established and popular Western practices.

June 26, 2024 Projects – Children’s Hospital Association

Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) is the national voice of over 220 children’s hospitals, bringing together the clinical and administrative leaders of children’s hospitals to create meaningful change in children’s healthcare.

Team helped CHA build the Made Possible campaign and website to elevate the issues facing children’s healthcare and highlight the impact of children’s hospitals.

View our case study.

May 9, 2024 Projects — Independent

Founded in 2010, Independent is celebrated for its curatorial approach and favored status among artists, gallerists, curators, and collectors. To capture Independent’s expanded offerings and ambitions, Team worked on a new brand strategy and visual identity system that conveys its transformation from a seasonal art event to a leading arts organization.

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November 6, 2023 Projects — 2023 CFDA Awards

The CFDA is a not-for-profit trade association of America’s foremost fashion and accessory designers.

In close collaboration with visionary Creative Director Nian Fish, Board Chairman Thom Browne, and the CFDA, Team designed the visual identity, motion graphics, and environmental design for this year’s CFDA Fashion Awards, honoring excellence in fashion design in America.

November 2, 2023 Studio — Amy Globus on view at Blanton Museum and ProjectArt

Team Co-Founder and Creative Director, Amy Globus is featured in two exhibitions now on view. ‘If the Sky Were Orange’ at Blanton Museum explores the history and contemporary urgency of climate-related issues, available now through Feb 11.

My Kid Could Do That’ is a free one-day exhibition on Nov 2 that showcases childhood artworks from influential contemporary artists, including Daniel Arsham, KAWS, and more. The event will raise funds for the non-profit arts organization, ProjectArt.

October 12, 2023 Projects — Empower

Empower is an international nonprofit that supports, connects, and empowers children and young adults who have experienced the loss of a parent.

In 2022, the organization, previously empowerHER, expanded their mission from serving girls who have experienced mother loss to serving all children. Team created a new visual identity that tells an uplifting story about grief and community built through shared experience.

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August 9, 2023 Studio — 365: AIGA Year in Design

AIGA Design recognized our work with The Bronx Museum in this year’s 365: AIGA Year in Design for Best Brand and Identity System. 365: AIGA Year in Design celebrates designers, design teams, and their clients for effectively working together to design creative solutions for challenges presented by businesses and organizations.

We’re honored to join leaders in our industry with this award. Cheers to our friends at The Bronx Museum.

July 21, 2023 Press — New Crits’ Ajay Kurian Featured on CULTURED Magazine

Baltimore-born, New York-based artist and writer Ajay Kurian speaks to CULTURED Magazine on the launch of New Crits, an online platform that provides one-on-one studio visits with some of the world’s most visionary artists.

We’re honored to support New Crits’ mission in the design and development of a visual identity and website that captured their revolutionary mission: democratizing access to arts education.

July 7, 2023 Press – The Dieline Features The Blue Note Packaging Design

Blue Note Jazz Club teamed up with Wandering Barman, a creative craft cocktail brand and tasting room based in Brooklyn, New York, for a new signature drink: The Blue Note. The packaging, designed by Team, reflects both brands in the collaboration, and the collage aesthetic leans into the artistry deep within the heart of the partnership. The outcome is a bottle that highlights the distinguishable Wandering Barman experience, fueled by the positive vibrancy of jazz music.

May 10, 2023 Projects — Introducing Shift Space 3.0 and the 2023 Knight Arts + Tech Fellows

Shift Space is an annual digital publication exploring new media landscapes and spotlighting the Knight Arts + Tech Fellows. The fellowship awards five artists working with innovative approaches to technology and new media, such as artificial intelligence, immersive installations, and VR, with unrestricted grants of $50,000.

Following the two previous editions, Team designed and developed the online publication in collaboration with Knight Foundation and United States Artists. Congrats to the 2023 fellows!

November 22, 2022 Press – Philadelphia Contemporary Plans Seafaring Gallery on the Delaware River

Founded in 2016, Philadelphia Contemporary is a contemporary arts organization whose mission is to connect the people and places of Philadelphia through art and partnership. Philadelphia Contemporary shares its unprecedented plan to create a two-story floating gallery on the Delaware River, with potential to travel through the Jersey coast to New York.

Read our case study on their recent rebranding.

April 4, 2022 Projects — Lumanity

Lumanity is a new global force in the healthcare industry focused on accelerating and optimizing access to medical advances. Team worked closely with Lumanity to craft an identity and website for the new company, highlighting the company’s distinctive approach, incisive thinking, and decisive action.

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January 26, 2022 Projects — Introducing Scope3

Digital advertising has a hidden energy problem.

A single ad with one million impressions emits an estimated one metric ton of CO2 — that’s the equivalent of flying from Boston to London, twice. These emissions are the most difficult type to track, but Scope3 envisions a different path forward.

We’re excited to help our friends at Scope3 define their brand identity as the only company to measure end-to-end emissions across the media and advertising supply chain.

View the case study. 

August 16, 2021 Thoughts — A Wake-up Call: Amy Globus on a Post-Lockdown Arts World

COVID-19 devastated arts organizations. But it was also a much-needed wake-up call.

Our co-founder, Amy Globus, explores how artists and creatives survived this year and how they paved a new path forward with accessibility in mind. Will a return to normal bring back the old status quo, or will art organizations commit to emerging tech to connect to broader communities?

May 13, 2021 Projects — Team Interviewed on PRINT for Promise, Witness, Remembrance

“Promise, Witness, Remembrance” is here. The exhibition honors the life of Breonna Taylor and is running now until June 6th. Our team spoke to PRINT Magazine to share our “less is more” approach to creating a visual identity to complement the exhibition’s historical framework to anti-Black violence.

See how the exhibition came to life.

March 7, 2021 Press — Promise, Witness, Remembrance Featured in the NY Times

The Speed Art Museum’s upcoming exhibit, “Promise, Witness, Remembrance,” reflects on the life of Breonna Taylor, her killing in 2020, and the year of protests that followed. Curator, Allison Glenn, shares “Through this act of creating community, of calling people in, you in fact center them.”

“Promise, Witness, Remembrance” opens April 7th.

September 24, 2020 Press — Artist Relief Fund Raises Nearly $20 Million

“Art can’t solve the world’s problems, but art can hold it.” – Deana Haggag, Artist Relief Organizer

62% of artists and creatives are out of work due to COVID-19. 95% have experienced income loss. If we are to heal as a nation, artists must survive. Artist Relief is doing its part to ensure that creativity can continue to prosper. From its start in April, Artist Relief has now raised nearly $20 million to award as emergency relief grants throughout the year.