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Brochure design for non-profit Foundation for Early Learning

Foundation for Early Learning (FEL), a long-time client of Chalkbox (and one of our first), approached Chalkbox for a trio of brochures for three different audiences. After discussing the three brochures, which were to be largely identical, Chalkbox suggested a single, general-purpose brochure with three insert cards that could tailor it for its three audiences. This was a more cost-effective and efficient use of …

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Identity design for real-estate firm Home With Mark

After his business partner retired, Seattle real-estate agent Mark wanted to create a new brand that reflected himself in a way the partnership’s brand never could. Chalkbox helped Mark create the “Home with Mark” brand, designing logo, additional branding elements, and full stationery package.

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Book design and illustration for Washington State Early Learning and Development Guidelines

Washington State Department of Early Learning, along with a number of other concerned agencies and organizations, developed a year-by-year guideline document for parents, educators, and child-care providers in Washington State. Chalkbox was tasked with making an exhaustive and detailed stack of lists and guidelines approachable in nature and easy to navigate. After much exploration, we developed a series of illustrations …

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Printed event support for local non-profit, Foundation for Early Learning

Foundation for Early Learning (FEL) was one of Chalkbox’s first clients. We worked with them each year to design and produce invitations, programs, note cards, presentation templates, and other odds and ends for their annual fundraising luncheon. Their work was infinitely instrumental in elevating early learning efforts in Washington state. The organization was the very definition of “good people doing good work,” which …

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Print magazine design for Eastside Preparatory School

Eastside Prep in Kirkland, WA, is just over a decade old, but is providing some of the finest education experiences in the United States. To share the stories of their school, its growth, students, and faculty, Chalkbox designs a biannual, 48-page, full-color magazine. Unique faculty- and student-written articles around a central theme comprise each volume, which is rounded out by a …

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Aerospace materials firm – Fatigue Technology, Inc.

Fatigue Technology helps keep our aircraft in the skies. They employ a large number of engineers who, upon entry, are asked to consider the career path they feel they want to pursue. Chalkbox helped FTI develop a small career pathways print piece for those incoming engineers.

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Agricultural Manufacturing Company Identity, Print, and Website design – WECO

WECO (Woodside Electronics Company) has been inventing and manufacturing equipment that sorts the tasty produce of our nation’s farmers at lightning speed. They have machines to sort walnuts, tomatoes, blueberries, wine grapes, olives, cranberries, and on and on. Chalkbox has been working with WECO since 2006, developing an overarching brand system, two websites, sales and marketing collateral, equipment operations manuals, branded …

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Seattle Fiduciary Services Identity and Website Design – Fred Shoen Fiduciary Services, Inc.

  Fred Schoen Fiduciary Services had no coherent visual brand; no consistency of presentation across their materials and website. Chalkbox designed a new identity to present the firm with a level of credibility and seriousness required by clients seeking their services, and to reflect the firm’s 30 years of expert service in the Seattle area. The firm’s logo, stationery package, and website are …

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Seattle Interior Design Firm Identity – May Designs

After a few years in Seattle, Amy May’s firm May Designs was outgrowing its original identity. Chalkbox designed a new identity that would reflect the firm’s attitude, approach and modern sensibilities, and project the success the firm has and will yet achieve. The new logotype is sophisticated and modern, without being pretentious. And the pattern provides colorful energy and a reference …