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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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Family Documentary Photographer Identity – Jenny Penney

  Jenny Penney needed to spin off part of another businesses into this one, to narrow the focus to family documentary photography, one of her specialties. Chalkbox designed this new identity to reference Jenny’s down-to-earth personality and the close, authentic, in-home interaction of her photography, which very often involves young children.  

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Seattle HR Consulting Company Website Redesign – Plum

Plum Seattle is a local HR Consulting firm. For their new website, our charge was to create a responsive website that the client could manage and that looked like it belonged in the current decade. We worked with our development partner at RealBasics to design and develop a site that projects the tremendous quality of their service, works on all screens, and provides the control …

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Some Presentation Tips for BNI (Business Networking International)

Below are some tips for helping with projection visibility in a large, sunny room that might be helpful to speakers. Our meeting space is walled on the East by floor-to-ceiling windows, flooding the room with light from the sunrise for part of the year. This presents a challenge when using a projector. These are my own solutions for maintaining legibility of text from the …