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.
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.
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 back of the room through both size and contrast. There are other ways to go about this, but these worked well for me.
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 over content that they needed.
Working with former Seattle firm Design Kompany (now in North Carolina), we drew up a poster and postcard for the fall art-walk in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood.