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Kevin Spence Architect

Kevin Spence ArchitectA more personal brand for a professional milestoneBrand Identity PrintKevin Spence | Architect (KSA) provides thoughtful, tailored design solutions by working to gain a deep understanding of each client’s needs, desires, and style—along with the essence of the building site and the constraints of the project. It’s an approach that leads to lasting relationships in addition to work …

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Washington State Office of the Insurance Commissioner

Washington State Office of the Insurance CommissionerA brand that that speaks to consumers—and companiesBrand Identity PrintThe mission of the Washington state Office of the Insurance Commissioner (WAOIC) sounds simple: make sure insurance companies follow the rules, and protect the consumers who buy coverage. In fact, it’s quite broad and complex. Insurance coverages come in all kinds of flavors—home and auto, …

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Cedar River Montessori

Cedar River MontessoriA logo becomes a learning experienceBrand IdentityFor four decades, Cedar River Montessori has focused on fostering lifelong learning skills in students—with an emphasis on environmental stewardship and social responsibility. The independent K-8 school is very highly regarded and has a track record of developing engaged, global thinkers. However, when Cedar River contacted Chalkbox, its branding was outdated: The …

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Miri’s Catering

Miri’s CateringPolishing the look, preserving the funBrand IdentityMiri Plowman and her partner, Gabe, began serving tiny Dutch pancakes with big flavor (known as poffertjes) at farmers markets around Seattle in 2015. Just a few years later, the pair launched Miri’s at Golden Gardens, a beach café in Seattle’s famous waterfront park—just down the road from where they used to operate …

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WWC Global brand identity

WWC Global brand identityAn elevated brand for a firm on the riseBrand Identity PrintNote: All quotes in this case study are taken from the WWC Global podcast, which featured Josh and Adam from Chalkbox on a recent episode. You can listen directly here, or check out all of WWC Global’s podcasts on the firm’s website. WWC Global is the largest woman-owned …

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Longhouse Identity

Longhouse IdentityA big idea—about going smallBrand Identity UI/Web PrintFor seniors who suffer from Alzheimer’s or dementia, the impersonal nature of an assisted-living facility that feels like a hotel can be disorienting and even disturbing. That’s why Matthew Long, owner and operator of the already-successful Husky Senior Care, created Longhouse Adult Family Homes—smaller-scale centers that actually feel like homes, with limited …

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Sodo Snax Label Design

Sodo Snax Label DesignNew packaging for better shelf presencePackaging PrintR&K Foods has been distributing natural foods throughout the Pacific Northwest for nearly 40 years. The company’s line of dried fruit and nuts, sold under the Sodo Snax label, is available in several well-known grocery stores here in the Seattle area—including PCC Community Markets, Metropolitan Market, and others. The competition on …

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Chalkbox Creative Identity

Chalkbox Creative IdentityPracticing what we preach—after 15 years, a new Chalkbox identityBrand Identity PrintMany of our clients come to us because their business has reached a milestone: Sometimes it’s a new location or a key achievement, but what often sparks the desire for updated branding is an anniversary. The client wants a brand identity that aligns with where the company …

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Emerald Pacific Yachts

Emerald Pacific YachtsSeeking the next generation of yacht ownersBrand Identity PrintEmerald Pacific Yachts is a Seattle brokerage that helps customers buy and sell vessels that go beyond the standard fishing or ski boat. The Emerald Pacific team features experts with more than 100 years of combined experience in the boating industry—but nearly 25 years after the firm opened, the market …