The new Darien Library , one of the top 10 small libraries in the nation, opens this Saturday, January 10th, with an all-new identity and signage by C&G Partners. For more information about the opening events, click here .
Just in time for the holidays, surfing enthusiast and partner Keith Helmetag has a new surfboard of his own design, a 9 ft, 9 in David Nuuhiwa Noserider, fresh out of the glassing bay at Joel Tudor Surfboards. Keith designed the board as a nod to the color-band series of late artist Sol Lewitt .
Yesterday, C&G Partners launched a new website, a new visual brand, and new print collateral for the Samuel H. Kress Foundation , a leading US organization in the advancement of the history, conservation, and enjoyment of European art, architecture, and archaeology from antiquity to the 19th Century. Here are some images from the branding, print and web projects, which use beautiful images and stories of the Kress collection itself to make the user experience memorable.
The new logotype. The elegant shape of the “K” was inspired by a decorative architectural detail from an S.H. Kress & Co. Art Deco building.
The firm's New York University Timeline exhibition is honored in this year's 365: AIGA Annual Design Competition for excellence in information design. An exhibit at AIGA featuring the NYU project opens to the public today at the AIGA National Design Center (through 20 Feb 2009 at 164 Fifth Avenue, New York, M-Th 11-6, Fr 11-5). The design team...Read More
Bruce Thorpe has joined the firm's business development team. Until recently a senior member of the legendary Siegel+Gale, and with past experience at Addison and interactive consultants Electronic Ink, Bruce joins C&G Partners to develop the firm's relationships with clients of all kinds. Welcome, Bruce.
NPR has posted an online audio slideshow about the opening of the National Museum of American History. The last half of the piece (1:25 mark) is an extended tour of the "heart of the museum", the Star-Spangled Banner exhibit. The report is by NPR's very excellent Susan Stamberg with great photography by Joel Riddle. See the entire slideshow...Read More
CBS has just posted a piece on YouTube on the re-opening of the National Museum of American History, with special emphasis on, and footage of, the Star-Spangled Banner exhibit. The report covers the viewing chamber, the exhibits, the audio-visual pieces, and the interactive table. There is also some behind-the-scenes footage of museum staff inside the chamber examining the flag itself...Read More