The Museum of American Finance, with all core exhibits, interactives, and brand identity designed by C&G Partners, was named one of New York's "Not Boring Museums," and one of the "city's best venues" in the latest issue of Time Out New York. Kind words: "must-see," "often surprising," and "interactive exhibits here are top-notch."Read More
The Museum of American Finance opened in the tumultuous months of 2008, with all-new exhibits and a brand identity by C&G; Partners. The firm also created the interactive installations in the Museum, but until now, we've not released the short videos we made about two of them. The goal of the Museum is to increase financial literacy, a goal...Read More
The exhibit “OIL! Whales, Wells … What’s Next?”, originally designed by the firm to be installed for one summer at the Sag Harbor Whaling Museum , has just been reinstalled for a second season. Curated by our favorite East End museum director, Zach Studenroth, the exhibit traces the epic history of US energy addiction, from the days of whaling for lamp oil to the concerns of the present. See the New York Times article on last year's opening here .
C&G Partners has created a traveling exhibit about founding father John Adams , the second president of the United States. Organized and funded by the Boston Public Library , the American Library Association (ALA), and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), the project is based on a larger exhibit at the Boston Public Library also originally designed by the firm . The exhibit will travel to twenty libraries around the US for the next three years.
Paper company Crane & Co. has launched a new swatchbook, Crane Paper, 100% Cotton: The Definitive Collection. No trees or wood fiber go into the production of this paper because is entirely made of cotton. The swatchbook itself is made from cotton paper as well, and was designed by a C&G Partners team led by Partner Emanuela Frigerio . (Learn more about the environmental aspects of cotton paper here . See the end of this post for another surprising fact about Crane paper and US money.)
The world tour continues. The bookmark designed by Ema Frigerio and the Adams team for the John Adams Unbound exhibit travels onwards at the fan site "Where in the World is John Adams?" . Latest stops: bumping into Al Sharpton and touring the Jefferson Library at Library of Congress, which is coincidentally another project of lead partner Jonathan Alger . Past post...Read More
We couldn't resist: a group of fans have used a bookmark we designed for the traveling version of the John Adams Unbound exhibit as the basis of a new blog for pictures of it posed around the country. The bookmark was originally designed as a die-cut bust of the second President of the United States, who would then peer...Read More
C&G Partners has created a new identity, new website and new stationery for renowned New York-based architectural photographer Chuck Choi. Chuck has been commissioned by many notable architects, and we are honored that he also counts C&G Partners itself as a repeat client.
The Museum of American Finance (MoAF), with exhibits , interactive installations and identity by C&G Partners, has a new online store . A line of branded museum merchandise on sale there features the "MU$EUM" identity created by the firm. Who knew financial literacy could be cool? Proceeds support the educational programs of the Museum.