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 .
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.
A C&G Partners team led by Emanuela Frigerio has launched a new eco-friendly water bottle design as part of a campaign for Riverkeeper, the organization focused on the Hudson River watershed that started the riverkeeper trend throughout the country. The bottle is made from reusable, lightweight, tinted stainless steel and communicates the environmental importance of drinking local water versus bottled water. This product is part of a larger design project for Riverkeeper that will be featured here in the weeks to come. Here is a sneak peek of all four bottle colors:
Next week, Steff Geissbuhler will speak on the subject of "Making and Leaving a Mark" at the ninth annual DesignThinkers 2008 conference in Toronto. From designthinkers.com: Steff explores the thinking behind the creation of a logo, trademark or visual vocabulary and the many forms and personalities an identity can take on. Using his work as examples, Steff will discuss...Read More
Next Monday, October 20th, Partner Emanuela Frigerio will be mentoring young teen designers at the Teen Design Fair, held during Design Week at the Cooper-Hewitt. Emanuela appeared at the Fair last year as well, when the firm was nominated for the National Design Award. Young designers can ask Emanuela about a career in design, what it's like to be a...Read More
Steff Geissbuhler will give a "Design Hero Lecture" next week at the AGI Student Conference in Chicago, on Tuesday, September 23, 2008. From AGI Chicago: On September 23-28, 2008, over 1000 of the world’s top designers, students, educators and graphic arts professionals will converge in Chicago for the 2008 AGI Congress and AGI Student Conference. Alliance Graphique Internationale (AGI) will...Read More
This week, Rockport Publishers released Masters of Design: Logos and Identity . The book profiles twenty well known designers, including C&G Partners co-founder Steff Geissbuhler . The profiles "are not only inspirational, but they provide real-world advice and support designers can use in their projects."
The book was (well) put together by Sean Adams and Noreen Morioka of AdamsMorioka .Read More
Next week, Steff Geissbuhler will speak about the firm's new brand identity for the Greater Hudson Heritage Network at the annual conference of the American Association of State and Local History (AASLH). Steff's lecture will be on Friday, September 12, 2008 in Rochester, New York. Steff is delighted to speak at AASLH. The organization gave C&G Partners three...Read More
C&G Partners' exhibit at the Sag Harbor Whaling Museum, "OIL! Whales, Wells ... What's Next?" was reviewed in the New York Times today. The exhibit, open during the summer season of 2008 in Sag Harbor, Long Island, draws a parallel between the revolutionary situation that led to the end of the whaling era and the energy crisis of modern times...Read More