The captivating year-long social media, website, and exhibit program designed for the Leo Baeck Institute, 1938 PROJEKT, received local and international media coverage in Communication Arts, Dexigner, Campaign US, The Drum, Designbote, Lisbon Art Center & Studios, and Art for Life among others. The project commemorates the 80th anniversary of the terrifying events of Kristallnacht in Nazi Germany by featuring archival documents that tell the story of how German-speaking Jews perceived the year leading to the fateful event that many see as the beginning of the Holocast. Falling on April 11/12 this year, Holocast Remembrance Day brings special significance to the project.Read More
For the 80th anniversary of the terrifying events of Kristallnacht in Nazi Germany, C&G Partners worked with the Leo Baeck Institute to develop "1938 PROJEKT: Posts from the Past". The year-long social media, web and exhibit program presents 365 daily posts of archival documents from the year 1938. In transposed real time, they tell the story of how Jewish citizens perceived that increasingly fateful year. C&G Partners developed the project’s visual identity and crafted social, web and physical experiences.Read More
Jonathan Alger shed light on disrupted storytelling at the 2017 SEGD Xlab, a conference about digital innovation and the future of experience design. The session featured C&G's digital designs that demonstrate how the studio incorporates new models of user-engagement. The session that was followed by a panel discussion and Q&A. The studio also hosted an SEGD Xlab studio innovation tour for students and industry professionals. This year’s Xlab theme—Experiences in the Era of Disruption—showcased how disruption is impacting experiential graphic design. It included presenters from Living Map, Civiq, DailyDOOH, Float4, Lab at Rockwell, Reality Interactive, Gallagher & Associates, WeWork, Intersection, and Potion, Tessellate, Two Twelve, and others.Read More
Just in: C&G's Stolen Heart Video Map for the Leo Baeck Institute was selected as a finalist for the SEGD Global Design Awards 2017. The 3D-printed, projection-mapped tabletop video is the centerpiece of the exhibition “Stolen Heart: The Theft of Jewish Property in Berlin’s Historic Center, 1933–1945,” which was on view at Leo Baeck. Topographic and time-lapse elements mix with stylistic color tints and a custom musical score in the animated video portion of the experience, which is projected onto a 3D-printed, 1:1500 scale, historically accurate model of Mitte, Berlin’s center of culture, commerce and government. Technologies powering the experience include players by Brightsign and specialty projection from Christie. Read more at SEGD.Read More
Russell Reynolds Associates (RRA), with more than 370 consultants in 46 international offices, is a global leader in executive search and leadership consulting. Since 2014, C&G Partners has partnered with RRA's expert marketing team to create event branding, print, media, physical decor and signage for three annual events. Although the events were on different continents with different themes, our approach was the same each time: develop a unique event theme and visual identity that ties to the RRA brand, deploy it as ubiquitously as possible, and thoughtfully conceive all applications large and small. This approach has been fostered by the collaboration between C&G and RRA's own expert in-house marketing team. Without their expertise, encouragement, and willingness to explore creative possibilities, we would not have been able to produce this work.
This year, the 2016 RRA All Consultants Meeting in San Francisco required a tech-forward...Read More
The Smithsonian's newest museum in Washington, D.C., the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), made history when it opened this weekend as the only national museum exclusively dedicated to African American culture. C&G Partners is thrilled and overjoyed about this milestone for the Museum. We are also humbled to have played a small role, creating the digital Guestbook and Member Honor Roll that helps visitors leave something of themselves behind when they enter or leave. NMAAHC is the latest example of this digital guestbook project: there is a story behind the evolution of the idea, and a history of other installations leading up to this one.
To digitize the traditional elements of a guestbook...Read More
Heartfelt congratulations to the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), opening to the public this past weekend in Washington D.C. with the help of many dignitaries and luminaries. The long-awaited NMAAHC is the only national museum exclusively dedicated to the documentation of African American experience, and C&G Partners is privileged to have played a role. Our Guestbook and Member Honor Roll for the museum gives visitors a new, digitally integrated way to leave something of themselves behind.Read More
Founded in 1916, The Optical Society (OSA) is the leading professional association in optics and photonics. Through world-renowned publications, meetings, and membership programs, OSA provides quality information and inspiring interactions that power achievements in the science of light.
As the Optical Society celebrates a century of innovation this year, C&G Partners is excited to work with OSA to develop a...Read More
KCRW-LA's blog on design and architecture, DnA, featured the design thinking behind the exhibit 'A Path Appears' at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. C&G Partners collaborated with wHY Architecture, and fabricators Cinnabar, both in Los Angeles, on this innovative and experimental project designed to act as an "open-source, interactive prototype" for social justice. C&G's Managing Partner, Jonathan Alger, speaks in the interview with KCRW's Avishay Artsy about the potential of a new kind of visitor experience.
(Pictured: Elizabeth Eshel from wHY Architecture, and Jonathan Alger from C&G Partners. Photo by Avishay Artsy, KCRW DnA.)
C&G Partners' role on the project included exhibit design, graphic design, motion graphics, audio editing, and brand identity.Read More