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Cornerstone Associates

Assignment:

With multiple businesses employing more than 140 individuals with developmental disabilities, this established nonprofit’s image was in need of a refresh.

We modernized the primary Cornerstone Associates logo and created a cohesive identity system to apply across the organization — including Taylor Street Ovens, their flagship retail store. The result is elevated brand awareness with a clean and approachable style.

Responsibilities:

  • Identity system (view Brand Book)
  • Print collateral and photography
  • Vehicle and storefront graphics

Local Ocean

Assignment:

Local Ocean is synonymous with Newport, Oregon’s vibrant fishing community and restaurant scene. With significant growth to their operations and a recent expansion of the restaurant, Local Ocean needed a refined, fresh look to match the restaurant’s relaxed environment and exceptional food.

Responsibilities:

  • Strategy
  • Identity design (view ID guide)
  • Tagline and messaging
  • Print design

Woodcastle Furniture

Assignment:

Woodcastle makes the best solid wood furniture in the Pacific NW using locally sourced materials, timeless designs, and expert craftsmen, but their brand wasn’t telling the same story. We created a new branding system for Woodcastle that matches the understated elegance of their furniture and positions the company for continued growth.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Brand and marketing strategy
  • Identity system (see brand book)
  • Tagline and messaging
  • Print design including photography and copywriting

Reading the Pacific NW

Assignment:

Reading the Pacific Northwest is a project of OSU Libraries & Press, bringing memoirs and historical accounts from early Oregon settlers out of the archives and onto the web for the public to enjoy. We designed a website to allow visitors to read these works online, download PDFs, or order printed copies. We also designed a flexible system of book cover templates that identify each work as a part of the series.

Responsibilities:

  • UX/UI design and development
  • Book cover template
  • Benton Community Foundation

    Assignment:

    With over $20 million in assets Benton Community Foundation (BCF) is a unique find in a college and agricultural community like Benton County, Ore., but just what does BCF do with that money? Our team set out to answer this question for BCF and tell the stories of those impacted by BCF’s philanthropy.

    Responsibilities:

    • Strategy
    • Design and illustration
    • Photography and copywriting
    • Digital and print ads

    Orange Media Network

    Assignment:

    Fresh off a name change, Orange Media Network needed a visual identity that would appeal to audiences inside and outside Oregon State University.

    In addition to the new branding package, we delivered recommendations for their family of media sub-brands to create a cohesive identity across applications for the web, TV, radio, and print.

    Responsibilities:

    • Identity system
    • Tagline and messaging
    • Stationery
    • Brand book (view PDF)

    OSU Open Campus

    Assignment:

    OSU Open Campus needed a new website to showcase the vibrancy of its communities, coordinators, and programs.

    The site we designed and developed gives each community its own page to talk about their unique opportunities, programs, and qualities — a hub of information for program coordinators, volunteers, participants, and local leaders.

    Responsibilities:

    • Architecture
    • UX/UI design
    • Development
    • Copywriting

    Special Occasions

    Assignment:

    Build a fresh identity for this growing event rental company to match the high-quality services it provides to large and corporate clientele.

    We created an identity that’s like a beautifully wrapped gift: friendly, fun, and elegant. And the succinct tagline? We think it wraps things up quite nicely.

    Responsibilities:

    • Logo and tagline
    • Stationery
    • Signage and vehicle wraps
    • Direct mail and print ads
    • Identity guide

    Flag & Wire Coffee Co.

    Assignment:

    Create a fresh and tasty brand identity for a new Pacific Northwest café and coffee roasting company.

    From logo to packaging, we focused our efforts on designing a clean, elegant identity that makes Flag & Wire be the uncommon coffee you choose to drink.

    Responsibilities:

    • Logo and messaging
    • Brand and marketing strategy
    • Packaging design
    • Identity guide

    Early Learning Hub

    Assignment:

    Create a bright, engaging, easy-to-use website that Early Learning Hub can use to provide information and resources to parents, partners, and community members serving early childhood needs throughout Linn, Benton, and Lincoln counties in Oregon.

    Responsibilities:

    • Branding and identity
    • Information architecture
    • UX/UI design
    • Front- and back-end development

    Corvallis Transit System

    Assignment:

    CTS needed to revitalize the face of public transportation and make it seem like an interesting and viable option among a growing, tech-savvy student population. We created linking letterforms to evoke the connection of people and places, with an icon that gives shape to movement. To overcome the mental block our audience may feel about riding the bus for the first time, the tagline emphasizes how easy it can be.

    Responsibilities:

    • Logo and tagline
    • Signage
    • Identity guide

    Jackson Street

    Assignment:

    Completely refresh this non-profit organization’s visual identity to be more approachable, friendly, and modern. The new organization name and identity system supports planned growth, community recognition, and increased effectiveness in reaching youth for many years to come.

    Responsibilities:

    • Naming strategy for the organization and its programs
    • Identity system design
    • Brand collateral design including annual reports

     

    Luma America

    Assignment:

    With offices from Silicon Valley to Singapore, Luma America provides industrial-strength lighting products. We designed a fresh, intuitive website user experience that leverages their brand assets and identity and showcases their Resilient lighting brand.

    Our engagement also included designing case studies, white papers, and technical illustrations.

    Responsibilities:

    • UX/UI design
    • Collateral design
    • Product illustrations

    Chamber of Commerce

    Assignment:

    Fresh off an organizational name change, the Corvallis Chamber of Commerce needed a visual identity to match their friendly and approachable style. Something business-casual, if you will.

    For the globe icon, our concept was derived from intersecting three circles, each representing one of the Chamber’s primary areas of focus: Innovation, Education, and Collaboration.

    Responsibilities:

    • Logo and identity guide
    • Stationery
    • Event posters and programs

    Communities Reporter Tool

    Assignment:

    The OSU Extension Service needed a UX/UI refresh that allowed for smoother workflows and data access, and an ability to create custom collections of data.

    But we didn’t want to just apply a new coat of paint to an old website. Instead, our thorough wireframing process looked at it from all directions — allowing us to recommend new functionality and an improved user experience.

    Responsibilities:

    • Information architecture
    • Wireframing
    • Interface design

    Lumber to Legacy

    Assignment:

    Design a 20-page program for the City of Albany Parks and Rec department’s inaugural Lumber to Legacy fundraising auction.

    We had this pocket-sized publication offset-printed on a soft, cream-colored uncoated stock, giving the piece a tactile, memorable quality.

    Responsibilities:

    • Design and layout
    • Printing

    OSU Major Discovery

    Assignment:

    Help incoming students discover which majors of study best fit their personal interests and career goals.

    Commissioned by the college of Forestry at Oregon State University, we designed an interactive survey, not just a boring test. Innovative and fun, we named this useful tool Major Discovery — and it really is.

    Responsibilities:

    • Naming
    • Information architecture, UX/UI design, and illustration
    • Front- and back-end development
    • Copy writing/editing

    OSU Outreach & Engagement

    Assignment:

    Create a series of four-page quarterly publications with University Outreach and Engagement which are inserted into Oregon State University’s Stater magazine, and also printed as stand-alone 11×17-inch brochures for the division to distribute around campus.

    Responsibilities:

    • Design and layout
    • Printing

    Oregon Explorer

    Assignment:

    Design an easy-to-use interface for accessing thousands of articles, data sets, maps, and other downloads from Oregon State University’s digital library.

    Responsibilities:

    • Information architecture
    • Wireframes for more than a dozen page templates, including custom mapping tools
    • UX/UI design

    Lucidyne Technologies

    Assignment:

    Create magazine ads and tradeshow displays to help position this northwest-based manufacturer of high-end lumber grading software and machinery as an established player in the lumber industry — and as a viable option to new and expanded markets.

    Responsibilities:

    • Ad design and copyediting
    • Tradeshow signage and displays

    New Roots Housing

    Assignment:

    Create a friendly visual identity for a new nonprofit organization focused on helping low-income families buy their first homes.

    The brand communicates stability and trust in order to resonate with decision makers at large, national foundations who are considering making substantial gifts to help fund the organization’s mission.

    Responsibilities:

    • Logo
    • Stationery
    • Identity guide
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