Rowmark LLC recently introduced "The Naturals" product line, an authentic, nature-inspired, textured engravable sheet product.
The new online Matthews Paint tool is compatible with smartphones, tablets and desktops and allows users to quickly and easily view color chips from colors specified in the "Spectrum of Color" fan decks and retrieve the RGB and CMYK values as well as assign colors to Adobe® renderings and presentations with the downloadable SOC Swatch Library.
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Chelsea Sanders is a Graphic Designer at MSA Architecture in Cincinnati.
Before joining MSA Architects in Cincinnati, Chelsea Sanders worked for POSSIBLE as a member of the creative team. POSSIBLE are a digital advertising agency. While there Chelsea created and contributed work that includes responsive website design, creative pitches, campaign development, and social media executions for brands including: IAMS, Eukanuba, Gillette, Unstopables, Safeguard, Crest, Oral-B, Curate and P&G Corporate.
By Nicole R. Roberts, Creative Lead at Kolar Design
This summer I returned back to my alma mater to team teach Design Systems, a junior-level experiential graphic design course. We guide students to research social issues within local communities to co-create wayfinding systems and strategic placemaking design.
Avery Dennison announced August 15, 2017, that it has received ISO 17025 accreditation for its Innovation Center, Mentor USA. The accreditation audit was conducted by the American Association of Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA), and issued in June 2017. The scope of the accreditation covers 55 laboratory tests, conducted at the Mentor, Ohio facility, for adhesives and pressure-sensitive films and label materials.
If you have walked the Ohio State University campus it is most likely you have been standing on the site of the old Ohio Field torn down in 1922. University architect Bernie Costantino spearheaded the project designed by MKSK Studios in Cincinnati to commemorate the field and the legends who competed on it with signs and yard markers that were installed in spring 2017. All graphics on the markers were developed with the Direct Embed Coating System which perfectly wrapped the three dimension landmarks in historic pictures and interpretive text.
Janelle Slivka is the owner and environmental graphic designer of Little Lucy Creative in Akron, Ohio.
Little Lucy Creative is a design company specializing in complete branding systems. Little Lucy Creative does logos, corporate identity, anything printable (business cards, brochures, posters), websites, promotional items, packaging, product design and photography, trade show exhibits and environmental graphic design (interior design and architecture related such as digitally printed wall covering, signage and wayfinding or space branding).
As the Vice President of Sales & Marketing with Advance Sign Group specializing in national sign program management for the retail, entertainment, financial, corporate branding, quick service, healthcare, hospitality, and multi-chain industry. Andy Wasserstrom has developed multiple sign programs and roll-outs from the ground up to meet the branding needs of expanding enterprises. He understands the sign industry through the vision of the retailers, store planners, purchasing agents, architects, owners, and developers.
Matthew Mohr is an Experiential Artist/Designer, Associate Professor of Advertising and Design at the Columbus College of Art and Design, and President at Wonder-Shirts, Inc.
Matthew Mohr teaches senior advertising and graphic design, portfolio, and graduate seminar. An e-commerce designer and manager, Mohr’s professional career included a decade in New York with clients such as Samsung, Newsweek, NASA, Norma Kamali and Bloomingdale’s. He has presented at SIGGRAPH and was featured on RES magazine’s 2004 Who’s Now/Who’s Next list.
Avery Dennison (Mentor, Ohio) announced it has appointed Gernot Ritzdorf, vice president, sales, Label and Packaging Materials (LPM), North America and replaces Nick Tucci, who has been appointed vice president and general manager, Label and Graphic Materials (LGM), North America.
2017 SEGD Distinguished Member Award: Kelly Kolar, President + Founder, Kolar Design
The Eighth Annual Patient Experience: Empathy + Innovation Summit took place May 22–24, 2017, at the Cleveland Convention Center in downtown Cleveland, Ohio.
Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions North America (Mentor, Ohio), a provider of vinyl products and solutions for fleet, architecture and transportation markets, announces the hiring of three management level employees, Cody Becker, Grant Bertoson and Frank Herchick.
Bill Thiemann is the Managing Director, Creative Services at Kolar Design
He is a branding and marketing communications expert with diverse CPG, service brands and agency experience. Bill Thiemann has a proven track record of building enduring, trust-based client relationships which result in consistent business growth.
Maddy Hall is a Graphic Designer at Infinite Scale's Cincinnati office.
Maddy joined the Infinite Scale Team in May 2016 after she graduated from the University of Cincinnati's DAAP Program. During her time as a student, she interned at a variety of firms, including Interbrand, Apple, and Infinite Scale.
Brittany Eppley (Franzen) is a Marketing Communications Specialist with MACtac. She is motivated, enthusiastic, organized and a problem solver with skills in digital marketing, market research, coordination of events,strategic planning, financial analysis, advertising, social media, and basic Microsoft software.
InterUrban's goal is to become the largest outdoor art museum in the world, spanning the entire city.
For Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, art is an integral part of its mission to improve outcomes and create positive experiences for patients and their families. But CCHMC’s approach is unique and holistic. With the help of Kolar Design, the hospital engages with patients and the community to create art that promotes healing, supports the CCHMC brand and is fully integrated with interiors and architecture. Read Part 3 in our Art and Healing in Healthcare Environments series.
Studio Graphique (Cleveland) named Cathy Fromet Managing Principal, a newly created position within the agency’s leadership.
Jamie Franklin recently joined Matthews Paint as their new marketing specialist and resident color expert! From product specification to color application, Jamie Franklin knows the ins and outs of sign paint color and is available to help you with your project needs.
GoVivid (Findlay, Ohio), the new digital printing division of Rowmark LLC, introduced two new products: the Streamline Light Box frame collection and Printable Canvas.
Rowmark LLC (Findlay, Ohio) launched a mobile app that helps customers color-match the company's plastic sheet material by taking a photograph of a desired color.
Peter White has been working in architecture, interior design and exhibit design for 33 years. In 1991 he formed White Design Studio setting up shop in the historic Old Town Center in Mariemont, a suburb of Cincinnati, Ohio. While most firms focused on one or two mediums, Peter White focused on providing integrated design solutions across all mediums for his clients.
Taking the Stage
Dramatic placemaking and digital technology combine to shine new light on Cleveland, Ohio’s, historic theater district. Cleveland’s Playhouse Square theater district has been a major part of the city’s heritage since its Vaudeville houses and movie palaces first thrilled theatergoers in the early 1920s.
White Design Studio (Cincinnati) conceived the recently completed Apex Customer Experience Center in Mason, Ohio, as part of a brand identity, graphic guidelines, and message architecture program for the global company specializing in supply-chain efficiency.