Montpelier: Constitution for Kids 

Montpelier, the home of James Madison, opened The Center for The Constitution to educate our citizenry on the Constitution and its role in public life. Acknowleging that the founding document has no animation, sound effects or virtual connectivity, Sean O’Brien, Executive Director of The Center, challenged us to create some collateral that would bridge the […]

Alzheimer’s Association Campaign

In March 2008, Brett Spitale, the new Vice President of Development for the regional headquarters of the Alzheimer’s Association, tapped us to help with his goal of raising $100,000. We were very eager to help reach that goal. The gala event held in May 2008 was to announce the formation of a challenge by the […]

Flight of a Website

The Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (CHO) is a nonhub, commercial service airport offering daily non-stop and one-stop international and domestic destinations. In service since 1955, the facility has grown to include a 60,000 square foot terminal with modern customer amenities offering on-site rental cars, ground transportation and food service. General aviation includes an executive terminal supplying a […]

Live Arts Website Redux

Lo, and behold! We have had the unparalleled opportunity to rethink and create a website for one of the most original organizations in our region. Live Arts Theater is a supreme work in progress — educating, evolving and entertaining thousands of people a year. With a dozen distinct shows per season, numerous classes, behind-the-scenes events […]

Birch Studio Logo Upgrade

One of the most difficult tasks for any business is to provide its services to itself. We recently went through that exercise in the case of rebuilding our logo. Our classic logo, a birch tree silhouetted against a white moon, always on a black background, served us well for over a decade. It, along with […]

Local Motion Campaign for Active Living

In addition to the branding of Local Motion, which included a logo and marketing materials, the campaign required a website that would fulfill their unique needs. The clincher for Local Motion was that they would have many partners who would ideally be able to create their own events on the website and give the administrators […]

Welcome to the Party

Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership prepares the Commonwealth of Virginia’s emerging leaders for public service. Every spring they hold their annual gala in grand style. 2007’s event was more special than ever before, as they honored former Virginia Governor Linwood Holton for a lifetime of service to the Commonwealth. Both the invitation and the program […]

Now you’re cooking

    The Charlottesville Cooking School is a great example of some of our custom photography in action. The owner came to us looking to bring vibrancy and color to her new business suite. A great benefit of in-house photography is being able to have the client interact with us in the creation of their […] website relaunch

A consultant for highly sensitive people, Jessica Thayer needed to have her website updated and refreshed. We went through everything from images to code with a fine-tooth comb. Search engine optimization, menu structure, content, colors—all were addressed, giving Jessica the very best web presence possible.

Serving up Fresh, Hot Logo

What makes a good logo? This is a broad question whose answer depends on many factors. What is it that the business does? Who is the audience that they are trying to reach? Cultural influences? Does the client wish to appear mysterious or do they want their logo to say it all?So many influences, and […]