Category Archives: Projects

Artfully Polished Living — cosmetics brand refreshed by konnectDesign

Known as the “First Lady of Nails,” Jessica Vartoughian has held a position of respect and even star quality in Europe for more than 30 years. When approached by JESSICA Cosmetics for their Global Rebranding, we decided that the company needed to be brought back full circle to its European roots. The campaign, Artfully Polished Living was born: an […]

Branding Project for 940 E 2nd Street Loft Development

We were asked to brand a new loft space located in the Los Angeles Downtown Arts District; everything from naming and logo development, through sales brochures, signage and web design. How could we say no — it’s the classic Spreckels Sugar Warehouse! The brand — inspired by vintage railroad signage — exudes a modern elegance with a touch […]

Union at the Union — one of a kind wedding invitations

She’s from East LA. He’s a gringo from the South Bay. When their worlds united it was truly meant to be, which made for an appropriate theme surrounding this couple’s big day. Her Latin roots inspired the use of Loteria (Spanish Bingo) cards, as well as cedar boxes that we had custom made and shipped […]

New Brand Launch for IT Service

We were recently approached by a small IT company for a complete brand refresh. We established the name, SIDEWERKS, based on their business model of side-by-side support with today’s service industry. SIDEWERKS partners with a range of businesses, from high-end restaurants such as Katsuya and Obika to national restaurant groups and hotel chains.  

Sip Sip Hooray

We are honored and pleased to announce that the label and packaging design for Jason | Stephens, the Santa Clara Valley vintner, has just received its second nod as an award winning label! And the nods don’t stop there, with our ever growing collection of award winners below…    

New Name = Fresh Perspective

Lisa McDennon Design is considered one of Orange County’s leading residential and commercial interior designers. With our help Lisa McDennon unveils the next chapter in her 11-year-old Laguna Beach-based firm. Formerly Lisa Rachelle McDennon Interior Design, the company name change signifies the fresh direction and perspective that the business will be taking. The new branding […]

Look who’s sixty. Look who’s in the 2012 PRINT Design Annual.

We were recently approached by Annica Howard, wife of composer, James Newton Howard, to create an invitation for his 60th birthday bash at the legendary Soho House. Combining the Edwardian aesthetic with a modern Hollywood sensibility, the piece sets out to change attendee’s minds about how conservative this Oscar nominated composer really is. Each invitation […]

“I Walk Because I Can”

Named after his late wife’s childhood imaginary friends, the Onny and Oboe Scholarship Fund was started by Mikey Tittinger to help families directly affected by a heart transplant pursue post-secondary education. We were asked to shape a blog destination for this awesome cause, which he will use to accept donations and document his 3,000 mile […]

Crescendo Productions

We were honored to directly collaborate with Don Cheadle in creating his film production company’s new identity — introducing Crescendo Productions! Check out the animation used on Showtime’s House of Lies.  

2010 Honda Civic Tour with Paramore

Every summer, Honda Civic teams up with a well-known rock band to put on a cross-country tour of epic proportions. This year’s band was Paramore and we had the incredible opportunity to work directly with them – designing everything from the logo and promotional posters to skinning a one-of-a-kind Honda Civic SI Coupe and matching […]

New Brand Launch for Mergers + Acquisitions Firm

Augeo, a mergers + acquisitions firm, approached us with a need for brand positioning / strategy, as well as a fresh identity to stand apart in their competitive market. Much more Augeo work to come soon!  

Canyon View Cashmere Branding + Website

We just wrapped a branding project for luxury cashmere importer Canyon View Cashmere which included a website, logo, and photo shoot art direction and styling.  

Paramount HR Re-Branding

We’re excited to announce our extensive re-branding of Paramount Pictures’ Human Resources department including an employee handbook, orientation materials and a company-wide intranet site. Here’s a sample of the work — please visit our website if you’d like to see more:        

Shedding Tears

An oldie (but a goodie,) this web marketing motion graphic, was used to promote a memorial concert. Check out the animation here!

We’re Published!

We’re thrilled that our identity design for John DeMerritt Bookbinding has been recognized in the Communication Arts Design Annual, Print Magazine’s Regional Design Annual, How Magazine’s International Design Annual and Graphis Letterhead 7. We’re equally as honored that the identity is featured in the following books: Letterhead & Logo Design 11 and in Typeface: Classic […]

Bridgid Coulter Tags

We have just completed a brand identity for designer Bridgid Coulter, which included these nifty hang tags. We were also given the opportunity to design and build the website. Check that out here  

Tony Garcia

Look what just landed konnectDesign and client Tony Garcia an honorable mention in the 2008 Creativity Annual Awards >>>