Programmed and designed a website for The Awareness Campaign, that speaks to the discrimination against and inequality of people with disabilities. The layout, formatting and illustrations for the website were also carried through several social media platforms, building a solid unified design system.
Produced a system of illustrations and icons for The Awareness Campaign website, an advocacy campaign that speaks to the discrimination that people with disability encounter daily. The goal of the design for the illustrations and icons were to make them approachable as discrimination is discussed on the website.
Produced a system of illustrations and typographic treatments for an ongoing series of Facebook and Instagram posts. The posts were written and designed with a strategy which was developed in partnership with Zuula Consulting, a content development firm. The hand lettering treatments were developed by graphic designer, David Short.
Expanded the brand identity for Metrocash Tax Coalition by designing its marketing campaign for the second straight year. Since the development of the brand identity and the two campaigns during tax season, Metrocash increased the people they serve by over 40%.
Provided logo, print and web design services for Metrocash, which offers free tax filing assistance for working individuals and families in the Greater Richmond metro area. The nonprofit had a 20% increase in the number of people they served as a result of the rebranding that took place.
A year after the brand identity for the Metrocash Tax Coalition was redesigned, a new responsive website was designed with WordPress as its CMS. The website provided access to information online regarding Metrocash’s free tax preparation services for individuals and families in Richmond.
Designed and co-illustrated a poster to promote an event where people can experience the annual viewing of the gingerbread city located in Downtown Duluth, Minnesota. The event celebrates the Dutch heritage and history rooted in Minnesota. Some of the illustrations were provided by Alison Aune, PhD.
Designed a brand identity, printed stationary, and developed a marketing plan for a new program, California Employment Consortium for Youth (CECY), at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). CECY assists young people with developmental disabilities in becoming part of the workforce on a long term basis.
To convey their value and reposition their brand in the IT marketplace, a new brand identity was developed for a cloud technology company located in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. The rebranding consisted of designing a responsive website.
Hanes, Champion, Playtex, Bali, and L’eggs, national clothing brands broke away from the Sara Lee Corporation to form Hanes Brand Inc (HBI). The new company hired Thinkhaus to designed a poster to educate employees worldwide about their “Mirror Test” of ethical business policies.
Conducts a personal project to provide valuable information for graphic design educators around the world to improve their teaching. The website serves as a resource by sharing student projects that were completed at a variety of universities.
Thinkhaus designed a brand for Zuula Consulting, a content management company based in Richmond, Virginia who developed a local initiative by offering workshops for creative and business professionals to sample tasty craft drinks from local establishments while learning about the craft of writing.
Working with the advertising agency, Madison and Main, an interactive press kit was designed and developed for Comfort Zone Camp, a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization based in Richmond, Virginia. Comfort Zone Camp is a national bereavement camp that transforms the lives of children who have experienced the death of a primary caregiver.
Designed a responsive website using WordPress for Thinkhaus’ founder, John O’Neill, to enable him to showcase his résumé, graphic design work, fine art photography and work produced by his graphic design students.
Provided graphic design and branding consulting services for a social justice organization that uses the performing arts and community outreach programs to discuss how racism effects behaviors and attitudes in society. Design work produced for TCP was published in, “100s Visual Ideas, Logos & Letterheads,”
Thinkhaus helped brand October as “Disability History and Awareness Month” by designing posters that would be placed in K–12 schools throughout Virginia. The posters were a part of a campaign to teach K–12 students about the disability community.
Family Lifeline is a nonprofit that provides support for families in all aspects of life, from childcare to caring for the elderly. Thinkhaus worked with Martin Branding Worldwide and End Game Public Relations to provide branding and design services.
The Richmond Kickers is a soccer organization that operates youth soccer leagues for over 8,000 children, travel teams for high school and college players and operates the professional team in Richmond, Virginia.
A system of informational signage was developed for the World Equestrian Games in Lexington, Kentucky. The sixteen-day event welcomed thousands of people, producing large amounts of trash in the process. The informational system prevented 56% of garbage from being landfilled.
A logo was designed for Association Solutions Inc, a new for-profit division of the Virginia Retail Merchants Association, which provides customized solutions and services for nonprofit organizations regarding membership, financial reports and database management. The concept for the logo conveys how the services provided by Association Solutions Inc are often the missing link to an organization’s success.
Interior designer Elizabeth Berryman–Kent creates custom-three-in-one ottomans, sold in distinct lines; a military line, a collegiate line and a designer line. Kent approached Thinkhaus for a logo that would brand the three-line custom ottoman business she desired to grow.
Working with an FSC certified printer, brand material for JRGBC was designed to help recruit new members, attain new sponsors and to increase LEED certifications in Central Virginia. The brand material was published in, “The Big Big Book of Green Design.”
Virginia Center for Architecture was in need of a set of posters and postcards to promote a workshop that educated people about how to make their lives more sustainable. Both pieces were selected to be published in, “The Big Book of Layouts.”
Print materials were designed for the Department of Visual Art fundraising initiatives program at Chowan University, providing people the opportunity to donate and an invitation to the annual fundraising event.