Capturing the dynamic nature of jazz music was essential to the updated visual branding of PDX Jazz, a non-profit arts organization dedicated to bringing live jazz to Portland. The updated website, developed by Deluxe Creative, features a customized events calendar system that includes the PDX Jazz Festival, an internationally-recognized, two-week concert event each February.
A selection of logos and word marks designed for brands in a wide range of industries: Technology, arts, retail, education and entertainment.
Identity system for digitally-focused marketing agency, 500lb. The embossed wordmark serves as a visual representation of their tagline: Heavy Creative.
Identity design and business papers for this Seattle-based architecture firm.
John and Kate desired a simple, elegant, yet, informal invitation for their wedding celebration. An artful mix of the couple's personal photographs paired with lyrical text created just the right mood for the event.
This season catalog for the symphony employs a documentary style of photography to convey the excitement and anticipation of a night at the concert hall and the intensity and joy of live classical music.
Everything goes better with black. For the Oregon Symphony we created an elegant and modern visual identity that is easily "adaptable" to a range of seasonal communications created by Portland's oldest non-profit arts organization.
Along with being economical to produce, the simple design and neutral palette are designed to accompany the Symphony's graphics that change seasonally.
Mercer Island Center for the Arts (MICA) is a non-profit arts group focused on bringing the community together through all art forms. The organization is in the planning stages of building an arts center with maker-spaces, a gallery and performance hall.
The branded wave pattern references not only the water that surrounds the island city, but the energy and movement of art-making in the community.
A strikingly simple wedding invitation for a pair of modernists. The couple, both fans of the minimal, desired an invitation that mirrored their unique design aesthetic and focused on their story together. The result? A lyrical narrative piece that set the tone for a truly unique wedding celebration.
Ubermetrics refines and filters public information from online and offline sources to help companies optimize business decisions and performance in PR, marketing, and supply chain management.
The project included creating a new logo mark and fine-tuning elements of the visual brand. The updated identity reflects both the speed and strength of the Ubermetrics technology and it's focus on finding the most relevant data for it's customers.
Bauer Moynihan & Johnson, a Seattle based law firm specializing in the transportation, fisheries and maritime industries engaged us to create a fresh visual identity that would set them apart from other firms in a similar space. We created a more contemporary look and feel for the brand to reflect the dynamic culture of the growing firm.
In tandem with the new logo and branding, we redesigned the website with a simple but elegant layout, bold typography and authentic imagery, provided by the firm's clients, to show the range and depth of their expertise.
Website developed by DBD Design in Portland
Arrayent, an IoT (Internet of Things) platform that enables companies to deliver connected products to consumers, was in need of a new visual look to set them apart from the competition. The result is a refined and uncomplicated look for this emerging leader in the complex IoT space.
A promotional poster advertising Blind Pilot's debut concert with the Oregon Symphony.
A sampling of brochures highlighting the Oregon Symphony's education programs. Designed to appeal to both teachers and families through bold colors, graphics and inviting photography, the goal is to make classical music both approachable and exciting.