Big Sur Land Trust

Big Sur Land Trust fundraising film receives 5 Telly Awards

Big Sur, The Land and Legacy of the Big Sur Land Trust has received five Telly awards in categories including Cinematography, Editing, and Nature/Wildlife. This film was written by Jerry Takigawa, shot by Jim Pinckney, and edited by Jim Pinckney and Jerry Takigawa. The film features lands preserved by the organization in Big Sur,…

Bellinger Foster Steinmetz brochure wins international creative award.

The Summit Creative Award competition recognizes and celebrates the accomplishments of small and medium-sized advertising agencies and other creative groups throughout the world with annual billings under $30 million. Entries for this year’s contest came from 24 countries and were judged by 14 creative professionals from 7 countries. Considering the international scope and rigorous…

Design Thinking for a Transforming World

Many Hats explores approaches to innovation, the creation of ideas, and their value to the future of business in a transforming world. What is the relevance of being socially responsible? Why should business be looking at supporting the evolution of human consciousness? How is design thinking an essential piece of the business and branding…

Idea Soup

Print in the Digital Age

We’ve been observing some of our clients making blanket strategic decisions to “move everything to the web.” While there is ample reason to craft a compelling Web 2.0 presence today, real power most often exists in creating a balance or integration of communication. This blog post is meant to open a conversation.

Santa Catalina School view book makes the grade in Communication Arts’ Design Annual

Juried by a panel of top designers and attracting entries from the USA, Canada, England, and 40 other countries, Communication Arts’ Design Annual competition is the most highly esteemed in the industry. Out of thousands of entries, only 2% of the work entered is accepted. We were, therefore, extremely pleased to learn that the…

Congratulations to our friend and client, photographer Hal Eastman, as his latest book—Dancessence—continues to earn accolades.

Dancessence won gold in the 2010 Summit Creative Awards, an international competition that, this year, included entries from twenty-four countries. The book was a winner in Communication Arts’ prestigious photography competition and was selected to appear in CA’s 2010 Photography Annual. Dancessence won a gold Independent Publisher Book Award (IPPY) and, in addition, was…