Event Materials

How to drink responsibly

Our client Arts and Venues Denver is instituting a venue-wide sustainability initiative. The first venue to embrace this is Red Rocks, so we were tasked with creating an identity and cup design for their new compostable cups. One of the goals is to divert up to 90% of the trash from landfill, but other efforts such as replacing backstage lighting with LEDs, utilizing solar power and water conservation efforts all do their part to manage resources responsibly. Have a read [...]

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Co-branding an extreme event

Design and Image continues to partner with the Vail Valley Foundation, twice a year, to develop fresh creative for the Mountain Games, the country’s largest celebration of adventure sports, music, and the mountain lifestyle. Our designs feature visual assets which represent the wide variety of events and competition at the games along with simple guidelines around the use of titling elements, imagery and color palettes. For each season the visuals must be unique from the last while also respecting partnerships [...]

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Festival of ideas, art, and culture

The Biennial of the Americas is an international festival of ideas, art, and culture hosted in Denver, Colorado. The event provides a nonpartisan platform for leaders in business, government, civil society and the arts to examine significant issues impacting life in the Americas. The Biennial team asked D&i to create a new website for the 2013 event which could be managed internally with fresh content and event updates. We helped them extend the existing equity of the event brand into a responsive website built [...]

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A Catalyst for the creative community

Design & Image played a lead design role in this project, helping to direct the naming, collaborating with the Wynkoop to brainstorm the beer, with Public Works to create custom tap handles, and Matter who produced posters and coasters to promote this one-of-a-kind ale around town. Our design work is reflected in the identity that will grace the tap handles in various locations and events around town. Many thanks also to Thomas Kolicko of Free Mind Productions who produced this [...]

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Naturally smart.

Our team collaborated with Sprocket Communications to develop the brand, tagline, messaging and website for PanTerra Energy. PanTerra Energy offers Commercial, Municipal and Residential clients with proven, Geothermal technology that can save 25-70% on heating and cooling costs while creating a comfortable environment year-round. Their unique approach reduces the upfront costs of installing a Geothermal system which breaks the barrier of entry for customers looking to reduce heating/cooling costs and utilize renewable, clean energy. The choice to convert to renewable energy became “Naturally Smart.” Our team [...]

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Pinpoint the risk factors

Broker Price Opinion is not only a recognized term in valuation circles, but also the name of this leading supplier of accurate and reliable valuation products. Visually, this is portrayed by a logo that speaks to pinpoint accuracy and modern technology. Marketing content is supported by photography that introduces the human touch through silhouetted dynamic figures drawing with light in the air. Working with the brand strategy and targeted messaging developed by Darwin, we created the visual brand identity and [...]

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Cool! Crazy! Hot!

Five Points, considered the “Harlem of the West” due to its long jazz history, is one of Denver’s oldest historic neighborhoods. Once a year the Denver Office of Cultural Affairs (DOCA) pays homage to this fact by organizing an all-day jazz festival. The festival tagline “Cool. Crazy. Hot.” describes both the experience of this early-summer event and the music that is showcased. For 2009, we created a poster and a festival guide to promote and help navigate the event. An [...]

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Cultural Connections

The Latino Rhythms event is an annual part of the Denver Office of Cultural Affairs (DOCA) programming. The 2010 event was highlighted by a connection to the Biennial of the Americas, an international event celebrating the culture, ideas and people of the Western Hemisphere. Utilizing the color palette from the Biennial, along with a modular layout, overlaid textural patterns and custom typography, we designed several print pieces to promote the event. Highlighted is Horacio Valdés, a prominent, popular and particularly [...]

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Too cool for school

Once a year the Denver Office of Cultural Affairs (DOCA) pays homage to the historical Five-Points neighborhood in Denver by organizing an all-day music festival. An appropriate reminder of the jazz roots that started at this intersection, the event closes down the streets for a day of music appreciation in the sun. Design for the 2010 festival includes a decidedly cool blue color palette combined with dynamic type, and an iconic trumpet player silhouette captures the spirit of the event [...]

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