Sundance is not only a real place, but an extraordinary one. It’s the birthplace of the eponymous festival, the catalogs, the cable channel, the institute – and a testimonial to Robert Redford’s commitment to preserve its breathtaking natural beauty.
The American Federation for Children (AFC) is a national advocacy group promoting school choice for parents. This cause is ardently bipartisan — and highly nuanced. If you are concerned about education reform in this country, American Federation for Children are folks to pay attention to.
Elixir recently had the pleasure of collaborating with publisher Chronicle Books and Kokkari Estiatorio on the design of a cookbook for this acclaimed San Francisco restaurant. Kokkari: Contemporary Greek Flavors, authored by Executive Chef Erik Cosselmon and Janet Fletcher, presents almost 100 of the restaurant’s most popular recipes and illuminates the Greek traditions that inspired them. Photographs by Sara Remington are featured throughout.
The National Fish & Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) held its annual East Coast fundraising event in Greenwich, Connecticut on September 25, 2010. Celebrating the Great Outdoors is the third NFWF fundraiser Elixir has worked on, having developed materials for both the 2009 and 2010 successful West Coast fundraising events in San Francisco.
Levi Strauss & Co. recently sponsored the Care to Air Design Challenge, seeking “the world’s most innovative, covetable, and sustainable air-drying solution for clothing.” Levi’s awarded $10,000 in prize money on August 16 at the temporary Levi’s Workshop on Valencia Street in San Francisco’s Mission district.
We’re pleased that our work has been selected for PRINT’s 2010 Regional Design Annual, a comprehensive survey of graphic design in the United States. Three of our recent projects will be included in the December 2010 issue alongside other winning entries.
Greenwood School, a Waldorf-inspired pre-kindergarten through 8th grade based in Mill Valley, CA, worked with Elixir to develop a marketing strategy, brochure and admissions kit.
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf — A set of tins was part of a comprehensive brand visual language that Elixir developed for the coffee retailer’s ’09 holiday promotion.
The National Fish & Wildlife Foundation 2009 Fundraiser — Elixir designed the invitation and collateral for the event honoring Julie Packard, Executive Director of the Monterey Bay Aquarium.
Elixir recently collaborated with Tipping Point Community on a new film that premiered at Tipping Point’s annual benefit May 6th. The event succeeded in raising $6 million in one evening — 100% of which goes directly to 26 of the best organizations serving Bay Area individuals and families in need.
If you are as inspired as we are, visit Tipping Point’s new Volunteer Portal and get involved!
For the second year in a row, Washington DC-based National Fish & Wildlife Foundation retained Elixir to design an invitation, event mark and event collateral for its Bay Area fundraiser. Orchestrated by Stanlee Gatti, the event was held at Crissy Field on March 23rd. Falcon photography was generously donated by Andrew Zuckerman.
NFWF was established by Congress in 1984 to preserve and restore our nation’s native wildlife species and habitats. The Foundation directs public conservation dollars to the most pressing environmental needs and matches those funds with private contributions. Since its inception, NFWF has awarded over 10,800 grants to more than 3,700 organizations in the US and abroad and leveraged — with its partners — more than $635 million into over $1.5 billion for conservation.
Pictured above (l to r): Invitation, Escort Cards, Auction Paddle, Program. Event photographs courtesy of Orange Photography.
Please join us at Tipping Point Community’s 2010 Benefit After Party at the Warfield on Thursday, May 6 at 8:30 p.m. Special Performances by DJ Ruckus and six-time Grammy Award winner John Legend. The $75 ticket includes an open bar and can be purchased here. 100% of proceeds will go directly to the best poverty fighting programs in the Bay Area.
Elixir was honored to design the invitation and event collateral for this year’s benefit. The oversize matchbook design includes relevant event information and a temporary tattoo.
We had the pleasure of working with this Los Angeles-based coffee chain to develop their ’09 holiday promotion. The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf—with 750+ locations in 22 countries — desired a comprehensive visual language to transform their stores during the holiday season and be cost-effective for franchisees to implement.
By the time all was said and done, Elixir had designed icons, cups, java jackets, menu boards, gift cards, hang tags, gift bags, seasonal décor and packaging for 36 retail skus. We’re proud to report that The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf sold through all holiday merchandise and had very strong participation among franchisees.