Clients and Concepts

Our team members have worked with a vast array of organizations, including associations, foundations, colleges and universities, hospitals and health care providers, museums, philanthropic institutions, Fortune 500 corporations, and professional service firms in law, real estate, architecture, and engineering. Our work spans diverse markets, audiences, and communications challenges. We build stronger brands, create top-of-mind awareness, and deliver bottom-line results. What follows is a list of some of the companies and nonprofit institutions that we have served, with links to an assortment of concepts from an award-winning portfolio.


American College of Surgeons
Art Institute of Chicago
Avery Dennison Corporation
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Beacon Press
Bell, Boyd & Lloyd LLC
Bose Corporation
Calvin College
Chapin Hall Center for Children
Children’s Memorial Hospital Foundation
Clarkson College
Continental Bank
dbx, Inc. (Harmon International)
Delnor Community Health Care Foundation
Drexel University
Duke University
Enrollment Management Consultants
Fidelity Investments
Flanagan Bilton Brannigan
Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio Foundation
Goldman Environmental Foundation
Grant Hospital Foundation
Harvard University Medical Center
Hedwig Dances
Illinois Benedictine University
Institute for Clinical Social Work
Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis
Johns Hopkins University Press
Kalamazoo College
Kennedy Krieger Institute
La Rabida Children’s Hospital and Research Center
La Salle University
Lilly Endowment Inc.
Links Hall
Lloyd A. Fry Foundation
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
McLean County Historical Society
Mental Health Policy Resource Center
Metropolitan Family Services
Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center
Mondial Spa & Wellness Center
Moraine Valley Community College Foundation
Mount Sinai Hospital and Medical Center
Music of the Baroque
Northeastern University
Pantresse, Inc.
Pearson Scott Foresman
Phelps Industries
Pitcairn Trust Company
Polk Bros. Foundation
Presbyterian Homes
Rockefeller Foundation
Saint Mary's College
Salvation Army
Seventh Day Adventist Trust Services
Shawnee Mission Medical Center
Spencer Museum of Art
Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies
Thayer Academy
Troupe Salon
University Hospitals of Cleveland
University of Chicago Medical Center
University of Chicago Press
University of Maine
University of Tennessee
Van Stratten Chemical Company
Vedder Price P.C.
Venable, Baetjer and Howard, LLP
Washington Hospital Center
Wellesley College
Winston & Strawn LLP

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