A curated selection of what we’ve been reading, watching, and chatting about in the month of January.
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2018 looks great already. And from where we’re sitting, it tastes great, too.
California-inspired Mexico cuisine sets the scene at Verlaine, a new restaurant in Hollywood that we were thrilled to collaborate with on their identity and collateral. The latest member of Select Hospitality Group (The Heyward, Hinterland) is now equipped with stunning and detailed branding, menus, and exclusive club cards.
Los Angeles-based photographer and director David Black was in need of a simple site to house his incredible portfolio, which ranges from portraits of pioneers like David Lynch, to collaborations with Daft Punk, to brand campaigns for Shinola.
A powerhouse in the commercial production industry with a pedigree that stretches back 25 years, Moxie Pictures had a website that felt like an old house; one where the occupants had outgrown it.
Helmed by famed editor Hank Corwin, (The Big Short, The Tree of Life, Natural Born Killers) Lost Planet has been a longstanding innovator in the editing world. Corwin and his partners run their company differently, focusing on their work, growing talent from within, and always taking an outsider’s perspective to their approach.
The Directors Bureau
Roman Coppola. FBI dossiers. Redacted materials. Wes Anderson. Funky and fresh work from the kings of curated quirk. The website we built for The Directors Bureau is all of the above, in a design that mirrors the early DOS system.
“Funkhaus was approached by Reebok to relaunch their women’s line to the world. This new iteration took form in a narrative-driven magazine/catalog that highlighted their Spring/Summer 2014 collection at the perfect intersection of fitness and culture.”
How do you create a space to house world-class work from the likes of Martin Scorsese, Paul Thomas Anderson, David LaChapelle, and Terrence Malick? That was our task when the Superprime partners approached us for a brand identity and website for their new commercial production company.
“Funkhaus has really created something special for us. They were able to take our ideas and transform them in to a unique brand identity.”
There’s no better way to make the viral-ready, twerk-heavy, top-tier work of music video and commercial production company London Alley shine than to build them a GIF-laden site that mixes their refined and playful sensibilities.
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We designed and built a website for 2015 Production Company A-List-ers m ss ng p eces. With work that ranges from branded content to traditional to integrated and VR, the colorful and hardworking site showcases their storytelling prowess and limitless potential.
Washington Square Films
For Washington Square Films we designed an identity and built a website that could house their prestigious and varied capabilities under one beautifully cohesive roof.