Awards


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BUSINESS AWARDS
2011 Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal / Top 25 GLBT owned Businesses
2011 Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal / Diversity in Business – 1 of 10 Business Owners
2008 Quorum / The Twin Cities GLBT + Allied Business Community – Business of the Year

DESIGN AWARDS & CREDITS
2014 AIGA Minnesota Design Show – “Minnesota Philharmonic Orchestra”
2012 AIGA Minnesota Design Show – “Brand DNA and Case Study”
2012 GDUSA Award Show – “Nochtli Packaging”
2011 AGIA “Making the Case” – “MadeSmart Brand Refresh Case Study”
2011 HOW Promotion Design Awards – Outstanding Achivement Winner – “AMAZE Organizational Brochure”
2011 AIGA Minnesota Design Show – “MadeSmart Brand Refresh Case Study”
2011 AIGA Minnesota Design Show – “AMAZE Organizational Brochure”
2010 Computer arts magazine (UK) – March 2010; Studio of the Month
2010 HOW Promotion Design Awards – “Aliveness Project Capital Campaign Brochure”
2010 AIGA Minnesota Design Show – “AIGA Minnesota Design Show 2009 Call for Entries Campaign”
2010 AIGA Minnesota Design Show – “Open Arms Logo”
2010 AIGA Minnesota Design Show – “Open Arms of Minnesota Case Study”
2010 AIGA Minnesota Design Show – “IMAGEHAUS Brand Book and Poster Jacket Cover”
2010 AIGA Minnesota Design Show – “Toast-its.com Website Design”
2010 AIGA Minnesota Design Show – “Community Thread Identity System”
2010 AIGA Minnesota Design Show – “Aliveness Project Capital Campaign Brochure”
2010 Logo Lounge – Master Library Series-Initials and Crests – “Kuhlman Logo and IMAGEHAUS Logo”
2009 Boxed and Labeled-New Approaches to Packaging Design: October – “Wild Bird Store Seed and Poly Bags”
2009 gallery, the world’s best graphics Magazine: July/August – “Kuhlman Brand” and “Wild Bird Store Bags”
2009 Lovely Package: Blog Post May 4 – “Wild Bird Store Seed Bags, Plastic Seed Bags and Shopping Bags”
2009 Design Muse: Blog Post April 23 – “Wild Bird Store Seed Bags” – Found in Martha Stewart.
2009 Martha Stewart Living Magazine: April – “Wild Bird Store Seed Bags”
2009 3M Wrap Award – “Little Things Make a Big Difference Car Wraps”
2009 fifty; 100 Principles of Package Design – “Wild Bird Store Seed Bags”
2009 2 Colors; Low Budget , High Impact – MaoMao Publications/Page One Publishing
2009 National Influenza Vaccine Summit – MinuteClinic 2008-09 Corporate Campaign, Immunization Excellence Award
2009 HOW International Design Annual: April – Merit Award; “MPO Dark(er) and Stormy(er) Concert Poster”
2009 black*Eiffel: Blog Post January 13 – “Wild Bird Store Seed Bags”
2008 designworklife: Blog Post November 18 – “Wild Bird Store Seed Bags”
2008 The Dieline: Blog Post November 18 – “Wild Bird Store Seed Bags”
2008 Graphic Design Solutions 4th Edition – All Seasons Wild Bird Store
2008 STEP Inside Design 100 – “Wild Bird Store Seed Bags”
2008 novum Magazine / June – Feature article in Showroom section
2008 HOW Magazine / October – Featured in “Beyond the Brochure” article
2008 AIGA Minnesota Design Show “AIGA Minnesota Design Show 2007 Call for Entries Campaign”
2008 AIGA Minnesota Design Show “Amma Maternity Identity System”
2008 AIGA Minnesota Design Show “IMAGEHAUS Capabilities Brochure”
2008 AIGA Minnesota Design Show “Wild Bird Store Seed Bags” *People’s Choice Award
2008 365: AIGA Annual Design Competitions 29 “Wild Bird Store Seed Bags”
2008 HOW Promotion Design Awards “Amma Maternity Identity System”
2008 Print Regional Design Annual “Amma Maternity Identity System”
2008 Print Regional Design Annual “MPO Dark(er) and Stormy(er) Concert Poster”
2008 Print Regional Design Annual “Wild Bird Store Seed Bags”
2008 AdFed’s The Show “Amma Maternity Identity System”
2008 AdFed’s The Show “IMAGEHAUS Capabilities Brochure”
2008 AdFed’s The Show “MPO Dark(er) and Stormy(er) Concert Poster”
2008 AdFed’s The Show “Wild Bird Store Seed Bags”
2008 Communication Arts Design & Advertising “Wild Bird Store Seed Bags”
2008 Two Colors: Low budget, high impact “MPO Almostly Mozart Concert Poster”, “Rollergilrs Elegantly Injured Poster” and“MPO Hail to the Queens Concert Poster”
2008 Rockport 1000 Music Graphics “MPO Almostly Mozart Concert Poster” and “Rollergilrs Elegantly Injured Poster”
2007 AIGA Minnesota Design Show “Napa Jacks Identity”
2007 AIGA Minnesota Design Show “THE FIRM Get Your Ass Moving (logo)”
2007 AIGA Minnesota Design Show “Open Garden Logo”
2007 AIGA Minnesota Design Show “MPO Hail to the Queens Concert Poster”
2007 AIGA Minnesota Design Show “IMAGEHAUS New Years Promotion”
2007 AIGA Minnesota Design Show “Wild Bird Store Gift Cards”
2007 AIGA Minnesota Design Show “Napa Jack’s Case Study”
2007 American Graphic Design Awards “Open Garden Logo”
2007 American Graphic Design Awards “THE FIRM Get Your Ass Moving (logo)”
2007 American Graphic Design Awards “AIGA Minnesota Design Show Poster”
2007 American Graphic Design Awards “AIGA Minnesota Design Show Invitation”
2007 American Graphic Design Awards “MPO Hail to the Queens Concert Poster”
2007 American Graphic Design Awards “MPO Almostly Mozart Concert Poster”
2007 American Graphic Design Awards “IMAGEHAUS New Years Promotion”
2007 STEP Inside Design 100 “THE FIRM Get Your Ass Moving (logo)”
2007 Print Regional Design Annual “Napa Jack’s Awnings”
2007 Print Regional Design Annual “AIGA Minnesota Design Show 2007 Call for Entries and Invitation”
2007 AdFed’s The Show “AIGA Minnesota Design Show Poster”
2007 AdFed’s The Show “MPO Hail to the Queens Concert Poster”
2007 AdFed’s The Show “THE FIRM Get Your Ass Moving logo”
2007 AdFed’s The Show “Wild Bird Store Gift Cards”
2007 Logo Lounge 4 “Open Garden logo”
2007 Logo Lounge 4 “THE FIRM Get Your Ass Moving logo”
2007 HOW International Design Awards “Wild Bird Store Gift Cards”
2006 Rockport Logo Savvy “School of Music (spec)”
2006 Rockport Logo Savvy “Mt. Curve”
2006 Rockport Logo Savvy “Fetch”
2006 Rockport Logo Savvy “Far Fetched Spirits (spec)”
2006 Rockport Logo Savvy “Twin Oaks (spec)”
2006 Graphic Design USA “Ron Beining”
2006 Graphic Design USA “AIGA Poster”
2006 Graphic Design USA “Holiday Mailer”
2006 Graphic Design USA “Minneapolis Chamber”
2006 One Show “Rollergirls Poster”
2006 AIGA Minnesota Design Show “Rollergirls Poster” *People’s Choice Award
2006 AIGA Minnesota Design Show “Open Haus Invitation”
2006 AIGA Minnesota Design Show “IMAGEAHAUS Moving Announcement”
2006 Print “Rollergirls Poster”
2006 HOW Self Promotion “Rollergirls Poster”
2005 RAC Awards, Silver Winer “Wilson’s Leather Road Trip”
2005 Rockport Logo Lounge Vol III “Twin Oaks”
2005 Rockport Logo Lounge Vol III “Far Fetched Spirits”
2005 Rockport Logo Lounge Vol III “Fetch”
2005 Rockport Logo Lounge Vol III “Mount Curve”
2005 Rockport Logo Lounge Vol III “School of Music”
2005 Graphic Design USA “Momentum”
2005 Graphic Design USA “Ron Beining Identity System”
2005 Graphic Design USA “Holiday Mailer”
2004 AIGA MN, “Call for Entries Poster”
2004 AIGA MN, Judge’s Choice, “Schmidty’s Identity”
2004 Graphic Design USA “Pagoda Retail Campaign”
2004 2 Color Graphics: Unlimited Design Solutions, “Schmidty’s Identity”
2003 MARCOM Award “Wilson’s Leather Retail Press Kit”
2003 HOW, National Design Show “Pagoda Campaign”
2003 HOW, National Design Show “Schmidty’s Retail Campaign”
2003 PRINT, National Design Show “Pagoda Identity Campaign
2002 HOW, Regional Design Competition “Open House Invite”
2002 HOW, Self Promotion Contest “Snowed In”
2001 AdFed’s The Show, Merritt Award, “American Dream Boats“