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03 . 10 . 14

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New work: Goltz Group Website

Knoed Creative and Static Interactive teamed up to design and build a completely new website for the Goltz Group with the goals of creating awareness, reinforcing an earned reputation, giving easy access to information and recruiting the very best.

02 . 23 . 14


Typeforce 5

Knoed is honored to announce that Kim Knoll will be a contributing artist in Typeforce 5. Come say hello at the opening on February 28 from 6:30-11:00.

02 . 23 . 14


How to Become Exceptional at Your Craft

Some brilliantly simple words of wisdom from Ira Glass of “This American Life” on becoming exceptional at your craft.

02 . 05 . 14

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New work: Skyline Furniture Mfg. Website

Skyline Furniture is a local, family-owned and operated wholesale furniture company with a taste for fun prints and trendy silhouettes. You might have seen or bought their furniture from places like Urban Outfitters, The Land of Nod or Target without even knowing it! We’ve been working with them for the last 6 months, rebranding their…

02 . 03 . 14


Job Book: A Simple Way for Designers to Organize Project Finances

At Knoed, we’ve been talking a lot lately about the value of sharing vs. hoarding information. We’ve learned so much from other people throughout our careers, that we want to start giving back and sharing what we’ve learned. So we’ve decided to share a business tool that we use on a daily basis. We call…

01 . 15 . 14


Get Fueled

Get Fueled with Brenda Bergen of Wink Design, who curates a list of creative types that speak about their process. We’re humbled to be able to share our process amongst so many truly creative people.

12 . 06 . 13


Koval T-Shirt Designs

Our office is in Ravenswood on the north side of Chicago, and we happen to be neighbors with Koval, one of the delicious distilleries in town. Our friends at Barrelmaker Printing put us in touch with them to design some new t-shirts that reflect the new Koval branding, while conveying concepts about the whiskey-making process and being located in Chicago. The work above is what what we presented…

10 . 24 . 13


Square Wine Bottles by Stranger and Stranger

Square bottles take up less space but you never see them on the wine shelves. If the wine industry turned over to square instead of round bottles, we’d save almost a million trees in outer cardboard boxes alone. Not to mention savings in shipping and storage. The talented Stranger & Stranger created the icon square…

09 . 05 . 13


RFRM Jewelry Video

I’m excited to share the storytelling film and imagery Trü Studio created for my side project, RFRM Jewelry! In case you didn’t know, I make jewelry in my free time (what little there is!). I’ve been doing this for about 10 years now and the collection is constantly evolving. Everything is handpicked and handmade, and…

07 . 28 . 13


Knoed to Speak at Seek Design Conference

Knoed will be one of the speakers at this year’s Seek Design Conference at Northern Illinois University! Taking place on Saturday, November 16th, the day is guaranteed to be a good time with keynote speakers Stefan Sagmeister and Draplin Design Co.

07 . 15 . 13


Guest Speaker at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago

We’re thrilled to share our process with the students at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago on September 19, 2013. See you then!

07 . 14 . 13


Kim Knoll to Judge Archive13 Design Competition

We’re honored that Kim was asked to be 1 of 5 judges at the Archive13 competition, where all selected works become part of the Chicago Design Archive permanent collection. Other judges include Dana Arnett, Marian Bantjes, Jon Forss and Michael Freimuth.


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