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10 . 16 . 14



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. They came to us in need of a rebranding as well as a new stationery suite, website,…

10 . 06 . 14


Kim to speak at the Hike Conference

Hike is a one-day conference in Chicago that’s designed to give students and young professionals the tools and tips they need to enter the workforce. Kim will be speaking on the topic of Interviewing, and how to prepare for that nerve-wracking day. Hike takes place on Saturday, October 25th at Morningstar, located downtown Chicago. Only a few tickets…

09 . 22 . 14

40 Designers 40 Cities

40 Designers. 40 Cities.

We were asked to represent Chicago by contributing a few of our favorite off-the-beaten-path neighborhood spots for a “40 Designers. 40 Cities.” talk by Allison Westrick and Faith Bartrug at The International Retail Design Conference. To share their newfound destination must-sees-and-dos, they created this website to host this information for anyone to see and experience. We recently used this handy…

09 . 16 . 14


An Interview with The Chicago Tribune

Kim Knoll, Partner and Designer at Knoed, was recently interviewed by Kate MacArthur from the Chicago Tribune for their Blue Sky Originals section, related to innovation and entrepreneurship for an audience that looks at business and life in new ways. Kim talks about startup branding and thinking beyond ‘I need a logo’. Read the full interview.

08 . 22 . 14



Our branding and identity work for Hedge House was selected to be in the Society of Typographic Arts Archive14, a juried competition for Chicago creatives. See the full project here.

06 . 27 . 14

Koval Swag


Whiskey is our favorite liquor, so pair that with design and you get us more excited than a spunky dog off a leash. Koval is our favorite Chicago distillery, so we’re thrilled to have gotten the chance to design their t-shirts and now these stickers and coasters. Some of the designs below haven’t gotten produced YET, but here’s a…

06 . 24 . 14

Pilgrim Christakis


Hot off the press, Monogram Logo is a new collection of 452 monograms from design studios all over the world like Mucca (hi Matteo!), Pentagram, VSA Partners, Face, Thirst and Bruce Mau. We’re honored to have 4 of our own monograms for clients Pilgrim Christakis, Outpost General Store, Hedge House and Tru Studio included in the collection. If you’re…

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 . 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…


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