National Wildlife Federation
Providing solutions for branding, marketing, advocacy reports, internal capacity building, and digital strategy for environmental conservation
The Department of Sustainability came to openbox9 to design and layout their 100 page annual report on paper. Over the years, we have provided strategy and ideas to move report online and we continue to find ways to reduce the website's carbon footprint. Services also include: Interactive & UX Design, Infographic, Data Visualization, Video and Animation
University of California
Transitioned the Sustainability office from a flat print annual report to an interactive and more eco-friendly annual report website. Integrated data visualizations with live data charts, created a structure for content organization, story-telling, and interactive timeline to celebrate accomplishments, share lessons learned, and excite investment in future sustainability efforts. Partnership continues with annual improvements and production of each year's sustainability annual report within a multi-site environment for archiving and ease of maintenance.
US State Department
Collaborated with different departments within the State Department to build online platforms to communicate their sustainability and conservations efforts around the globe that benefit the citizens there.
Collaborated with different initiatives within USAID to produce research and tactical resources addressing climate change; gender justice; and equitable practices throughout the globe.
Defined the program branding for their internal carbon reduction initiative and designed the UX for their interactive carbon calculator.
The "Get Out There" campaign featured a travelling couple who needed a website to announce their destinations.
Bank of America
Defined the program branding for their internal carbon reduction initiative and designed the UX for the the carbon calculator.
Bass Pro Shops
In collaboration with NWF, we created a 130 page outdoors adventurer curriculum for parents and teachers with the aim of inspiring kids to connect with nature.
Website Strategy, Program Branding, and interactive design of online carbon calculator
Cheetah Conservation Fund
Website design and development for Cheetah conservation research and lobby organization. Information Architecture, Graphic Design, Web Development
Partnering with team through website consultation, design and development, & training for multiple US State Department websites
Collaborated with multiple partners to create an activism website reporting on private equity funds and their participation with climate change.
Interactive advocacy website educating users about how their actions impact the health of oceans, leading to online petition to protect oceans. Included creation of brand and visual system as well as interactive custom web development, and database architecture for environmental advocacy resources.
District Alliance for Safe Housing (DASH)
Annual report, fundraising campaign strategy and design, and volunteer materials for a nonprofit in DC providing a safe home and support for survivors of domestic and sexual violence. Campaign branding, brochure layout, email templates, powerpoint templates, social media graphics.
In collaboration with NWF, over the last decade we have developed numerous branded pieces for this international effort to make schools more sustainable and teach future citizens how to care for the Earth.
Global Tiger Initiative
In collaboration with the World Bank, openbox9 created a online storytelling tool for world leaders to track the progress of recovering the tiger population. Interactive map helped users see diminishing protected land and proposed expansions of protection.
International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC)
Website design and development with rich library of resources for organization improving food security through agricultural practices and fertilizer technologies. Long-term relationship included creating a digital annual report template to equip them to produce future reports, social media graphics, and refreshes to key page templates.
In collaboration with the National Wildlife Federation, openbox9 created the brand for the Clean Earth Challenge, which included online solutions and social media campaigns.
A partnership formed by the US State Department to create integrated cooperation among nations along the Mekong River. Our website communicates resources and diplomatic events fostering good will between countries.
Mutual Of Ohama
In collaboration with NWF, MoO sponsors the National Wildlife Week and supplies great videos from their wildly popular Wild Kingdom.
National Parks Foundation
Expanding the appreciation of our parks to a wider audience needed an outreach strategy that openbox9 was happy to provide, followed with advertisements.
NWF – 4 the Delaware
Created a useful website for various agencies to share and promote the work being done to conserve the Delaware River
NWF – Artemis
Logo and visual brand system for program of NWF to connect with sportswomen interested in conservation. Addition work included graphic design and custom WordPress website development as well as editorial design for a research report
NWF – Clean Earth Challenge
In collaboration with Johnson Outdoors, openbox9 created the branding for the campaign and strategy for the online initiative to get citizens outside and cleaning up our waterways. Our website has resulted in tons of trash pickup!
NWF – Disney’s Jake and the Neverland Plant-A-Tree Campaign
Pirates and trees - who knew? openbox9 joined in the fun with a campaign website design along with setting up a photoshoot of land-lubbing kids hitting the beach, planting a tree.
NWF – East Asia Risk Analysis
Design of research report on wildlife changes in East Asia that included infographics to help visualize complex narratives.
NWF – Eco Leaders
Helped create a community of individuals leading the green way through visual solutions ranging from logo, activity badges, event materials and infographics.
NWF – Ethanol Mandate
Website design and development for educational and advocacy effort to protect wildlife and waterways from the increase in ethanol productions.
NWF – Growing Outreach
Program to increase sustainable agriculture through peer to peer education. Website solution includes a resource database and storytelling tool.
NWF – Gulf Restoration
Website design and development for educational and advocacy effort to hold Exxon accountable for restoration of the gulf which includes an interactive map of the projects and research.
NWF – HECHO
Joined initiative to empower Hispanic leaders in their work to protect public lands. Work included communication materials and case studies.
NWF – Hike & Seek
Complete campaign branding for this great coast-to-coast effort to get families outside and appreciate nature together. From wearables, to website and logo, we did it all — even a hiking badge for your backpack!
NWF – National Wildlife Week
One week celebration of all that is fun about wildlife and the Earth we share. Full campaign branding and designed materials (even a beastro truck) supplied in collaboration with Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom.
NWF – Offshore Wind
Making progress on clean energy requires information that applauds progress and points out delays — this site does both. Services provided: Web Development, Interactive & UX Design, Interactive Map, Data Visualization, Logo design
NWF – Outdoor Learning Curriculum
Students in cities have lesser chances to experience nature but often are more excited to learn. openbox9 designed multiple toolkits for teachers to explore!
NWF – Public Lands
openbox9 was included in a effort to promote and protect public land. Services include: Advocacy Strategy & Design, Graphic Design, Web Development - CMS Development & Customization, Infographics
NWF – Ranger Rick Geocache Trails
Complete campaign branding for this great coast-to-coast effort to get families outside and appreciate nature together. openbox9 completed package designs, logo, and promotion materials to help seekers find Ranger Rick in the wild.
NWF – Sustainable Furniture Scorecard
The furniture industry is by-far filled with unsustainable practices. This report card website promotes changes companies are making and could change. openbox9 provided strategy and a website design.
NWF Nature-based Funding Database
Where does one go to find information on funding their clean river initiative? Thanks to the hard work of research by NWF and our site, this database is rich with info. The funding is there, let's get to work!
One Earth Design
Palau Carbon Calculator
Part of the nation's effort to protect their island's ecosystem, openbox9 consulted with their tourism council to create an online tool for travelers to offset carbon footprint and donate to the conservation efforts.
Pew Research Center
In collaboration with major corporations, openbox9 developed the identity for a carbon capture project that include the ui/ux design for their carbon calculator.
Private Equity Stakeholder Project
Activism website targeting equity funds that promise they are divesting from fossil fuel but are just hiding their investments. A quick microsite that accompanied press about their findings.
In partnership with the IFC/World Bank, openbox9 joined in an emergency effort to support businesses in Tanzania which protect wildlife in the region. The campaign branding, fundraising decks, and website were all part of the effort.
Innovative company using biomass to provide renewable energy at an affordable price. openbox9 provided marketing and communication strategy along with speedy web development.
Wonderful and innovative solution to replenish carbon capturing seagrass - provide people with a carbon calculator to offset their carbon through a donation. openbox9 provided: Calculator Application Development, Database Architecture & Development, UX Design.
Environmentally conscience and friend pet supplies. Work included visual identity and logo along with product packaging
The Nature Conservancy
Helped client celebrate Earth Day animated online advertisements for major media outlets.
The Ocean Foundation
Conservation efforts for our oceans requires a great deal of passion and the Ocean Foundation delivers. Over the years we have collaborated on many interactive campaigns, climate change solutions, social media advocacy campaigns and the redesign of their mainsite. The highlight was working with the nation of Palau on their initiative to offset carbon of vacationers visiting their beautiful island.
Visual identity system and guide for Washington DC initiative to create more bicycle and walking trails throughout the city.
USAID – ARCC Project
Multiple series of research report for promoting climate change adaptation and technical assistance, as well as capacity-building to improve the ability of vulnerable populations to respond to climate change.
USAID – CRSP Project
Online database of resources and success stories addressing hunger and poverty through science and technology throughout the globe. In collaboration with Cultural Practice.
USAID – Gate Project
Provided graphic design services for DevTech on a research publication on greater access to trade expansion in Africa and beyond.
openbox9 has had the pleasure to work with the World Bank on multiple projects, notably their initiative to save the tigers from extinction.
Brown University – Athletics Department
Annual report, giving day campaign, and donor care for Brown University's Athletic Department to support student-athletes. Marketing & Fundraising Consultation, Program Branding, Graphic Design, Brochure, Social Media Campaigns, Program Logo
First Five Years Fund
Content and resource database strategy, custom WordPress development, and brand strategy for advocacy group and action fund increasing federal funding for early childhood education
Research reports, program logo and visual brand systems, data visualizations, and social media graphics for higher education policy group working to increase equity to accessing post-secondary education
National History Day
Communication strategy, resource database architecture, custom website design and development providing professional development for teachers and resources and connection for student participation in the learning of history to form thoughtful citizens. Includes infographic design, custom interactive map, Shopify integration, email newsletter template design, and support training for staff
National Retail Federation Foundation
Trusted advisors and executors of brand and program development, print and digital design, website graphics, annual fundraising event execution, email design and development, and marketing materials
Multiple publication design and layout projects with a focus on improving equity within higher education
Layout and data visualization design for research report on the impact of social media on the fight for racial justice
Collaborated on multiple research documents and later designed and built their website to expand their reach in higher education and workforce research solutions.
Developed visual branding system for early childhood education center network. Included print materials such as brochures and pull-up banners as well as website development.
Fun t-shirt design promoting the journalism department
Federation of State Humanities Councils
Advocacy and community-building website solutions for member organization serving over 55 states and territories. Member portal with interactive directory, organized forum messaging boards, private and public resources equipping humanities organizations to more effectively serve their communities and share insights with colleagues.
First Five Action
Content and advocacy strategy and custom WordPress development for 501(c)4 action fund advocating for increased federal funding for child care and early learning programs
Harvard School of Public Health
Collaboration work on public awareness campaign on the changing demographics of schools in the United States.
Annual reports, illustrations, investment brochures, and ads for a nation-wide network of charter schools.
Immanuel Lutheran School
Branding and fundraising design for print and digital purposes in support of a local private school.
Communication strategy, infographics, and layout design for a educational research report on the power of communities in educational learning.
Jobs for America’s Graduates
Graphic design services for program aiding graduates in understanding employment opportunities in federal agencies.
Lincoln Centers of Albania
Created brand, communication tools, and marketing materials for English tutoring in Albania, from website to email templates, to logo, to social media graphics
Early marketing materials for mentoring organization focused on equal access to opportunities in schools and the workplace.
Resource database microsite design and development to equip school counselors and college access professionals. Includes training event promotion and filterable database for Council members.
Raising a Reader
Kids love to read but in many places parents and teachers need support in fostering that love. We designed and built a resource website for this great organization.
Providing a communications system for all their education based research.
Toa Nafasi Project
Amazing group investing in the training of local teachers. openbox9 provided fundraising, branding, and tech consultation over the years and has redesigned the website a couple of times.
Virginians have a rich supply of stories to share and cultures to promote! openbox9 provided brand architecture support through designing a multi-site website system where content feeds are shared through a complex Wordpress database.
We’re the Changing Face of America
A social awareness campaign celebrating the Asian American and Pacific Islander students. We developed the visual brand and all the communication materials both online and print.
Since Michael first met 9Marks, he has been managing 9mark's visual brand system. During these times, openbox9 has constantly created a deep level of useful online solutions including website re-designs and re-alignments and apps; Quarterly design concepts for Journal covers; designing conference materials, event program & digital and printed ads including notecards and conference materials; and branding multiple fundraising campaigns are also part of monthly efforts.
Bread for the City
Fundraising campaign branding strategy and video production for direct social-services nonprofit serving the DC community. Brand Creation & Management, Graphic Design, Marketing & Fundraising, Video & Motion Design, Logo & Visual Brand System, Brochure, Event Program & Materials
Conference website and marketing design for annual missions conference focused on college students. Included annual theme design, digital and print marketing materials, and database for storing and promoting recordings and written resources post-event. Designed flow for pre-during-and-post-event stages of website layout.
Grace DC Church
Suite of communication tools for family of churches in DC. Website design and development, logo and visual brand systems, event program and materials, weekly bulletin templates, program ads and email strategy and template design.
Snowbird Wilderness Outfitters
A complete joy to work with the always-hungry to advance their communications people at Snowbird. Through the years we have been involved with online (website strategy, design, development and re-alignment) and offline (conference banners, brochures, marketing materials) efforts with an eye for staying relevant to their young audience.
Brand, digital, and print strategy and design of initiative to mobilize business experts on the mission field. From websites, to city guides, to online forms and databases
Anacostia Gracious Arts Program
After-school organization mentoring DC youth in music and the visual arts. openbox9 freshened up their logo and branding while designing their website.
Archdiocese for the Military Services
Developed a cohesive fundraising system for the various levels of donor circles.
Event design for annual church leaders conference. Ads and promotional materials, event program with space for notetaking and floor map design, nametags, social media campaign strategy and design
BBYO International Convention
Event marketing, branding, and attendee program for annual conference focused on "aspiring more Jewish teens in more meaningful Jewish experiences."
C Bar N
Website design and development for Christian camp and bible school. Information Architecture, Interactive & UX Design, Graphic Design, Web Development, Tech Consultation, Database Architecture & Development
Capitol Hill Group Ministry
Created fundraising materials for homelessness prevention nonprofit
Chinatown Service Center
Social services organization serving immigrants in the Chinatown community for decades. Created a modern brand and accessible website.
Chinese Community Church
Created logo & visual brand system for historic downtown church which evolved into building a custom wordpress website
Christ Reformed Church
Developed visual branding for new church-plant and carried it through to signage and other communication materials
There was a day when streaming sermons was new and Christianity.com came to openbox9 to help establish their visual identity and begin UX work on their innovative platform.
Designed brand architecture and marketing campaigns for the church's various ministries and programs
Davis Community Church
Seeing an opportunity to reach out to community growing in diversity, openbox9 created a new visual brand system and identity.
Feed My Sheep Conference
Branding, conference website, and event marketing material design for annual gathering of church leaders. From programs to social media promotions. In collaboration with Mt. Vernon Baptist Church
Grace DC Downtown
City loving church part of the Grace DC Network of churches. openbox9 provided early branding and website communication services for this great community.
Defined the visual brand, logo, and developed website and marketing materials for nonprofit training, supporting, and employing chaplins for ministry work in Virginia's prisons.
Grace Meridian Hill
Caring and lovely church part of the Grace DC Network of churches. openbox9 provided early branding and website communication services for this great community.
Cross-cultural church part of the Grace DC Network of churches. openbox9 provided early branding and website communication services for this great community.
Great Commission Community Church
Brand creation, website design and development to promote new church plant in DC, with a database architecture for resources such as sermon audio organized by series and searchable by book of the bible. Since the first website, we later redesigned the site to incorporate other worship locations.
Website designs for and amazing Bible learning solution that helps scripture "stick."
Institute for Cross-Cultural Mission
Brand consultation and logo exploration for a ambitious ministry which works with churches to develop inclusive practices that give witness to the beauty of God's designed diversity of people and cultures.
International Mission Board (IMB)
On multiple occasions, openbox9 has been involved as tech strategist for online learning initiatives as well as designing education materials.
Kansas Catholic Conference
A rich and informative resource website including event promotions for the conference of Catholics in Kansas
Video storyboarding, design, and creation for fundraising video that effectively raised support for tutoring and mentorship nonprofit
Mt. Vernon Baptist Church
Website design and development including video and motion design for church. On-going support includes quarterly sermon cards, missions brochure, and annual event design with event microsite and printed materials.
Developed the look for "Don't Go to Church Sunday" campaign which encourages churches to set aside one Sunday a year to do community service.
Every year, Parkside hosts the Basics Conference for pastors to return back to... well the basics. openbox9 has designed the promotional materials, Event Program & Materials, Wearables each year.
Public Religion Research Institute
Early website build for this, now popular, statistical and analytical think-tank focus on religion trends in the US.
Growing young church moving into an historic building needed to marry the two in a new brand. Logo, style guide, materials, and signage provided.
Redeemer Church of Dubai
Provided a visual brand solution for a church plant – unfortunately it did not include in-person meetings in Dubai.
Revive Our Hearts
Website design for this popular women's ministry providing christian online resources and community.
South Shore Baptist Church
Church website solutions and designs for this prominent church in New England. Later we developed their logos system for various ministries.
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
Brought in to evolve the brand of a local church through logo design and styleguide refresh improving its relevance, usefulness, and accessibility. This work was then applied to website design and development including a structure to promote upcoming church activities and provide a warm welcome to newcomers.
St. Paul’s Parish
Elevated the brand of a local church including logo creation, graphic design, and custom website development.
Strengthening the Church
With a heart for mentoring church leaders, we collaborated on creating the visual brand and online resource center for this new ministry startup. Included was a video interview with the founder and post-production work. We felt honored that we were included in so much of the ministry definition.
Partnership with new social networking upstart. Designed the web application and defined the visual brand system.
The District School
New inclusive Christian private school opening in soon. Completed a baseline visual branding solution and supporting materials
The Front Porch
Resource and networking website for African-American churches. Started with creating and managing the brand for the initiative, then providing a structure for the database and designing fundraising collateral, along with consultation and design on event promotion and online registration.
The Good Book Company
Marketing & fundraising services for christian publishing company included graphic design and a system of email templates for staff use.
The Gospel at Work
Provided brand creation and management services along with website strategy and social media campaigns for a ministry focused on faith in the workplace.
Together For the Gospel (T4G)
Event marketing materials including website for bi-annual pastor's conference. Work included Information Architecture, UX design, Custom WordPress development, and creating ads for evolving theme including photography, social media, email, and pre and post event versions of the website.
Triumph Church DC
Visual brand creation for church plant in Washington DC that included marketing and fundraising consultation, advertisements and brochure.
Truth for Life
Created audio CD cover artwork for resources from a number of sermons and talks that coincided with the Basics Conference.
Creative services for a upstart Christian video production company. Services provided: Brand Creation & Management, Interactive & UX Design, Graphic Design, Web Development - Website, Logo & Visual Brand System
Arlington Arts Center
Developed brand strategy and logo for public contemporary art museum. Designed and built scalable website to highlight classes, exhibits, and artists-in-residence portfolios. Development email templates and donation campaigns to support fundraising and communication efforts. Applied brand on print materials such as business cards, sticker and signage design, and letterhead.
Web development for premier equestrian architecture firm including ongoing support and training. Developed over the years into a full site redesign to elevate digital brand.
Long time friends of openbox9, we have partnered on dozens of website endeavors as their architects and Wordpress developers.
Folger Shakespeare Theatre
Design for Season and Show artwork increased season subscriber list. Marketing campaign for theater on-the-road preserved following through COVID pandemic and theater's physical renovation
Website strategy and consultation on managing a their theater schedule online. In collaboration with Design Army on the design, openbox9 built a custom Wordpress solution.
3 Bean Coffee
New community gathering place required brand creation and marketing materials, including defining a visual brand system, developing and organizing a website, and designing signage, stickers, business cards, and coffee cup sleeves.
Christian ministry branding consultation and graphics design services for a variety of branding and online projects.
A Brave New
Developed innovative brand expression to reflect their innovative work. Included was website design and CMS Development & Database Architecture for their wonderful story telling.
Alexander Street Press
Design for course curriculum series and publications.
Provided website strategy consultation for theater company and later built their Wordpress website
Barker/Nestor Architecture and Design
Website design and development for hospitality-focused architecture firm. Included Information Architecture, Graphic Design, CMS Development & Customization, Interactive Map, and Database Architecture & Development
Beast and Cleaver
Restaurant Brand Creation & Logo concepts for a boutique butcher shop
Website strategy and design for real-estate investment group looking to develop positive neighborhoods.
Web Development for workplace real estate developer in DC. Integration with meeting schedule system, Information Architecture, Interactive & UX Design, Interactive Map, Database Architecture & Development
China Poblano by Jose Andres
Information architecture and web development for this legendary chef and humanitarian.
Fashionable retail destination spot in downtown DC. Partnered with Design Army to lead the information architecture, web development, and database architecture phases. Original site in 2016 and Re-design in 2023
Classic Stage Company
55 year old creative theatre in New York. Partnered with Design Army to lead the information architecture, web development, and database architecture phases.
Upscale hotel spot in downtown DC. Partnered with Design Army to lead the information architecture, web development, application development, and database architecture phases.
Arts inclusion space in DC. Partnered with Design Army to lead the information architecture, web development, and database architecture phases.
Delicious web development for creative catering company, partnering with Design Army. Information Architecture, Custom web development, Tech Consultation, Database Architecture & Development
Partnered with creative to design and build multiple websites
Eric Colbert Architecture
Custom website development for urban architecture firm in DC, partnering with Design Army. Database structure for responsive portfolio display.
Database and website design for cultural magazine publication's digital space, sharing stories of learnings from international wanderings.
Logo design and visual identity, and Website design and custom development for software startup company innovating in the real estate industry
Brand creation, logo design, and visual identity system for neighborhood restaurant and bar focused on cuban cuisine.
Green Hat Gin Distillery
Developed marketing website in collaboration with Design Army
In collaboration with Design Army, services provided: Information Architecture, Web Development - CMS Development & Customization, Website, Database Architecture & Development
A collaboration with A Brave New, openbox9 provided branding and web development for Seattle-based smoothie and juice bar
Karla Colletta Swimwear
Database architecture and custom design and interactive states for high-end swimwear company, in partnership with Design Army
Lost Sparrow (Film)
Award winning documentary film telling the story of the brokeness, adoption, and death. openbox9 created all the visuals for posters, materials, and promotional website.
Marq Energie – Wines of Provence
Tasty and intoxicating designs including interactive sales and ordering forms, factsheets, folders, tote bags, and business cards
Collaborated with multiple partners to create an ministry websites through UX and traditional design services.
Custom development of content management system and portfolio database creation for architecture and interior design firm. Includes video and animated effects.
McKinley Marketing Partners
Custom website development, information architecture, and infographic design for recruitment firm focused on the marketing industry.
National Arts Strategies
Brand creation, database architecture, custom website design and development for nonprofit providing leadership development for the arts community. Includes data visualizations, CRM development, and email design.
Very creative paper solution company needed a creative web developer to help promote their work online (Design by Design Army).
Pati’s Mexican Table – PBS Cooking Show
Early website for the wildly popular PBS cooking show showcasing to food of 3x James Beard winner Pati Jinich
Pita the Ful
A unique project that gave us a literal taste in package design for hummus which included the team taste-testing different hummus flavors for the client. Project also include product photography.
Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA)
Honor, Courage, Chivalry. The principles of this great international group of pre-17th century communities researching the skills of the times. Fun to research for us to! openbox9 designed and built the site with modern advances.
You like funk? Soul? Band shirts? Then this rare rare t-shirt is out there in some thrift shop calling your name - heed the call.
In partnership with Design Army, openbox9 provided: Interactive & UX Design, Web Development - CMS Development & Customization, Database Architecture & Development, Tech Consultation
Defined the strategy for organizing the portfolio of an innovative sign fabricator. Included custom WordPress development, database architecture, and gallery function.
The General Design Company
Collaborated on restaurant websites with this wonderful and creative branding studio lead by the talented Soung Wiser.
In partnership with Design Army, provided UX strategy, information architecture, and custom development of community website. Website intuitively provides visitors interactive information to plan visits and promote local businesses Information
Tilev Interior Design
Amazing interior design company lead by our dear friend Heather Tilev who the world lost too soon.
User experience consultation for exciting new eating app
Up to the Mountain, Down to the Village (Film)
Documentary about China and the call for students to live and learn with peasants in the countryside. Created the movie artwork and all marketing materials.