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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.

Client since: 2002

ACDI/VOCA

Website redesign and a re-alignment a few years later to ensure the website messaging aligned with the shifting structure of their international development work. Infographics and interactive maps are used to show the breadth of their work and the depth of their expertise. A robust database organizes past and present international projects.

Client since: 2016

Amnesty International

Research Report Series and document template design that educate and compel action on human rights in Turkey

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.

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

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

Client since: 2017

Community Solutions

Proud to provide design, custom website development, tech consultation, and communication strategy solutions for this nonprofit committed to ending homelessness in America. Continuous services include 2 website redesigns, database restructuring, campaign landing pages, interactive map, user experience improvements, and Tableau data visualization embeds.

Client since: 2019

Conrad Hilton

Upscale hotel spot in downtown DC. Partnered with Design Army to lead the information architecture, web development, application development, and database architecture phases.

Client since: 2018

CROSS Conference

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.

    Design Army

    Long time friends of openbox9, we have partnered on dozens of website endeavors as their architects and Wordpress developers.

    Client since: 2008

      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

      Client since: 2019

      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.

      Client since: 2004

        IHEP

        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

        Client since: 2015

        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

        Client since: 2022

        National Wildlife Federation

        Providing solutions for branding, marketing, advocacy reports, internal capacity building, and digital strategy for environmental conservation

        Client since: 2008

        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.

        Client since: 2015

        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.

        Sesame Workshop

        When Big Bird comes a knocking, you build them a website for their amazing humanity work around the globe. In partnership with Design Army, openbox9 provided communication architecture solutions along with web development for their annual report website.

        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.

        Client since: 2014

        Stanford University

        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

        Client since: 2013

        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.

        Client since: 2020

        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.

          USAID

          Collaborated with different initiatives within USAID to produce research and tactical resources addressing climate change; gender justice; and equitable practices throughout the globe.

          Client since: 2008

            Virginia Humanities

            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.

            Client since: 2019

            WRAP Compliance

            What began as website advancements under a monthly retainer agreement led to a full website redesign including content strategy, custom graphics, custom website development and CRM integration that increased conversion rate. On-going relationship includes digital and print communication initiatives, training and support.

            Client since: 2021

            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.

              5Q Communications

              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.

                AARP

                Fundraising campaign consultation

                  AASCU

                  Multiple publication design and layout projects with a focus on improving equity within higher education

                  Client since: 2019

                  Access Partners

                  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

                  Adventist Development & Relief Agency (ADRA)

                  Developed a fundraising campaign for this very active international organization. We later helped define photo guidelines for their brand book.

                    Alcoa

                    Defined the program branding for their internal carbon reduction initiative and designed the UX for their interactive carbon calculator.

                      Alexander Street Press

                      Design for course curriculum series and publications.

                        Alliance for Peacebuilding (AfP)

                        In the early years, neither team had much resources, but we took a chance on each other and over the years designed a score of online solutions, event promotions and branding strategy for this great lover of peace building.

                        Alternative Credit Technology

                        Energetic organization who brought in openbox9 to help them raise funds to support the fragile eco-system of the eastern Africa during the travel industry collapse during COVID. A website and sales deck were prepared.

                          American Association of University Women (AAUW)

                          Expansive online strategy for website including; Interactive & UX Design, database configurations, web development, and staff training

                          American Humane Association

                          100 year celebration campaign including branding, UX design, graphic design, web development and tech consultation

                          American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS)

                          What started as a project to design fundraising event materials expanded to include two rebrands, and multiple website redesigns for this great international think tank, as well as annual fundraising gala branding and event marketing design.

                          Client since: 2011

                          American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

                          Annual Conference for professional and credentialing association for 223,000 members. Annual conference logo & visual brand system, Event Materials design including reducing program page-count for sustainability and cohesive way-finding materials

                          American University

                          Layout and data visualization design for research report on the impact of social media on the fight for racial justice

                          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.

                            Anacostia Trails Heritage Area (ATHA)

                            Prince George's County is rich with history and in particular the civil rights movement locally and nationally. We created the branding for their Civil Rights Trail along with signage, website, interactive map, and brochure designs.

                            Client since: 2019

                            Archdiocese for the Military Services

                            Developed a cohesive fundraising system for the various levels of donor circles.

                              ASA Research

                              Collaborated on multiple research documents and later designed and built their website to expand their reach in higher education and workforce research solutions.

                              Client since: 2019

                              Atlas Theatre

                              Provided website strategy consultation for theater company and later built their Wordpress website

                                Backpacker Magazine

                                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.

                                    Banyan Global

                                    Incredibly smart International development consulting firm, brings openbox9 in to design and layout numerous research reports with the goal of storytelling for complex solutions.

                                    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

                                    Client since: 2014

                                    Basics Conference

                                    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

                                    Client since: 2012

                                      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.

                                        BBYO International Convention

                                        Event marketing, branding, and attendee program for annual conference focused on "aspiring more Jewish teens in more meaningful Jewish experiences."

                                          Beast and Cleaver

                                          Restaurant Brand Creation & Logo concepts for a boutique butcher shop

                                            BEFORE Project

                                            Program Name Consultation for organization preventing political violence. Program Visual Branding System, Graphic Design, UX/UI, CMS Development & Customization, Interactive Map, Website, Database Architecture & Development, Print Collateral

                                              Billion+ Change

                                              Graphic Design and Web Development for campaign to encourage social responsibility pledge of skill-based service among top business leaders. Information Architecture, CMS Development & Customization, Advocacy Strategy & Design, Tech Consultation

                                                Blackburn Architects

                                                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.

                                                Client since: 2011

                                                BoardSource

                                                One of Michael's earliest clients when openbox9 was just a whisper of a plan. Designed their very first website!

                                                  Built for Zero

                                                  Visual identity system for the movement working to end homelessness. An intuitive user interface for participating communities to log into dashboards for data collection, view visualizations to track progress, and receive curated resources. When recruitment goals were met, website was re-aligned to better serve existing community and expand reach of resources to help all.

                                                  Client since: 2019

                                                  Business and Professional Women’s Foundation

                                                  Conducted research and design for a series of women's studies publications

                                                    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

                                                      C2ES

                                                      Website Strategy, Program Branding, and interactive design of online carbon calculator

                                                        Capital Square

                                                        Website strategy and design for real-estate investment group looking to develop positive neighborhoods.

                                                          Capitol Hill Group Ministry

                                                          Created fundraising materials for homelessness prevention nonprofit

                                                            CARR Properties

                                                            Web Development for workplace real estate developer in DC. Integration with meeting schedule system, Information Architecture, Interactive & UX Design, Interactive Map, Database Architecture & Development

                                                            Cause Placement

                                                            Branding work for entertainment industry company that places nonprofits into movies

                                                              Cheetah Conservation Fund

                                                              Website design and development for Cheetah conservation research and lobby organization. Information Architecture, Graphic Design, Web Development

                                                                Cherokee Nation

                                                                Partnering with team through website consultation, design and development, & training for multiple US State Department websites

                                                                Client since: 2019

                                                                Child’s Path

                                                                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.

                                                                China Poblano by Jose Andres

                                                                Information architecture and web development for this legendary chef and humanitarian.

                                                                  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

                                                                      Christianity.com

                                                                      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.

                                                                        CityCenterDC

                                                                        Fashionable retail destination spot in downtown DC. Partnered with Design Army to lead the information architecture, web development, and database architecture phases.

                                                                        Client since: 2016

                                                                        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.

                                                                          Climate Nexus

                                                                          Collaborated with multiple partners to create an activism website reporting on private equity funds and their participation with climate change.

                                                                          Columbia University

                                                                          Fun t-shirt design promoting the journalism department

                                                                            Consumer Brands Association

                                                                            Gathering consumer brand industry leaders for an exclusive conference by designing a visual branding system, event materials and sponsorship marketing collateral. Continuing partnership through training event materials and developing welcome email series for new association members

                                                                            Client since: 2022

                                                                              Corporations for National & Community Service

                                                                              Counterpart International

                                                                              Data visualization and tech consultation for international development organization building inclusive and sustainable communities.

                                                                              Client since: 2016

                                                                                Crossroads Church

                                                                                Designed brand architecture and marketing campaigns for the church's various ministries and programs

                                                                                  Cultural DC

                                                                                  Arts inclusion space in DC. Partnered with Design Army to lead the information architecture, web development, and database architecture phases.

                                                                                    Cultural Practice

                                                                                    Website solutions and re-design for international development consulting firm, including an organized library of reports and resources

                                                                                    Client since: 2011

                                                                                    Currents

                                                                                    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.

                                                                                      Davis Community Church

                                                                                      Seeing an opportunity to reach out to community growing in diversity, openbox9 created a new visual brand system and identity.

                                                                                        DC Fiscal Policy Institute (DCFPI)

                                                                                        Developed visual advocacy campaign including recording audio narrator and designing a series of animations for video production

                                                                                        Design Cuisine

                                                                                        Delicious web development for creative catering company, partnering with Design Army. Information Architecture, Custom web development, Tech Consultation, Database Architecture & Development

                                                                                          Design Nut

                                                                                          Partnered with creative to design and build multiple websites

                                                                                            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.

                                                                                            Client since: 2019

                                                                                            Doorways for Women and Families

                                                                                            Provided online solutions to help women experiencing domestic abuse navigate the support available on Doorway's website

                                                                                              East Africa Ventures

                                                                                              Fundraising effort to aid ecotourism companies weather COVID uncertainty. By doing so, the wildlife in the region continue to be protected. openbox9 provided consultation and designed an array fundraising materials.

                                                                                                Eco-Schools

                                                                                                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.

                                                                                                  Entertainment Software Association (ESA) Foundation

                                                                                                  Fundraising campaign and gala event design gathering video game industry leaders to raise funds for scholarships. Included logo, website, infographic, and event program and signage design

                                                                                                  Eric Colbert Architecture

                                                                                                  Custom website development for urban architecture firm in DC, partnering with Design Army. Database structure for responsive portfolio display.

                                                                                                    Erickson Immigration Group

                                                                                                    For a large symposium, openbox9 was brought in to develop a large experiential and interactive booth design and various conference materials, advertisements and even some fun swag.

                                                                                                      EthnoTraveler

                                                                                                      Database and website design for cultural magazine publication's digital space, sharing stories of learnings from international wanderings.

                                                                                                        Eurasia Group Foundation

                                                                                                        Trusted advisors from the Foundation's first step, developing a visual identity and branding system, custom website development and re-alignment, and marketing assets from print to social to digital. View ob9's solutions on the EGF Case Study

                                                                                                        Client since: 2016

                                                                                                        FACTS

                                                                                                        Provided branding and online consultation for afterschool program which lead to logo and website solutions.

                                                                                                          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.

                                                                                                          Client since: 2021

                                                                                                          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

                                                                                                          FINCA International

                                                                                                          Financial literacy Infographics, Report series, Donor thank you Postcards, and website graphics for microfinance organization

                                                                                                            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

                                                                                                            Client since: 2022

                                                                                                              FiveStreet

                                                                                                              Logo design and visual identity, and Website design and custom development for software startup company innovating in the real estate industry

                                                                                                              Food for the Hungry

                                                                                                              In the early days of social-good catalogs, openbox9 partnered with Masterworks and designed a forward-looking strategy in online gift catalogs to which, many follow today.

                                                                                                                GinRummy

                                                                                                                Brand creation, logo design, and visual identity system for neighborhood restaurant and bar focused on cuban cuisine.

                                                                                                                  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.

                                                                                                                    Good of All

                                                                                                                    Website design and development and social media campaign for organization promoting the UN's Universal Declaration of Human Rights, with websites in the US, UK, and Korea.

                                                                                                                      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.

                                                                                                                        Grace Inside

                                                                                                                        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.

                                                                                                                            Grace Mosaic

                                                                                                                            Cross-cultural church part of the Grace DC Network of churches. openbox9 provided early branding and website communication services for this great community.

                                                                                                                            Client since: 2013

                                                                                                                              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.

                                                                                                                              Client since: 2015

                                                                                                                              Green Hat Gin Distillery

                                                                                                                              Developed marketing website in collaboration with Design Army

                                                                                                                                Habitat for Humanity

                                                                                                                                Multi year effort to promote an interfaith collaboration program. Website, photography, and collateral were part of this branding effort

                                                                                                                                  Hargrove

                                                                                                                                  In collaboration with Design Army, services provided: Information Architecture, Web Development - CMS Development & Customization, Website, Database Architecture & Development

                                                                                                                                    Harvard School of Public Health

                                                                                                                                    Collaboration work on public awareness campaign on the changing demographics of schools in the United States.

                                                                                                                                      HoneyWord Bible

                                                                                                                                      Website designs for and amazing Bible learning solution that helps scripture "stick."

                                                                                                                                        Imagine Schools

                                                                                                                                        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.

                                                                                                                                            Informed Insight

                                                                                                                                            Communication strategy, infographics, and layout design for a educational research report on the power of communities in educational learning.

                                                                                                                                              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 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.

                                                                                                                                                Client since: 2019

                                                                                                                                                  International Lawyers Assisting Workers Network (ILAW)

                                                                                                                                                  Membership website providing collaboration, news updates, and searchable resource database for union and worker's rights lawyers.

                                                                                                                                                  International Mission Board (IMB)

                                                                                                                                                  On multiple occasions, openbox9 has been involved as tech strategist for online learning initiatives as well as designing education materials.

                                                                                                                                                    International Republic Institute

                                                                                                                                                    Series of educational infographics to guide communities in forming local and sustainable governing systems

                                                                                                                                                      IREX

                                                                                                                                                      Suite of communication support for nonprofit working in global education and development - Annual Report, Interactive Map, Data Visualization, Conference Materials, Ads, and Research Report

                                                                                                                                                      Client since: 2015

                                                                                                                                                      Jobs for America’s Graduates

                                                                                                                                                      Graphic design services for program aiding graduates in understanding employment opportunities in federal agencies.

                                                                                                                                                        Johnson Outdoors

                                                                                                                                                        In collaboration with the National Wildlife Federation, openbox9 created the brand for the Clean Earth Challenge, which included online solutions and social media campaigns.

                                                                                                                                                        Client since: 2020

                                                                                                                                                        Juicy Café

                                                                                                                                                        A collaboration with A Brave New, openbox9 provided branding and web development for Seattle-based smoothie and juice bar

                                                                                                                                                          Kansas Catholic Conference

                                                                                                                                                          A rich and informative resource website including event promotions for the conference of Catholics in Kansas

                                                                                                                                                            Karla Colletta Swimwear

                                                                                                                                                            Database architecture and custom design and interactive states for high-end swimwear company, in partnership with Design Army

                                                                                                                                                              L’Arche – Greater Washington, DC

                                                                                                                                                              Rebuilt donation forms to improve conversion rates and usability on mobile devices, and technical consultation with DC chapter of nonprofit creating communities of people with and without intellectual disabilities.

                                                                                                                                                              Client since: 2020

                                                                                                                                                                Legacy Foundation – Anti-tobacco Campaign

                                                                                                                                                                Created a social awareness campaign against the evils of tobacco that included branding the look, character illustrations, animations and videos for teenagers.

                                                                                                                                                                  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

                                                                                                                                                                    Little Lights

                                                                                                                                                                    Video storyboarding, design, and creation for fundraising video that effectively raised support for tutoring and mentorship nonprofit

                                                                                                                                                                      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.

                                                                                                                                                                      Luke’s Wings

                                                                                                                                                                      Website design and development to help servicemembers have family present during medical procedures, including a database of stories and conditional application form

                                                                                                                                                                        Manas Development Group

                                                                                                                                                                        Brand Creation, Graphic Design, Web Development, and tech consultation for business development firm in frontier markets

                                                                                                                                                                        Marq Energie – Wines of Provence

                                                                                                                                                                        Tasty and intoxicating designs including interactive sales and ordering forms, factsheets, folders, tote bags, and business cards

                                                                                                                                                                          Masonry Institute

                                                                                                                                                                          Logo design, event and training brochures, and marketing materials promoting training and educational opportunities to build a career in the masonry industry

                                                                                                                                                                          Masterworks

                                                                                                                                                                          Collaborated with multiple partners to create an ministry websites through UX and traditional design services.

                                                                                                                                                                            McAlpine Architecture

                                                                                                                                                                            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.

                                                                                                                                                                            Client since: 2011

                                                                                                                                                                            Mekong-U.S. Partnership

                                                                                                                                                                            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.

                                                                                                                                                                            Client since: 2019

                                                                                                                                                                            Melanoma International Foundation

                                                                                                                                                                            An action center about informing people about melanoma and creating a supporting community to help those through treatment. openbox9 provided online strategy and a custom designed Wordpress site.

                                                                                                                                                                              MENTOR

                                                                                                                                                                              Early marketing materials for mentoring organization focused on equal access to opportunities in schools and the workplace.

                                                                                                                                                                                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.

                                                                                                                                                                                Client since: 2014

                                                                                                                                                                                Mutual Of Ohama

                                                                                                                                                                                In collaboration with NWF, MoO sponsors the National Wildlife Week and supplies great videos from their wildly popular Wild Kingdom.

                                                                                                                                                                                Client since: 2020

                                                                                                                                                                                NACAC

                                                                                                                                                                                Resource database microsite design and development to equip school counselors and college access professionals. Includes training event promotion and filterable database for Council members.

                                                                                                                                                                                  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.

                                                                                                                                                                                    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.

                                                                                                                                                                                      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

                                                                                                                                                                                      Client since: 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                      Neenah Papers

                                                                                                                                                                                      Very creative paper solution company needed a creative web developer to help promote their work online (Design by Design Army).

                                                                                                                                                                                        Neighborhood Health

                                                                                                                                                                                        Spanish and English marketing materials for local neighborhood health centers throughout the Northern Virginia area.

                                                                                                                                                                                          NEXUS Institute

                                                                                                                                                                                          Website solution for organization using data and analysis for combating human trafficking.

                                                                                                                                                                                            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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Client since: 2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                      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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                Outreach

                                                                                                                                                                                                                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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Parkside Church

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Client since: 2010

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Partnership for Food Safety Education

                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Infographics created to simplify their advocacy efforts.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        PeacePlayers International

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        A world peace and equity mission through sports. openbox9 was hired to design and develop this international website.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Points of Light

                                                                                                                                                                                                                            President George W Bush's dream of the US serving one another is seen through the work of the organization who brought in openbox9 for consultation on their website redesign.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Pro Natura

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Public Religion Research Institute

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Early website build for this, now popular, statistical and analytical think-tank focus on religion trends in the US.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Razoo

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Before GoFundMe there was Razoo, a crowd-sourcing tool used for social-good online fundraising. openbox9 provided interactive & UX design solutions and partnered with Razoo to provide advocacy and fundraising strategies for their client's Giving Tuesday efforts.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Razoo Foundation

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Redeemer Church

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Resilient Energi

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Innovative company using biomass to provide renewable energy at an affordable price. openbox9 provided marketing and communication strategy along with speedy web development.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Revive Our Hearts

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Website design for this popular women's ministry providing christian online resources and community.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            SeaGrass Grow

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Client since: 2015

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Soul Suit

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Speakeasy Theater

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Client since: 2020

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Sports and Spinal Physical Therapy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Active client needs a fit design team. Services included: Information Architecture, Graphic Design, Web Development - CMS Development & Customization, Website, Tech Consultation, Database Architecture & Development

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      STUDIO

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      In partnership with Design Army, openbox9 provided: Interactive & UX Design, Web Development - CMS Development & Customization, Database Architecture & Development, Tech Consultation

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        SUI, Inc.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Defined the strategy for organizing the portfolio of an innovative sign fabricator. Included custom WordPress development, database architecture, and gallery function.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Swisspeace

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The Before Project was an initiative to use existing research and tactics to stop political violence before it happens. openbox9 participated in naming the program and creating all the visual branding along with materials and website.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Taggle

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Partnership with new social networking upstart. Designed the web application and defined the visual brand system.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Tahirih Justice Center

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              openbox9 had the privilege to design and build this wonderful organization's earliest websites who is serving immigrant survivors fleeing gender-based violence.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Terra Tails

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Environmentally conscience and friend pet supplies. Work included visual identity and logo along with product packaging

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The 2017 Project

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  While openbox9 deliberately avoids providing services for political campaigns, this project's mission of making data accessible for informed voters, was a good social-good effort! openbox9 provided: Information Architecture, Graphic Design, Web Development - CMS Development & Customization, Tech Consultation

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    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 General Design Company

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Collaborated on restaurant websites with this wonderful and creative branding studio lead by the talented Soung Wiser.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            The Nature Conservancy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Helped client celebrate Earth Day animated online advertisements for major media outlets.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The Yards

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Client since: 2015

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Tilev Interior Design

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Amazing interior design company lead by our dear friend Heather Tilev who the world lost too soon.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Client since: 2015

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Trails Coalition

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Visual identity system and guide for Washington DC initiative to create more bicycle and walking trails throughout the city.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Soon after 9/11, the TSA needed to quickly inform travelers of the new rules. While they negotiated with Disney, openbox9 was hired to animate the rules at the security gate — ten years later, our animation still played for millions of grumpy travelers busting out Disney!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Twigoh

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            User experience consultation for exciting new eating app

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              TWR Motion

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                U.S.-ASEAN Smart Cities Partnership

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                A partnership formed by the US State Department to promoting sustainable, resilient, and inclusive solutions to advance urban quality of life in Southeast Asian Nations. In collaboration with the Cherokee Nation, the website communicates resources and events.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Client since: 2020

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Urban Institute

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Consulted with the Urban Institute on their Welfare Rules Database to create a simple to use system. Heavily focused on UX, the site was a great success for users looking for data and policies around housing.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          USAID – Gender Equity & Value Chains

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          A large ambitious international project created by dTS to show how the inclusion of women in business value chains solves issues of poverty and much more. openbox9 create numerous publications along with online solutions.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Vera Whole Health

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            In collaboration with A Brave New, we shared UX design consultation, later provided Wordpress development and database customizations for healthcare provider emphasizing value over profit.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Creation of their visual identity for a great initiative to criss-cross bike paths across DC — called Capital Trails — many use them to peddle into openbox9!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                WOLA

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Fundraising campaign for immigration rights (Beyond the Wall) which included marketing and advocacy consultation along with designing online solutions

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  World Bank

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  openbox9 has had the pleasure to work with the World Bank on multiple projects, notably their initiative to save the tigers from extinction.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    World Hope International

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    openbox9 came alongside World Hope in their early stages of growing an online presence. We provided marketing & fundraising consultation along with design and development for a data rich website. Since then, they have grown into a powerhouse of hope!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Ya Mama Foundation

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Non-Profit working with king to promote women's health. Creation of brand and educational materials.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ACDI VOCA Logo

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ACDI/VOCA

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Website redesign and a re-alignment a few years later to ensure the website messaging aligned with the shifting structure of their international development work. Infographics and interactive maps are used to show the breadth of their work and the depth of their expertise. A robust database organizes past and present international projects.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Client since: 2016
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Amnesty International logo

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Amnesty International

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Research Report Series and document template design that educate and compel action on human rights in Turkey

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Community Solutions logo

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Community Solutions

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Proud to provide design, custom website development, tech consultation, and communication strategy solutions for this nonprofit committed to ending homelessness in America. Continuous services include 2 website redesigns, database restructuring, campaign landing pages, interactive map, user experience improvements, and Tableau data visualization embeds.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Client since: 2019
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Sesame logo

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Sesame Workshop

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        When Big Bird comes a knocking, you build them a website for their amazing humanity work around the globe. In partnership with Design Army, openbox9 provided communication architecture solutions along with web development for their annual report website.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        WRAP logo

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        WRAP Compliance

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        What began as website advancements under a monthly retainer agreement led to a full website redesign including content strategy, custom graphics, custom website development and CRM integration that increased conversion rate. On-going relationship includes digital and print communication initiatives, training and support.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Client since: 2021

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        AARP

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Fundraising campaign consultation

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Adventist Development & Relief Agency (ADRA)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Developed a fundraising campaign for this very active international organization. We later helped define photo guidelines for their brand book.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Alliance for Peacebuilding (AfP)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            In the early years, neither team had much resources, but we took a chance on each other and over the years designed a score of online solutions, event promotions and branding strategy for this great lover of peace building.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Alternative Credit Technology

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Energetic organization who brought in openbox9 to help them raise funds to support the fragile eco-system of the eastern Africa during the travel industry collapse during COVID. A website and sales deck were prepared.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              American Association of University Women (AAUW)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Expansive online strategy for website including; Interactive & UX Design, database configurations, web development, and staff training

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              American Humane Association

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              100 year celebration campaign including branding, UX design, graphic design, web development and tech consultation

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              What started as a project to design fundraising event materials expanded to include two rebrands, and multiple website redesigns for this great international think tank, as well as annual fundraising gala branding and event marketing design.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Client since: 2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Annual Conference for professional and credentialing association for 223,000 members. Annual conference logo & visual brand system, Event Materials design including reducing program page-count for sustainability and cohesive way-finding materials

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Anacostia Trails Heritage Area (ATHA)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Prince George's County is rich with history and in particular the civil rights movement locally and nationally. We created the branding for their Civil Rights Trail along with signage, website, interactive map, and brochure designs.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Client since: 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Banyan Global

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Incredibly smart International development consulting firm, brings openbox9 in to design and layout numerous research reports with the goal of storytelling for complex solutions.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              BEFORE Project

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Program Name Consultation for organization preventing political violence. Program Visual Branding System, Graphic Design, UX/UI, CMS Development & Customization, Interactive Map, Website, Database Architecture & Development, Print Collateral

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Billion+ Change

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Graphic Design and Web Development for campaign to encourage social responsibility pledge of skill-based service among top business leaders. Information Architecture, CMS Development & Customization, Advocacy Strategy & Design, Tech Consultation

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  BoardSource

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  One of Michael's earliest clients when openbox9 was just a whisper of a plan. Designed their very first website!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Built for Zero

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Visual identity system for the movement working to end homelessness. An intuitive user interface for participating communities to log into dashboards for data collection, view visualizations to track progress, and receive curated resources. When recruitment goals were met, website was re-aligned to better serve existing community and expand reach of resources to help all.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Client since: 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Business and Professional Women’s Foundation

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Conducted research and design for a series of women's studies publications

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Cause Placement

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Branding work for entertainment industry company that places nonprofits into movies

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Consumer Brands Association

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Gathering consumer brand industry leaders for an exclusive conference by designing a visual branding system, event materials and sponsorship marketing collateral. Continuing partnership through training event materials and developing welcome email series for new association members

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Client since: 2022

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Corporations for National & Community Service

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Counterpart International

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Data visualization and tech consultation for international development organization building inclusive and sustainable communities.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Client since: 2016

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Cultural Practice

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Website solutions and re-design for international development consulting firm, including an organized library of reports and resources

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Client since: 2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            DC Fiscal Policy Institute (DCFPI)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Developed visual advocacy campaign including recording audio narrator and designing a series of animations for video production

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Doorways for Women and Families

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Provided online solutions to help women experiencing domestic abuse navigate the support available on Doorway's website

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              East Africa Ventures

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Fundraising effort to aid ecotourism companies weather COVID uncertainty. By doing so, the wildlife in the region continue to be protected. openbox9 provided consultation and designed an array fundraising materials.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Entertainment Software Association (ESA) Foundation

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Fundraising campaign and gala event design gathering video game industry leaders to raise funds for scholarships. Included logo, website, infographic, and event program and signage design

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Erickson Immigration Group

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                For a large symposium, openbox9 was brought in to develop a large experiential and interactive booth design and various conference materials, advertisements and even some fun swag.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Eurasia Group Foundation

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Trusted advisors from the Foundation's first step, developing a visual identity and branding system, custom website development and re-alignment, and marketing assets from print to social to digital. View ob9's solutions on the EGF Case Study

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Client since: 2016

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  FACTS

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Provided branding and online consultation for afterschool program which lead to logo and website solutions.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    FINCA International

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Financial literacy Infographics, Report series, Donor thank you Postcards, and website graphics for microfinance organization

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Food for the Hungry

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      In the early days of social-good catalogs, openbox9 partnered with Masterworks and designed a forward-looking strategy in online gift catalogs to which, many follow today.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Good of All

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Website design and development and social media campaign for organization promoting the UN's Universal Declaration of Human Rights, with websites in the US, UK, and Korea.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Habitat for Humanity

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Multi year effort to promote an interfaith collaboration program. Website, photography, and collateral were part of this branding effort

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            International Lawyers Assisting Workers Network (ILAW)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Membership website providing collaboration, news updates, and searchable resource database for union and worker's rights lawyers.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            International Republic Institute

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Series of educational infographics to guide communities in forming local and sustainable governing systems

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              IREX

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Suite of communication support for nonprofit working in global education and development - Annual Report, Interactive Map, Data Visualization, Conference Materials, Ads, and Research Report

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Client since: 2015

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              L’Arche – Greater Washington, DC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Rebuilt donation forms to improve conversion rates and usability on mobile devices, and technical consultation with DC chapter of nonprofit creating communities of people with and without intellectual disabilities.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Client since: 2020

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Legacy Foundation – Anti-tobacco Campaign

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Created a social awareness campaign against the evils of tobacco that included branding the look, character illustrations, animations and videos for teenagers.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Luke’s Wings

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Website design and development to help servicemembers have family present during medical procedures, including a database of stories and conditional application form

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Manas Development Group

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Brand Creation, Graphic Design, Web Development, and tech consultation for business development firm in frontier markets

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Masonry Institute

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Logo design, event and training brochures, and marketing materials promoting training and educational opportunities to build a career in the masonry industry

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Melanoma International Foundation

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    An action center about informing people about melanoma and creating a supporting community to help those through treatment. openbox9 provided online strategy and a custom designed Wordpress site.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Neighborhood Health

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Spanish and English marketing materials for local neighborhood health centers throughout the Northern Virginia area.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        NEXUS Institute

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Website solution for organization using data and analysis for combating human trafficking.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Partnership for Food Safety Education

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Infographics created to simplify their advocacy efforts.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            PeacePlayers International

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            A world peace and equity mission through sports. openbox9 was hired to design and develop this international website.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Points of Light

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              President George W Bush's dream of the US serving one another is seen through the work of the organization who brought in openbox9 for consultation on their website redesign.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Razoo

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Before GoFundMe there was Razoo, a crowd-sourcing tool used for social-good online fundraising. openbox9 provided interactive & UX design solutions and partnered with Razoo to provide advocacy and fundraising strategies for their client's Giving Tuesday efforts.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Razoo Foundation

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Sports and Spinal Physical Therapy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Active client needs a fit design team. Services included: Information Architecture, Graphic Design, Web Development - CMS Development & Customization, Website, Tech Consultation, Database Architecture & Development

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Swisspeace

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    The Before Project was an initiative to use existing research and tactics to stop political violence before it happens. openbox9 participated in naming the program and creating all the visual branding along with materials and website.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Tahirih Justice Center

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      openbox9 had the privilege to design and build this wonderful organization's earliest websites who is serving immigrant survivors fleeing gender-based violence.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The 2017 Project

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        While openbox9 deliberately avoids providing services for political campaigns, this project's mission of making data accessible for informed voters, was a good social-good effort! openbox9 provided: Information Architecture, Graphic Design, Web Development - CMS Development & Customization, Tech Consultation

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Soon after 9/11, the TSA needed to quickly inform travelers of the new rules. While they negotiated with Disney, openbox9 was hired to animate the rules at the security gate — ten years later, our animation still played for millions of grumpy travelers busting out Disney!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            U.S.-ASEAN Smart Cities Partnership

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            A partnership formed by the US State Department to promoting sustainable, resilient, and inclusive solutions to advance urban quality of life in Southeast Asian Nations. In collaboration with the Cherokee Nation, the website communicates resources and events.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Client since: 2020

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Urban Institute

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Consulted with the Urban Institute on their Welfare Rules Database to create a simple to use system. Heavily focused on UX, the site was a great success for users looking for data and policies around housing.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              USAID – Gender Equity & Value Chains

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              A large ambitious international project created by dTS to show how the inclusion of women in business value chains solves issues of poverty and much more. openbox9 create numerous publications along with online solutions.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Vera Whole Health

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                In collaboration with A Brave New, we shared UX design consultation, later provided Wordpress development and database customizations for healthcare provider emphasizing value over profit.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Creation of their visual identity for a great initiative to criss-cross bike paths across DC — called Capital Trails — many use them to peddle into openbox9!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    WOLA

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Fundraising campaign for immigration rights (Beyond the Wall) which included marketing and advocacy consultation along with designing online solutions

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      World Hope International

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      openbox9 came alongside World Hope in their early stages of growing an online presence. We provided marketing & fundraising consultation along with design and development for a data rich website. Since then, they have grown into a powerhouse of hope!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Ya Mama Foundation

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Non-Profit working with king to promote women's health. Creation of brand and educational materials.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Environment

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          National Wildlife Federation

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Providing solutions for branding, marketing, advocacy reports, internal capacity building, and digital strategy for environmental conservation

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Client since: 2008
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Client since: 2015
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Department of State logo

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          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.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            USAID

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Collaborated with different initiatives within USAID to produce research and tactical resources addressing climate change; gender justice; and equitable practices throughout the globe.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Client since: 2008

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Alcoa

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Defined the program branding for their internal carbon reduction initiative and designed the UX for their interactive carbon calculator.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Backpacker Magazine

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      C2ES

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Cherokee Nation

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Partnering with team through website consultation, design and development, & training for multiple US State Department websites

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Client since: 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Climate Nexus

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Collaborated with multiple partners to create an activism website reporting on private equity funds and their participation with climate change.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Currents

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Client since: 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Eco-Schools

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Client since: 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Johnson Outdoors

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  In collaboration with the National Wildlife Federation, openbox9 created the brand for the Clean Earth Challenge, which included online solutions and social media campaigns.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Client since: 2020

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Mekong-U.S. Partnership

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Client since: 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Mutual Of Ohama

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  In collaboration with NWF, MoO sponsors the National Wildlife Week and supplies great videos from their wildly popular Wild Kingdom.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Client since: 2020

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Client since: 2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Pro Natura

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Resilient Energi

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Innovative company using biomass to provide renewable energy at an affordable price. openbox9 provided marketing and communication strategy along with speedy web development.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              SeaGrass Grow

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Client since: 2015

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Terra Tails

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Trails Coalition

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          World Bank

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          openbox9 has had the pleasure to work with the World Bank on multiple projects, notably their initiative to save the tigers from extinction.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Education

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Brown logo

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Client since: 2017
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            IHEP

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Client since: 2015
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Client since: 2022
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Stanford University

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Client since: 2013
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            University of California

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Client since: 2020

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            AASCU

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Multiple publication design and layout projects with a focus on improving equity within higher education

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Client since: 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            American University

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Layout and data visualization design for research report on the impact of social media on the fight for racial justice

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            ASA Research

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Collaborated on multiple research documents and later designed and built their website to expand their reach in higher education and workforce research solutions.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Client since: 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Child’s Path

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Columbia University

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Client since: 2021

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Client since: 2022

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Harvard School of Public Health

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Collaboration work on public awareness campaign on the changing demographics of schools in the United States.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Imagine Schools

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Informed Insight

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            MENTOR

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Early marketing materials for mentoring organization focused on equal access to opportunities in schools and the workplace.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              NACAC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Resource database microsite design and development to equip school counselors and college access professionals. Includes training event promotion and filterable database for Council members.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Client since: 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Client since: 2015

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    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.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    9Marks

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Client since: 2002
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    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

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    CROSS Conference

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    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.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Client since: 2004
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Client since: 2014

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Access Partners

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Basics Conference

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Client since: 2012

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              BBYO International Convention

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Event marketing, branding, and attendee program for annual conference focused on "aspiring more Jewish teens in more meaningful Jewish experiences."

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Christianity.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Crossroads Church

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Grace Inside

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Grace Mosaic

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Cross-cultural church part of the Grace DC Network of churches. openbox9 provided early branding and website communication services for this great community.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Client since: 2013

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Client since: 2015

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      HoneyWord Bible

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Little Lights

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Client since: 2014

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Outreach

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Parkside Church

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Client since: 2010

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Public Religion Research Institute

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Early website build for this, now popular, statistical and analytical think-tank focus on religion trends in the US.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Redeemer Church

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Taggle

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Partnership with new social networking upstart. Designed the web application and defined the visual brand system.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            TWR Motion

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            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

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Conrad logo

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Conrad Hilton

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Upscale hotel spot in downtown DC. Partnered with Design Army to lead the information architecture, web development, application development, and database architecture phases.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Client since: 2018
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Design Army

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Long time friends of openbox9, we have partnered on dozens of website endeavors as their architects and Wordpress developers.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Client since: 2008
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Client since: 2019
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Virginia Humanities

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Client since: 2019

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  5Q Communications

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Atlas Theatre

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Client since: 2014

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Beast and Cleaver

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Restaurant Brand Creation & Logo concepts for a boutique butcher shop

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Blackburn Architects

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Client since: 2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Capital Square

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Website strategy and design for real-estate investment group looking to develop positive neighborhoods.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            CARR Properties

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              CityCenterDC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Fashionable retail destination spot in downtown DC. Partnered with Design Army to lead the information architecture, web development, and database architecture phases.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Client since: 2016

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Cultural DC

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Arts inclusion space in DC. Partnered with Design Army to lead the information architecture, web development, and database architecture phases.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Design Cuisine

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Delicious web development for creative catering company, partnering with Design Army. Information Architecture, Custom web development, Tech Consultation, Database Architecture & Development

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Design Nut

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        EthnoTraveler

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Database and website design for cultural magazine publication's digital space, sharing stories of learnings from international wanderings.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          FiveStreet

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Logo design and visual identity, and Website design and custom development for software startup company innovating in the real estate industry

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          GinRummy

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Hargrove

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              In collaboration with Design Army, services provided: Information Architecture, Web Development - CMS Development & Customization, Website, Database Architecture & Development

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Juicy Café

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Masterworks

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Collaborated with multiple partners to create an ministry websites through UX and traditional design services.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        McAlpine Architecture

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Client since: 2011

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Neenah Papers

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Soul Suit

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Speakeasy Theater

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Client since: 2020

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                STUDIO

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                In partnership with Design Army, openbox9 provided: Interactive & UX Design, Web Development - CMS Development & Customization, Database Architecture & Development, Tech Consultation

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  SUI, Inc.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  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.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The Yards

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Client since: 2015

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Tilev Interior Design

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Amazing interior design company lead by our dear friend Heather Tilev who the world lost too soon.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Twigoh

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          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.