Refreshing an historic winery

Jun 7th

CDA helps launch new website for Freemark Abbey in anticipation of the winery’s 130-year celebration.

Gail’s Culinary Adventure: Breakfast Delight

Feb 12th / BravoTV

BravoTV Top Chef judge and Food & Wine editor Gail Simmons travels to San Francisco and stops to visit Craftsman and Wolves and chat with Chef William Werner.

Communication Arts Announces Winners of its 6th Typography Annual Competition

Oct 17th / communication arts

The judging results of Communication Arts 2016 Typography Competition are in, and CDA’s brand work for Project Juice is one of 142 projects selected out of over 1700 entries. CA’s Typography issue will hit the newsstands January 2016.

Two more for the Trophy Case

Oct 1st / print magazine

Two of our recent projects were selected by Print magazine for inclusion in the upcoming 2016 Print Regional Design Annual.

William Werner of Craftsman and Wolves — Behind the Fades

Sep 30th / Rawr Denim

CDA client William Werner and our favorite patisserie Craftsman and Wolves featured on Rawr Denim, an online resource for everything raw denim.

Bitters + Bottles Awarded Best of SF 2015

Aug 4th / 7x7 magazine

CDA client awarded 7×7 Magazine’s Readers Choice Award for Coolest New Boutique

Brownie & Madam Awarded Best of SF 2015

Aug 4th / 7x7 magazine

CDA client awarded 7×7 Magazine‘s Best of SF 2015 for Smartest Glasses

Students Get a Closer Look

Jun 3rd / cda news

We recently hosted a group of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo graphic design students for an informal studio tour and chat. Fellow alumni, Max Spector and Kimberly Low, led the group along with Jon Campbell.

Communication Arts Exhibit features Lure + Till identity

Nov 12th / communication arts

Modern and sleek, yet natural and approachable, the Epiphany Hotel is the latest luxury property towering above downtown Palo Alto. On the ground floor, the boutique hotel’s casual restaurant and bar Lure + Till draws in pedestrians with its branding by Chen Design Associates. Communication Arts Exhibit features the work.

Branding a Restaurant

Sep 4th /

Branding a restaurant requires a spirit of exploration—especially when the restaurant’s meant for the modern pioneer. HOW magazine spotlights CDA’s brand work for The Epiphany Hotel’s new restaurant and bar, Lure + Till.