#tbt #chendesign studio / Howard & 2nd SF / circa 2002

#tbt #chendesign staff / Howard & 2nd SF / circa 1999

Sneak Peek // branding and new signage for @ashateahouse SF + Berkeley #chendesign

#tbt #chendesign staff / 5th & Townsend SF / circa 1998

#tbt #chendesign studio / 5th & Townsend SF / circa 1994

How many #chendesign staff can fit in the rickety studio elevator? Apparently 9 when there's a double-birthday lunch involved.

View from today's office #chendesign #photoshoot #stephengould

Sneak Peek // Assembling passports for #sfacpassport2016 event. Step 1 down, a few more steps to go. #chinatown #passportcountdown #chendesign

Sneak Peek // event branding for #sfacpassport2016 #chinatown #passportcountdown

When your amazingly wonderful #chendesign team spoils you rotten. You guys are the best. I'm honored to work with each and every one of you! JC

View from yesterday's client visit #sanfrancisco #chendesign

Storytelling time from winemaker Ted Edwards. Photoshoot @freemarkabbey by @pfeifferfoto and #chendesign

Into the future // Start with a solid identity by #chendesign, inject it with more intrigue, joy and soul. Exciting brand elevation strategy in the works for one of our favorite clients.

Research and inspiration for a new #chendesign client project // launching Oct 2016

Sneak peek // new website design for @janeonlarkin @janeonfillmore @janethebakery by #chendesign #seejaneonline

Designing is not a profession but an attitude. -- László Moholy-Nagy About sums it up. #chendesign #quotestoliveby

View from yesterday's office of the day. New project kickoff with @dentalstudents -- coming 2017. #chendesign #print

Despite reports to the contrary, print is alive! Check out our new book covers for Cengage Learning. #Print #Design #Lettering #chendesign

Intelligent, layered and thought-provoking museum exhibition @mfaboston #megacitiesasia

Hot off the presses // #chendesign 60pg plus cover perfect bound annual report to the community for #samuelmerrittuniversity -- cover photo by @pfeifferfoto

Congratulations to #chendesign client @freemarkabbey on a beautiful grand opening celebration today with #winetasting, oysters and other delicious bites, music, sunshine, wine, wine and more wine. You sure know how to throw a party!

Darkness cannot drive away darkness. Only light can.
Hate cannot drive away hate. Only love can.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Sighting of #rebelwithin in his natural habitat #CAWDen -- exterior signage for @craftsmanwolves HQ coming together bit by bit. #chendesign 👍🏼👍🏼

Sneak peek // gift box packaging for @kcpurveyors coming soon #chendesign #copperfoil #coffee

On web press today for a 60-page plus cover annual report in beautiful PDX. Who says print is dead? #chendesign

#loveislove double rainbow marshmallows from @craftsmanwolves -- available online and all locations. Git 'em while they last! #pride #craftsmanandwolves #chendesign

Friday morning client meeting vibes #chendesign

A long day but a good day. Photoshoot with @pfeifferfoto at #freemarkabbey winery's newly restored historic building. Lighting control by rockstar assistants @kickflip_noseblunt @echiangphoto. Art direction by #chendesign

Refreshing an historic winery

Jun 7th

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

Sneak Peek // work-in-progress storefront signage program by #chendesign for @craftsmanwolves new location #CAWDen #handpainted

Gold on glass signage work-in-progress for @bccbarsf @coffeeculturessoma with our friends from @nbsigns #chendesign #coffeecultures

View from today's office, courtesy of @bccbarsf #coffeeculturessoma #chendesign

Pride, joy and love.

Just three of many amazing moments from last night's SF high school championship baseball game @sfgiants ballpark. We couldn't be more proud of the Balboa Buccaneers and @ethanchen16 's spirit, determination and passion. You're the champions in our hearts and minds.

Photo booth fun @wydownhotel last Friday for #wydownspringfling #chendesign #latergram

#chendesign family photo op moment @wydownhotel #wydownspringfling

Custom A-frame for @coffeeculturessoma designed by #chendesign, built by @tinkeringmonkey

Even more signage install for @coffeeculturessoma #corten #chendesign

Only those who risk going too far can possibly know how far they can really go.

T.S. Eliot

On-location #photoshoot with @pfeifferfoto and @kickflip_noseblunt for #freemarkabbey winery's new website by #chendesign #comingsoon