Regional Design Awards Winners 2016: Midwest

41. Mathematics Dictionary

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Studio Firos, Kent, OH; Daphne Firos Peters (creative director/art director/designer); MathWord Press Inc. (client)

42. McCrea’s Candies


Westwerk, Minneapolis; Dan West (creative director), Jackie Menth (art director/designer), Dave Keepper (writer); McCrea’s Candies (client)

43. Nautical Matches


ILLUME, Minneapolis: April Mueller (creative director/art director), Cheryl Corcoran (designer/ illustrator); Anthropologie (client)

44. “New Farmers” Exhibition


Tim Hossler Design, Lawrence, KS: Tim Hossler (creative director/art director/designer), D. Bryon Darby (photographer), Paul V. Stock (writer); The Commons at The University of Kansas (client)

45. No Clear Goal


Firebelly, Chicago; Nick Adam (creative director/designer); Spudnik Press (client)

46. Pipeline 25th Anniversary Poster Series

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Carpenter Collective, Kansas City, MO; Jessica Carpenter, Tad Carpenter (creative directors/art directors/designers/illustrators), Bethany Hughes (photographer); Pipeline Productions (client)

47 & 48. Porano Pasta Branding & Interior Graphics



Atomicdust, St. Louis; Atomicdust (creative direction/art direction/design/ illustration/writing), David Rygiol (illustrator), Greg Rannells (photographer); Craft Restaurants (client)

“Inspired by an Art Deco–style typeface we found in ABC3D, a pop-up alphabet book by Marion Bataille, we designed a flexible logo full of versatile elements. The letter styles used both for the logo and the in-store signage vary throughout the space without breaking the branding system.”

—Atomicdust (47)

49. Progressive Corporation 2014 Annual Report


Nesnadny + Schwartz, Cleveland; Michelle Moehler (creative director/art director/designer), Keith Pishnery, Shawn Beatty (designers), Lee Friedlander (photographer), Glenn Renwick (writer); The Progressive Corporation (client)

“To express the 2014 Progressive Annual Report conceptual direction of ‘eras,’ N+S designed the report around a travel and traffic theme and commissioned and partnered with Lee Friedlander, an iconic photographer who has been photographing the American social landscape for over six decades.”

—Nesnadny + Schwartz (49)

50. Progressive Corporation 2014 Annual Report Website


Nesnadny + Schwartz, Cleveland; Michelle Moehler (creative director/designer), Shawn Beatty (art director/designer), Keith Pishnery (designer), Lee Friedlander (photographer), Glenn Renwick (writer); The Progressive Corporation (client)

51. RAID


Flying Hippo, Des Moines, IA; Eric Groves (creative director/art director), Cory Witt (designer); RAID (Ride Across Iowa In a Day) (client)

52. Real Logos for Fantasy Football


Periscope, Minneapolis; Scott Dahl (creative director), Nicole Meyer (art director/designer), Eric Byrd, Alec Lindsay (designers); Chris Bluma (writer/client)

53. Resident Alien/Alien Resident


P&P, Chicago;, Pouya Ahmadi, Pegah Ahmadi (creative directors/art directors/designers); Typeforce Chicago (client)

54. Ron Foth Advertising Beer Labels

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Ron Foth Advertising, Columbus, OH; Ron Foth Jr., David Henthorne (creative directors), Nikki Murray, Gene Roy (art directors/designers); Ron Foth Advertising (client)

55. Sappi Digital Papers Surface


50,000feet, Chicago; 50,000feet (creative direction/art direction/design); Sappi (client)

56. Scenic Road Identity


DMH, Kansas City, MO; Paul Diamond, Brian Merckens (creative directors), Tory Knappenberger, Jared Bergeron (art directors/designers), West Valentine (writer), Kevin VanEmburgh (developer), Rusti Decker (project manager); Scenic Road (client)

57. Skin Packaging


DMH, Kansas City, MO; Brian Merckens, Paul Diamond (creative directors), Megan Collins (art director/designer), James Meierotto (photographer), Lindsay Bruno (writer); Skin (client)

58. Sparkling XO


Design Ranch, Kansas City, MO; Michelle Sonderegger, Ingred Sidie (creative directors/art directors), Morgan Stephens, Frank Norton (designers), Forester Michael (photographer), Claire Gude (writer), James Printing (printing); e-Gourmet Solutions (client)

59. Structure Identity


Hyperquake, Cincinnati; Dan Barczak (creative director/art director), Chris Mock (designer), Christopher Corgiat, Kelsey Bennett (writers); Structure (client)

“The Structure mark represents a new way of thinking. Heavily tech-influenced, the mark uses colors that are saturated to their most vibrant point. Clashing and bold, Structure is both a disruptor and a connector within the complex puzzle that is the Internet of Things.”

—Hyperquake (59)

60. Terlato Wines Luxury Wine Report, Volume IV


50,000feet, Chicago; 50,000feet (creative direction/art direction/design), Michael Maes Studio (photography); Terlato Wines (client)

“As an agency that produces millions of meal bags for kids, we know it’s not just about holding food. Each bag says something not only about its restaurant brand and the food they offer, but also about the parents who buy it, and most of all the kid who tears into it. This bag serves as an introduction to our work, our thinking and our personality.”

—C3 (61)

61. This Might Look Like a Bag


C3, Leawood, KS; Robin Knight (creative director/art director), David Terrill (art director/designer/illustrator), Jessi Wilson, Alex Savage (writers); C3 (client)

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