SMITHSONIAN NATIONAL AIR AND SPACE MUSEUM
“Space Sounds: Through the Distance”
LAD executive produced with NASM and BYT Media a virtual concert spotlighting the creativity and community that can be found in distance and isolation, in both music and spaceflight. Featuring performances from artists including Sting, Clipping, Bethany Cosentino, Dan Deacon, Ben Gibbard, Valerie June, Lukas Nelson, John Roderick, Vagabon. Hosted by Tested’s Adam Savage it included readings from Edward James Olmos, and conversations with JPL Mars missions systems engineer Bobak Ferdowsi. LAD was honored to bring a number of artists to the program, author the text for the opening segment, create the program poster and artwork, and work closely with the museum in overall development of the program viewed by an audience of over 60,000 worldwide.
Watch the program here
UCLA EXTENSION MASTER COVER SERIES
LAD collaborated with UCLA in creating two Extension catalog covers as part of their Master Cover Series program (Fall Quarter 2015, and Winter Quarter 2020). Since 1990, UCLA Extension has featured the works of several of the world’s best-known graphic designers, beginning with Paul Rand, and including Michael Bierut, Frank Gehry, Saul Bass, Ivan Chermayoff, Deborah Sussman and Milton Glaser. Each cover created both reflects and amplifies the spirit of curiosity and discovery in education.
USC ROSKI SCHOOL OF ART AND DESIGN
LAD collaborated with Roski to develop a fresh visual identity and logo system (RAD), and translated this identity into a new graphic system to live across all undergraduate and graduate programs and printed assets including mailers, booklets, merchandise, and posters.
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO
UCSD Art Power initiative brings in and celebrates high quality programming that cultivates critical thinking and new cultural dialogues across UCSD and the community. LAD was honored to develop a branding identity and logo system for the initiative, and integrate this identity across its website, stationery system, programming, and box office tickets.
OTIS COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN
OTIS, a private art and design school in Los Angeles, partnered with LAD to craft their extension program catalog, including a dynamic, editorial-inspired spread highlighting faculty and course listings, and a cover embodying the caliber and creative ingenuity of the institution.
BERKLEE COLLEGE OF MUSIC, OPEN MUSIC INITIATIVE
OMI, the Open Music Initiative housed at Berklee College of Music is a non-profit initiative of leading academic institutions, music and media industry organizations, creators, technologists, entrepreneurs and policy experts working as advocates for music rights holders, creators, and interoperability. LAD worked with OMI in developing a comprehensive initiative visual identity system including logo system and integration of the identity system across policy papers, presentation and conference graphics, web presence and promotional materials.