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Society of Typographic Arts 100

Conduit is proud to have ArtPrize Eight and UICA Live Coverage selected for inclusion in the 2017 STA 100. This year’s competition was judged by Erik Brandt, Alisa Wolfson, and Andrej Krátky.

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8th Annual How Logo Design Awards

The Cobbler at 1558 branding was included in How’s 8th Annual Logo Design Awards.

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Society of Typographic Arts 100

Conduit is proud to have ArtPrize Seven and TEDx Grand Rapids selected for inclusion in the prestigious STA 100. This year’s competition was judged by Neville Brody, Martin Venezky and Denise Gonzales Crisp.

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Designing an Experience: Alum John O’Neill and Conduit Studio on Branding ArtPrize Eight

Designing the branding for one of the world’s largest and most open-ended art events is a massive undertaking, even more so when you’re tackling the job for the second year in a row and expectations of innovation are looming large.

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The Best of 2015 on FPO

Conduit’s Pamela Rowland Invitation was selected by Armon Vit as one of the best print projects of 2015.

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7th Annual How Logo Design Awards

The Morton branding was included in How’s 7th Annual Logo Design Awards.

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Bringing the “Celebration of Color” to Life

ArtPrize hired Grand Rapid’s own Conduit Studio to design theme ideas for this year’s event. Together, they selected Celebration of Color to highlight the importance of color in our everyday lives.

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ArtPrize Seven: A Celebration of Color

Part 1: Defining the Colors of ArtPrize. Color is all around us. It affects our moods and guides our decision-making. It shapes our environment and helps us navigate life.

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Branding by Making: Inside the Design of ArtPrize 7

The KCAD alum (’01, Graphic Design) and his team at Grand Rapids design studio Conduit are behind the recently unveiled branding for ArtPrize 2015 (dubbed ArtPrize 7), and they know that controversy comes with the territory.

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Blank, White and Grey

Every year, TEDxGrandRapids adopts a theme and identity, which set the tone for the speaker curation, design and even the mood of our event.

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Why ArtPrize 2015’s magic number is 7

Tonight, ArtPrize reveals its official poster, which encompasses the theme of seven, in the poster designed by Conduit Studio.

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Elements of ArtPrize 7 revealed at Premiere Event

Each of the seven neighborhoods has been assigned “an exuberant color palette to capture their unique personalities.”

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FPO: Pamella Roland Invitation

Intricate, ephemeral and sparkling, this origami-inspired invitation is six sides of sexy. – Jessica Mullen

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The 25 Winners of Print Celebrates Design

Conduit’s luxury invitation suite for the Pamella Roland Spring 2015 collection at A.K. Rikk’s is a winner of the Print Celebrates Design 2014 competition.

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Conduit celebrates growth with KCAD scholarship

Grand Rapids-based design firm Conduit Studio is doubling its work space, and celebrating the expansion at 80 Ottawa Ave. NW with a scholarship at Kendall College of Art and Design.

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Design firm doubles space

A downtown design firm is growing and giving back in the process. Conduit Studio in Grand Rapids said this month that it plans to double its studio space, at 80 Ottawa Ave. NW…

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Conduit Studio mirrors growth of West Michigan design scene

Talking with John O’Neill of Conduit Studio over sparkling water in their gorgeous workspace at 80 Ottawa Ave. NW, it’s obvious that each element of the room has been thoughtfully chosen…

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John O’Neill on Design and Community

It’s been a while since Rapid Growth checked in with Conduit Studio — five years to be precise. The studio has only moved into their current space at 80 Ottawa NW in the last year.

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The Visual Design of TEDxGR 2013

If you’ve visited our website or social media pages lately, you might have noticed that our look has changed. That’s because this year’s visual design elements are slowly seeping into every aspect of TEDxGR 2013 as the event draws near.

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New app allows art lovers to explore master prints from the GRAM

Grand Rapids-based design firm Conduit Studio and the Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) recently announced the launch of The Jansma Print Collection iPad app, the first digital product created by Conduit for the GRAM.

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iPad app brings Grand Rapids Art Museum to the wider world

The Grand Rapids Art Museum brings the world’s art to West Michigan, and the museum is giving it back with an iPad app.

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App for the Jansma Collection at GRAM

The GRAM has a unique app that accompanies the latest exhibition, The Jansma Collection. We walk through the details on how to download and use.

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GRAM iPad App shares Jansma Print Collection with world

Art lovers from around the world now can enjoy the Grand Rapids Art Museum’s current exhibit of The Jansma Print Collection on their iPad.

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Conduit Studio Designs iPad App for Grand Rapids Art Museum

Grand Rapids-based design firm Conduit Studio and the Grand Rapids Art Museum are celebrating the launch of The Jansma Print Collection iPad app.

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Q&A: John O’Neill, Principal, Conduit Studio

John O’Neill might run a small, full-service graphic design, branding and interactive studio in the heart of Grand Rapids, but that doesn’t preclude Conduit Studio from working on projects for high-profile clients including Wolverine World Wide and Amway.

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Distinguished Alumni Award Winners Honored

Probably one of the most entertaining events of the year, the Distinguished Alumni Awards ceremony and dinner were held May 3 at the Grand Rapids Art Museum. It’s always a chance for alumni and faculty to reconnect and swap stories.

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John O’Neill: KCAD Distinguished Alumni Award

John O’Neill purchased his first Apple IIe in 1984 at age six, and has been obsessed with the relationship between design and technology ever since.

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Living design as a part of everyday life

Even when he was a young boy, John O’Neil knew he wanted to be an artist, but not just any kind of artist. “I’ve known since I was a little kid that I wanted to be a graphic designer, which is kind of odd. Maybe kids want to be an artist, but I wanted to be a graphic artist”

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Conduit Studios loves Heartside in Grand Rapids

John O’Neill and Tim Carpenter love having the heart of their graphic design studio in Heartside. So when Conduit Studios outgrew its 700 square feet at 7 Ionia SW, the duo found triple the space that fits the company image and inspires…

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It has been built and they are coming

“If you build it they will come,” a voice said to the character played by Kevin Costner in the movie “Field of Dreams.” He designed and built a baseball field that brought baseball players back from the dead to play ball (it’s amazing what good design can do).

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The Prime Time to Design

Innovating something new can be lucrative business in the knowledge economy. And big ideas tend to start up in the brains of creative people.

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