The latest addition to the H Street Corridor, Sospeso, is a Mediterranean inspired restaurant serving food and drink all day.
Known for their coffee, pastries, a porchetta sandwich, delicious dinner entrees, and house made infused vermouth cocktails, their branding and menus needed to reflect the elegance and authenticity of their menu items.
AMTI is an interactive, regularly-updated website that hosts analysis, policy exchange, and mapping on maritime security issues and regional disputes. It aims to promote transparency and generate opportunities for cooperation. The site reaches audiences worldwide in Asia, Europe, and at home in the United States. It has received over half a million page views and has attracted keen interest from governments and the media around the world.
AMTI lets users explore the latest regional developments in the Indo Pacific using interactive maps, read original analysis from top experts in the United States and in Asia, view the long maritime history of the region using an interactive timeline, and explore relevant, annotated primary source documents. It has been shown at congressional briefings and the National Security Council at the White House.
In early April 2015, CSIS’s AMTI made worldwide news by providing the New York Times with exclusive CSIS/DigitalGlobe satellite images of China’s land reclamation project on Mischief Reef in the South China Sea.
The CSIS Middle East Program wanted a dynamic and eye-catching magazine layout for a publication on the powerful disruptions occurring in the Middle East to be released at a major conference in Abu Dhabi. Using bold typography and colors, as well as pull quotes and powerful imagery, the story came to life.
The Global Aging Institute (GAI) sought a sleek and beautiful design for their major study on voluntary pension systems. The report will be released in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.
(In progress: to be published in mid-June 2017)
A local restaurant with European flare and an affinity for the airedale terrier needed a strong identity, signage, menus, and a website to help bring new business to its doors. The Airedale opened in late summer 2015.
The new icwa.org and logo brings new life and vibrance to the core mission of the Institute of Current World Affairs (ICWA). Long overdue for a rebrand and website overhaul, their new look and site finally convey the essence of the life changing fellowships they have offered, and continue to offer, since 1925.
Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Health in Tanzania is a digital photo essay examining U.S.-Tanzania bilateral cooperation on maternal, neonatal, and child health and the ways in which U.S.-funded programs complement immunization activities carried out by the government of Tanzania in partnership with Gavi.
The interactive report is a vivid and visual read, with imagery, beautiful pull out text, data visualizations, and drop down drawers containing more in-depth information. The statistics show that this digital first report received a much greater readership than the typical PDF report.
CSIS, a prestigious think tank in Washington, DC, needed a comprehensive signage package designed, fabricated, and installed within 3 months at their brand new headquarters in Dupont Circle. The signage package included branded spaces, named rooms, dedication plaques, office and cubicle signs, and other identification signage.
All images by Sardari Group.
Governing Uranium was created in collaboration with CSIS and DIIS researchers. It is a narrative-driven, infographics-rich website that details the mining, production, and transport of uranium ore across the world.
Hawthorne Homemade needed packaging and menus for their juices that was tantamount to their delicious and homemade juices.
During an intensive and condensed postgraduate program in typeface design at Cooper Union, an original typeface was born. Hamre, a soft and rounded serif typeface, drew its inspiration from text faces such as Calluna and Minion Pro.
Intended for body text in books, prose, or correspondence, Hamre is a unique serif typeface as it is both highly legible and professional. Gentle, not harsh. Modern, but timeless. Wide, but worth the imperfect economy. Hamre is a great substitute for Times New Roman.