For the continuation of the #visionaryelegance project, Trussardi chose to showcase the talents of their new musical project, The Good Company by Trussardi, conceived and produced by Gaia Trussardi. From Photoshoot and website, to the production of a 360º video of the band performing. Get your google glasses and start watching!
We were called back to design and implement a full re-skin of Jennifer Fisher’s e-commerce website, to infuse a fresh new look with an improved shopping experience and strong emphasis on shoppable social integration. Stay tuned for the one and only necklace builder coming soon.
From a Branding overhaul to brand presentation. Another fabulous Squarespace site!
Decoraid reopened its doors with a brand spanking new web site and logo update. Built on Ruby from the ground up...Fun fun fun.
For De Rigo Vision SpA and Trussardi, and in collaboration with DBA, we designed, shot and rolled out the B2C phase of the Trussardi Eyewear launch
Freshly brewed...See our latest Issue at Precious7.com
After a full redesign of Ascaribicycles.com, we focused on developing a new look for the brand shifting into lifestyle and design.
Site is built on Squarespace and will continue to grow into a full catalogue of lifestyle products.
Rebranding and Site Design for the infamous Maria Bonita in downtown New York. Get your wax on!
AD Creative for Rosenthal & Rosenthal. Based on our rebranding of this financial institution we wanted to create a specific identity for all of the collateral, fun, clever, emotional and real.
De Rigo Vision SpA approached us to launch Trussardi Eyewear. The three stage launch starts with the discovery of the new products brought to life with a series of animated images.
NEW PRECIOUS 7 ISSUE IS OUT!!
We were brought in by our friends at Alpenite, to design the interface for the new Kering Eyewear CRM. We where honored to work with the French Giant's newco, whose brands include Bottega Veneta, Saint Laurent, Alexander McQueen, McQ, Stella McCartney, Brioni, Boucheron, Pomellato and Puma. And to help them balance simplicity and elegance with the inherent complexities of CRM's.
The Hogan team asked us to create a section dedicated to Bruno Miotto's short film 'The Heartbreaking Tale of Laurent and Larry Bourgeois'. We took up the challenge with a phased release that started with an immersive story driven experience, and ended with the an e-commerce oriented site that could still capture the emotional experience of the short film.
The NEW Precious 7 Issue is out!
Image retouching and Creative Direction.
Avril 7 Jewelry
The wonderful Jeannine Morris approached us for a redesign of her site and branding. Created with Squarespace.
Calliope Studios was asked to design a dedicated section, for a Brand Project dedicated to HOGAN's iconic Interactive sneakers.
What started off as ideas became a reality for Tre'stique, a truly innovative cosmetic company reinventing makeup. We were thrilled to be a part of such a great innovation for Brand Identity and Packaging design. We look forward to seeing Tre'stique soon.
Visit Trestique.com for more information.
Photographed by Stewart Shining
Location: DUNE STUDIOS, NYC
Producer: Anna Maria Sandegren, P7
Stylist: Gregory Wein
Images Courtesy of Precious7.
Photography by Shaun Mader
Editor in Chief: Anna Maria Sandegren
INTERVIEW WITH MARTINA ARFWIDSON OF FACE STOCKHOLM
Branding and Web Site for Law offices.
When local Rome Bicycle Shop Dinamo reached out to us, we where impressed by the passion and love they infuse in everything they do. So we decided to help out!
Calliope Studios was asked by Hogan Rebel to re-design their website to reflect the Brand's evolving creative vision.
We were approached by the US Chamber of Commerce to create Branding and an online presence which focused on technology and innovation.
ADVOCATES FOR TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION
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For phase 2 of this ongoing editorial project, Hogan asked us to re-design the homepage to hold an ever growing amount of extraordinary content promoting some incredibly talented Rebels!
From the redesign of the logo to a complete overhaul of the online creative Calliope was there to oversee the project from start to finish. We want to thank all the JF girls for their amazing support on this project and a real treat to work with the very talented Jennifer Fisher.
Lindsey approached us with a very clear vision of what she wanted. One of them a brand the other a platform for easily posting online content. Another beautiful site in Squarespace.
Keeping up with the Worldcup 2014. Creative layout and deisng for Puma.com.
Creative Concept for Print and Digital Invitation for the opening of KRUPPGROUP in Los Angeles.
Calliope Studios worked hand in hand with the wonderful people at Lividini & Co. to relaunch Hartmann. As Creative Consultants and Directors on the project, Calliope was charged with rebranding and creating all aspects of retail collateral for the new Hartmann store, now open at 520 Madison Avenue in NYC. Here is a look of the 2014 Campaign to promote the opening of the store shot by Shaun Mader.
Hogan Rebel asked us to breathe digital life into a Brand sponsored editorial project entirely dedicated to talented, inspiring, accomplished, original, REBELS!
Calliope Studios designed and developed the first phase of this project, and is now in charge of designing all ongoing updates.
With this project Fay teamed up with world renowned fashion bloggers to bring to life the versatility of some of its most iconic pieces: The Fay Down Jacket and Virginia Coat.
Calliope Studios design both dedicated sections
We were honored to collaborate with our friends at Lividini & Co on a complete redesign of their web site. The Custom section offers a selection of colors available for each style. In order to give the fabric a real feel we animated over 100 colors for this immersive experience.
Our new and exciting adventure into the discovery of talent. Calliope Studios is one of the founders of Precious7.com
At precious 7 a collective of industry professionals collaborate to curate showcases devoted to designers who have discovered and developed a unique vision. For 7 days, viewers can dive into a featured designer’s world through video interviews, photography, editorial and visual galleries. Unveiling their passions, their pursuits and the high-end accessory pieces they’ve come to create, artists get a chance to tell their stories and people get a chance to listen. Inviting people to get lost in the history of one-of-a-kind pieces, these gems become shoppable for the featured designer’s 7 precious days on the site.
Our fabulous friends at Lividini & Co., approached us for a clean new look online and throughout their collateral which we were delighted to deliver on.
A day in the life of fashion blogger Chiara Ferragni and entrepreneur Riccardo Pozzoli showcasing HOGAN's Iconic footwear. Calliope was asked by HOGAN to design the dedicated website section.
Proud to be an Webby Award honorary finalist for our work on Lifestylemirror.
HOGAN asked us to 'translate' a limited edition editorial initiative into a section of their website. Clean, simple, elegant for HOGAN's Casual Business initiative.
Working with the wonderful muses of Snob Bag to bring a new face for their company to life. Recently launched, Snob Essentials promises a fresh look at fashion and lifestyle staying true to their originality and love for fashion.
Visit the new collaboration between Kiera Chaplin and Hogan Rebel. Calliope Studios was asked to design and create a showcase for the exclusive products and this amazing initiative on the Hogan Rebel Web Site.
After the development and design of the LOTUS Renault iPad Application we were asked to redesign the app for Windows7 Smartphone. UX design and Creative.
We are proud to be working with our friends at Clicmobile for the launch of Puma Garage. In anticipation of the full Garage launch Calliope Studios came up with the idea of launching a Graffiti Upload tool for Artists to "tag" the Garage Door.
"Instadiaries is a digital photographic project that portrays the city of San Francisco as seen through the eyes of photographer Olivier Zahm and with the spirit of Hogan Rebel.
The art director and editor-in-chief of the magazine Purple flew to San Francisco to shoot the Spring Summer 2013 campaign with Lizzie Jagger and Sebastien Andrieu and it was love at first sight between the artist and the Californian metropolis.
This was the beginning of the Instadiaries project."
It was time again for a relaunch of Fay.com. The exquisite European fashion brand owned by the Tods Group. Added functionality and innovative content creates a an immersive experience leading them to purchasing online. Sorry, the line is only available in Europe!
For the Milan Fashion week, Fay asked us to create a dedicated site to showcase runway shots and videos of the collection preview, as well as video interviews with the Fashion House designers Tommaso Aquilano e Roberto Rimondi.
Branding and Online for Ascari Bicycles started by my goos friend Helio Asacri. A true passionate of his art and dedicated to creating some of the most beautiful bicycles ever made.
t the inset of its creation Mediabend Capital hired Calliope Studios over a period of 18 months to help create and launch Lifestyle Mirror. The idea was based on evertything-shoppable. The site focused on editorial content to drive users towards shoppable content.
"Through weekly cover stories that capture intriguing international personalities, Lifestyle Mirror provides a rare glimpse into their world and the very things that inspire them."
Built on a DRUPAL platform and customized to handle massive amounts of content, Lifestyle Mirror was selected as an Official Honoree in The 17th Annual Webby Awards in the Magazine category.
Between 2013 and 2014 Calliope Studios maintained the creative direction of the Puma Home pages for Puma North America and Puma Global.
It was a great honor to contribute to Hogan's collaboration with one of the great artists of our time... A genius!
We designed and developed website and iOS apps for all 4 capsule collections.
Developed branding concept around the launch of an exclusive luxury brand for Socks. Still waiting for the official launch of this bespoke brand.
The Digital Brand Architects logo and branding. An amazing company with amazing people doing amazing things. That pretty much sums it up.
Over a period of several years Calliope Studios assisted NARS on their online e-commerce site making use of creative animations in Flash to promote their content.
Focusing on innovative content Calliope Studios proposed the Virtual Palette for users to save and compare colors of their liking. Today Nars Cosmetics is one of the leaders in online sales.
Beyond just an event company Inivitati focuses on exclusivity and service. From logo creation to branded imagery we wanted to communicate the concept of attending the unexpected.
Alongside the logo development we set the footprint for an online presentation to capture the brand essence of the company.
Always an honor to be asked by PUMA to think of a New Year Concept for Instagram. Happy New Year 2013.
Collaboration with DROGA5 to create a 100M Tumblr for PUMA during the 2012 Summer Olympics. The idea was to create the first tumblr blog to literally get to 100M of content over a period of time. Well, we pushed the limits of tumblr to make it happen and made it to the finish line!
Calliope Studios helped redesign the Breaking Waves International web site. We quickly adapted to Ruby on Rails in order to service all the brand sites for updates and features.
Calliope worked closely with Publicis to create the first ever social media Alarm Clock for Garnier Fructis. In the first week of launch it quickly climbed the ranks of the Apple App Store to become 52nd best app of the week.
alliope Studios had the honor in 2011 to imagine an online retrospective for one of the greatest fashion idols, Elsa Schiaparelli. We explored the Schiaparelli Archives in Paris to find hidden treasures and learn all there was to learn about this iconic woman. The result was a digital Pop-up Book concept to relive the life of Elsa Schiaparelli and the inspiration behind her work.
Originally developed for Mediabend Capital as an iPad Application for Stylish Moms, Elizabeth ST quickly transformed itself online to become the destination for Moms around the world. Calliope Studios worked closely with its founders to consult, design, and develop both the iOS Application as well as the site itself.
Elizabeth Street was selected as an Official Honoree in the 17th Annual Webby Awards.
Originally built using Flash, the site is fully integrated with a custom Drupal CMS for all collection and product updates. This is the last of its kind as we see Flash technology slowly being replaced by HTML 5.
Calliope Studios was asked to come up with a 360º approach for launching Revolve Fitness. From branding, tagline, product development and image to online and offline presence.
After launching in D.C. Revolve finally opened its doors in NYC on 2013.
Purple Lab was Karen Robinovitz' vision of what cosmetics should be. Irreverent and bright Purple!! We helped brand and launch Purple Lab which eventually made it on HSN.
We had the great pleasure of working with the wonderful Nicole Hanley Mellon to help rebrand her online presence. A web site dedicated to seeing fashion, style and art through her eyes.
One of the originals in swimsuit wear celebrates 30 years with a new look at the brand. Calliope Studios wanted to tell the story through an online timeline taking users all the way to the beginnings of Anne Cole and Cole of California.
The site was developed using DRUPAL for easy maintenance and updates eventually to one day sell direct.
For the launch of their infamous D-Bag, Tods commissioned Calliope Studios to come up with a marketing concept for the launch. The result was an App for iPad called "My Life is in this Bag."
Discover the iconic D-bag through the lives of six unique: socialite Lauren Remington Platt, the intellectual Shirin von Wulffen, globetrotting Tara Thivolet, stylish mother Cristina Boujnah, successful business woman Victoria Tang and art dealer Brook De Ocampo.
Gain insight into each woman’s fascinating personality and glamorous lifestyle by seeing how their D-bags hold some of the secrets of their elegance.
Originally commissioned to design and launch the web site for this famous Nice restaurant. The site is no longer up but we still thought to share our work.
Freya Skincare approached us to create an e-commerce site for their launch of scandinavian skincare products. The site is built in Magento.
Every Capsule Collection was promoted to a unique iOS Application for iPad and iPhone as well as for the web. The result was successful in getting the New Collections promoted and create brand awareness. The App was used during the live show to showcase the items and serve as part of the display on multiple iPads during the presentation.
Hogan ‘Future Roots’ is a gallery of photographic portraits that celebrates, through the passion and genius of international architects and designers, the vision of a future that plants its roots in the values and traditions of the past, its constant source of inspiration. Calliope Studios was chosen to create the App to capture its essence.
Available for iPad lovers, the project combined Video, 3D interaction and of course irreproachable images and content produced by the Tods Group for this digital initiative.
Calliope Studios worked closely with a group of entrepreneurs to create and launch a supplement to enhance brain "power". A seven day pack with a multivitamin for men distilled in water as powder. The question was: What would a multivitamin look like if Apple had made it. Our result was Brainstix. Power up and enjoy!
An Italian Dream is a lavishly produced visual interpretation of the passion, creativity and workmanship that forms the backbone of the Tod’s iconic brand.
Featuring thirteen ballet dancers of Dance Corps of Milan’s Teatro alla Scala, An Italian Dream gives artistic form to the intricate phases that go into making a Tod’s product.
Directed by Mattias Zenter, choreographed by Gianluca Schiavoni and filmed within the beautiful, historical surroundings of the Teatro alla Scala.
Calliope Studios was asked to create an IOS Application to showcase this amazing work.
This Glass Manufacturing Giant has served NYC's hottest and most exclusive architects and retail stores by supplying glass available in any shape, size or form.
We wanted to show that somehow.
This pitch was never produced.
What if each family could have a personalized app to track there own interests and stay in touch with the extended family? We came up with the idea whereby connecting family together through Social Media and private communication channels would allow users to stay in touch with their loved ones.
Interested in the idea? Give us a call. We'd love to make this concept a reality!
The family owned Real Estate group has developed and managed some of the most iconic building in Manhattan. We were honored to rebrand and create their online presence.
The wonderful girls at Felix Rey have become a staple in the luxury bag arena. Fun and cheeky their collections are as unique as their designers. Calliope Studios was asked to build their e-commerce site.
It all started as our way of telling the world what Graphic Design was about. We outlined the 10 steps to complete a project from beginning to end, in our own words!
Calliope Studios was commissioned by Puma to come up with a series of Illustrations promoting Usain Bolt at the Moscow Olympics this year. AND yes he did it again....
We first imagined the creation of Ms KZ as a way to give a unique voice to the brand Kirna Zabete. We customized the Qee and gave her a personality to become the voice of this trendy retail store synonymous with style and exquisite taste.
Working with the team at Gravity Productions for the 2012 Ford campaign. Calliope Studios was asked to come up with a specific illustration style based on the amazing Saul Bass. (One of my personal favorites in graphic design).
Louis Capital Markets was out first step into the financial world. We wanted to bring a fresh appeal to the way companies in finance were perceived. Our work included Branding, Promotional materials as well as Web Site and all marketing collateral.
Bringing the Book initiative by Fay to the digital world, we created a site using papervision 3D to simulate depth and create an immersive experience for users replicated on a large touchscreen TV showcased at the event.
Owners of iconic brands in the swimwear business, we wanted to create a place reflecting their expertise in the business. Water was the key to making their site come to life.
When Flash was still the preferred way of commemorating the holidays! Animated web Holiday Card for our friends at Fay in 2010.
Brighten up the holidays with this Tod's Web holiday card.
As one of the original founders of Soundwalk, JD Boujnah began Calliope Studios in the same year to take care of all design requirements and expand beyond the Soundwalk brand. We helped create the Identity and packaging for this amazing company, creating Audio Guides for Insiders. Born from giving friends and family self discovery journeys of New York City neighborhoods, Soundwalk quickly became an attractive and unique marketing opportunity for brands such as Adidas, Puma, American Express and many others.
Spec work for Ingredients First. A healthy approach to diets and vegan products.
The Chalkboard Dunny was the result of a group show at the renowned Visionaire Gallery where some of the best designers and artists were asked to customize the infamous Kidrobot Dunny.
Invited to participate in Tres Logo 2006, we were honored to have 4 of our logos published in this issue.
Calliope Studios was chosen to help guide the creative direction for this plant based delivery company. From color to icons to custom illustrations.
Behold the Power of Plants!
After creating YOYA, it was only a matter of months before YOYAMART was born as an innovative retail concept bringing the world of adults and kids to collide into a retail experience recognized internationally across the globe. The iconic YM Monkey was soon to become a staple of the brand as collaborations with designers and toys grew as a cult during our decade of existence.
JD Boujnah founded YOYA in 2001 named as one of the best children stores by Time Out Magazine and the New York Times. Located on Hudson Street in the West Village, it has remained the preferred destination for all expecting mothers and celebrities.