Oct 10, 2013 |
Image of the Studio is an exhibition of over 75 current New York graphic designs studios that Hyperakt is honored to be apart of it. Original work and portraits have been submitted by each studio, as well as a range of data designed to document the structure, history and culture of each.The exhibit is open to the public unt ...
Jun 19, 2013
The SEGD Global Design Awards were established in 1987 to recognize excellence in environmental graphic design. They are the only international design awards focused on communication in the built environment. Winning projects have included complex wayfinding systems, branding and identity work, retail and interior projects, ...
Jun 12, 2013 |
GDUSA American Web Design Awards Winners are now published! Roughly 15 percent of the 1,200 entries (nearly twice the number of entries from last year) were declared winners.Check out Blue Ridge Foundation's rebrand and snazzy, completely-responsive website.
Jun 07, 2013 |
Deroy recently spoke at "After the Jump," a day of ideas and inspiration hosted by Type Directors Club and Sullivan. The question of the day was; How are rapid advances in digital communications changing the world of design?Deroy says, "The web is our loudspeaker. The potential to reach a good percentage ...
Jun 06, 2013 |
Recently, Major League Soccer announced that a new expansion team will join the league in 2015: New York City Football Club (NYC FC). The club's owners did not release the NYC FC logo and gave no indication when they will do so. It didn't take long for many designers to image a brand, including Hyperakt! (Seen on Brand ...
May 09, 2013 |
One of our designers, Josh, is featured in an Off Book video, The Art of Data Visualization! Josh talks about creating a successful infographic and how it tells a story to communicate accurate and complicated data. He explains that, "data is just a clue to the end truth." Watch the video here.
Apr 26, 2013 |
Ruben Greyhound writes about the new branding of Blue Ridge Foundation saying, "It seems that the brand is based on the digital concept to create a "L" in a bucket of pixels, to give visibility to the image." "The details of the services infographics, iconography, and color palette ... give this brand a graph ...
Apr 23, 2013 |
Design Firms Open for Business, by Steven Heller and Lita Talarico, is a firsthand look inside studios and offices, both large and small, from all over the world. The inner workings of more than 40 different-sized and variously focused design establishments are explored, offering keen insights into firms working on eve ...
Apr 23, 2013 |
MINI Hipster Road Trip infographic was featured in the May 2013 PAGE Magazine. PAGE is a German magazine for creative professionals in design, advertising and media. Photo credits: Julia Robbs
Apr 18, 2013 |
Before and After Blue Ridge Foundation logo was featured on Brand New. The editor comments, "I like the implied title of "I" and "L" in "BLUE," and nice typography overall." Check out our case study for more details.
Apr 01, 2013 |
Calling all sports fans! Check out Champions Ring on The Roosevelt and read more about how it all started. There are now 475 playoff brackets and counting on the site including 107 seasons of MLB (baseball), 66 seasons of NBA (basketball), 93 seasons of NHL (hockey), 92 seasons of NFL (football, 16 seasons of ...
Mar 15, 2013 |
Hyperakt's infographic on Internet Censorship in Iran is featured in an article, Iran's Web Censors vs. Google Reader, from The Washington Post. "Google's much-dreaded announcement on the coming demise of Google Reader has alarmed users in Iran - and drawn attention to the scale and complexity of online censorship ther ...
Mar 14, 2013 |
Internet Censorship in Iran Infographic has been featured on POPSCI, Laughingsquid, Gizmodo, & Explore!
Mar 14, 2013 |
Looking to get in the spirt of March Madness? Co.Design has featured The Champions Ring NCAA Basketball Tournament Brackets today. They call it the bracket "that you can fill in to one-up your tasteless colleagues."Get your NCAA bracket here!
Mar 09, 2013 |
Several months ago, Hyperakt was approached by UNHCR to present at a wider conference about data visualization. We really enjoyed the talk and the opportunity to connect with the team, and are pleased that they've called us out in a recent interview, "Amplify, Connect, Explore: UNHCR Innovation." Rocco Nuri says that ...
Dec 10, 2012
Turnstone blogger Krista Bedosky paid us a visit this summer, and wrote up a nice article on Turnstone about her studio tour. She explores how our open office and backyard encourages collaboration and communication within the office and with the community, and shares a couple pictures of our space as well.Have a look!
Nov 27, 2012 |
We've seen lots of happy customers picking up Neighborwoods maps or ornaments just in time for holiday gift-giving! And we're excited that Time Out NY has featured us as part of their NYC-themed gift guide for 2012. Take a look!
Nov 16, 2012 |
Julia ran a workshop on designing data at the Social Enterprise Boot Camp this fall. The Boot Camp was founded by Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs and NYU's Wagner School of Public Service. During the course of two days, it brings together 150 folks in the social enterprise space for a serie ...
Oct 19, 2012
We were proud to be part of the Harvest WalkaboutNYC this fall. The walkabout invites interested members of the New York community to visit and chat with creative firms across the city. We met a great group of people here in our Carroll Gardens studio, and chatted with them about our studio, our philosophy, and ...
Oct 15, 2012
Julia was quoted recently in an article about Helvetica in Open Skies Magazine, the inflight magazine for Emirates. Her words add insight into the thoughtful piece entitled "type positive: the rise of helvetica," by Noah Davis.Julia says, 'if you look at Target and American Apparel's logos, both are black, they look t ...
Sep 28, 2012
We are honored and thrilled to have received three Information is Beautiful Awards. The American Energy Spectrum received a Silver medal in the Interactive Visualization category and Evolution of the Web received a Bronze medal in the same category.And perhaps most exciting of all, we won the Studio Award!Check out al ...
Sep 20, 2012
Neighborwoods is really taking off, with flash sales on sites like Fab and Uncovet. We're so excited to see the project gain momentum!You can see additional press from Goodsie, Quipsologies, Trendhunter, and Thrillist (for Atlanta, Portland, Chicago, Boston)
Aug 17, 2012 |
"Neighborwood maps by Hyperakt and Aymie Spitzer. Beautiful." – NOTCOT
Aug 17, 2012 |
Gizmodo loves our engraved Neighborwoods maps: "While the cleverly named Neighborwood maps of different cities aren't something you're going to stick in your back pocket next time you're visiting a new place, they're certainly something lovely to display in your home."Keep your eye out for our new set of maps, coming ...
Aug 14, 2012 |
The Google Developer's Blog is running a feature on "behind the scenes: visualizing the evolution of the web" on … you guessed it, the Evolution of the Web piece that launched at Google I/O this year!The blog post highlights the fact that about 60% of the technologies shown in the timeline were used to build the visual ...
Aug 08, 2012
Yorokobu has written a lovely piece on The Champions Ring. Deroy describes how he started thinking about ways to incorporate his time watching the World Cup with work, and came up with the circular bracket of The Champions Ring.Obsessively documenting the history of the World Cup, Euro Cup, Champions League, Olympics ...
Aug 07, 2012
The Evolution of the Web is the site of the day from Favourite Website Awards, an "industry recognized internet award program and inspirational portal.""FWA is the most visited website award program in the history of the internet, with over 140 million site visits as of July 2011." We couldn't be more proud to have ou ...
Jul 31, 2012
Hyperakt has been named one of the "best design companies in USA" by onbile! We're proud to be in the company of incredible firms like Wolff Olins, Cuban Council, Firstborn, and Odopod.Irene writes that "quintessential American design is though to be marketable and functional, something definitely worth looking at in ...
Jul 31, 2012 |
Designyoutrust.com has posted the infographic we created on the history of Chrome - check it out!
Jul 25, 2012 |
We recently created an infographic for the Drug Policy Alliance that highlights the compelling case to be made for federal funding syringe exchange programs across the US. Despite numerous studies and thorough research that found that access to sterile syringe drastically reduces HIV/AIDS prevalence (due to sharing ne ...
Jul 20, 2012 |
Gizmodo's Jesus Diaz writes, "If you like sports and awesome data visualization, you will love these posters, which can be printed to order in beautiful paper. "Read it for yourself!And browse The Champions Ring
Jul 18, 2012
A selection of 25 Champions Ring prints will be on sale between July 18 - 24, 2012 on Fab.com. The Champions Ring includes 427 radial brackets (and counting) for the big 5 major leagues (MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL, MLS), the Champions League, the Euro and the World Cup. Yes, you read right, all 107 seasons of MLB, 66 seasons o ...
Jul 18, 2012 |
It's a big day for The Champions Ring! Our friends over at FastCoDesign wrote a glowing review of these colorful radial brackets: "sports memorabilia is not generally known for its subtlety or grace (usually emblazoned with logos and sponsor info all akimbo), but these manage to evoke a strong sense of team pride ...
Jul 18, 2012 |
The web redesign we created for Visual.ly launched today! Visual.ly, a platform for displaying info graphics, added social functionality, community features, and what Co.Design describes as a "slick new interface." With the new redesign, you can browse info graphics by topic, "follow" each topic's newsfeed, and ...
Jul 17, 2012
Our World Cup radial bracket poster is being featured as part of a new exhibit that opened at the Valencia Museum of Illustration and Modernity, or MuVIM. "El futbol (tambien) es asi" is an exhibit that highlights the connections and inspiration that lie between sports, specifically soccer, and design. The exhibi ...
Jul 13, 2012
Steve Heller cites Deroy and Julia's appearance on the Typography episode of Off Book in his latest article on imprint. PBS' Off Book is an original web series "that explores cutting-edge art, the artists that make it, and the people that share it online." Episodes focus around topics like film title design, the ...
Jul 12, 2012 |
The site we designed for the Ford Foundation 2011 Annual Report is named the site of the day on AWWWARDS! The awards are given out for "design, creativity and innovation on the Internet, which recognize and promote the best web designers in the world."We're very proud of the Ford Annual Report site, incorporating as i ...
Jul 12, 2012 |
We're excited to see this piece take off like it has. This week, Forbes calls The Evolution of the Web "awesome ... beautiful, easy to follow," and hopes that updating the infographic "remains an annual tradition." We hope so too!For those of you who aren't yet familiar, The Evolution of the Web is an infographi ...
Jul 06, 2012
Our Champions Ring radial brackets are featured today on ESPN's blog! We've been working hard to launch the Champions Ring website, a visual history of major team sports over the years - and are so pleased to have people take notice.Check out the article hereAnd the full Champions Ring here
Jul 05, 2012 |
We're on Mashable!The Evolution of the Web is given a glowing review in Mashable today, calling the piece "stunning and extensive…an immersive walk down digital memory lane."Check it out here, and share your thoughts on the most pivotal moment in Internet history!And the full screen Evolution of the Web is here
Jul 05, 2012 |
The Guardian wrote about our recently released The Evolution of the Web 2.0 on their data blog: "this beautiful - and elegant - solution by New York interactive designers Hyperakt and Vizzuality was showcased at Google I/O recently and shows each major development in the web…"Take a look for yourself!And see The Evolut ...
Jun 29, 2012 |
The interactive world map on child marriage that we designed as part of the Ford Foundation's 2011 Annual Report is featured in Time. We're proud to help shed light on such an important issue, one that devastates tens of millions of women worldwide.The map links research from dozens of NGOs all around the world, and h ...
Jun 29, 2012
Our newly released Evolution of the Web 2.0 was featured prominently during Google's I/O - their largest developer conference. While Sundar Pichai, Google's senior VP of Chrome and Apps spoke on June 28, our interactive infographic glowed on the screen behind him. It is really impressive to see our work on such ...
Jun 11, 2012
We are super excited to announce that Graphis has selected our design of the Ford Foundation's 2010 Annual Report as a silver award winner for Annual Reports!Check out the full list of winners from Graphis here
Jun 06, 2012
The identity we designed for Hunchworks, one of our most recent projects, is featured on Brand New! Hunchworks is a platform created by the UN's Global Pulse initiative that connects experts from around the world, enabling them to collaborate on some of the world's toughest issues.We're super excited to show off Hunch ...
May 30, 2012 |
We're proud to announce that several of our infographic pieces are featured in IdN's book on designing data.Take a look at the photos below to see more!
Apr 28, 2012
Our infographic on the internet in public libraries for the Gates Foundation is on Altimist. They showcase our work as an effort to shed light on the value of internet access in libraries and "why they're in critical need of funding."Take a look here
Apr 10, 2012 |
TechCrunch is featuring our recently created info graphic for Change.org.
Change.org is a social networking site of nonprofits, that aims to empower activists around the world by connecting them to its rapidly growing group of 10 million users - the fastest growing site of its type. With social media a widely ...
Apr 06, 2012
Urban Times released the first two parts of a multi-section series on Hyperakt which will be featured on Startup Lab.
Alexander Phillips, the founder of Urban Times, lists our top 8 projects in recent years, including Voices of Youth for UNICEF, The Future of Car Sharing for The Collaborative Fund, info graphics for ...
Mar 30, 2012
Our friends at FastCoDesign not only featured our new Champions League radial bracket poster (which, by the way, we're raising money for on Kickstarter), they prompted us to create a NCAA bracket poster in the same model.
FastCo calls our design "space-efficient and attractive," because unlike the sprawling, spiderw ...
Mar 26, 2012
We were mentioned as an example of an innovative design start up in a great piece on the Huffington Post Arts blog last week.
The article discusses a new report from the Center for an Urban Future that underscores the importance of design education in strengthening innovation. The report finds that des ...
Mar 13, 2012
Complex featured an interview with Deroy and Julia. Noah Davis visited the office on behalf of Complex, and chatted about our origins, process of development, and our most recent and exciting projects.
The interview describes how Julia and Deroy met on their first day of class at Parsons. The two shared ...
Mar 08, 2012
We're so thrilled to see a feature on our infographics on CoDesign today! The insightful article parses how graphs and charts, with their appearance of being just "the facts" can actually present a very calculated and carefully selected view of reality. Especially in this hyper-politicized time, the obligation t ...
Jan 13, 2012
Our identity for UNICEF's Voices of Youth has been selected as one of the Best Identities of 2011 by Brand New, a popular blog about branding and rebranding. The identity was very popular with readers, having received the highest marks among all the identities published on the site throughout the year. 89% of readers rated ...
Jan 12, 2012
We've just been informed that we are among the 18 nominees from around the world for Awwwards Agency of the Year! How exciting!Awwwards are the awards that recognize and promote the talent and effort of the best developers, designers and web agencies in the world. Their goal is to create a meeting point where web developers ...
Nov 30, 2011 |
Our interactive infographic, The Bright Future of Car Sharing, created for the Collaborative Fund has been featured in Fast Company on October 26, 2011.The site was also selected as the AWWWARDS Site of the Day on November 11, 2011, and will be included in the book "The 365 Best CSS Websites Around the World 2011."
Oct 31, 2011
Hyperakt is very excited to be featured in Visual Storytelling, a collection of graphic design, illustrations, and photographs that have pushed the boundaries of data visualization. Meticulously curated, this book exemplifies how compelling and beautiful data can be made to be. We are proud to have two pieces featured ...
Sep 24, 2011
We are absolutely excited to hear that AWWWARDS has selected Acumen's 10th Anniversary site as Site of the Day! It will also be included in the book "The 365 Best CSS Websites Around the World 2011"
Sep 23, 2011
We are super excited that Design Observer noticed our Acumen site! Design Observer features news and critical essays on design, urbanism, social innovation and popular culture."Acumen Fund, the New York-based organization that invests in social enterprises in disadvantaged parts of the world, is marking its 10th annive ...
Aug 29, 2011
Communication Arts has selected our Sullivan St. Bakery product packaging system for their 52nd Design Annual, "the most prestigious competition for creativity in graphic design".
Aug 03, 2011 |
PBS Arts sat down with Deroy and Julia to talk about type and the ways we use it in visualizing data. This episode in the Off Book series focuses on tools with Jonathan Hoefler and Tobias Frere-Jones, identity with Paula Scher, texture with Eddie Opara, and visualizing data with Deroy and Julia. View the video hereThe ...
Jul 19, 2011
The design blog idsgn.org featured an interview with Hyperakt's co-founder, Deroy Peraza for their article "The Good and Evil of Infographics". Deroy and Josh Smith discussed the hidden difficulties of reading and creating infographics.
Jul 15, 2011
We've been thrilled to be working with the Ford Foundation for the past few months. As a supplement to our printed 2010 annual report, we've tackled the interactive experience. As noted by Center for Digital Information, three features in particular stand out. Take a look and tell us what you think! Helping Traditional ...
Jun 15, 2011
Fast Co.Design called The Opportunity Gap "a powerful infographic" and made it their infographic of the day for June 15th, 2011.We were also giddy to learn that DataVisualization and Quipsologies also posted about the piece.
Apr 21, 2011
In April we launched one of our favorite projects we've ever worked on; a comprehensive branding platform for UNICEF's Voices of Youth. This project has been dear to our hearts for months, so we were completely humbled by the wonderful publicity and comments from the design community. In fact, we are completely blown away f ...
Apr 04, 2011
We've had a design crush on Eight Hour Day for a few years now, so it was quite a wonderful surprise to see Let's Swap featured on their blog this month. Eight Hour Day is a design boutique from Minneapolis, creating "work that is honest" and "designing with the belief that process and collaboration shou ...
Mar 02, 2011 |
Hyperakt is so excited to have one of our most recent projects featured on both Lovely Package and The Dieline, "the world's #1 package design website". With Sullivan Street Bakery making some of the best bread in New York City, we simply could't resist the opportunity to work with them. So we partnered up with creativ ...
Jan 04, 2011
Our Annual Report for The White House Project has been getting featured on several sites these days. We at Hyperakt agree that a great cause like TWHP deserves to look great, too. That's why we made this annual report into something more than a standard financial document. This poster, using only 3 colors, illustrates ...
Dec 23, 2010
Hyperakt was thrilled to be featured in GOOD Magazine's Most Popular Infographics of 2010. Out of the "nearly 100 original infographics" released by this magazine in the past year, we made it in the top 10! It was really fun making injury reports look this beautiful, so we're thrilled to see it featured in one of our ...
Dec 06, 2010
Hyperakt is featured in How Magazine's Designer Spotlight for December! Principals Deroy Peraza and Julia Vakser were interviewed about Hyperakt's history, the collaborative environment of the studio, and our commitment to promoting social change through design. You can read the article here. We'll also be mentioned in the ...
Dec 05, 2010
New York Times sports writer Jack Bell has written an awesome feature article in Goal, the official New York Times soccer blog. Bell interviewed Hyperaktivist Deroy Peraza, who designed the poster during the tournament this summer. Here's an excerpt from the blog post:And if you’re looking for a novel and innovative so ...
Nov 10, 2010
Hyperakt's latest collaboration with GOOD Magazine, an interactive infographic visualizing political climate, has been mentioned on two popular infographic and data visualization blogs, Flowing Data and Infosthetics. Both blogs offer up a serving of the latest in information design, and explore how we can better understand ...
Oct 20, 2010
We're super excited to see our "I Have PSD" video spread across the web - we even found a cover of it made by some students in Taiwan!
The project came about after Adobe asked us to respond to the prompt "World Without Photoshop." We're always interested in experimenting, and we decided that making a f ...
Sep 17, 2010
Hyperakt was prominently featured in a Harvard Business Review blog post on September 17, 2010. The article, titled "Green Shots: MyGengo and Hyperakt" and written by economist blogger Umair Haque, talks about the the "Great Transition" from the age of superficial, consumer driven design to an age of meaningful design that ...
Aug 18, 2010
Hyperakt's piece for GOOD Magazine on the correlation between obesity and how people get to work was featured on Flowing Data, one of the preeminent blogs on the web covering the subject of data visualization.
Jun 17, 2010
Hyperakt has been featured on designer Simon Corry's blog, as the latest in a series profiling his favorite creative studios. Simon is a UK-based designer, illustrator, and budding scientist blogging about the design industry and craft — and apparently, he's a huge fan of Hyperakt. We were really tickled - and flattere ...
Jun 01, 2010
Hyperakt.com has been included in the June 2010 list of the Top 10 Websites for Designers at How Design. How Magazine offers creative inspiration, career advice, and business strategy to designers at every career level and in all corners of the industry. It's a great publication that we at the studio love, and we're honored ...
Jun 01, 2010
We are featured as site of the month for June on The CSS Awards! The CSS Awards recognize the best CSS-built websites, and are strictly judged by a panel of international contributors. We were site of the day in early May. Thanks, CSS Awards! You can read our interview for the award here.
May 07, 2010
The Hyperakt site has earned a few more laurels over the past week. Here's a quick rundown of the blogs and galleries that have featured us:qindex - a blog tracking current trends in web design.QNT Gallery - a gallery of the best CSS designs.CSS Smooth Operator - a showcase of semantic and well-designed CSS-based websi ...
May 03, 2010
On May 4th we'll be featured as Site of the Day on The CSS Awards! The CSS Awards recognize the best CSS-built websites, and are strictly judged by a panel of international contributors. We're thrilled and honored to be chosen!On April 30th we were site of the day on Eyes on Pixel, a compendium of the best portfolio sites o ...
Apr 09, 2010
GD USA mentions our 2008 annual report for NAACP. ""Hyperakt's design team used the report to highlight the power of the vote"
Mar 31, 2010
For Print Only (FPO), a graphic design blog about the great things going on in the world of print design, has featured yet another recent Hyperakt project. This time they've chosen to spotlight our work for The White House Project's EPIC Awards invitation system. They had this to say about it:"The triangles graphically popu ...
Mar 25, 2010
This week, our NAACP feature on For Print Only was re-blogged by designer Roger Allen and Hannah Dollery Creative. We also landed a feature on Looks Like Good Design, a great design inspiration blog featuring the best of graphic design, motion graphics, architecture, and product design. LLGD featured a variety of our i ...
Mar 18, 2010
For Print Only (FPO) is a design blog dedicated to proving that print isn't dead by featuring the best of contemporary print design, including business cards, stationary, posters, and our speciality, annual reports. Today they've featured the NAACP 2008 annual report and given us a nice little write-up: "In this annual ...
Mar 16, 2010
We're featured on Death By Kerning today! A top-notch typography and design blog, Death By Kerning is featuring our recent work for The White House Project's Epic Awards. Thanks, DBK!We're also featured on Minimal Sites today. Minimal Sites, a website showcasing the best clean and minimal site designs, added ...
Mar 15, 2010
Our work for North Star Fund's 30th anniversary gala and the NAACP 2008 annual report has been chosen by Design and Design to appear in volume three of their Book of the Year, and each project will have a spot on the front page as design of the day on April 12th and April 14th, respectively. In addition, several of our othe ...
Mar 15, 2010
We've earned spots on graphic design blogs bitique and 40fakes. The former features our work for NAACP, The White House Project, and loft_2c, and the latter our recent annual reports for NAACP and North Star Fund. Thanks for the recognition!
Feb 16, 2010
The new Hyperakt.com gathered up some more recognition last week. We earned a mention by Russian design blog Be Inspired, a project devoted to delivering the best of modern web design from an independent source. Our site also got a spot on Six Revisions's list of 50 beautiful, clean, and simple web designs. Six Re ...
Feb 08, 2010
Doremus, the agency we partnered with to create the CFA Institute Recognition campaign, received a Media Strategy Award for the campaign from the Journal of Financial Advertising and Marketing last week. Congratulations, Doremus! Check out the list of winners here.
Feb 02, 2010
More web recognition on the menu for today! Hyperakt.com is back on the scene at DesignCharts, and the loft_2c website is charting there for the first time. The Cobble Hill Towers website has made the cut at Designfridge, while the good people at Netdiver have this to say about us and our new website:"Hyperakt works wi ...
Feb 01, 2010
Two of our websites - the new Hyperakt.com and loft_2c website - were featured on iBlog last week, a collection of interesting sites chosen by the folks at Chubzz Technologies.
Jan 25, 2010
We're getting lots of recognition for our web work these days. Three of our websites - including the new version of Hyperakt.com - have been featured on web design inspiration gallery siteInspire: one of them (CobbleHillTowers.com) in the Selected section, where "the very best examples of web design" are showcased. The ...
Jan 22, 2010
Packaging design site Packaging of the World added our work for Miss Jessie's to their list of the best bath and beauty packages. They've also featured our work for Frolick pet on their line of dog leashes and pet snacks. We're happy to be included in these archives of beautiful, innovative package designs from across the g ...
Jan 18, 2010
Hyperakt's latest adventure, Let's Swap, has been recognized by many as a totally crafty idea. We figured it doesn't get much more simple than exchanging art for art, right? So here's how it works: There's one limited edition featured swap at all times. If you want it, hit the Swap button and propose what you want to e ...
Jan 11, 2010
Add another accolade to the list: the new version of Hyperakt.com has earned a score of 86 from American Design Awards, putting us in the top tier of their list of winners for October. We were one of the 44 winners selected from 675 entries for the month. You can view the full list of winners at ADA's website here.
Jan 05, 2010
Our new website has made a splash in the design blog-o-sphere! Since its launch, we've been featured on several design sites and blogs, including Moluv, Design Charts, and many more. Thanks to everyone for all the recognition! We worked hard on the new site and are delighted at all the positive response. Check it out!
Jan 05, 2010
Premier packaging design blog The Dieline recently featured our work for Frolick's line of dog leashes and snacks. We're honored! Thanks, Dieline!
Jan 03, 2010
Our 2007 Annual Report for North Star Fund is so hot, its still getting love even two years later. Graphic Fetish and Fuel Your Creativity have both included it in their recent lists of gorgeous brochures and sexy typography. Rawr! Get down with your bad self, girlfriend.
Dec 17, 2009 |
Partners Julia Vakser and Deroy Peraza have been featured in Parsons the New School of Design's alumni magazine called re:d (Fall Issue). Julia and Deroy are graduates of Parsons Illustration Department, 2000 and 2001 respectively. The article provides a synopsis of their work at Hyperakt, listing recent accomplishments and ...
Jul 28, 2009
The website we designed for DiNoto was featured on Design Chart's Top 40. Design Chart's Top 40 compiles a weekly chart tracking the best new website designs.
Jul 23, 2009
How many licks does it take to get to the center of the polished, flash-rich website Hyperakt created for DiNoto? According DesignLicks.com, it'll take just one click on their homepage to see DiNoto featured as their 'Site of the Day'! Design Licks aims to reward the most creative and well designed websites around the world ...
Jun 25, 2009
Our Rhetoric posters have been chosen by AIGA, the American Institute of Graphic Artists, for 365: AIGA Annual Design Competitions 30. The poster series will be included in a public exhibition in September 2009 at the AIGA National Design Center in New York. Then, along with an excellent group of other chosen designers, the ...
May 20, 2009
Dirty Mouse, a design blog that aims to provide designers with visual inspiration, recently posted a shout out to Hyperakt's latest work on their website. They liked what we created for North Star Fund's 30th Anniversary Community Gala. Take a look!
May 13, 2009
Our friends in Brazil from the design blog, DesignFlakes, recently posted some Hyperakt news about our recent projects, including our work on The White House Project's New Face of Leadership campaign. if you can read Portuguese, or just enjoy glancing at cool design blogs, check it out here.
Apr 21, 2009
welovetypography.com, a blog that features the bloggers' favorite typography, posted the identity set we created for Miss Jessie's. This Brooklyn based line of premium hair care products was created by the granddaughters of Hair Queen Bee, Miss Jessie. Check it out here.
Apr 20, 2009
Chow.com featured our inaugural poster design in the graphics for their Hope Grows feature, a menu celebrating the first 100 days of Obama's presidency. Check it out here. Yummy!
Apr 12, 2009
We have a feature article about our studio up on Swiss magazine cominmag! They spoke to our creative director Deroy Peraza about the ins and outs of running a design studio in Brooklyn and design in New York in general. You can download the article in PDF format here. Of course, it's in French; but trust us that it's pretty ...
Jan 31, 2009
Designer blog Graficante ('El Blog') mentioned Hyperakt on their blog for the exhibit we did in Geneva's Flux Laboratory. They discuss our 'New Hope' posters and also the retrospective we included, which featured a highlight of Hyperakt's work throughout the years.
Oct 28, 2008
Once again, the Miss Jessie's packaging is getting some love from the blogs. This time, Smashing Magazine's website is featuring the Curly Creme packaging in their Vintage and Retro Typography Showcase, which focuses on how certain styles of typography have continued to permeate the modern design world.
Oct 27, 2008
North Star Fund's 'Tools For Democracy' annual report gets yet more blog luvin from graphism. 'C'est hype, c'est typographique, c'est Hyperakt!' Merci beaucoup, Geoffrey Dorne! Check it out. Check it out in English!
Oct 27, 2008
Design blog Creattica Daily recently had some niceness to say about the North Star Fund Annual Report, 'Tools For Democracy.' As usual, Julia's unique illustration style grabs attention. Her concept of placing related words into the shape of tools elevates a plain-old annual report into art. Thanks to Niki at Creattica fo ...
Oct 25, 2008
Throughout this election season, Hyperakt has been inspired to design artwork that reflects the current political atmosphere that is piercing the collective consciousness in most of the world right now. One of the pieces we created, KidsVote2008, is a flash-based site that allows kids to 'vote' for their favorite president ...
Oct 24, 2008
DESIGN AND DESIGN will be featuring two Hyperakt projects in their upcoming book, 'DESIGN AND DESIGN BOOK OF THE YEAR'. Apartment 138 and Breakthrough are being honored and will be included in the book, which is being released in January 2009. The book is published by INDEX BOOK and will feature 768 pages of design excellen ...
Sep 24, 2008
Design junkie website Graphic-exchange recently featured their favorite Hyperakt design campaigns and pieces, including Miss Jessie's and Apt. 138 branding and North Star Fund's 'Tools For Democracy' annual report. We appreciate the nod to our quickly growing collection of logo and branding work!
Sep 22, 2008
French magazine etapes recently featured our design for Miss Jessie's hair care packaging in their September '08 issue. The issue focuses on advertising, packaging and artwork that promotes Afro-centric products and culture. While Miss Jessie's products do come from a proud African-American heritage, they'd tell you that th ...
Jul 22, 2008
Design blog Faye & Company bestows some praise for our branding of Camp, Brooklyn’s favorite woodsy-themed watering hole. They also had some love left over for our website. Nice quote, btw. Someone at Hyperakt sure knows how to write her (ahem) stuff ;-)! Check it out!
Jul 03, 2008
Here are the latest places that Hyperakt is taking up virtual space:Chek Group on random inspirationDowntime Baby on random inspirationBrooklyn Arts Council's Folk Feet on Why We RockAnd check out our fancy new business cards on iainclaridge.net.
Jul 01, 2008
QBN, a site that presents the current most progressive and interesting websites around, chose to feature Hyperakt's website on their homepage as an editor's choice today. We share their philosophy about design and how it contributes to the landscape of our world, so we're very excited that they chose our site. Thanks (again ...
Jun 30, 2008
We recently got posted on Computerlove, a web source for online inspiration. We're really happy that our site is a positive influence on the design community. Thanks, Paul! Check it out!
Jun 02, 2008
Thanks to Smashing Magazine's blog featuring beautiful and expressive packaging design, Hyperakt's design for the Miss Jessie's hair care product line continues to feel the love from design blogs with an appreciation for elegant packaging and carefully crafted typography.
May 30, 2008
OK, we haven't done this in a while, so its time to collect a few links to recent recognition for Hyperakt work on the blogosphere. Check out who's been talking about us!
Dirty MouseOn YongoTheeyedropperVisual EvasionLe Club-ClubDesign FlakesGroundswell CollectiveWe Heart ItZen BlogPain d'epice
Apr 23, 2008
Hyperakt's website is currently ranked #2 in Brooklyn and #10 in NYC on CommandShift3, the Hot or Not of the website design world. CommandShift3 allows users to vote on their favorite sites, see the best-designed sites in various
categories, and submit and vote for the top website designs. As they say themselves, it's
Feb 11, 2008
Death By Kerning, a blog dedicated to the art of typography "that is smart, memorable, or simply beautiful," gave Hyperakt's work on Miss Jessie's hair care product packaging some kind words for its stylish homage to the brand's "old-school" roots. Check it out!
Feb 11, 2008
Touted as 'The world's leading package design blog' (and who are we to argue?), TheDieline.com recently presented Hyperakt's design for Miss Jessie's hair care product packaging with the simple acclaim of 'beautiful design' on their website. Thanks Dieline! Check it out.
Nov 17, 2007
Hyperakt.com is being showcased among the best in progressive CSS & Flash design on the web by WDA at websitedesignawards.com as a source of inspiration and recognition. Thanks to the crew at WDA!
Nov 16, 2007
The discerning website that judges websites, NewWebPick.com, has given our newly re-vamped website here at Hyperakt their veritable seal of approval. We could not be more pleased. Thanks!
Nov 14, 2007
ACLU's Ideological Exclusion site has been getting recognition in the design community lately. Cool Homepages, a website dedicated to featuring the best in current website design, is now featuring the ideological exclusion site as well. We're happy that our work is being recognized and proud to help the ACLU bring more atte ...
Nov 09, 2007
475 Sterling Condominiums' website is being featured on Adobe's showcase as the Site of the Day. 'Adobe recognizes websites based on their use of strong visual designs, superior functionalities, and innovative uses of Adobe products. We want to give credit to the creative and engineering talent behind the scenes.' What a gr ...
Oct 22, 2007
Design-centric site Styleboost.com offered Hyperakt some praise for our design of the ACLU Ideological Exclusions website.Thanks for the link. As it is a great site for a good cause, I just posted it on Styleboost.Wow, thanks Johan! Check it out.
Oct 15, 2007
Hyperakt's work on The ACLU's ideological Exclusions website is being featured on NewWebPick.com, as a web pick.
May 15, 2006
Hyperakt is psyched to have our work on the Firehouse 735 Condominium Website featured on Digital Thread, an awesome website that promotes only the coolest in current design work. We used subdued, matte colors to showcase both the sunlit interior shots and the charming photos of Firehouse 735 as it once was in past times to ...
Oct 29, 2005
CoolHomepages.com recently combed through our site, and designated several of the sites we designed as "New Cool Sites." The following sites were featured:Visit Brooklyn WebsiteLMD Design Website
Oct 28, 2005
German design portal Crossmind.net has featured Hyperakt.com! Crossmind.net provides design professionals with the best work samples from the industry, featuring outstanding creativity, innovation and professionalism.
Oct 24, 2005
We launched our newly designed website less than three months ago, and already Hyperakt has four outstanding and well-regarded awards recognizing the design! Last month Coolhomepages.com featured Hyperakt.com as one of two "Sites of the Week". The other "Site of the Week" was winglatino.com, also designed by us! In fact, Co ...
Aug 29, 2005
Taxi Design Network is comprised of the most comprehensive resources for the design industry; a web site by designers, for designers. Taxi Awards the Web Site of the Day to outstanding sites that display unparalleled creativity or amazing content that are of interest to the design community. All the sites are reviewed and a ...
Aug 26, 2005
A design surveillance system in Melbourne, Australia, known as Res72, featured Hyperakt.com as a design inspiration.
Aug 26, 2005
De afmeting Is van belang! Or rather, for those of you who do not speak Dutch, we meant: Size does matter! Okay. We don't speak Dutch. But our handy automatic translator told us what Delijst wrote: "These design studio established in New York have packed a dik filled portfolio, in a cleane and easily at overziene Internet s ...
Aug 16, 2005
"Big, bold, and ... orange - that is the new site for the Hyperakt Design Group. Not only do they have an impressive portfolio, they also know how to present it with large graphics, clear navigation and an abundance of images." - K10K.netRegarded as one of the most reviewed, referred to and revered conglomerate of graphic d ...
Aug 11, 2005
In the world of graphic design, one of the most bookmarked and referenced websites is Design Is Kinky. Started as a forum to profile and highlight new developments and happenings in multi-media design, Australian-based founder Andrew Johnstone created Design Is Kinky. They had this to say about our new site: "[Hyperakt] has ...