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Image of the Studio Exhibition

Image of the Studio Exhibition

Oct 10, 2013 | Hyperaktivists

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 ...
Re3StoryHack: A Hackathon for Storytellers with a Conscience

Re3StoryHack: A Hackathon for Storytellers with a Conscience

Oct 06, 2013

The most important issues deserve the best storytellers.Our Hyperakt team , along with our friends from Parsons, Vizzuality, and Blue Ridge Foundation believe that it is time to expand the boundaries of justice-focused persuasive storytelling. We asked change-makers from nonprofits, foundations, and act ...
Deroy speaks at Visualized conference

Deroy speaks at Visualized conference

Nov 12, 2012

Hyperaktivist Deroy Peraza spoke recently as part of Visualized, a conference that "explores the evolution of communication at the intersection of big data, storytelling and design." The conference featured many incredible speakers, including Eddie Opara, BenWiederkehr, Jake Porway, Sarah Williams, Scott Belsky, ...
Walkabout NYC

Walkabout NYC

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 ...
AIGANY Data Visualization Discussion

AIGANY Data Visualization Discussion

Feb 17, 2012

On February 23, AIGA NY hosted a discussion on data visualization with Hyperakt's own Julia and Deroy, as well as Martin Blinder of Tictrac. The conversation was moderated by Cliff Kuang, writer for GOOD, Wired, Popular Science, Nylon, Print, and a founding editor of Fast Company's Co.Design. Julia and ...
World Cup Poster On Exhibit In France

World Cup Poster On Exhibit In France

Jun 14, 2011

This spring Cite du Design invited us to be involved in their Design & Football exhibition in France. The exhibition was imagined and designed by les Sismo (Antoine Feniglio and Frederic Lecourt), associated designers. Being huge football fans, of course we were delighted and sent over our World Cup Radial Bracket poster. I ...
Deroy Peraza Invited to Speak at Inspire Conf

Deroy Peraza Invited to Speak at Inspire Conf

Jan 24, 2011 | Hyperaktivists

Inspire Conf is certainly not your average design conference. Creatives just like you are gathering in the Netherlands to chat about their amazing insights and ideas- you know, all the stuff you love to hear. This year, Hyperaktivist Deroy Peraza was asked to join the festivities as a guest speaker. Check out Inspire C ...
Hyperakt at the WHP 2010 EPIC Awards

Hyperakt at the WHP 2010 EPIC Awards

Apr 08, 2010

Hyperakt had the pleasure of attending the White House Project EPIC Awards on April 7, 2010, at the Frank Gehry-designed IAC building in New York City.Among those in attendance were Meryl Streep, Jill Scott, Gina Davis, and Megan Mullally. Several awards were presented to women making a positive impact through art and activ ...
Let's Swap Featured All Across the Web!

Let's Swap Featured All Across the Web!

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 ...
Hyperakt Chosen for AIGA 365

Hyperakt Chosen for AIGA 365

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 ...
Hyperakt Helps Geneva Celebrate Inauguration

Hyperakt Helps Geneva Celebrate Inauguration

Jan 20, 2009

Hyperakt is in the news in Geneva again. Maya Samara and Geneva for Obama put on a huge inaugural party at the Confédération Centre. Over 600 happy people attended and our t-shirts and posters were in high demand. The Tribune de Geneve had lots to say about it. If only we could speak French.
Deroy Peraza's Work at Manifest Hope DC

Deroy Peraza's Work at Manifest Hope DC

Jan 13, 2009 | Hyperaktivists

Hyperakt's Deroy Peraza has been invited to participate in Manifest Hope DC, taking place in Georgetown during the weekend before the presidential inauguration. Several of Deroy's pieces will be included along with artists such as House Industries, Luba Lukova, Ray Noland, Robert Indiana, Ron English, Shepard Fairey and Zol ...
Hyperakt Brings Hope to Geneva

Hyperakt Brings Hope to Geneva

Nov 01, 2008 | Hyperaktivists

Deroy is in Geneva, for the opening of our 'New Hope' exhibit at the Flux Laboratory. The show is getting some love from the Swiss press. He was interviewed by Television Suisse Romande (TSR), the main French language channel in Switzerland. Le Temps, one of Switzerland's leading daily newspapers printed a half page article ...
Hyperakt Goes Global with First International Exhibit

Hyperakt Goes Global with First International Exhibit

Oct 06, 2008 | Announcements

Hyperakt has been invited to exhibit its political posters and socially engaged art work at Geneva, Switzerland's Flux Laboratory arts & business gallery. The show, entitled 'The New Hope,' will open November 1, 2008 and run until November 17, 2008.Read the Press ReleaseCheck out our flickr photostream for more images.
Hyperakt at the Democratic National Convention

Hyperakt at the Democratic National Convention

Aug 18, 2008 | Announcements

Deroy's 'New Hope' posters have gotten a lot of attention from all over the world ever since we posted them up on our blog. Recently, we were asked by the Manifest Hope Gallery to submit the poster for display in their exhibit at the upcoming Democratic National Convention in Denver, CO. Partnered with MoveOn.org, the Manif ...
Annual Gowanus Artist Studio Tour 2007

Annual Gowanus Artist Studio Tour 2007

Oct 20, 2007

The 11th Annual Gowanus Artist Studio Tour was a huge success! More than 3,500 visitors and over 140 artists participated. Visitors of A.G.A.S.T. have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with the creators of photography, drawing, printmaking, mixed-media, video, ceramics, glass, installation, paintings, sculpture & more i ...
Hyperakt's Work Featured at One Show Design

Hyperakt's Work Featured at One Show Design

Jul 12, 2007

We didn't get a golden pencil from The One Club's One Show Design for our work on the New Nordic exhibit, but we were finalists, and we designed the exhibit at the Chelsea Art Museum for the show awards ceremony. We're honored to have been considered among the likes of Ogilvy and Apple. Check out our flickr photostream for ...
Brooklyn Shoppers, Come on Down to Hypermarket!

Brooklyn Shoppers, Come on Down to Hypermarket!

Jan 01, 2007

The addition of the Hypermarket retail space to the design studio at 401 Smith Street blurs the boundaries between Graphic Design, Architecture, Industrial Design and Fashion; a reflection of how Hyperakt creators Deroy Peraza and Julia Vakser approach their work. We filled the shop with furniture, jewelry, clothing and art ...
Hypermarket Soft Opening

Hypermarket Soft Opening

Nov 20, 2006

Take a sneak peek at Hypermarket, our new design boutique for friends and family.
Deroy Peraza Speaks at FIT

Deroy Peraza Speaks at FIT

Oct 23, 2006 | Hyperaktivists

Deroy was asked to speak at
Annual Gowanus Artist Studio Tour 2006

Annual Gowanus Artist Studio Tour 2006

Oct 21, 2006

Visitors of A.G.A.S.T. have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with the creators of photography, drawing, printmaking, mixed-media, video, ceramics, glass, installation, paintings, sculpture & etc. in their own working studio environment. Artist studios are located in large industrial buildings as well as garages, brownst ...
Transit Garden Opens with Signage Designed by Hyperakt

Transit Garden Opens with Signage Designed by Hyperakt

Oct 13, 2006 | New Work

A local neighborhood association asked us to help out with the signage for the Transit Garden, a local community space across the street from our studio that is right next to the elevated subway tracks. It's a great public space in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn which hosts events throughout the year.
Annual Gowanus Artist Studio Tour 2005

Annual Gowanus Artist Studio Tour 2005

Oct 22, 2005

Visitors of A.G.A.S.T. have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with the creators of photography, drawing, printmaking, mixed-media, video, ceramics, glass, installation, paintings, sculpture, and more in their own working studio environment. Artist studios are located in large industrial buildings as well as garages, brow ...
Art On & Off Smith

Art On & Off Smith

Jun 04, 2005

Art On & Off Smith

Art On & Off Smith

Nov 19, 2004

Annual Gowanus Artist Studio Tour 2004

Annual Gowanus Artist Studio Tour 2004

Oct 23, 2004

Visitors of A.G.A.S.T. have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with the creators of photography, drawing, printmaking, mixed-media, video, ceramics, glass, installation, paintings, sculpture, and more in their own working studio environment. Artist studios are located in large industrial buildings as well as garages, brow ...
PJ Loughran Illustration Exhibition at 401

PJ Loughran Illustration Exhibition at 401

Jul 23, 2004

Hyperakt and Atelier present PJ Loughran's "Cowboy Portraits," limited edition giclee prints and ink drawings on paper. PJ's work will be on display from July 22nd - August 18th. The opening reception will take place Saturday July 24th, 7:00 @ 9:00 PM.
Sara Domenech Jewelry Exhibition at 401

Sara Domenech Jewelry Exhibition at 401

Jul 09, 2004

Having left her profession as a sculptor, Domenech strives in her current conceptual work to adorn the human body. Adapting her sculptural pieces to the scale of the body, she succeeds in transforming them into these small prostheses we call jewelry. "From Sculpture to Jewelry" incorporates over 100 pieces made of various m ...
Refuse: New Products, Old Materials

Refuse: New Products, Old Materials

Apr 17, 2004

REfUSE is the first exhibition at 401, Hyperakt's new Smith Street studio. All objects on display were made from recycled materials. The show features glass bottle coat hangers by Sybille Homann (Hamburg, Germany), bags made from vinyl advertising banners by Demano (Barcelona, Spain) and bags made from inner tubes by Cyclus ...