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A hybrid model for change, Studio Of unifies design and policy to tackle organizations' most challenging problems — conceptualizing and implementing effective, efficient, and responsive futures.

Studio Of is a framework for collective action—for discovering, articulating, and inventing new futures.

Studio Of is a framework for collective action—for interrogating, articulating and inventing new futures.

A hybrid model for change, Studio Of unifies design and policy to tackle organizations' most challenging problems — conceptualizing and implementing effective, efficient, and responsive futures.

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COMPANY X HQ

Company X, the subject of our cover story, has experienced recent shifts and mounting pressures, leaving them with an urgent need for change and an itch for something different. 

Consultancies throw templated solutions at ill-defined problems, while creative agencies chase the latest trends using the same blunt tools. Both parade their work as magic, mirroring Company X’s desires instead of reshaping the organization's future.

Company X, the subject of our cover story, is an exceptional organization with a storied history. However, recent shifts have brought about uncertain futures. The pressures are mounting, leaving Company X with an urgent need for change, and an itch for something different.

Consultants today are helpless, throwing templated solutions at ill-defined problems. Creatives chase the latest trends, toiling away using the same blunt tools. Both parade their work as magic, mirroring Company X's desires instead of reshaping the organization's future.

Company X, the subject of our cover story, has experienced recent shifts and mounting pressures, leaving Company X with an urgent need for change and an itch for something different. 

Consultancies throw templated solutions at ill-defined problems, while creative agencies chase the latest trends using the same blunt tools. Both parade their work as magic, mirroring Company X’s desires instead of reshaping the organization's future.

Company X, the subject of our cover story, has experienced recent shifts and mounting pressures, leaving Company X with an urgent need for change and an itch for something different. 

Consultancies throw templated solutions at ill-defined problems, while creative agencies chase the latest trends using the same blunt tools. Both parade their work as magic, mirroring Company X’s desires instead of reshaping the organization's future.

A NEW MODEL FOR ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE

Studio Of works with Company X, and organizations like it, to create strategies for lasting change. Design and policy work together — new infrastructures, systems, and tools combine with improved cultures of leadership, operations, and decision-making to reshape organizations and their contexts.

Studio Of works with Company X, and organizations like it, to create strategies for lasting change. Design and policy work together — new infrastructures, systems, and tools combine with improved cultures of leadership, operations, and decision-making to reshape organizations and their contexts.

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Studio Of’s methods, processes and outputs are not predetermined, but are developed in response to organizations’ unique requirements. This consistent approach centers around three primary typologies of transformation: Products & Services, Communications & Cultures, and User & Customer Experiences.

Studio Of works with Company X, and organizations like it, to create strategies for lasting change. Design and policy work together — new infrastructures, systems, and tools combine with improved cultures of leadership, operations, and decision-making to reshape organizations and their contexts.

Studio Of is a framework for collective action—for discovering, articulating, and inventing new futures.

Studio Of is a framework for collective action—for discovering, articulating, and inventing new futures.

SELECTED WORK

SELECTED WORK

SELECTED WORK

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[ CUSTOMER & EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCES ]

COMPLIANCE [ENVIRONMENTAL] 

ACADIA NATIONAL PARK
Preserving the U.S. National Park Service

Developed policies to encourage collective partnerships and incentivize positive nighttime light usage, positioning Acadia National Park for Dark Sky Status with the International Dark Sky Association.

Feature in Sky & Telescope 

ACADIA NATIONAL PARK
Preserving the U.S. National Park Service

Developed policies to encourage collective partnerships and incentivize positive nighttime light usage, positioning Acadia National Park for Dark Sky Status with the International Dark Sky Association.

Feature in Sky & Telescope 

[ PRODUCTS & SERVICES ]

INVESTMENT [GOVERNMENTAL]

INVESTMENT [GOVERNMENTAL]

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
Force of the Future

Developed a white paper strategic proposal—for consideration by top-level Department of Defense officials—that called for the creation of a wing within the DoD to encourage small business defensive technology investment and competition.

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
Force of the Future

Developed a white paper strategic proposal—for consideration by top-level Department of Defense officials—that called for the creation of a wing within the DoD to encourage small business defensive technology investment and competition.

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[ CUSTOMER & EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCES ]

BUILDING & COMMUNICATIONS [CULTURAL]

BUILDING & COMMUNICATIONS [CULTURAL]

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART (MOCA)

Created a new public space for the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA—restored the building's facade, installed overhead shading, and developed temporary furniture systems—supporting the museum's diverse programming and inviting participation from new audiences. Led by Commonwealth Projects. 

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART (MOCA)

Created a new public space for the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA—restored the building's facade, installed overhead shading, and developed temporary furniture systems—supporting the museum's diverse programming and inviting participation from new audiences. Completed with Commonwealth Projects (CWP). 

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART (MOCA)
Rebooting a Beloved Institution

Created a new public space for the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA—restored the building's facade, installed overhead shading, and developed temporary furniture systems—supporting the museum's diverse programming and inviting participation from new audiences. Completed with Commonwealth Projects (CWP). 

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[ PRODUCTS & SERVICES ]

LANDSCAPE [CULTURAL]

LANDSCAPE [CULTURAL]

THE UNDERGROUND MUSEUM

Created a flexible seating environment and new audiovisual system for the Underground Museum's Purple Garden, extending the founder's vision: to create an inclusive space for diverse audiences to experience world-class art. Led by Commonwealth Projects.

Museum profile in W Magazine; Latest events and programming

THE UNDERGROUND MUSEUM

Created a flexible seating environment and new audiovisual system for the Underground Museum's Purple Garden, extending the founder's vision: to create an inclusive space for diverse audiences to experience world-class art. Completed with CWP.

Museum profile in W Magazine; Latest events and programming

THE UNDERGROUND MUSEUM
A Cultural Center for All

Created a flexible seating environment and new audiovisual system for the Underground Museum's Purple Garden, extending the founder's vision: to create an inclusive space for diverse audiences to experience world-class art. Completed with CWP.

Museum profile in W Magazine; Latest events and programming

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[ CULTURE & COMMUNICATIONS ]

BRANDING [ACADEMIC, CULTURAL]

USC SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE

Created a new visual language, website, and social initiatives to transform Southern California's oldest architecture school into an academic cultural institution. Led by Commonwealth Projects.

USC Architecture profile in LA Times; New website coming soon. 

USC SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE

Created a new visual language, website, and social initiatives to transform Southern California's oldest architecture school into an academic cultural institution. Completed with CWP.

USC Architecture profile in LA Times; New website coming soon. 

USC SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE New Dean, New Vision

Created a new visual language, website, and social initiatives to transform Southern California's oldest architecture school into an academic cultural institution. Completed with CWP.

USC Architecture profile in LA Times; New website coming soon. 

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[ PRODUCTS & SERVICES ] 

MARKETING [TECHNOLOGY] 

SKYLINE ROBOTICS

Developed in-depth market and contextual analysis to facilitate the company's pivot from a robotic construction company outpaced by the market to a market-leading autonomous and AI-enabled skyscraper window-washing company. 

Before; After

SKYLINE ROBOTICS

Developed in-depth market and contextual analysis to facilitate the company's pivot from a robotic construction company outpaced by the market to a market-leading autonomous and AI-enabled skyscraper window-washing company. 

Before; After

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[ CULTURE & COMMUNICATIONS ]

CHANGE MANAGEMENT [2017]

COMMUNICATIONS [ARCHITECTURE]

FREDERICK FISHER AND PARTNERS

Created a new visual language, name, and website to codify the firm's legacy and support the firm's future leaders. Developed a communication strategy to shape how the firm approaches proposal development and marketing. Led by Commonwealth Projects. 

FF&P profile in the LA Times; Awarded bid to design Natural History Museum building; New website launch.

FREDERICK FISHER AND PARTNERS

Created a new visual language, name, and website to codify the firm's legacy and support the firm's future leaders. Developed a communication strategy to shape how the firm approaches proposal development and marketing. Completed with CWP. 

FF&P profile in the LA Times; Awarded bid to design Natural History Museum building; New website launch.

FREDERICK FISHER AND PARTNERS
An Identity Ripe for Succession

Created a new visual language, name, and website to codify the firm's legacy and support the firm's future leaders. Developed a communication strategy to shape how the firm approaches proposal development and marketing. Completed with CWP. 

FF&P profile in the LA Times; Awarded bid to design Natural History Museum building; New website launch.

[ CULTURE & COMMUNICATIONS ]

COMMUNICATIONS [MUSIC]

NAS: A New Identity for a Rap Legend

Created a new visual language, stage design, and video content for Nas's Illmatic Tour, celebrating the 20th anniversary of the seminal rap album. Led by Ted Lovett Studio.

Coachella show profile in Billboard; Anniversary tour profile in the New Yorker

NAS
A New Identity for a Rap Legend

Created a new visual language, stage design, and video content for Nas's Illmatic Tour, celebrating the 20th anniversary of the seminal rap album. Completed with Ted Lovett Studio.

Coachella show profile in Billboard; Anniversary tour profile in the New Yorker

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[ PRODUCTS & SERVICES ]

OPEN INNOVATION [2016]

OPEN INNOVATION [HOUSING]

XPRIZE

Developed a long-term roadmap for incentive innovation competitions to combat and reverse the affordable housing crisis.

Afforable housing prize

XPRIZE

Developed a long-term roadmap for incentive innovation competitions to combat and reverse the affordable housing crisis.

Afforable housing prize

XPRIZE

Developed a long-term roadmap for incentive innovation competitions to combat and reverse the affordable housing crisis.

Afforable housing prize

[ CULTURE & COMMUNICATIONS ]

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT [HEALTH]

TROPICS

Created pop-up spaces, supported fundraising efforts, and developed educational programming to promote inclusive, healthy and mindful communities alongside a group of friends from South Los Angeles. Led by Commonwealth Projects

Crowdfunding campaign for juice stand; Tropics profile in LA Weekly; Mindfulness programs coming soon to South Los Angeles schools.

TROPICS

Created pop-up spaces, supported fundraising efforts, and developed educational programming to promote inclusive, healthy and mindful communities alongside a group of friends from South Los Angeles. With CWP.

Crowdfunding campaign for juice stand; Tropics profile in LA Weekly; Mindfulness programs coming soon to South Los Angeles schools.

TROPICS

Created pop-up spaces, supported fundraising efforts, and developed educational programming to promote inclusive, healthy and mindful communities alongside a group of friends from South Los Angeles. With CWP.

Crowdfunding campaign for juice stand; Tropics profile in LA Weekly; Mindfulness programs coming soon to South Los Angeles schools.

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STRATEGY · POLICY · DESIGN
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