• The destination was named by the Library leadership. We designed the brand, expressed here in the entrance to the space.
    The destination was named by the Library leadership. We designed the brand, expressed here in the entrance to the space.
  • Announcing the new CDPL area available on the 3rd floor in the Main Bldg. begins on the street pole banners and banners on the Eastman Reading Garden fence.
    Announcing the new CDPL area available on the 3rd floor in the Main Bldg. begins on the street pole banners and banners on the Eastman Reading Garden fence.
  • Branded messaging on the window graphics above the Main Bldg. entrance and the architectural vitrines invite the visitor up to the 3rd floor.
    Branded messaging on the window graphics above the Main Bldg. entrance and the architectural vitrines invite the visitor up to the 3rd floor.
  • Banner stands and new compass floor graphics show the way to CDPL throughout the site.
    Banner stands and new compass floor graphics show the way to CDPL throughout the site.
  • In the walkway, original built-in display cases were outfitted with back-lit graphics describing the features and services of CDPL.
    In the walkway, original built-in display cases were outfitted with back-lit graphics describing the features and services of CDPL.
  • The CDPL identity appears above the entrance, on interior windows and across a multiple-screen   multimedia presentation.
    The CDPL identity appears above the entrance, on interior windows and across a multiple-screen multimedia presentation.
  • Dimensional letters identify the three areas within the space supporting CDPL's theme "Create, Conserve, Connect". These words form a circular pattern on all interior walls.
    Dimensional letters identify the three areas within the space supporting CDPL's theme "Create, Conserve, Connect". These words form a circular pattern on all interior walls.
  • Three colors create a palette used throughout the space to differentiate the various areas within CDPL.
    Three colors create a palette used throughout the space to differentiate the various areas within CDPL.

Cleveland Digital Public Library

The Cleveland Public Library was one of three Ohio libraries to receive a generous grant to acquire cutting-edge scanning technology. Based on the equipment and its requirements, the Library decided to remodel an existing space on the 3rd floor of the Main Building.

Inside the Cleveland Digital Public Library (CDPL) space, there were three unique areas providing different services and resources: Digital Hub, Learning Commons and Preservation Lab. Branded communications were created to support these areas explaining the breadth of the equipment.

The challenge of the CDPL location required the design and implementation of an engaging wayfinding system to get patrons from the street up to the 3rd floor destination.

Project Recognition

Graphic Design USA (2015)

American Graphic Design Award for Environmental Graphics