We think and
we make.

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Our Approach

You can’t shape culture from a cubicle.

So in 1995, we moved to the kitchen. Conversation and ideas seem to flow more freely in kitchens. There’s no pretense: just one big table that brings everyone together—creative, strategy, production, and client—to talk, to work, to pass things around. It’s okay if things get messy, because the collaboration is priceless.

 

 

Our Guiding Principle

We design for a sense of belonging.

The feeling of belonging is a fundamental human need. People want to fill their lives with—and return to—the experiences that create this feeling. When people feel like they belong, they deepen their relationship with a brand. This relationship instills belief, and belief changes behavior.

Our philosophy isn’t just a collection of buzzwords; it is the guiding principle that we apply to our work both externally and internally. It is impossible to design for a sense of belonging if our employees don’t feel like they belong themselves. We’re committed to our employee’s success, and we strive to help our employees grow their skills, enrich their career, and feel at home.

 

 

Our Awards

Shiny statues are not what bring us into the kitchen every day, but we have to admit, we’re proud that our work is uniquely recognized for effectiveness, artistry, and innovation.


 

Our Leadership

 
 
 Don McNeill Co-founder, Executive Chairman, CEO

Don McNeill
Co-founder, Executive Chairman, CEO

 Paul Matthaeus Founder, Chairman

Paul Matthaeus
Founder, Chairman

 Bill Fritsch Vice Chairman

Bill Fritsch
Vice Chairman

 Kim Clarke CFO

Kim Clarke
CFO

 Cynthia Biamon  Managing Director

Cynthia Biamon
Managing Director

 

Locations

 

Chicago

600 West Fulton, Suite 401
Chicago, IL 60661
312.944.3999

Los Angeles

3143 S La Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90016
310.499.9255

Seattle

720 Third Ave, Suite 800
Seattle, WA 98104
206.267.0400