Nick Brue is the newest addition to Cue’s design team. Prior to joining Cue, Nick worked at Larsen Design and Olson+Co. on brands such as Boston Scientific and Target. (After Larsen and Olson, it should come as no surprise that this native Minnesotan also designed a line of fish oil products that his father-in-law imports
Cue is pleased to welcome a new designer, Laura Belle Wright. Laura grew up in Shoreview, Minnesota and studied design at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. She has worked as a designer at Tom, Dick & Harry Advertising in Chicago. She got married last fall and lives with her husband in Minneapolis, where she has been
Cue is featured in the Graphic Design issue of Computer Arts Collection for our work on the Jack Daniel’s brand. The Process section offers an in-depth look at the past year’s best design projects, and includes our redesign of Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey and the launch of Tennessee Honey.
We are pleased to announce the launch of Panoptix™ by Johnson Controls, which debuted this week at the Greenbuild 2011 conference. Panoptix™ is an innovative new approach that enables building owners and operators to optimize building efficiency and performance more quickly, easily and cost effectively than ever before. Teaming with brand strategy and management firm Tait Subler, Cue
We’re happy to share new work for Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey, which is currently featured on our website. To be responsible to the brand, we needed to approach the redesign with an eye toward the future, while carefully considering 140 years of equity and history. The new packaging features changes to both the vessel and
We are pleased to announce that Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey has been selected to appear in the Communication Arts 2012 Typography Annual. This competition celebrates the best use of typography as the primary visual element in design and advertising. Look for our work to be published in the January 2012 issue.
Cue received two awards in this year’s U360 competition, hosted by Appleton Coated. U360 celebrates excellence in communication, design, and execution of projects. Our work on the Tuaca Brand Kit was selected as one of 12 winners from over 300 entries submitted nationally. The kit also received the Design Excellence award. Congratulations and thanks to our partners on the project, Franklin
We are pleased to announce that two of Cue’s projects were honored in the AIGA Minnesota 2011 Design Show. Southern Comfort was recognized in both the Branding and Packaging categories, and Tuaca was selected for Packaging and Branding & Identity. These projects were presented at the Design Show’s opening reception and will be showcased online this year.
Cue has added Diana Bravo as Studio Coordinator, a new position created to assist with project management, client support, and office administration. Prior to joining Cue, Diana was a project coordinator at WolfNet Technologies. She has also worked at Coffee House Press, a nonprofit literary publisher, and at Miguel Angel Asturias Academy, a nonprofit school
As part of our ongoing work on Jack Daniel’s, we recently designed new branding and packaging for Tennessee Honey. This new liqueur is the first flavored whiskey product to be offered from the iconic Jack Daniel’s brand. In addition to working with the brand team on strategy and designing the new package, we collaborated with