Category Archives: Design & Art

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Interview with Odessa Gunn of the Gunn Collection

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I’ve spent my life volunteering and donating to causes I believe in. From my family’s nonprofit in South America to the American Red Cross and even our local humane society. (The latter is one of my absolute favorites because, well, animals.) I even spent four years running my own homemade dog treat business to help […]

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Art Is Everywhere

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I’ve never been an artsy person. Creative, sure, but the best rendering of anything I’ve ever been asked to draw most likely began with a stick figure. While I may be quite awesome at Pictionary and Telestrations (because I totally am), sadly, that’s where my career in art ends, however, I’ve always had an immense [...]

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Website Development of Miner Brewing Company an excellent microbrewery in South Dakota

Website Release: Miner Brewing Company in the Black Hills of South Dakota

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We’re proud to have launched the website for Miner Brewing Company, a fine craft brewery in the heart of the Black Hills area of South Dakota. We were impressed by their unyielding dedication to quality and their unique South Dakota expression. That the brewmaster of Miner Brewing is a woman made the project that much more important for […]

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illustration and custom art

Illustration & Original Artwork

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At ZDCA, we’ve been busy lately with exciting illustration and branding projects with a wide range of interesting clients. Working often with many trained illustrators, designers and artists, we produce contemporary and classic branding artwork for every commercial, non-profit, and personal ventures. Check out our gallery of original illustrations and artwork for many more examples: […]

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Whiskey Tip Branding, Website, and Menu Design

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Whiskey Tip needed comprehensive design services for a newly opened whiskey bar, including complete branding design for logo and printed materials such as menus and cards. Additionally, a matching website was produced for a concise and distinctive look. As is often the case with new businesses, virtually no prior graphic or branding assets existed and [...]

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GoLocal website

Go Local Website Redesign

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Click here to see the full case study Since becoming a consumer cooperative in 2008, GoLocal has been incredibly successful in driving business to local companies in the Sonoma County region. Their stickers can be spotted in store windows from Petaluma to Cloverdale. So when it came time to update the look of their website, [...]

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Checkmate Software Interface Design

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Check out the software here This exciting project was the first opportunity for ZDCA to design an interactive software interface. We created it for Micromat's freshly unveiled OS X automated diagnostic tool "Checkmate." The software runs when a Mac is typically idle and conducts tests during those times, stopping any time a user returns to [...]

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Heritage Public House Website Launch

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Heritage Public House is a small "pub" with a big vision. They're newly located in an up-and-coming "wine district" in Santa Rosa, CA, known as The Wineyard where local wine and micro-brew is king. To stand out and take advantage of the latest social services, Heritage founders wanted a truly unique site that hits all [...]

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Phutureprimitive Rebrand & Website Launch

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As a popular world-touring songwriter and producer, Rain of Phutureprimitive was looking for a reboot of his brand and website. Rain came to ZDCA with a vision of graphics and style that matches his market and music. Original art was created and a custom events-oriented WordPress site was built that remains simple to use for [...]

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Mosiac Art NOW Website

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Mosaic Art NOW is a project as dynamic and creative as the site's producer, Nancie Pipgras. Having worked with Nancie before on the MAN magazine layout, we were excited to jump on a new and larger project that would again offer creative challenges to match Nancie's ideas and energy. We wanted the site to be [...]

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