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Blue Ridge Foundation won GDUSA American Web Design Award!

Blue Ridge Foundation won GDUSA American Web Design Award!

Jun 12, 2013 | Announcements

GDUSA American Web Design Awards Winners are now published! Roughly 15 percent of the 1,200 entries (nearly twice the number of entries from last year) were declared winners.Check out Blue Ridge Foundation's rebrand and snazzy, completely-responsive website.
Blue Ridge Foundation on Brandemia.org

Blue Ridge Foundation on Brandemia.org

Apr 26, 2013 | Announcements

Ruben Greyhound writes about the new branding of Blue Ridge Foundation saying, "It seems that the brand is based on the digital concept to create a "L" in a bucket of pixels, to give visibility to the image." "The details of the services infographics, iconography, and color palette ... give this brand a graph ...
Hyperakt Featured in Design Firms Open for Business

Hyperakt Featured in Design Firms Open for Business

Apr 23, 2013 | Announcements, Hyperaktivists

Design Firms Open for Business, by Steven Heller and Lita Talarico, is a firsthand look inside studios and offices, both large and small, from all over the world. The inner workings of more than 40 different-sized and variously focused design establishments are explored, offering keen insights into firms working on eve ...
MINI Hipster Road Trip Infographic in PAGE Magazine

MINI Hipster Road Trip Infographic in PAGE Magazine

Apr 23, 2013 | Announcements

MINI Hipster Road Trip infographic was featured in the May 2013 PAGE Magazine. PAGE is a German magazine for creative professionals in design, advertising and media. Photo credits: Julia Robbs
Blue Ridge Foundation on Brand New

Blue Ridge Foundation on Brand New

Apr 18, 2013 | Announcements

Before and After Blue Ridge Foundation logo was featured on Brand New. The editor comments, "I like the implied title of "I" and "L" in "BLUE," and nice typography overall." Check out our case study for more details.
Champions Ring on The Roosevelts

Champions Ring on The Roosevelts

Apr 01, 2013 | Announcements

Calling all sports fans! Check out Champions Ring on The Roosevelt and read more about how it all started. There are now 475 playoff brackets and counting on the site including 107 seasons of MLB (baseball), 66 seasons of NBA (basketball), 93 seasons of NHL (hockey), 92 seasons of NFL (football, 16 seasons of ...
Iran Infographic in the The Washington Post!

Iran Infographic in the The Washington Post!

Mar 15, 2013 | Announcements

Hyperakt's infographic on Internet Censorship in Iran is featured in an article, Iran's Web Censors vs. Google Reader, from The Washington Post. "Google's much-dreaded announcement on the coming demise of Google Reader has alarmed users in Iran - and drawn attention to the scale and complexity of online censorship ther ...
Iran Infographic on POPSCI, Laughingsquid, Gizmodo, & Explore

Iran Infographic on POPSCI, Laughingsquid, Gizmodo, & Explore

Mar 14, 2013 | Announcements

Internet Censorship in Iran Infographic has been featured on POPSCI, Laughingsquid, Gizmodo, & Explore!
March Madness Bracket on FastCo.Design

March Madness Bracket on FastCo.Design

Mar 14, 2013 | Announcements

Looking to get in the spirt of March Madness? Co.Design has featured The Champions Ring NCAA Basketball Tournament Brackets today. They call it the bracket "that you can fill in to one-up your tasteless colleagues."Get your NCAA bracket here!
AIGA features TEACH Case Study

AIGA features TEACH Case Study

Mar 12, 2013 | Announcements

Hyperakt is excited to announce that our TEACH case study is featured on AIGA's Design for Good: a movement to ignite, accelerate and amplify design-driven social change.Check out the entire case study here!
UNHCR Innovation is

UNHCR Innovation is

Mar 09, 2013 | Announcements

Several months ago, Hyperakt was approached by UNHCR to present at a wider conference about data visualization. We really enjoyed the talk and the opportunity to connect with the team, and are pleased that they've called us out in a recent interview, "Amplify, Connect, Explore: UNHCR Innovation." Rocco Nuri says that ...
Rebranding Teachers featured in Brand New Awards!

Rebranding Teachers featured in Brand New Awards!

Jan 20, 2013 | Announcements

Hyperakt is excited to announce, our branding project Teach, for Studio 360 has been featured in Brand New Awards book!
Julia Speaks at Social Enterprise Boot Camp

Julia Speaks at Social Enterprise Boot Camp

Nov 16, 2012 | Announcements

Julia ran a workshop on designing data at the Social Enterprise Boot Camp this fall. The Boot Camp was founded by Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs and NYU's Wagner School of Public Service. During the course of two days, it brings together 150 folks in the social enterprise space for a serie ...
Neighborwoods on Swissmiss!

Neighborwoods on Swissmiss!

Aug 14, 2012 | Announcements, New Work

Welcome to the Neighborwood!We're so thrilled to launch Neighborwoods today, to great success. Tina Roth Eisenberg writes on Swissmiss that "I agree with Aymie Spitzer that there is something magical about hand-drawn and hand-lettered maps." In lustrous, unfinished wood, our new engraved neighborhood maps are be ...
Visual.ly Launches, Featured on Co.Design

Visual.ly Launches, Featured on Co.Design

Jul 18, 2012 | Announcements, New Work

The web redesign we created for Visual.ly launched today! Visual.ly, a platform for displaying info graphics, added social functionality, community features, and what Co.Design describes as a "slick new interface." With the new redesign, you can browse info graphics by topic, "follow" each topic's newsfeed, and ...
We're on Mashable!

We're on Mashable!

Jul 05, 2012 | Announcements, New Work

We're on Mashable!The Evolution of the Web is given a glowing review in Mashable today, calling the piece "stunning and extensive…an immersive walk down digital memory lane."Check it out here, and share your thoughts on the most pivotal moment in Internet history!And the full screen Evolution of the Web is here
Hyperakt Turns 10!

Hyperakt Turns 10!

Oct 26, 2011 | Announcements

It's been a crazy journey! Along the way we've gotten to work with amazing clients doing incredible things for the world. We've made great friends and met many of our heroes. We've grown with the help of all the talented Hyperaktivists who form and have formed our team. Individually and collectively, we've learned a ton and ...
Hyperakt on Facebook

Hyperakt on Facebook

May 28, 2010 | Announcements

You can now follow Hyperakt on Facebook! Our profile is updated daily with new projects, new news items, new blog posts, new Tweets, and new photos, so you can follow all our activity just by becoming our fan.We've also made it easier to share our Hyperakt work and news on Facebook, Twitter, Delicious, and Google Buzz. ...
The Many Ways to Follow Hyperakt

The Many Ways to Follow Hyperakt

Jan 20, 2010 | Announcements

Need more Hyperaktivity in your life? You can start by checking out the Hyperakt Sporadical, our mighty little email newsletter that we use to let Hyperakt fans know about our goings-on. You can find the Sporadical at home on the brand new Follow page, where you can sign up to receive the Sporadical and view an archive ...
HyPhone! Hyperakt.com for the iPhone

HyPhone! Hyperakt.com for the iPhone

Dec 18, 2009 | Announcements

Introducing Hyperakt iPhone: the Hyperakt.com experience designed specifically for the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch. More and more people are doing their web browsing on the go via mobile devices. Websites today are largely unequipped to accommodate these mobile users — but here at Hyperakt, we believe they don't have t ...
Hyperakt Launches New Brand Mark & Website

Hyperakt Launches New Brand Mark & Website

Oct 27, 2009 | Announcements

Hyperakt is pleased to announce the evolution of our brand mark and a completely new studio website, rebuilt from the ground up.Download the press release.The New Brand MarkHyperakt's new brand mark is a reflection of our mission and values. We help our clients deliver clear, bold messages that reach their targets like well ...
Hyperakt Helps NAACP Celebrate Historic Moment

Hyperakt Helps NAACP Celebrate Historic Moment

Jan 13, 2009 | Announcements

The NAACP, which celebrates it's centennial this year as we welcome our first African-American president, has asked us to create a commemorative poster for the inauguration.
1000 Obama Posters. Over 75 NYC Locations

1000 Obama Posters. Over 75 NYC Locations

Jan 13, 2009 | Announcements

Hyperakt created Billboard for the People, a campaign to publicly congratulate president-elect Obama through grassroots, outdoor advertising media in New York City. We'll place 1000 Obama posters at over 75 NYC locations! The posters will go up on January 10th and will remain up until January 27th, 2009. They will appear in ...
Hyperakt Goes Global with First International Exhibit

Hyperakt Goes Global with First International Exhibit

Oct 06, 2008 | Announcements

Hyperakt has been invited to exhibit its political posters and socially engaged art work at Geneva, Switzerland's Flux Laboratory arts & business gallery. The show, entitled 'The New Hope,' will open November 1, 2008 and run until November 17, 2008.Read the Press ReleaseCheck out our flickr photostream for more images.
Hyperakt at the Democratic National Convention

Hyperakt at the Democratic National Convention

Aug 18, 2008 | Announcements

Deroy's 'New Hope' posters have gotten a lot of attention from all over the world ever since we posted them up on our blog. Recently, we were asked by the Manifest Hope Gallery to submit the poster for display in their exhibit at the upcoming Democratic National Convention in Denver, CO. Partnered with MoveOn.org, the Manif ...
Deroy Gets Syndicated

Deroy Gets Syndicated

Feb 08, 2008 | Announcements, Hyperaktivists

Deroy's interview with Spraygraphic, the design blog, was published and then recorded again for posterity in Parsons' Illustration Blog.
Michael Ciancio Chosen For FABRICA

Michael Ciancio Chosen For FABRICA

Feb 05, 2007 | Announcements, Hyperaktivists

After a tough (and lengthy) selection process in which 7% of applicants are accepted, Michael will be moving clear across the Atlantic to attend FABRICA, Bennetton's Center for Design & Communication in Treviso, Italy. Michael will be working alongside fellow "Fabricanti," tackling various projects in product, retail and en ...
Matthew Anderson Joins Hyperakt

Matthew Anderson Joins Hyperakt

Sep 18, 2006 | Announcements, Hyperaktivists

While Jules works on the latest Hypraktivist character "Ampy" we've been plying him with design projects. As a Brooklynite from Seattle, he's a little bit country and a little bit rock 'n' roll. That's ok, we here at Hyperakt could use a bit of Neko Case mixed in with our Tribe Called Quest every once in a while. It's good ...
Hyperakt Turns 5!

Hyperakt Turns 5!

Sep 07, 2006 | Announcements

Happy 5th Birthday, Hyperakt!Check out our flickr photostream for more images.
Michael Ciancio Joins Hyperakt

Michael Ciancio Joins Hyperakt

Jun 05, 2006 | Announcements, Hyperaktivists

MICA graduate and designer extraordinaire, Michael (Mikey) Ciancio has joined the Hyperakt team as a full-time designer. This will mark Mikey's first "real" job in design, if you don't count that time he worked his creative magic for "Bagels 'N' A Hole Lot More" during high school. Seriously, we loved Michael's work as soon ...
Rosemary Hahn is Hyperakt's New Studio Manager

Rosemary Hahn is Hyperakt's New Studio Manager

Feb 27, 2006 | Announcements, Hyperaktivists

With a history of making things better, Rosemary Hahn steps on to the Hyperscene, ready and willing to make our lives a living heaven. Welcome, Rosy!
Brooklyn Chamber Gets Hyped

Brooklyn Chamber Gets Hyped

Aug 12, 2005 | Announcements

Membership has its privileges. And as a valued member of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, Hyperakt is now a featured member on ibrooklyn.com!
Deroy Peraza Hired as Adjunct Professor at Parsons

Deroy Peraza Hired as Adjunct Professor at Parsons

Jan 14, 2004 | Announcements, Hyperaktivists

Deroy was hired to teach as an adjunct professor at Parsons. He'll be teaching a Professional Practices class to seniors in the Fall semester, followed by a Digital Presentation class in the Spring.
Hyperakt is Born

Hyperakt is Born

Sep 07, 2001 | Announcements

After graduating from Parsons School of Design in May, 2001, and 5 months of freelancing, Deroy Peraza reserves the domain name Hyperakt.com. The name Hyperakt was chosen for a variety of reasons. It originates from a loose translation of Deroy's childhood nickname "Trompo Loco," which is directly translated from Spanish as ...