Author Archives: Nate Marks

About Nate Marks

We live and work in a world of visual images.

Society of Typographic Arts (STA)

Society of Typographic Arts A Professional Association Since its founding in 1927, The Society for Typographic Arts had been a vital force in Chicago’s mid-20 th Century design, printing and publishing industries. In 1990, the STA reorganized as a contemporary … Continue reading

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Severtsen Murray Inc.

Severtsen Murray Inc. A Healthcare Consultancy Severtsen Murray provides hospital construction, management and organization expertise to hospitals and their associated clinical specialties. The majority of their work is with Catholic-based hospitals and affiliates. Severtsen Muray’s servicemark is composed of square … Continue reading

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MAJOR SENSELESS

MAJOR SENSELESS An Online Comic Strip What does a graphic designer do, laboring alone under a Luxolamp into the wee hours? Naturally, he invents an alter ego – a Superhero who conquers evildoers and stamps out ineptness for a grateful … Continue reading

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Gloria B. Miller Real Estate

Gloria B. Miller Real Estate A Real Estate Firm Gloria B. Miller Real Estate specialized in the high-end mansions, townhouses and luxury highrise condos in the Gold Coast area, long-time enclave of Chicago’s Old Money. Gloria B. needed a logo … Continue reading

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The Investor Relations Company

The Investor Relations Company A Financial Consultant Network The Investor Relations Company is an international network of highly specialized investor relations professionals who are called together when and where needed by IRC clients to stimulate financial analyst and media attention, … Continue reading

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Imports International

Imports International Importer of Clothing and Accessories Imports International is a US-based importer of youthful fashions and accessories with strong ties to producers in India and South Asia. DesignMarks was contracted to create a brandmark for Import International’s lines of … Continue reading

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Goodwill Industries

Goodwill Industries A Recycling Company Goodwill Industries, well-known for its “thrift shop” recycling of furniture, housewares and clothing, has also become a major recycler of paper, plastic, metals and glass. Goodwill contracted with DesignMarks to create a logo for the … Continue reading

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Center for Ethics and Advocacy in Healthcare

Center for Ethics and Advocacy in Healthcare A Non-Profit Consumer Organization Sometimes a logo rises above the literal name and business focus of an organization – and grasps the true meaning of its work and spirit. The Center for Ethics … Continue reading

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Calyon Financial

Calyon Financial An Institutional Brokerage Calyon Financial is a global brokerage firm providing institutional clients with efficient access to financial and commodity markets around the world. Earlier, as a futures specialist, they were virtually invisible outside of their narrow market … Continue reading

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EdSolve Concepts

EdSolve Concepts An Education Equipment Company EdSolve was a startup planning to create scholastic fixtures and equipment that would serve the changing needs of the modern classroom. DesignMarks was asked to name both the company and its initial product, “compudesk … Continue reading

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