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CREATIVE MATTERS

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FIRST IMPRESSIONS ARE MADE IN LESS THAN A SECOND

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Building from a foundation in visual arts, photography, interactive technologies, and design principles, our success is tied to the success of our clients. 

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Some businesses report a 100% increase in market share due to strategic design’s ability to identify new opportunities. Organizations that use strategic design are 2.5 times as likely to see increased demands for products, services and market growth.

There’s a direct correlation between placing value in branding & design and experiencing economic success. Companies that increase investments in design outperform companies that don’t by 40%.

*SOURCE Design Currency

SERVICES

CONSULTING

» Art Direction
» Styling
» Environments
» Online Identity
» Social Media
» SEO
» Marketing 
Research
» Data Analysis

» Copy/Proofing
» Events

PHOTOGRAPHY

» Fine Art
» Portrait
» Editorial
» Food
» Fashion

» Interiors
» Architecture

» Reportage
» Documentary
» Events

GRAPHIC DESIGN

» Logo & Identity Design
» Business Cards
» Stationary & Envelopes
» Promotions
» Document Formatting
» Packaging
» Editorial
» Advertising

» Book Covers
» Signage & Wayfinding

INTERACTIVE

» Responsive Websites
» CMS & Templates
» ECommerce
» Blogs
» Email Marketing
» Social Media
» SEO
» CMS Training

PRICING

We offer a competitive hourly rate for individual projects across a wide creative spectrum. Typically our work falls into five categories, which we offer as comprehensive service packages.

To request a quote, please get in touch.

 

Following a consultation that outlines all details of the project, a deposit for half the estimated total begins the work phase with the remainder due upon final delivery. We maintain close communication with you throughout the creative process with a prototype and revisions to ensure your satisfaction with the result. Additional costs may apply, including travel and special requirements.
FULL SERVICE
The full service creates a complete visual language
» BRAND & COLLATERAL

Logo, business cards, stationary, envelopes and printing coordination

» 3 PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS

Choose any 3 from the Graphic Design List

» IMAGING & PHOTOGRAPHY

Photography (portrait, product, etc.), optimization and retouching

» WEB DESIGN

Responsive website, copy, graphic design, images, SEO, social media, CMS training

» CONSULTING

Research, styling, copy/proofing

PHOTOMEDIA

» Up to 2 hours (studio or on-location)
» Portrait, products, interior/exterior
» Online proof gallery
» 20 retouched images
» Digital or disc delivery

Multiple add-on options (equipment rentals, postproduction, etc.) available
NEW OR REDESIGN WEB

A 5 page responsive website in WordPress compatible with tablets and mobile devices, image edits, social media, search engine optimization and maintenance training

Multiple add-on options (additional pages, ECommerce, etc.) available
BRAND & COLLATERAL

Identity logo design, branding, business card, stationary & envelopes, document formatting, print quote & coordination

3 PROMO ITEMS

Choose any 3 from the Graphic Design List

LOCATION
VALLEY WEST » BOZEMAN, MT
By Appointment
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HOURS
MONDAY » 10 – 6 PM
TUESDAY » 10 – 6 PM
WEDNESDAY » 10 – 6 PM
THURSDAY » 10 – 6 PM
FRIDAY » 10 – 6 PM
SATURDAY » By Appointment
SUNDAY » By Appointment
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BRAND ORIGIN

The brand name is inspired by the self-cleaning mechanism of the lotus that evolved to repel water and contaminants from its surface. The only plant to flower and fruit simultaneously, every dawn the lotus emerges from muddy bottoms of ponds and streams to stretch open at the water’s surface; as the sun sets, it closes and sinks back underwater to repeat this cycle each day.

William Thielicke w.th@gmx.de
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Water On A Lotus Leaf, viewed with the Scanning Electronic Microscope – Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

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The lotus’s symbolic origins trace back millennia, inspiring the Bhagavad Gita, Chinese poetry, and Buddhist philosophy. In Ancient Egyptian mythology it was the symbol of the sun, creation, and rebirth.

 

The lotus represents clean aesthetics and the cycle of creative work. We strive to create meticulous solutions that are unified, recognizable, and timeless across a range of mediums and experiences.

EXHIBITIONS

 

OLD MAIN GALLERY . Bozeman, MT 2017
LENSCULTURE EMERGING TALENT . Berkeley, CA 2015
LINUS GALLERY . Pasadena, CA 2014
EXPOSURE  . NYC, Paris, Milan, Hong Kong 2014
ESSENTIA . Belltown, Seattle, WA 2013
CUTZ MERIDIAN . Wallingford, Seattle, WA 2013
AVANTI ART & DESIGN . Greenwood, Seattle, WA 2013
HAVEN . Ballard, Seattle, WA 2013
OK GALLERY . Pioneer Square, Seattle, WA 2013
LE FETE DES ARTISTES . B&O, Seattle, WA 2012
GLAAD ART AUCTION . Metropolitan Pavilion, NYC 2012
PHOTOGRAPHERS FOR WORLD AID . Copenhagen, Denmark 2012
CRIPPING CULTURE . School of Art, UW, Seattle, WA 2011
THE TASTE OF GSBA . The Sheraton Downtown, Seattle, WA 2010
THE ART OF FASHION . Webster Hall, NYC 2009
MEDITATIONS IN ENTROPY . Thornton Room, NYC 2009
GLAAD OUTAUCTION NYC . Metropolitan Pavilion, NYC 2009
YESSIAN OPEN . Yessian Studios, NYC 2009
GLAAD OUTAUCTION NYC . Metropolitan Pavilion, NYC 2008

COLLABORATIONS

 

We don’t currently have any openings, but are always looking to collaborate with technologists and artists. Please send your work to info@lotuseffects.com or get in touch here.

PROJECTS BREAKDOWN
CATEGORY / TOTAL
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WORKS

Clients, Commissioned, Non-Profit

Metropolitan Museum of Art NYC

Museum of Modern Art NYC

Natural History Museum NYC

International Center of Photography NYC

Metropolitan Pavilion NYC

Glenn Gissler Design NYC

Michael Marquand Photography NYC

Marilinda Hodgdon Visual Designs NYC

LensProToGo Concord, MA

Andrea Blanch Photography NYC

44th Street Health & Wellness NYC

Better Body Solutions NYC

Exposure NYC, Paris, Milan, Hong Kong

LensCulture Berkeley, CA

Smithsonian Institute Washington D.C.

WPDWA Copenhagen, Denmark

Asian Art Museum San Francisco, CA

Aquarium by the Bay San Francisco, CA

Linus Gallery Pasadena, CA

Matador Records NYC

Car Seat Headrest Seattle

Naked Giants Seattle

Beggars Group NYC

Thornton Studio Photographers NYC

Cheer NY NYC

GLAAD NYC

Comix NYC

Yessian Studios NYC

Hulaween @ Suwannee Music Park Live Oak, FL

Museum of Natural History Gainesville, FL

Electric Forest Rothbury, MI

Architecture Weekly Portland, OR

Big Sky Resort Big Sky, MT

Museum of the Rockies Bozeman, MT

Rialto Bozeman, MT

Zone4 Magazine Bozeman, MT

Rocky Mountain Gardening Bozeman, MT

Old Main Gallery Bozeman, MT

MHM Bozeman, MT

Lalamilo Bozeman, MT

The Kitchen Coach Bozeman, MT

Health In Motion PT, Inc. Bozeman, MT

Yellowstone Acupuncture Bozeman, MT

Lazy 4 Minerals, LLC Bozeman, MT

HM Brand, LLC Livingston, MT

Experience Music Project Seattle, WA

Public Library Seattle, WA

University of Washington Seattle, WA

El Comite Seattle, WA

Occupy Wall Street

LiveInclusive Seattle, WA

GLSEN Washington State Seattle, WA

Greater Seattle Business Assoc. Seattle, WA

Urban Bee Co. Seattle, WA

Common Acre Seattle, WA

Fluid Style Seattle, WA

Essentia Seattle, WA

Coldwell Banker Bain Seattle, WA

B&O Seattle, WA

Avanti Art & Design Seattle, WA

Haven Salon Seattle, WA

Cutz Meridian Seattle, WA

Bruce Bickford Seattle, WA

Max Baucus US Senator of Montana

Eric Schmidt Google CEO

Helen Hong Los Angeles

Eli Claire Vermont

Marissa Mulder NYC

Richard Koons NYC

Craig Strulovitz Design NYC

Bren Sullivan Seattle, WA

Troy Kyndal Seattle, WA

Mike Genato Music Los Angeles

Irene Merring Music Los Angeles

Concord Cheese Shop Concord, MA

Trinity Lutheran New Easton, MA

Jamila Boston, MA

Yellowstone National Park

Olympic National Park

Mt. Rainier National Park

Redwood National & State Parks

Grand Teton National Park

Everglades National Park

Biscayne National Park

Badlands National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park

Florida Keys

Coastal Maine