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Jane Goldman and Carol Balacek, of Instant Comma, Inc., approached ERA404 about designing and developing the online presence for their new magazine, CHOW. The magazine, dedicated to “Food, Drink and Fun,” has a youthful, energetic approach to cuisine. With this in mind, ERA404 designer, Chris Whaites, and developer, Juliano Ghisi, created a site showcasing the periodical’s style and culture.
“We changed our priorities during the development process, and ERA404 was quick to shift gears to meet our new requirements. They proved to be flexible and professional.”
Carol Balacek, CIO
ERA404 had the honor of working with Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe to design and develop the official site for the late tennis legend, Arthur Ashe.
The site features information and videos on Mr. Ashe’s life, lessons and legacy, an introduction, and a fully-interactive guided site tour.
As “The Electronic Theatre Presents” began to emerge on television in major cities across the country, venues requested a 30s spot to promote the show and it’s time slot. The result was a visit to a surreal movie theatre on a gloomy night to watch highlights of ETP productions and work the Jujubes out of your teeth.
Rand Burrus, of RANDM, approached ERA404 in 2001 to design his vision for the Target Holiday Boat. ERA404 worked on all onsite design work for the USS Target and its adjoining three tents. The event included a display of 92 of the retailer’s hottest products for the holiday season, a redemption center, Internet ordering stations, gift-wrapping, refreshments, and Santa Claus himself, decked head to toe in a Target-dotted suit.
“It is a great benefit to be able to show a client exactly what you have in mind for a project. With my latest project, the comment I heard most often was…‘It looks exactly like the renderings. This is unbelievable!”
Rand Burrus, President
Upon completion of Irwin Entertainment‘s Hero Logo Animation, ERA404 was asked to design/produce the NYC-based production company’s stationery system.
The design, which was featured in PrintCritic, pushes the envelope of their energetic, bold identity.