• It’s All Happening in Harlem

    September 17, 2014 | Posted By: | Blog |


    The Art Department is movin’ on up. Up to the heart of Central Harlem—with fantastic views of a neighborhood that inspires us and beautiful historic brownstones that surround us. We officially moved office on August 1st and are in the process of designing and renovating an ideal home work space. A dream project for two creatives living under one roof with lots of ideas—and opinions—we are fusing home and office with forward-thinking design, a discerning eye, and lots of good old-fashioned muscle. With more space than ever, The Art Department is expanding and we are growing more excited by the day, invigorated and well-positioned for a busy and productive autumn!

    New address:
    The Art Department
    166 W. 122nd St., #3W
    New York, NY 10027

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    The Art Dept Takes Center Stage!

    March 4, 2014 | Posted By: | Blog |


    It has been an exciting year for the Art Department, not only around the globe, providing lighting design for Volvo car shows in Frankfurt, Tokyo, Detroit, Los Angeles, Geneva and the upcoming Beijing Auto Show, but right here at home, in NYC. The Art Dept created lighting design and graphics for the production of OCD or The Trouble With Mrs. Henderson, an ambitious  play by Clay Edmonds produced by Gobsmacked Productions. With a two-week run in February at the Walker Street Theater in TriBeCa, the show was a smashing success. Set in the fifties with a retro look and feel, Niklas designed and produced sepia-toned lighting while Christie designed and executed the vintage-inspired 8-page playbill. Looking forward to more dramatic and engaging ventures in the upcoming months—as they say, the show must go on!

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    The Art Dept Featured in Visual Marketing Book!

    July 18, 2013 | Posted By: | Blog |

    I am happy to announce that Visual Marketing: 99 Proven Ways for Small Businesses to Market with Images and Design has just been published, and features the Art Department’s branding and campaigns for two of my favorite clients: Fuzzy Nation and Gotham PR! Each of the projects and solutions are given an entire spread, with visuals, detailed overviews, quotes from clients and designers, and even takeaway tips. We were thrilled to be included in this well-written collection put together by David Langton and Anita Campbell. The book is sold at Barnes and Noble, Borders, and on

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