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In The News: Awards & Recognitions


brandUNITY Work Published in New Text

brandUNITY's work will appear in a book published by HarperCollins, appearing on the books stands in February 2008. The text is called Market Smart Design, Great Design Examples: Created Specifically For Target Markets. Pieces appearing will include brandUNITY's design for Bainbridge in Bloom,

Creativity Award

brandUNITY won a 2008 Creativity Award for excellent web design for

Summit International Awards

brandUNITY President Ann Jensen Warman was selected to judge the 2008 Summit Creativity Awards. Dedicated to furthering excellence in the communications industry, the Summit International Awards administer rigorous competitions throughout the year. One of the premier arbiters of creative and communication excellence, the Summit Creativity Awards event is international in scope and includes these competitions: The Effectiveness Award, Emerging Media Award, and the Creative Award. MORE >>

Shoreline Communty College Advisory Board for Visual Communication

brandUNITY President Ann Jensen Warman was invited to be on the Shoreline Community College Advisory Board for Visual Communication Technology. 2008 - 2009. The Advisory Committee discusses industry trends and recommends curriculum changes in the Visual Communication Degree programs. Warman was Adjunct Professor for the VCT program in 2001-2003, teaching credit-required courses in Communication Design and Advertising.

Seattle Direct Marketing Association

brandUNITY President Ann Jensen Warman was selected to be a member of the Seattle Direct Marketing Association Board of Directors. She is National Liaison to the DMA. 2007 - present.

brandUNITY Wins Two Silver Distinction W3 Awards

brandUNITY won two 2006 Silver Distinction W3 Awards for outstanding work in website design and website development. The 2006 W3 Awards featured an impressive pool of over 2,300 entries from top agencies and firms worldwide. Honoring outstanding websites, web advertising, and web marketing, the W³ Awards is the first major web competition accessible to the largest agencies; the smallest firms; and everyone in-between. Small firms are as likely to win as Fortune 500 companies and international agencies.

The W3 Awards are sanctioned by the International Academy of the Visual Arts, an invitation-only body consisting of top-tier professionals from a "Who's Who" of acclaimed media, advertising, and marketing firms.BrandUNITY designed Bainbridge Youth Services was one of the sites receiving an award. In addition, this site has won three Outstanding Design and Development awards in international competitions including the Web Marketing Association's Web Awards. MORE>>

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WSA Newsbytes Article Published
Article on Digital Media published in WSA's Newsbytes June newsletter: ARTICLE HERE >>

Article Published in Media Inc. Magazine
brandUNITY article on 25 years of technology is published in Media Inc's twentieth anniversary issue.

Vistage Trusted Advisor
Ann Jensen Warman joins Vistage Trusted Advisor program. Vistage is a leadership development organization that brings businesses together in monthly half-day and full-day problem-solving sessions.

Brand Strategies Workshop a Sell-out
brandUNITY's Brand Strategies Workshop at Columbia Tower Club sells out with a waiting-list of Northwest regional businesses. brandUNITY opens sign-up for its Fall webinar.

New and Renewed Contracts
Print and website identity projects, logo development, identity programs, marketing projects, retainers:

Channel 12 Television; Community Housing Coalition; Health, Housing, and Human Resources Council; Bainbridge Chamber of Commerce Logo and Identity Development; Don Rooks Real Estate; Otto Greule Photography; J.Nyden and Company; Auction for the Arts; Bainbridge Garden Tour; The Gallery; Inventure, Peter Perry Trading Company; Geariety Law; Conflict Management Strategies; VanLumen Architectural Lighting, etc.

Bainbridge Youth Services Executive Board
Ann Jensen Warman elected to serve on the Bainbridge Youth Services (BYS) Executive Board. BYS promotes the social and emotional well-being of youth through counseling and diverse outreach programs. MORE ABOUT BYS>>

brandUNITYpresented the program: "Websites that Sell" at the Book Publishers NorthWest September 2005 meeting. brandUNITY's president, Ann Warman was an expert panelist at the Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce professional meeting in October 2005 talking about the state of websites and business development.

On November 1, 2005 Ann Jensen Warman presented a program at Seattle Freelances. She talked about case studies and growth paths of businesses which have optimally used and developed their websites to build business exposure and revenues.

brandUNITY was a sponsor of the Book Publishers Northwest Conference held November 4th and 5th, 2005. The all-day national conference was held at Mayflower Hotel in Seattle. Come visit brandUNITY there. MORE>>

WebAward 2005. brandUNITY won a national WebAward for outstanding website design and development of the website Executive Director of Bainbridge Youth Services, Lois Lee, and Board President, Lin Kamer-Walker, wrote the content for the site and Art Grice photographed the staff. Site features include use of Mambo for content management on the job page.

brandUNITY's Creative Director, Ann Jensen Warman, will serve as President for the SPGA/Seattle Graphic Artists Guild for the 2004-2006 term. The Guild is an artist advocate organization with about 120 members locally and 3000 members nationally. Check here for more information about the Guild.

The Webmaster Award - June 2004
The brandUNITY team once again wins awards for the design of This time the 2004 Webmaster Award was for design excellence. See the site here:

Search Engine Optimization article featured in Media Inc Magazine, January 2004 Ann Jensen Warman, founder of brandUNITY, submitted an article that was featured in Media Inc. Click here for the article.

Graphic Artists Guild Member Profile
Ann Jensen Warman was the featured artist in the Seattle Graphic Artists Guild weekly eNews. Read it here.

Golden Web Award - July 2003
Digital Media Communications, a division of brandUNITY, won a Golden Web award for design excellence and originality for the website, The site doubled online revenues for Bainbridge in Bloom over the previous year. brandUNITY also designed and developed the secure eCommerce center for the site.

Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, Inc.
brandUNITY's redesign of the Bainbridge Arts and Crafts website was awarded a WebAward for website excellence. The site features flash movies, unexpected mouseovers, interactive flash trailer, and copy written by art historian and writer, Victoria Josslin.

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