You’d think we were a much bigger firm.

Our work has raised millions of dollars, changed minds, opened hearts and inspired ordinary people to act on their ideals for the good of society. These are the real rewards of great work.

 

Selected Awards, Published Works & Interviews

Awards

Hermes Creative Awards
Platinum & Gold, 2017, 16, 15, 13, 12, 11, 10, 09, 08
Honorable Mention, 2015, 13, 12, 11

American Graphic Design Awards (GD USA)
Certificate of Excellence, 2016, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 09

W3 Web Awards
Gold, 2013; Silver, 2014, 07

Empixx Awards (American Pixel Academy)
Gold and Platinum, 2011
Honoring excellence in multimedia motion graphics.

American Web Design Awards (GD USA), 2013, 12, 11

APEX Awards for Publication Excellence, 2016

Creativity Annual Awards
Honorable Mention, 2013, 11, 10, 09; Gold & Silver, 2008, 07, 06

New York Book Festival
Grand Prize, 2009

Summit International Awards
Gold, 2010, 08, 07, 06; Silver, 2012, 10, 09, 06; Bronze, 2014, 11, 08, 07
Recognizing excellence of design firms internationally.

International Davey Awards
Gold, 2013, 08, 07, 05; Silver, 2016, 15, 13, 12, 11, 10, 09, 08, 06, 05; Best in Show, 2005
Recognizing excellence of design firms.

Rebrand 100 International Awards
Notable Finalist, 2006
Recognizing the most effective rebranding projects internationally.

American Institute of Graphic Arts
Fellows Award, 2005
Prestigious award honoring Beth Singer’s contributions to raising the standards of excellence in design practice and conduct.

American Institute of Graphic Arts, Washington, D.C. Chapter 
AIGA 50 Awards2005, 04, 03, 00, 98, 96, 94, 92, 90
Competition honoring 50 innovative designs.

Art Directors Club of Metropolitan Washington
Silver Award, 2006; Distinctive Merit Awards, 2009, 06, 05, 03, 02, 99, 95, 94, 93, 91, 90, 89, 87, 86, 85, 84, 83, 81

American Association of Museums
Publications Design Competition Winner, 2004, 03, 00

American Institute of Graphic Arts
National Communication Graphics Show, 2006, 99

Print Magazine
Region's Best, 2012, 06, 99

Graphis Magazine 
Design Annual, 2007

American Graphic Design & Advertising Award
Logos & Trademarks, 2012; Publication Design, 2011 (Best), 2010 (Second Place); Environmental Graphics, 2012, 2011 (Second Place), 2010

Communicator Awards
Gold, 2014, 13, 12; Silver, 2017, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 09
Creative excellence for communications professionals.

International Association of Business Communications, D.C. Chapter
Spectra Award of Merit, 2008; Silver Inkwell Award of Merit, 2000

Published Works and Interviews

GD USA magazine, October 2011. “The Culture of Green” issue, featuring innovative sustainability practices of Beth Singer Design.

The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Graphic Design, Marjorie Crum and Marcia Layton Turner (Alpha Books/Penguin Group, 2008).
Features six works demonstrating how design makes information more understandable and appealing.

STEP Inside Design magazine, March/April 2006. “Top 100” design issue featured outdoor sculptural totems­—a joint project of Beth Singer Design and Smith Strategic for the National Association of Realtors headquarters plaza.

Information Graphics and Visual Clues: Communicating Information through Graphic Design, Ronnie Lipton (Rockport Publishers, 2002). Featured D.C. Public Library logo and creative process.

The 7 Essentials of Graphic Design, Allison Goodman (HOW Design Books, 2002). Featured American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s 50th anniversary logo in the “Identity” chapter, discussing the strategy of merging two separate icons and the visual tension enhanced by their joining.

American Institute of Graphic Arts Washington, D.C., Chapter’s Journal, 2004–2005
Beth Singer authored five articles on design, client services, professional development and management topics.

Works Featured in Design Books

  • TrademarksUSA, 2011

  • Creativity, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2004–2006

  • Graphis Design Journal: Americas, 2010

  • LogoLounge: 3000 Animal & Mythology Logos, 2010

  • The New Big Book of Layouts, 2010

  • Letterhead & Logo Design, 2009

  • The Big Book of Design Ideas, 2008, 2003

  • American Corporate Identity, 1998–2008

  • The Big Book of Logos, 2007, 2004

  • The Big Book of Brochures, 2006

  • Global Corporate Identity, 2006, 2004

  • The Big Book of Business Cards, 2005

  • LogoLounge Book, 2005