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Interactive Design

No. 31 / November 5, 2008

Wonderful Union @ Hive

Hive is an experience design forum hosted by James Robinson at MercuryCloud and the Seattle AIGA each month. We were honored to be ask to speak tonight at this months event. Thanks to everyone who came out to hear us and the team at MercuryCloud for hosting a great event.

It was great meeting new people and to discuss some of our recent projects.

No. 30 / October 2, 2008

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

For the last few months we have been hard at work providing a set of interactive modules for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. This week marks the re-launch of the foundation website and we are honored to have worked with a great team on such an amazing project.

Visit the homepage and the interactive map to see some of our work and learn more about this great cause.

No. 16 / July 25, 2008

Gateway to the Games

After months of hard work we are extremely excited to announce our most recent project for our friends at Getty Images, the official photographer of the Olympics. The website is available in 7 languages and showcases the best Olympic imagery from the past 100 years.

Visit the site

No. 26 / July 23, 2008

Escape Route

Jesse Brown is an artist / designer originally from Seattle, now living in Chicago. His paintings, sculptures and a book of drawings are inspired by structures, pattern, type, escapism and nostalgia. We'd love to see you at the opening of the show August 9th, 2008, 6-10 PM!

View the gallery page for more info.

No. 24 / June 9, 2008

We heart PDN

We are honored to be included in the Photo District News (PDN) 2008 award for our work on the Jeff Gros Photography website. The issue is on newsstands now.

View the winners here

No. 25 / June 3, 2008


Wonderful Union proudly presents "Object" by the creative collective Royale. Through an intense and visceral depiction of assembly, disassembly and ultimately destruction, the exhibit proposes an alternate perspective on the idea of essence in the absence of semantic distortion.

View the gallery page for more info.

No. 23 / May 6, 2008


Wonderful Union is proud to present “Topografika” by the creative collaborative, Section Seven. The show is a visual experiment in artificial and imaginary microcosms and the life-forms that inhabit them. The show opening is this Saturday, May 10th, 2008, 6-10 PM

View the gallery page for more info.

UPDATE: You can check out photos of the opening night on our Flickr.

No. 14 / February 20, 2008

Game On!

We have been busy for almost 10 months working with our friends over in Microsoft's XNA group on the highly anticipated relaunch of their Creator Club website. Today at the 2008 Game Developer Conference Microsoft unveiled the updated site during their yearly keynote. The Creator Club is the go to website offering a plethora of educational videos and resources for emerging Xbox developers.

No. 13 / February 14, 2008

Invisible Creature Show

We couldn't be more excited to announce the upcoming Invisible Creature show. Don and Ryan have been hard at work on exclusive pieces for the show and will be unveiling their newest creations at the Wonderful Union Gallery on Saturday April 12th. Stay tuned for more information soon.

No. 12 / January 10, 2008

Optimized for iPhone

We just released an iPhone friendly version of our site. For all you lucky iPhone visitors out there, you can now experience a minimal version of our site optimized for our favorite device.

No. 10 / November 20, 2007

Wonderful Union Gallery Presents: “Memphis”

Wonderful Union Gallery proudly presents "Memphis," a photographic investigation of the enchanting, timeless city of the South by Jeff Gros. We'd love to have you stop by the opening reception December 8th, 2007.

No. 9 / October 31, 2007

What Can We Say?

We did it! We found the time between projects to take ourselves on as the client and design a new website. Take a look at our work or just drop a line and say hello. We’re quite nice people and look forward to hearing from you!

No. 8 / October 14, 2007

Wonderful Union Gallery Presents: “Must Warn Others”

Thank you to everyone who made it out to the opening of our first gallery show “Must Warn Others.” The fundraiser for World Vision was a huge success. For more information on the show and the photographers involved, visit www.mustwarnothers.com.

No. 7 / September 25, 2007

Getty Images

After over two years of working with the great people at Getty Images, we’re happy to announce the launch of their new website. We designed and developed the homepage and supplied their team with design directions and concepts for their new site. With months of researching, testing and concepting some exciting directions we’re proud of the results.

No. 6 / July 20, 2007

Awards, Awards, Awards

After months of hard work on the “Gestalt” website with our friends at remerinc., we're now reaping the benefits. In the past few months, the Getty Images campaign has been recognized by many major awards shows including Cannes Lion, The Webby Awards, The New York Festivals Interactive Awards and Summit Creative Award.

No. 5 / June 21, 2007

We’re Getting Fat…

with awards, that is. We were ecstatic to hear our name called out at this year’s Seattle Show. We were awarded The Seattle Show’s coveted award, oddly titled “The Chubby,” for our work on the Getty Images “Change Me” website. We also were nominated for 2 other websites: Getty Images “Gestalt” and Nintendo “Tetris DS.”

No. 4 / June 10, 2007

We Are Gros

Our friend Jeff Gros’ photography has always been a studio favorite. Obviously, we were excited when he chose us for a complete branding package: logo, identity, business cards, letterhead, website, and promotional book. Today marks the launch of Jeff’s website. Be sure to check out his latest collection of imagery.

No. 3 / June 9, 2007

Home Sweet Home

After spending the last year in Belltown, we decided we missed Ballard too much and have moved back. We’re excited about the new space and are in the process of laying down hardwood floors and trying not to chop off any fingers with the saw. One of the best parts of the new space? We will be opening a gallery, a dream of ours for sometime. We can’t wait to present work from some of our favorite artists.

No. 2 / May 15, 2007

Morrow Snowboards

We were brought in by the fine folks over at K2 to create the Morrow Snowboards 07/08 website. We helped bring their dreams to life with an online version of their stunning winter catalog.

No. 1 / April 21, 2007

I Know What You Did Last Night

We all have wild ideas from time to time. Sometimes we take them too far. Our resident wildman, Michael, decided to take his love for photoblogs to the next level by replacing the usual party pics with where the party really happens: on the dance floor. Let me see that fancy footwork and dance your way over to Last Nights Shoes.

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