Driehaus Foundation

Visually refreshing a non-profit organization committed to enriching the lives of allĀ Chicagoans.
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The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation supports the preservation and enhancement of the built and natural environments through historic preservation in neighborhoods throughout Chicago, encourages quality architectural and landscape design, and conservation of open space. The Foundation also supports arts and culture, investigative reporting and government accountability, and organizations that provide opportunities for working poor people.

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(left to right) Original logomark, architectural context research and inspiration for identity refresh, updated logomark.

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Logomark studies.

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The original logo.

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The new Driehaus identity offers a variety of lockups for flexible application.

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A balance of traditional sensibility and contemporary execution.
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A new website gives the Driehaus team full control of their digital content, including an interactive grants database that updates from their management system.
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Scope of Services


Research, analysis


Front-end development, back-end development, content management systems


Visual identity systems, brand guidelines, brand application


Digital experiences, print/packaging
Columbia College Chicago
Digital / Web Marketing / Campaigns Print / Packaging