Michael Thede Design

3336 Cottonwood Dr
Saint Charles MO 63301
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Michael Thede Design LLC Michael Thede Design LLC 105 North Main Street, No. 105 St., MO 63301 Charles 636-925-0312 michael@michaelthededesign.com Michael Thede Design is one block from the banks of the Missouri River in the St. Louis suburb of St. Charles, Missouri.Located next to Historic Main Street, our office is 35 minutes from downtown St. Louis and 15 minutes from Lambert - St. Louis International Airport. Life here is decidedly less hectic, allowing us to provide our clients with consummate service and design excellence in an environment of creative thought. Founded with unbridled optimism on a rainy April Fools Day, Michael Thede Design is a strategic design and branding consultancy with over 15 years expertise in all disciplines of design.Our work encompasses corporate identity and communications, brand development, annual report design, advertising, displays, retail packaging and information architecture for the internet. From humble beginnings in the sleepy farm town of Aledo, Illinois, Michael Thede has established himself as a bright young star in the world of design. Upon graduating from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Michael spent 14 years honing his craft for nationally recognized firms in Houston, Los Angeles and St. Louis prior to founding Michael Thede Design in April of 2004. Michael's work has been recognized by the Art Directors Club of New York, The Type Directors Club of New York, Graphis books, Communication Arts, Print, the American Institute of Graphic Arts, the AR100, the Mead Annual Report Show, the National Association of Investors Nicholson Awards, the Houston Art Directors Club and the St. Louis Chapter of the American Institute of Graphic Arts. MICHAEL JACOB PHOTOGRAPHY - Michael Jacob is a highly talented and well regarded St. Louis photographer. Michael Thede Design collaborated with Michael to create the stationery system by which his newly expanded studio location would be known. The black and metallic silver palette, which pays homage to photography's early origins, is complimented by carefully crafted typography and rich paper stocks to exemplify the level of skill and expertise Michael provides to each of his clients. VILLA DUCHESNE/OAK HILL SCHOOL - Since its founding in 1928, Villa Duchesne/Oak Hill School has provided exemplary educational to its students. Michael Thede Design worked with the Villa to create a new admissions program worthy of their own standards of excellence. The 28 pg. View Book celebrates the theme "Step into the Journey" by telling, in words and pictures, the path of growth and learning students take from kindergarten through high school at the Villa. A die-cut folder, refined admissions forms and mailing envelope complete this well rounded program. Recognition - AIGA: St. Louis 11 Show; CASE District VI Regional Winner ( Grand Gold, Gold, Silver ); CASE National Circle of Excellence Award Winner. ELEMENT MARKETS - Houston based Element Markets is an authority in the arena of emissions, renewable energy markets and technologies. Michael Thede Design worked with Element Markets to develop and implement a corporate logotype and stationery system which allows them to present their products and services in a thoughtful, professional manner. The hand drawn "three-leaf" logo captures the essence of their environmental efforts and is emblematic of the three tiered structure of their services. Recognition - AIGA: St. Louis 11 Show NEW PAGE CORPORATION - New Page Corporation manufactures and distributes fine coated printing papers. They asked Michael Thede Design to create a memorable corporate holiday gift, crafted entirely on their paper, which they could present to their top clientele. To create something truly special, we called upon the talents of renowned landscape photographer Gary Faye. Working with Gary, we created a series of signed/numbered original photographic prints and limited edition posters. The prints were housed in a presentation fo