this is why Utah is now super rad

this is why Utah is now super rad

The City of Santa Cruz and UCSC have joined forces to create internship opportunities for students in the tech and green start-ups. Check out the brand we created for PIE, Project for Innovation & Entrepreneurship. Learn more at innovatesantacruz.com.

The City of Santa Cruz and UCSC have joined forces to create internship opportunities for students in the tech and green start-ups. Check out the brand we created for PIE, Project for Innovation & Entrepreneurship. Learn more at innovatesantacruz.com.

$20,000 is an awesome way to start a new business. The UCSC Business Plan competition is offering a grand prize of just that to the team that can accomplish an executive summary and business plan that is totally awesome (and meets the criteria). If you’re a UCSC student, check out their site to learn more, and if you’re not, check out the dates to see when the next event is. Parachute recently designed this new logo for the competition, check it out.

$20,000 is an awesome way to start a new business. The UCSC Business Plan competition is offering a grand prize of just that to the team that can accomplish an executive summary and business plan that is totally awesome (and meets the criteria). If you’re a UCSC student, check out their site to learn more, and if you’re not, check out the dates to see when the next event is. Parachute recently designed this new logo for the competition, check it out.

Basically, the Lyon Bros are the best web development team in Santa Cruz. Period. We recently re-branded them, incorporating a digi-style crown with super clean type. We partner with them on any web project we can, from basic sites to iPhone applications and more.

Basically, the Lyon Bros are the best web development team in Santa Cruz. Period. We recently re-branded them, incorporating a digi-style crown with super clean type. We partner with them on any web project we can, from basic sites to iPhone applications and more.

Santa Cruz Rehearsal Studios is having their grand opening this Saturday, February 20th from 1-3. Check out the collateral we designed for them: postcard, business cards, and a free 1hr rehearsal session coupon. Come by 118 Coral St. this Saturday to check out the space, fully equipped with a live band and beer. Sweet.

Santa Cruz Rehearsal Studios is having their grand opening this Saturday, February 20th from 1-3. Check out the collateral we designed for them: postcard, business cards, and a free 1hr rehearsal session coupon. Come by 118 Coral St. this Saturday to check out the space, fully equipped with a live band and beer. Sweet.

Alter Ego’s jewelry is something completely different in that of itself; creating custom one of a kind pieces from vintage toys, beads, and basically anything you can think of. Erika Walton, a young entrepreneur native to Santa Cruz, started Alter Ego in 2003 and has gained attention from all over the world for her creative ideas. For her brand we wanted to create something as unique as her perspective, using hand drawn type combined with a classic type treatment for her signature.

Alter Ego’s jewelry is something completely different in that of itself; creating custom one of a kind pieces from vintage toys, beads, and basically anything you can think of. Erika Walton, a young entrepreneur native to Santa Cruz, started Alter Ego in 2003 and has gained attention from all over the world for her creative ideas. For her brand we wanted to create something as unique as her perspective, using hand drawn type combined with a classic type treatment for her signature.

Brand Narrative, a new media agency in NextSpace, is all about establishing heritage, history, and telling the stories behind brands. Our goal when designing their brand was to focus on a clean and simple image that conveys what they do best, tell stories. The camp fire icon raises ideas of foundation and core values. We’re also designing their website, which is one of our most exciting projects to date. Check back for the official launch date, early in March.

A few days late, but worth it. Devil Makes Three New Years Eve show, also featuring Tether Horse, poster designed and illustrated by Davy Reynolds.
Cheers.

A few days late, but worth it. Devil Makes Three New Years Eve show, also featuring Tether Horse, poster designed and illustrated by Davy Reynolds.

Cheers.

The Plastic Pollution Coalition is a non-profit organization with the vision of a world free of plastic pollution. Check out their website, designed by Parachute, to learn more about what you can do to relief the impact plastic has on our earth. Working with the PPC has definitely changed our daily decisions and habits in terms of plastic use, especially single use disposables.

A new, much needed, rehearsal studio is opening it’s doors in January. Santa Cruz Rehearsal Studios was started to provide a creative and quality environment for musicians to practice all types of music. The full website should be up next week, featuring details about the space as well as a lot of great local resources for musicians around Santa Cruz.

Introducing: Coastside Couture, founded by the lovely ladies Karissa Paxton & Heidi Hughett (formerly of Coastside Concierge & Couture Celebrations). Parachute created their brand based off their combined style & vision for the high end event planning industry. We’re building their brand from the ground up; logo, business cards, website, and advertising. More to come soon…

12seconds.tv’s latest application, 12mail, is creating a new beginning for virtual communication. The only application that combines both twitter and facebook platforms for video messaging, this thing is defo going to be standard on iPhones everywhere. Check out the logo we created, and go to the app store now and get it while it’s hot. Hot meaning free!
Click on the image to read more about this cool app on TechCrunch.

12seconds.tv’s latest application, 12mail, is creating a new beginning for virtual communication. The only application that combines both twitter and facebook platforms for video messaging, this thing is defo going to be standard on iPhones everywhere. Check out the logo we created, and go to the app store now and get it while it’s hot. Hot meaning free!

Click on the image to read more about this cool app on TechCrunch.

Recently launched, the new SOMA AirBag Designs™ website is ready to compete with the big boys. Check out the video to see some awesome board beatings, and read more about this innovative product.

Web Design by Parachute Creative.

On this fine California morning here at Parachute Creative we did breakfast right, mini cheese burgers and jelly cups. A breakfast DESIGNED for winners.

On this fine California morning here at Parachute Creative we did breakfast right, mini cheese burgers and jelly cups. A breakfast DESIGNED for winners.