DK Honored by Themed Entertainment Association
April 8, 2016 — Awards

DK was honored by the Themed Entertainment Association for “Outstanding Achievements” in the space and contributions to the LAX Bradley International Terminal at their annual “Thea” awards.

Chicago Biz Journal Covers Howard Brown Health Rebrand
March 31, 2016 — Buzz

DK unveiled the full rebrand including website, logo, annual report and marketing communications for Chicago’s Howard Brown Health organization. View the case and see coverage in the Chicago Business Journal.

Chicago Ad Federation Recognizes DK as Agency of the Year
March 17, 2016 — Awards

The Chicago Advertising Federation, one of the country’s oldest and largest advertising organizations, recognized DK as Agency of the Year for 2015.

DK Takes Home Content of the Year at DSE Awards
March 17, 2016 — Awards

The Digital Signage Apex Awards selected DK’s experiential work with Gensler and Microsoft as Content of the Year and Gold for Immersive Environments.

DK CEO SPEAKS AT ENTERTAINMENT EXPERIENCE EVOLUTION
February 24, 2016 — Events

DK’s CEO, Bill Fritsch, joins a panel discussing “Creating The Retail Environment of The Future” at the Entertainment Experience Evolution conference on February 24, 2016. The event analyzes how retail properties can more deeply engage consumers.

FITC SPOTLIGHT: EXPERIENCE DESIGN
February 10, 2016 — Events

Explore Digital Media Experiences Built for Physical Spaces: DK’s Director of Experience Design, Anthony Vitagliano, presents his talk “Experience Design and the Sense of Belonging” on May 7 in NYC.

DK'S DIRECTOR OF EXPERIENCE DESIGN SPEAKING AT DSE 2016
February 9, 2016 — Events

Anthony Vitagliano, DK’s Director of Experience Design, is speaking at DSE 2016 in Las Vegas on March 17. The title of his presentation: Title Sequences For Spaces.

IDEO Joins kyu Collective
February 9, 2016 — Buzz

Welcome IDEO to the kyu collective family. In addition to DK and IDEO, kyu includes Sid Lee, SY/Partners and Red Peak Group. See the announcement in FastCompany.

DK & THE HENNEGAN BROTHERS WIN TV FEATURE ECLIPSE AWARD
January 5, 2016 — Awards

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), Daily Racing Form and the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters (NTWAB) announced that Digital Kitchen’s production of “Ironman Perry Ouzts,” directed by the Hennegan Brothers, which tells the remarkable story of the 61-year-old journeyman jockey, and aired on AT&T U-Verse Sports on August 15, 2015, has won the prestigious Media Eclipse Award for Television – Feature.

Two DK Main Titles Named Best of the Year
December 18, 2015 — Buzz

DK Studios’ work for FX Networks’ Man Seeking Woman and Netflix’s Narcos were named in Vulture’s wrap-up of the best opening titles of 2015.

Microsoft Lobby Cube Wins FWA Site of the Day
December 8, 2015 — Awards

DK’s digital installation in partnership with Gensler at Microsoft’s headquarters was awarded FWA’s Site of the Day for December 8, 2015.

DIGITAL KITCHEN RANKED FIFTH IN BEST DIGITAL AGENCIES OF 2015
November 16, 2015 — Buzz

DK named #5 in a list of top 10 agencies of 2015 by 10 Best Design.

Origin Capital Brand Strategy
September 30, 2015 — Projects

Origin Capital is redefining real estate investing and disrupting the traditions of Wall Street, for a new class of investor in the crowdfunded market. Origin Capital and DK developed a brand strategy, visual identity, films and website —telling their story and helping establish their leadership in the category.

DK Studios Launches Narcos Titles
August 31, 2015 — Buzz

DK Studios created the opening titles for The Netflix original series, Narcos, which tells the extraordinary true-life story of the growth and spread of cocaine drug cartels across the globe.

DK WELCOMES CARLOS SEGURA FOR "GREAT TALKS"
August 18, 2015 — Buzz

Each month, DK Chicago invites the industry’s best into our office for a “Great Talk” where we share inspiration, friendship and lunch. We are excited and honored to spend an afternoon with Carlos Segura.

DK at IDSA 2015
August 11, 2015 — Events

DK’s Demetre Arges and Al Mendili will be speaking about “Ambient Storytelling” at the Industrial Designers Society of America annual conference on Friday, August 21.

DK PARTNERED WITH BOSE TO PRESENT TRAINING DAY WITH RORY MCIILROY
August 4, 2015 — Projects

DK worked with our client Bose to produce a video featuring Rory McIlroy learning the ins and outs of golf trick shots from the Bryan brothers.

DK's Chris Burns Talks Twitter CMO in Adweek
July 31, 2015 — Buzz

Ad Week quoted Digital Kitchen’s newly appointed Managing Director, Chris Burns, to discuss issues Twitter currently faces in the midst of hiring a first-time CMO, while simultaneously attracting new users.

DK Welcomes Chris Burns as Managing Director of Innovation & Brand Experience
July 23, 2015 — Personnel

Chris Burns joins DK to steward customer experience strategy, content marketing, experiential design and product development across the agency’s client portfolio. See coverage in the Chicago Business Journal.

Fortune: Top 5 VR Experiences at Comic Con
July 17, 2015 — Buzz

Fortune names FX The Strain’s (DK’s client) immersive “4D” Virtual Reality experience a top Five VR experience at San Diego Comic Con.

SEGD Features Kinecting with Nature; Microsoft Lobby Cube Experience
July 8, 2015 — Buzz

SEGD takes a look at DK’s partnership with Gensler on work done for Microsoft: The Lobby Cube Experience.

Sid Lee Joins kyu
July 6, 2015 — Buzz

We’re excited to welcome Sid Lee to the kyu collective family. Based in Montréal, Canada, Sid Lee has offices in Toronto, Amsterdam, Paris, New York and Los Angeles in addition to its Montréal headquarters. In addition to DK and Sid Lee, kyu includes SY/Partners and Red Peak Group.

NEW FWA AGENCY SPOTLIGHT FEATURES DIGITAL KITCHEN
July 6, 2015 — Buzz

Digital Kitchen was recently featured on FWA’s Agency Spotlight. DK discusses the story of how we came about, our most memorable projects, and our vision, which has remained the same for 20 years.

FX Networks’ Homer’s Dome Wins Gold at PromaxBDA Awards
June 12, 2015 — Awards

Congrats to our client FX Networks on being named Marketer of the Year at PromaxBDA last night and The Simpsons/Homer’s Dome activation at ComicCon winning Gold!

kyu, Hakuhodo DY Holding’s Strategic Operating Unit, Acquires Digital Kitchen
June 9, 2015 — Buzz

kyu, the strategic operating unit of Hakuhodo DY Holdings Inc. of Japan (“HDY”), has acquired Digital Kitchen, a creative content agency with offices in Seattle, Chicago and Los Angeles. Michael Birkin, kyu CEO, made the announcement today. Read full coverage in Ad Age.

DK at MODE Summit
May 4, 2015 — Events

DK + DK Studios’ Director, Motion Design, Chad Ashley, will be delivering a keynote at the 2015 MODE Summit in Dublin. The Summit is a gathering of design educators who specialize, research and teach in the area of motion design.

DK Welcomes Roy Skillicorn to Lead DK Studios
April 20, 2015 — Personnel

Digital Kitchen has announced the appointment of Roy Skillicorn as Executive Producer to launch, lead and build DK Studios, the company’s full-service content production studio. Check out the new DK Studios 2015 Reel.

DK Named One Show Finalist for FX Networks Titles
April 15, 2015 — Awards

DK’s work for our client FX Networks’ Man Seeking Woman was named as a One Show Finalist in the Design/Title Sequence Category.

DK to Appear at Stiges Next Festival
April 1, 2015 — Events

Digital Kitchen will be appearing at the Stiges Next Festival of Innovation in Communication and New Media on April 17 & 18.

DK Named Gold Winner in Digital Signage Expo Content Awards
March 12, 2015 — Awards

DK’s work with the The Chelsea Entertainment Venue located at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas was named a Gold winner in the annual DSE Apex Installation Content Awards. The program honors innovation in the development and deployment of technology in the global DOOH industry.