Colin Davis Answers Five Q's for Screen Magazine
July 8, 2014 — Buzz

DK Chicago’s Executive Producer Colin Davis answers five questions for Screen Magazine Online. Check it out at Screenmag.com

Behind the Scenes: Photorealistic CG Food
June 30, 2014 — Projects

Advertising agency, StrawberryFrog, approached DK to find a creative partner to help launch Ehrmann’s Mixim creamy greek yogurts, the brand’s first television commercial in the United States. Go behind the scenes to see how the spot was created.

Free Makerhaus Event: IOT Hack and Tell with DK
June 20, 2014 — Events

Join DK and Intel for a free Internet of Things Hack and Tell at Makerhaus Seattle on Wednesday, June 25. The evening includes hardware demos from both DK and the “Internet of Things” team at Intel.

Ad Age Names DK Top Independent Digital Agency
June 10, 2014 — Buzz

Advertising Age named five in demand independent digital shops, including Digital Kitchen.

DK's Short Film at SIFF & Starbucks Digital Network
June 9, 2014 — Buzz

DK’s short film titled, “Sea Folk,” appeared at the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) and on the Starbucks Digital Network as part of the 2014 Fly Filmmaking Challenge, a short film competition premiering annually at SIFF. The film appeared on the Starbucks Digital Network from May 30 to June 2, via in-store wi-fi at 7,000 company-operated Starbucks locations across the United States.

For this year’s Fly Filmmaking Challenge, instead of focusing on individual directors, the Festival challenged five local production companies to create short films inspired by the theme “Seattle, I Love You.” This year’s shift in focus recognizes the efforts of Commercialize Seattle, a new business campaign by Washington Filmworks in partnership with the Seattle Office of Film + Music designed to drive local film production and make Seattle a top destination for commercial film production.

DK Wins Best in Show at SEGD Global Design Awards
June 9, 2014 — Awards

DK’s work within the Tom Bradley International Terminal won “Best in Show” at the SEGD Global Design Awards. The program was established in 1987 to recognize excellence in environmental graphic design. They are the only international design awards focused on communication in the built environment.

LAX Lands Silver National ADDY
June 3, 2014 — Awards

DK’s experiential work at LAX’s Tom Bradley International Terminal was recognized with a Silver ADDY in the American Advertising Awards national competition. The work also won both a Best in Show and Gold Award: Out of Home, Interior by American Advertising Federation’s (AAF) local Los Angeles affiliate, Ad Pros LA.

DK Wins Two Marketing NW Awards
May 22, 2014 — Awards

DK was awarded two wins at Marketing NW’s annual competition, which recognizes the best local work coming out of the Pacific Northwest. DK won Best Integrated Campaign for Whole Foods Market and Best App for Tinytron.

DK Wins Three Summit Creative Awards
May 20, 2014 — Awards

DK’s AT&T U-verse account was awarded three Summit Creative Awards including two silvers and a bronze for video and documentary projects.

DK at Cannes / Art Meets Advertising Panel
May 15, 2014 — Events

DK Executive Creative Director, Matt Mulder, is heading to the 2014 Cannes International Festival of Creativity to join a Microsoft panel discussing how today’s wizards are changing culture and turning tech into art. Email press at thisisdk.com to connect with DK at the festival.

AT&T U-verse Wins 11 Communicator Awards
May 15, 2014 — Awards

DK’s work for AT&T U-verse was awarded 11 Communicator Awards for production work spanning original entertainment and sport documentaries to commercials, animation and graphics on the platform.

DK Awarded One Show Pencil & Design Merit
May 12, 2014 — Awards

Two of DK’s environmental design projects received recognition at the 2014 One Show Design Awards. DK was awarded a Silver Pencil for LAX and a Design Merit for the Monarch Digital Installation at The Cosmopolitan.

Great Talks: DK Welcomes Microsoft's Rick Barraza
May 9, 2014 — Events

As part of our monthly “Great Talks” series, DK Seattle welcomed Rick Barraza, Microsoft’s Senior Technical Evangelist and and Design Technologist for the company’s Coding4Fun group. Rick shared his point-of-view on bridging art and technology.

DK Wins Design Prize at New York Festivals
May 2, 2014 — Awards

DK was awarded a Third Prize at the New York Festivals in the Design category for our work on The Cosmopolitan’s Monarch digital installation.

DK at Film Finance Forum East
April 16, 2014 — Events

DK’s President and co-Founder, Don McNeill, participated in a panel covering, “Strategies for Capitalizing on Third Screen, Social Media and Branded Entertainment” at Film Finance Forum East in NYC on April 15. See coverage of the panel in Variety.

Adweek: Cards Against Humanity & DK Launch PWNMeal
April 10, 2014 — Projects

DK helped Cards Against Humanity satirize gamer-marketing with the launch of Pwnmeal: Extreme Gaming Oatmeal at the 2014 Pax East Conference. Typically at gaming conferences, attendees are inundated with marketing from caffeinated products such as drinks, gum and beef jerky. We pushed the trend to ridiculous with the introduction of caffeinated oatmeal, the official porridge of e-sports. View the spot here and Adweek article.

Creative Interviews with DK Executive Creative Directors
March 27, 2014 — Buzz

Interview series, Creative Interviews, connected with DK Executive Creative Directors Matt Mulder and Camm Rowland on a variety of topics from career advice to favorite campaigns.

Brooks Running Names DK Digital AOR
March 21, 2014 — Buzz

Digital Kitchen was named digital agency of record for Brooks Running Company. DK will develop a strategic digital approach, including social media, experiential, content and web elements for the Seattle-based running company.

DK Wins Gold at Seattle ADDYs
March 20, 2014 — Awards

DK took home a Gold Seattle ADDY in the integrated marketing category for the Whole Foods Market “We Are Earthlings” campaign.

DK Seattle's Josh Hayward Speaks at PechaKucha Seattle
March 12, 2014 — Events

Catch DK Seattle Creative Director, Josh Hayward, at PechaKucha Seattle on March 27. The event’s theme is Design in Motion: Innovation at the Speed of Thought.

AT&T U-verse Buzz Content Wins at NY Festivals
March 11, 2014 — Awards

Two AT&T U-verse Buzz specials were recognized by the New York Festivals TV& Film awards. DK and Buzz’s coverage of New York Fashion Week won both a Bronze and Finalist Merit award.

Meet Paralympian Evan Strong
February 21, 2014 — Buzz

The DK family is so proud and honored to have met Paralympian Evan Strong for a profile piece with AT&T U-verse Sports. You can see some of that footage and met Evan in a piece from NBC Nightly News. Go Evan!

DK Takes Home Silver Content Award at DSE 14
February 14, 2014 — Buzz

DK was awarded a Silver Content Award for its work with The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas’s ticker signage at the 2014 Digital Signage Expo. DK discovered that even something as mundane as an underutilized ticker digital sign can become a nontraditional venue for a brand’s voice and attitude.

Tinytron Delivers At-Home Jumbotron for Seahawks Fans
January 29, 2014 — Buzz

DK Seattle has created Tinytron, your T.V.’s companion for The Big Game on Feb. 2. The experience delivers Seattle fan fuel right into your living room. As seen on Capitol Hill Seattle blog.

DK Creative Publishes The New Heroes Magazine
January 22, 2014 — Personnel

DK Sr. Creative Thomas Nicholas self published, wrote and designed issue three of The New Heroes magazine. The New Heroes Three was born from a need to make sense of a society that has lost touch with mythology. Issue Three features interviews with Daniel Arsham, Beetroot Design, Mauro Perucchetti, Jared David Paul, Ivan Forde, Tom Berry, and Delphine Diaw Diallo; artists exploring a new definition of mythology for our modern age. The New Heroes is printed on recycled newsprint stock and will have a short lifespan, making it important that its contents are disseminated orally, in the same way that myth has always been passed on itself. Visit Thomas’s site for more info.

Digital Kitchen Named Top Seattle Firm
January 17, 2014 — Buzz

Seattle Business named Digital Kitchen one of Seattle’s leading design firms in their feature on the “Power of Design”. See page 37.

Inside Look at Rose.Rabbit.Lie. Triptych
January 10, 2014 — Buzz

Eater and USA Today take an inside look at The Cosmopolitan’s newest creation, Rose.Rabbit.Lie. take an and DK’s custom mechanically enhanced triptych installation in the dining room. An enormous, backlit rendering of Hieronymus Bosch’s iconic triptych painting “Garden of Earthly Delights” is vibrantly brought to life with technology best known from 1970’s beer signage.

Santa Tracker Delights Millions
January 2, 2014 — Buzz

To celebrate the holidays with families all over the world, Digital Kitchen collaborated with the Microsoft Internet Explorer team and NORAD to create an interactive Santa Tracker experience that brought the North Pole to life. This year, Santa’s journey added 146,307 new Twitter followers and 1.45 million “likes” on Facebook. The website attracted 19.58 million unique visitors.

FWA Interviews DK ECD Matt Mulder
November 27, 2013 — Buzz

The FWA spent some time with DK Seattle Executive Creative Director, Matt Mulder, to learn what inspires him creatively and discuss some of his favorite projects. Checkout the full interview here.

DK Creates Holiday Destination for Whole Foods Market
November 26, 2013 — Projects

Digital Kitchen partnered with Whole Foods Market to create the Holiday Cheat Sheet, a guide to the best of the holidays, sans the stress. The site provides guests an easy-to-navigate web experience offering compelling content, graphics and shareable tips. Holiday Cheat Sheet