Stanford PACS Selects 10 Thousand Design

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MINNEAPOLIS– The Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (Stanford PACS) has selected 10 Thousand Design as its design partner. The firm will develop a new identity and logo for the Stanford University center, as well as a toolkit of communication materials to roll out later this year, including a brochure, posters and event materials.     

“10 Thousand is an ideal partner for us to address a complex design challenge in a sophisticated and accessible way,” said Annie Rohan, director, external relations, Stanford PACS. “As we grow and evolve as a leading academic Center with a mission to bring together scholars, practitioners, and leaders in philanthropy and social innovation, we look forward to our new brand identity – one that will represent us as a rigorous, inspirational, and also practically accessible academic center.”

“We’re excited to work with such a well-regarded organization and develop a robust, refined system that reflects its values and philosophy,” said Ed Bennett, founder & executive design director, 10 Thousand Design.

10 Thousand Design is a new interdisciplinary brand design firm that launched in Minneapolis this August. The firm has a distinct, agile approach driven by innovation, inventiveness and the ever-changing preferences of today’s consumers. As a Colle+McVoy partner, 10 Thousand Design has had the pleasure of collaborating with brands such as Target, Invisalign, General Mills, DuPont, August Schell Brewing Company, Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society, Indian Motorcycle, USA Swimming and Caribou Coffee. The 10 Thousand Design team’s work has received national and international recognition, including accolades from AIGA, Communication Arts, Lürzer’s Archive and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, among others.

About The Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society

The Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (Stanford PACS) is a research center for students, scholars and practitioners to explore and share ideas to improve philanthropy, strengthen civil society and effect social change. Stanford PACS also publishes the preeminent journal Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR). For more information, visit Standford PACS.

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