Happening Recently at Jell

A rebranding refresh for the Grant Park Music Festival’s website

To kick off the new year, we celebrated by launching a complete design refresh — the second such refresh in seven years — of the Grant Park Music Festival site we first created in 2009. MORE >

Posted January 2, 2017

Harris Theater’s website reimagined — and responsive

Today’s relaunch of the Harris Theater website was a welcome event — a much-needed makeover we’ve all been eagerly anticipating. We launched our original site for Harris five years ago. MORE >

Posted October 3, 2016

25 years of After School Matters celebrated at Gala 2016

It was a spectacular evening on Navy Pier. At the Pier’s entryway, the 200-foot-tall Centennial Wheel was bathed in glowing purple LED light in honor of After School Matters, the nation’s largest organization offering after-school and summer programs for underserved teens. MORE >

Posted September 20, 2016

Annual report: After School Matters reaches further in 2015

As Mellody Hobson (Board Chair) and Mary Ellen Caron (Chief Executive Officer) point out in their newest annual report, After School Matters has done it again. MORE >

Posted August 8, 2016

Ocient: branding the next ultra-hot Chicago startup

Spoiler alert: at the moment, we can’t disclose much of anything about the startup known as “Ocient” — other than it is among the most exciting new technology companies we’ve ever seen. Here’s what we can share. The company was founded by  MORE >

Posted August 2, 2016

Small but mighty relaunch for noted litigation boutique

When it comes to commercial litigation — especially the really tough cases, those where the brand reputation or financial fate of a business is on the line — there is one boutique law firm in Chicago that comes to everyone’s mind: Novack and Macey. MORE >

Posted June 14, 2016

Launching a new family of websites for Miniat

Back in October 2015, we told you about our internal brand activation project with the Miniat Family of Companies. We helped Miniat leadership announce their newly-formulated mission (branded “Driven to Serve™”) to employees. Today we’re proud to announce the launch of a whole fleet of websites. MORE >

Posted April 3, 2016

Brand launch for Evanston Cradle to Career, a collective impact initiative

Jell loves Evanston. It’s a city known for its rich culture, racial and ethnic diversity, sense of community, and commitment to higher social ideals. But Evanston is still a work in progress. Communicating the issues at hand became central to our branding and messaging engagement with Evanston Cradle to Career. MORE >

Posted January 25, 2016

Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation Rebranding

After a recommendation from the Woman’s Board of Northwestern Memorial Hospital, we met with leadership of Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation to discuss a rebranding of their venerable organization. MORE >

Posted December 16, 2015

Celebrating the launch of the Explore Chicago Collections website

Last night, we celebrated a website launch. But it wasn’t just any website. This one was a year in the making, at least as far as Jell’s involvement goes. MORE >

Posted November 6, 2015