IN OUR CLIENT'S WORDS:
MARTIN SINKOFF, Vice President-Director of Marketing, Frederick Wildman and Sons, Ltd: Iris is a perfectionist with great style, wit and taste. Her art direction and project management are simply perfect and we have always been delighted by the results of our collaboration.
HATTIE K. JUTIGIR, Executive Director of Development and Planning, Lincoln Center Theater: Iris A. Brown has designed our Patron, Young Patron and Benefit invitations for many of the past seasons. Iris is imaginative and has impeccable taste, yet she understands Lincoln Center Theater's institutional image and is responsive to our needs. She is also efficient and always delivers a classy product on time and on budget. And by the way, she is a pleasure to work with!
RUTH COHEN, Director of Education Initiatives, American Museum of Natural History: IABD has the uncanny ability to meet their client's vision with dazzling creativity and innovative approaches that communicate complex ideas in a compelling style. I've been working with Iris on several different projects for different organizations over more than 15 years, and her capacity and range is tremendous, lending talents to everything from fundraising tools to web interfaces.
GUS ROGERSON, Artistic Director, The 52nd Street Project: The 52nd Street Project was founded in 1981 and has gone on to become one of New York City's institutional theaters. Our programs are widely recognized as a best practices model, and are replicated across the country and around the world. Our success springs in good part from the clarity and coherence of our mission, which is to bring the children of Hell's Kitchen together with professional artists to create original art and to establish long-term mentoring relationships. Iris A. Brown has been our graphic designer from the beginning. Her work has played, and continues to play, a crucial role in defining, and then refining and enhancing, who we are and what we do. Her work is endlessly inventive, full of wit and grace and a nimble intelligence, much like its creator. Iris and her work are essential to The 52nd Street Project.
JACK WALSH, Executive Producer, Celebrate Brooklyn! Performing Arts Festival & Vice President, Performing Arts, BRIC: IABD's work creating the [original] Celebrate Brooklyn logo was brilliant, her development of our season brochures, ads, signage and collateral is insightful, integrated and totally in sync with our aesthetic for the festival, and she is so knowledgeable and a joy to work with.
ODILA GALER-NOEL, Assistant Vice-President, Public Relations Director, Frederick Wildman & Sons, ltd.: The graphic design Iris A. Brown Design has created for Frederick Wildman & Sons has gone unmatched by any other design company I have ever worked with. Their eye for color and design and their keen sense of perception of any project that gets into their hands, is produced with quality and professionalism and a total understanding of the task at hand. It is a true pleasure to work with Iris who is so passionate about what she does — it certainly shows in her firm's work.
TARO ALEXANDER, Founder & President, SAY: Stuttering Association for the Young (formerly Our Time): When I come to Iris I have ideas all just kind of floating around in my mind. Iris makes it all make sense AND look beautiful. That is her gift — not just making beautiful and eye-catching design but making it make sense. Iris' designs elevate my entire company. Because of Iris' work people look at my organization in a different and much more flattering light. Iris just gets it and gets me and gets my organization. I owe so much to Iris and am eternally grateful for her heart, hard work, creativity, and vision.
SELECT CLIENT LIST
Iris seeks to partner with clients who's values and aspirations she shares and supports. These clients include some of New York's most vital non-profit cultural organizations, educational institutions, wine importers, publishers, film makers, textile manufacturers and many others.