* credentials //

// putting heaD, heaRT & hands to work //

_Eric Kass . 1970 –

Eric Kass has lived for forty some years in Indiana U.S.A. You may have seen his work in 25 plus magazines like Communication Arts, more than 55 design books and over 30 gallery shows including the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum or ricocheting around the web. He has over 20 years of varied design experience crafting comprehensive, awarded, branding, identity & package designs for a wide range of patrons around the globe, from start-ups to large corporations and in-house design departments specializing in artisanal food & beverage, boutique products, emerging technologies and artistic services. He has worked with some of Hollywood's biggest stars, as well as, homespun start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. In 2005 he founded Funnel : The Fine Commercial Art Practice of Eric Kass a full service branding studio serving the world from the Broad Ripple neighborhood of Indianapolis, Indiana. In 2011 Eric was nominated for a Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award in Communication Design.

* collaborating closely crafting chaos into carefully curated communication connecting consumers with commerce by concocting curious compelling comprehensive craft brand conceits with continuity consistency and clout //

// published in a heap of books //

While the main objective is making your dream tangible through thoughtful, effective branding, it's rewarding and valuable for all of us when work gets appreciated, published and shared in print and online.

// centrally located at funnel.tV //

My personal process focused on communication and collaboration creates a close personal relationship that is critical for creating inspired, immersive brands no matter where we are on the map. 


/ PATRONS : UNITED STATES OF AMERICA //

* CALIFORNIA 

Branding Studios - Los Angeles / Sweden

Back Yard Entertainment - Los Angeles

Blue Real Estate - Los Angeles

Brit + Co - San Francisco

Cesar Aristeiguieta  - Santa Monica

Cherish Films - San Francisco

The Combine ( Jeremy Renner ) - Los Angeles

Ernest & Julio Gallo  Winery - Modesta

Farm - San Diego

Fiske Films - Aliso Viejo

Food Strategies - San Francisco

JAC Photography - Los Angeles

Jessica Weiner - Los Angeles

Jimi Smoot  - Santa Monica

Juxtaposition Home - Newport Beach

LA Prep - Los Angeles

Michael + Anna Costa Photo - Santa Barbara

Mike Slack - Los Angeles

NBC Universal - Los Angeles

Pearl Street Films ( Matt Damon / Ben Affleck )
Los Angeles

Plush Puffs - Los Angeles

Rayjoyce Studios - Los Angeles

rEvolve - Oakland / Brooklyn /  Berkshires

Saarinen - Los Angeles

SkinMetro - Los Angeles

Velevet Bee - Santa Barbara


* COLORADO

853 Photo - Denver

Composition - Denver

Higher Health Medical - Denver

Jacks-N-Jills - Denver

Photogenic Lab Film + Photo - Denver

Prix Fixe - Denver

Sky Focus Films - Denver

Studio 853 Photo - Denver

Sunday Drive Studios - Denver


* FLORIDA 

3 Moms Icecream - Jacksonville Beach

Cabana Pictures - Palm Beach / Miami / NYC

Films by Francesco - Palm Beach

Jessica Davis Photo - Naples

Marlyne Alexander Photo - Miami

Photogenica Photo Booth - Tampa / Seattle / Austin

Property Obsessed - Miami

Ray Roman Films - Miami

Sabine Barrett - Pensacola

Tailored Twig - Palm Beach

Zimmerman & Associates - Fort Lauderdale


* ILLINOIS 

Abercrombie & Kent - Chicago

Forget Computers - Chicago

Green Genes - Chicago

Maddy's Organic Meals - Chicago

Mcgraw-Hill Higher Education - Chicago

Painted Light Gallery - Chicago

SystematIQ - Chicago


* INDIANA

Abigail Volkmann Photo - Indianapolis

Awkward Beauty - Indianapolis

Borschoff - Indianapolis

Central Indiana Land Trust - Indianapolis

Ellen Jackson Portraiture - Indianapolis

Et Lux - Indianapolis

Golden Rule - Indianapolis

Harold Miller Photography - Indianapolis

John Bragg Photo - Indianapolis

Keep Indianapolis Beautiful - Indianapolis

Linden Landscape & Design - Indianapolis

Linnea's Lights - Carmel

Litho Press - Indianapolis

Pearson Partners - Indianapolis

Pot-tee Prize Grab Bag - Indianapolis

Publicis - Indianapolis

Schott Design - Indianapolis

Second Presbyterian Church - Indianapolis

Shannon Forsell - Indianapolis

Society of Salvage - Indianapolis

Somersaults Life Archives - Indianapolis

Stacy Newgent Photo - Indianapolis

St. Luke’s United Mehodist Church - Indianapolis

The Cabaret - Indianapolis

The Goods - Indianapolis

The Michael Feinstein Foundation - Indianapolis

TTE Corporation : RCA - Indianapolis

Vigilant Eats - Bloomington

Yuspie - Indianapolis


* GEORGIA

Nick Burchell Photo - Atlanta

Nurturebaby - Atlanta

Pure Gold Photo - Atlanta

* KENTUCKY

Blevins Design - Louisville

Brown-Forman - Louisville

Kelvin Cooperage - Louisville


* MARYLAND

Blonde Photo - Laurel

Christina Keane Photo - Annapolis

Figure 53 - Baltimore - Fredrick

Lyon Distilling Co. - St. Michaels

Mary Kate Mckenna Photo

Michael Zemrose - Fredrick

Sara Jones - Baltimore

Vaunt - Baltimore

Waxing Kara - Chesterhaven Beach


* MASSACHUSETTS

Harvard Business Press - Boston

Lisa Rigby Photography - Boston

Study Point - Boston


* NEW JERSEY

Maxus Nails - Bergenfield

Beauticians List - Bergenfield


* NEW YORK 

Bespoke Atelier - NYC

Brett Forrest - NYC

Cabana Pictures - NYC / Palm Beach / Miami

Empire Cake - NYC

Empire-EEMCO - Buffalo

Field & Clover - NYC

Films by Francesco - NYC

Geranium Property - NYC

Living Maxwell - NYC

Marshall Kappel - NYC

Matthew David - NYC

Michael Feinstein - NYC

Neil Negri - NYC

Punam Bean Photo - NYC

Roey Yadgar Cinematography - NYC

Sequel Studio - NYC

Simplified - NYC

Streamline - NYC


* NORTH CAROLINA

Matt Klug - Charlotte

Matt Powell Productions - Boone

The Variable - Winston-Salem


* PENNSYLVANIA

Alyssha Csuk Photo - Bethleham

Soy Love Candles - Hanover

Glenn Usdin - Philadelphia


* TEXAS

Abigail Mayfield - Austin

Isabella Dean - Houston

Lush Couture Floral - Fort Worth

Photogenica Photo Booth - Austin / Tampa / Seattle

Tara Wilson Events - Fort Worth


* WASHINGTON

De Armas Productions - Seattle , WA / Honolulu, HI

Honor Society Coffee - Seattle 

Photogenica Photo Booth - Seattle / Austin / Tampa


* OTHER LOCALES

Briaura - Virginia Beach, VA

Bettula - MI

Ed McCulloch Photo - Provo, UT

Eva Russo Photo - Fairfax, VA

Flint Pictures - Provo, UT

Ewins Dry Goods - Nashville, TN

Fresh Start Legal - Madison, WI

Gingiber - MO

Grow Kids - St. Louis, MO

Iva Pictures - Phoenix, AZ

Mary Da Ros Photo - Rochester, MN


/ PATRONS : INTERNATIONAL  //

Ace Property Group - Berlin, Germany

Branding Studios - Los Angeles / Sweden

Centuri - San Pedro Sula, Honduras

DeMers Photo - Toronto, ON_Canada

Geez Magazine - Winnipeg, MB_Canada

James Day Photo - Sydney, NSW_Australia

Meadow Vista - West Kelowna BC_Canada

Mango Studios - Toronto ON_Cananda

Stillmotion - Toronto, ON_Canada

Wedding Television - Toronto, ON_Canada


* photos - Stacy Newgent

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