TOKY recently launched a new site for Insight Cuba, a non-profit travel organization based in New York that specializes in legal travel to Cuba for all U.S. Citizens. Once a forbidden travel destination, Cuba can now be explored via an organization like this one, which owns an official people-to-people license from the U.S. government….
At TOKY, we believe our world can be more thoughtful, more humane, and more beautiful. Through our strategic design and communications work, we help the organizations that create this world be more successful.
TOKY is in the midst of rebranding Bellefontaine Cemetery, a tranquil and nationally unique 314-acre site in St. Louis dating back to 1849. While our research evidenced regional knowledge of Bellefontaine as a cemetery with history, few seemed to understand that the destination is a full-fledged (and indeed accredited) arboretum, with more than 4,000 trees representing over 100 species, and historically notable architecture and sculpture….
- New project from @gettymuseum Artist Program participant Sam Durant: http://t.co/iUmzThzAOC #isamuseum
- The short film TOKY made for @STLPubLibrary — and produced with @oncefilms — has earned a national Telly! http://t.co/uiaaLfYuN1
- A distinction from @MailChimp: "[M]obile devices are … not replacing the desktop experience—they’re *extending* it." http://t.co/0N3dJHQOhZ
With STL Design Week in full swing, the creative energy throughout the city continues to build, making its way yesterday to COCA for an inspiring three-hour set of talks by four entrepreneurs who credit design thinking as crucial to their success….
Our longtime client The Chase Park Plaza — a storied luxury hotel here in St. Louis — came to us with a fun new project: Create a booklet about the Chase wedding experience, from the history to the romance to the beauty….
Back in March, I wrote about being a participant in GOOD Ideas for Cities St. Louis, along with my fellow Brain Drain members. There, we revealed our idea for a physical and digital network that illuminates activity and connection throughout St. Louis (which we dubbed “CityPulse”)….
As the opening event for St. Louis Design Week, ARTEFFECT will celebrate many things — the creativity of St. Louisians, the importance of supporting arts education, and the delight that design brings to everyone….
Very soon, a project that I have been involved in will come to fruition, with the September 27 opening of the exhibition Art Without Artists at the Gregg Museum of Art & Design at North Carolina State University. Almost a year of planning and curation has gone into this wide-ranging exhibit, with over 100 objects from my own collection on display and scores more from private collections across the country….
The editors at St. Louis Small Business Monthly have just released their 2012-13 Best in Business publication, and TOKY is thrilled to have been voted “The Best of the Best” in the “Best in Quality” category. That’s a lot of “bests” — we feel incredibly honored….
It’s been great to see the 2012 Design Week come to fruition. The combined efforts of many local individuals, agencies, and corporate sponsors have put together a remarkable weeklong event that truly celebrates our diverse and thriving design community — from all design industries….
We’ve written before about our website and video work for the MS Center for Innovations in Care, one of the region’s leading comprehensive multiple sclerosis centers. The animated short film we made in 2010, “Carrole’s Story,” has been particularly well-received….
I recently attended a gallery talk at The Sheldon by Ken Tracy, Visiting Assistant Professor at Washington University’s Graduate School of Architecture. On display through September 1, Made in the Shade: Paul Rudolph’s Florida Houses Revisited juxtaposes architect Paul Rudolph’s early 1950s residential work…
Many of you know that TOKY has long been behind the identities for each new Opera Theatre of Saint Louis season. (Here’s last year’s, for example.) A few months ago, one of you even commented on our Facebook page, “Can’t wait to see what’s in store for 2013!”