2012 Toky Annual Report. Our Work. Our Lives. Our Candy Intake.Travel. Conferences: Museum Computer Netowrk Conference (Jay D. presented), Confab, and National Museum Publishing Seminar. 237,212 miles traveled for work & leisure. 9½ trips around the world. 81,866 miles work. 155,346 miles leisure. Farthest: Tokyo, Japan. Warmest: Labadee, Haiti. Coldest: Vail, CO. Most Merry: Santa Claus, IN. We love Chicagao. 66 work trips. 22 leisure trips.Client Work. 920 Projects Completed. From site launches to books, brochures to apps, billboards to videos, rebrands to naming systems, we stayed busy with great projects for great clients.Causes & Community Leadership. Again this year, TOKY donated a significant amount of design and strategy time to causes the firm believes in, while staff gave an additional 1,000-plus hours of personal time as board members and volunteers for organizations they’re drawn to. 2,463 TOKY Pro Bono Hours. For organizations such as Food Outreach, SPACES, AIGA, St. Louis Mardi Gras, Cahokia Mounds, and many more. 1,624 Personal Staff Volunteer Hours. For organizations such as KDHX, Pecha Kucha St. Louis, Help Portrait, CAM, The Humane Society, and BicycleWorks. If you add it all up, it’s equal to nearly two years of 40-hour work weeks.Cultural Intake. Creative people we heard speak (there were lots. here’s a few): Sophie Calle, French Artist, Photographer & Writer. Ian Curry, Interaction Designer, FiftyThree. Thelma Golden, Director & Chief Curator, The Studio Museum. Jon Kolko, Founder & Director, Austin Center for Design. Thom Mayne, Architect & Mophosis Founder. Callie Neylan, Interaction Designer, Microsoft. Wang Shu, Pritzker-Winning Chinese Architect. Martin Venezky, Artist & Appetite Engineers Owner. “Wang Shu revealed that past and present can synthesize into a beautiful future”—Logan A.189 visits to museums & galleries. Exhibition & Installation Highlights: Art Institute of Chicago, Roy Lichtenstein: A Retrospective. MCA (Chicago), This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s. MOMA & SFMOMA, Cindy Sherman. Laumeier Sculpture Park, Camp Out: Finding Home In an Unstable World. Hiroshorn Museum, Ai Weiwei: According to What? CAM STL, Brandon Anschultz Pacer. White Flag Projects, B. Wurtz. Walker Art Center & Sculpture Garden, Permanent Collection. Saint Louis Art Museum, An Orchestrated Vision: The Theater of Contemporary Photography. Seattle Art Museum, Elles: Women Artists from the Centre Pompidou, Paris. Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, Sophie Calle: Take Care of Yourself. De La Cruz Collection (Miami), Permanent Collection. Mori Art Museum (Tokyo), Aida Makoto: MONUMENT FOR NOTHING. National Gallery of Art, Ellsworth Kelly: Colored Paper Images.Seen, Read & Heard. 408 Films; Staff Picks: Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, Cloud Atlas, Jiro Dreams of Sushi, The Master, Moonrise Kingdom. 210 Books; Staff Picks: Nox, Anne Carson: The Art of Travel, Alain de Bottom; Light in August, William Faulkner; Bossypants, Tina Fey: The Wild Places, Robert Macfarlane. 323 Concerts*; Staff Picks: Avett Brothers, Big Gigantic, Black Keys, Mikal Cronin, Robert Gordon, Flaming Lips, JamCruise, LOUFEST, Nelly, Ohter Lives, Radiohead, Rockygrass, Shovels & Rope, SLSO, The Walkman, Wilco. * 138 Shows Attended By Jane W.Studio Life. 88,000 sheets of paper recycled—which preserved 10.5 trees. Our new printer is the same size as an adult rhinoceros. Also the same: weight as a female giraffe, length as a small hippo, and height as a water buffalo. Length: 11 feet, 10 inches. Height: 59 inches. Weight: 1,950 pounds.36 Happy hours: 22 @ Baileys’ Choc. Bar. 6 @ Triumph. 5 @ Diablitos Cantina. 3 @ Atomic Cowboy. + We toasted 15 years as a firm on March 1st — at, where else, 15. Other happy occasions: Weddings: 1, Babies Born: 1, Grandchildren born: 2. Pounds of candy purchased annually: 600. To burn those callories off the average American woudl have to jog from midnight on January 1st until 2:15pm on June 3rd. 18,720 8 oz. cups of coffee consumed. 7,760 16 oz. glasses of soda consumed.Online Publishing. Facebook.com/tokydesign Post with the greatest engagement: “Opera Theatre of Saint Louis 2013 Icons” Photo with the greatest reach: “Just a pirate, no big deal” Facebook likes grew 287.6%Launched wearetoky.tumblr.com124 posts published on toky.com/blog. Most linked-to post: “The 2012 St. Louis Public Library Gala Invitations Are Here” Noted by Design Work Life, Contents Magazine, and the UK blog Design Ark. 349 @tokybd tweets. Most re-tweeted tweet of the year: TOKY’s @loganalexander writes briefly about GOOD @IdeasforCities, which he’s a part of: http://cl.ly/EqoL Good luck tomorrow night!Awards & Recognition. 10 page-profile in Communication Arts, December 2012/January 2013. “Instead of trying to chase down giant Fortune 500 clients and big retainers, the firm focuses on doing high-quality work for clients with meaty problems and interesting missions.” Award Shows: Addy Award, National: 1 Silver; Regional: 1 Gold, 5 Silver; Local: 3 Gold, 8 Recognitions. AIGA St. Louis, 11 Projects Accepted into the Show. Webby Awards, 1 Category Winner, 1 Official Nominee, 2 Official Honorees. Toky Takes Manhattan: Our trip to the Webby Awards is forever chronicled — in words and pictures — at http://storify.com/tokybd/webby-winner. Print Recognition: Brand New Awards, Communication Arts, FPO Awards, Logo Lounge, Graphis Design Annual, Graphis Poster Annual, Print, Typography 32.From the whole TOKY team, thanks to our clients and friends for a fantastic 2012! We look forward to exciting, meaningful new projects in 2013. Photo Credits: TOKY portrait: Jay Fram, Sophie Calle: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sophie-Calle/33616515076, Ian Curry: http://www.onyourwayhere.com/, Thelma Golden: http://www.ted.com/speakers/thelma_golden.html, John Kolko: http://www.forbes.com/2010/06/15/jon-kolko-designer-technology-future-design-10-frog.html, Thom Mayne: http://lectures.princeton.edu/2007/thom-mayne/, Callie Neylan: http://www.mica.edu/About_MICA/People/Faculty/Faculty_List_by_Last_Name/Callie_Neylan.html, Wang Shu: http://www.archdaily.com/211941/2012-pritzker-prize-wang-shu/, Martin Venezky: http://www.redesignconference.com/conferences/inspire/