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Add Sugar, Spice, and Everything Nice to Thanksgiving 2019

What better way to express our gratitude for a sweet 2019 than sharing an original, holiday-worthy dessert recipe created by Jennie—a Street Level Studio designer who is also a former semifinalist on The Great American Baking Show.

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Thanks for Celebrating with Us

Thanks to everyone who came to celebrate the official reveal of our new location at 214 Green Bay Road in Highwood! Check out the answers to our challenging scavenger hunt—and the name of the winner—plus more scenes from this truly spectacular evening.

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Six More Wins for SLS

Our brand-new workspace is amazing. We even have a wall dedicated to displaying all the creative awards Street Level Studio has won this year. That’s a good thing, because we just received six more nods from the 2019 MarCom Awards—one of the world’s largest, oldest, and most prestigious industry competitions.

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What’s Behind the Design?

Discover what went on behind the design of Street Level Studio’s award-winning out-of-home media project—the intricate new street-pole banner system we created for the City of Highwood. Managing the challenging logistics proved we’re not just creative, we’ve got serious execution skills, too.

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Check Out Our Big News

This fall, Street Level Studio is moving to a new location—just across the tracks in Highwood! The move will consolidate the entire SLS creative team into one beautiful, old reclaimed building on Green Bay Road that was originally a taxicab stand. It’s being refreshed with a new unique brand and personality. Check out this first in a series of posts about the process.

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DIY Web Builders Part 2

Street Level Studio’s web development manager and digital marketing creative director pick up where they left off in their conversation about DIY web builders. This time around, Brian and James offer some really good reasons why you might want—or need—to go beyond the DIY starter level and get professional help. Cue video.

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Wait, WHAT?!? The past lives of SLS

Rock bands, lawnmowers, the Miss America pageant, and. . . the New England Patriots? At first glance, none of these things have anything in common, but if you look a little closer, you’ll find something tying them all together—SLS!

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A Banner Day for SLS

What were you doing at 4 a.m. this morning? Probably snoring. But while you slept, city workers started installing Highwood’s brand-new light pole banners. SLS not only designed the new banners but also developed an installation plan that rivaled the precision of a military maneuver. And it was definitely a banner day for us!

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Did Helvetica Just Get Lucky?

The fascination with font design continues. A recent Printmag.com article took a “what if” look at Helvetica’s rise to “typographic celebrity.” Did Helvetica just get lucky? Click the link to check out the article.

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Taking SLS Design to the Streets

Do you know what mainstay of modern urban design was first spotted along Chicago’s Magnificent Mile nearly 40 years ago? The answer: light pole banners.

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