fa la la la fenway
From summer sun to holiday fun, our latest campaign for The Fenway animates this festive neighborhood throughout the winter season.
can you spot our work?
From Somerville to Savin Hill and the Back Bay to the Fenway, Visual Dialogue’s work can be seen across Boston (and beyond).
fenway every day
The Fenway isn't just for game day anymore. Our new campaign for Samuels & Associates showcases all the ways you can play all day and play all night in the neighborhood this summer.
When most people think of Boston, they think of history and the American Revolution as told along the Freedom Trail. But often overlooked are the generations of revolutionary thinkers who have continued to forge new paths.
it all “ads” up
The Ad Club brings together the leading advertising agencies, media companies, and brands from throughout New England.
what a year
2021 has been an interesting year to say the least. While it's been a rollercoaster of highs and lows, for all of us at Visual Dialogue the new projects we launched were definitely high points.
emerson gets expressive
At Emerson College, the Fall 2021 semester presented a fresh start for students, and the perfect opportunity to greet alumni with a new Expression magazine.
If you find yourself exploring Boston with family and friends over the holidays, stop in to Faneuil Hall and our newly redesigned National Park Service visitor center.
for the record
Congrats to design director Fritz Klaetke on being chosen for the Album Cover Hall of Fame!
home is where the art is
If you’ve been through Allston recently, you may have noticed a new apartment building with a 4-story mural of an artist... painting a mural.
(gym) class is in session!
As students head back to school this fall, Riverview School on Cape Cod welcomes their students into a new fitness center with its bold supergraphics created by Visual Dialogue.
any way you say it, it’s all here
As Worcester reopens and the POW! WOW! public art festival begins, we’re shining a light on its most diverse neighborhood (with over 30 languages spoken): Main South.
a nantucket frame of mind
If your summer travel plans include Nantucket—or even if they don’t—you can discover the best art on the island from your computer.
Looking for a destination for your next socially-distanced walk around Boston? Head over to the Common to learn about—and be inspired by—the Shaw 54th Regiment Memorial.
doing our part
As we all begin to cautiously emerge from the last two months of lockdown, our remote team at Visual Dialogue has been working to help our clients and communities.
the daily news
The corner market has always been the heartbeat of a neighborhood. The place you can go every day to pick up what you need and get the scoop on the local news.
It may be the smallest city in Massachusetts but it certainly has one of the biggest personalities. Vibrant, colorful, and unique, it’s time to see Chelsea in a whole new way.
central to everyone
There’s something for everyone in Central Square, Cambridge—a neighborhood with so many unique experiences it's hard to convey.
re-introducing col. shaw and his men
Peek behind the scenes at our process designing the Shaw 54th Regiment Memorial installation on WCVB’s Chronicle.
2018 is buttoned up
With so many great projects this year, we couldn’t pin down our favorite... Thanks to all our clients, collaborators, and friends—we look forward to working with you again in the new year.
boston’s newest hood
On the site of the historic H.P. Hood dairy headquarters (with its iconic smokestack) rises a new mixed-use development with apartments, lab, office, retail, and open space.
thinking outside the square
Big changes are coming to Somerville. With a new T stop and development of the area around it, Union Square will become an even better place to live, work, and enjoy.
underground is underway
What was a foreboding no-man’s land under I-93 between the South End and South Boston has been transformed into an 8-acre urban park.
50 years/50 objects
To celebrate the anniversary we worked closely with Director Sabrina Motley and Curator Erin Younger to create an online exhibition which tells the story of the Festival through 50 objects.
festschrift for fritz
Congratulations to our founder Fritz Klaetke for being recognized as AIGA Boston’s 2016 Fellow for his significant contributions to excellence within the design community.
be there and be square
You may hazily remember Tavern in the Square from a few late nights in college, but now it’s a completely different experience.
boston campaign hq at “the cradle of liberty”
As we celebrate our nation’s 240th Independence Day, we invite you to visit historic Faneuil Hall and “Boston Campaign Headquarters.”
1630 pops out soon
Visual Dialogue’s Boston-themed pop-up shoppe 1630 has been extended two more weeks—our last day is now November 15th.
ye olde boston in a brand new way
While Boston is a great city, it’s never had a great gift shop that celebrates the rich history here in a way that appeals to visitors and locals alike…until now.
bringing east l.a. to the east coast
What’s been missing from the Boston restaurant scene? How about a Mexican restaurant and bar inspired by the flavors, sounds, and culture of East L.A.
a taste for design
How does design shape the overall dining experience? As part of Design Museum Boston’s Design for Dining exhibition.
a new design for bostondesign.com
As the Boston Design Center sheds its dated image, our new site reflects its transformation into a mecca for all things related to interior design.
what’s red & round & full of good cheer?
Watch while the Visual Dialogue team creates our Christmas tree in a “new, old fashioned way.”
our guide to good gifts
With the holiday shopping season in full swing, it’s time to spread some Good news. Boston’s go-to gift destination has just launched their first e-commerce site.
Working with restaurants we’ve learned that in order to survive you need to engage all the senses, not just taste. Today we introduce “Hungry for Design,” a review of the total restaurant experience.
power to the people
When informed and energized citizens come together to make a difference, real change is made. Visual Dialogue partnered with Climate XChange, a group working to help solve the climate crisis.
1.4 million sq. ft. reinvented
Boston’s longest building is being reimagined by NYC-based Jamestown Properties and Visual Dialogue is helping tell the story.
12 months of ’13
Time flies—here’s a recap of Visual Dialogue’s year in 30 seconds. Thanks to all our clients, friends, and collaborators for a great 2013. Happy holidays and here’s to 2014!
Fall is back to school and back to Cambridge with the roll-out of our ad campaign for the Cambridge Office for Tourism.
the verdict is in
When you think of a law firm, “personal” and “collaborative” aren’t the first words that come to mind. But those were the key insights that inspired this website and brand identity redesign.
How do you capture the attention of street-smart teens? MGH and The Charlestown Substance Abuse Coalition wanted to raise awareness of prescription drug abuse.
a silver (& gold) celebration
2013 marks our 25th year in business—punctuated by a Grammy award exclamation point. Thanks to our clients, colleagues, and friends who helped make it happen.
see us in ca
It’s always an honor when your industry acknowledges your work. As a creative agency, a 10-page spread in Communication Arts is hard to beat.
and the grammy goes to...
We’re back from LA and not empty-handed. Yep, as you may have heard, Woody at 100 won the Grammy for Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition package.
raise a glass
From the folks behind The Blue Room and Central Bottle comes a new wine bar in Kendall Square called Belly. Visual Dialogue created.
face to face with woody
The New York Times says,“The Guthrie boxed set is perhaps the most ambitious indication of the continuing revitalization of Folkways Records...” and we like to think our design had a hand in that.
colloquy: smart read
Ok, so we know that alums of Harvard’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences are a smart crowd. Shouldn't the design of their alumni magazine be equally smart?
eleven for 2011
Eleven highlights from the past year at Visual Dialogue. Thanks to all our clients and collaborators. Happy holidays--here’s to a creative and successful 2012.
grill 23 & harvest: table for 2
Following the success of Post 390, Visual Dialogue recently launched two new sites for the Himmel Hospitality Group.
landwave: neck tie
If you’ve been wondering about those curvy blue mounds on Washington Street in Boston’s South End, here’s your answer.
jazz appreciation in a box
Jazz: The Smithsonian Anthology, “the single best introduction to America’s first great musical form” according to Time magazine (and designed by Visual Dialogue).
architizer: modern xmas
For all our happy hipster friends out there, Architizer features our “tree”—showing even holiday traditions can use an injection of design problem-solving.
matthew carter: type hype
AIGA Boston honors legendary type designer Matthew Carter. Fritz Klaetke was one of 13 local designers asked to graphically interpret a letter in Matthew’s name.
mitx: no small feat
The smallest firm took home two of the biggest honors last night at the MITX Awards—the largest interactive awards competition in the country.
the blue room: the good, the blue, & the friendly
Following on the success of the Central Bottle launch, the owners of The Blue Room asked Visual Dialogue to refresh their logo and create a new website.
central bottle: veni vidi vino!
Inspired by Venetian enotecas--Central Bottle opened in Cambridge this weekend.
inside the designers studio
Based on the popular TV show and presented by AIGA Boston, Fritz Klaetke principal & design director of Visual Dialogue interviewed by Clif Stoltze.
moshe safdie: the sequel
Architect Moshe Safdie recently celebrated the launch of his newest monograph.
boston: covering the best
Boston Magazine asked Visual Dialogue to submit a cover design for the annual “Best of Boston” issue.
aiga boston: b(one) of the best
From more than 500 entries submitted to the 2009 AIGA BoNE (Best of New England) Show, Visual Dialogue received 4 awards.
smithsonian: folks online
The Smithsonian Institution just launched new websites for The Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage.
shepard fairey: tag we’re it
Artist Shepard Fairey created his latest installation on the Visual Dialogue building.
cjp: new year, new brand identity
Just in time for the new year 5769, Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) has a new brand identity created by Visual Dialogue.
boston home: movin’ on up
Fall will be here before you know it, so pick up the summer issue of Boston Home.
dwell: on and off the grid
On newsstands now, the latest issue of Dwell features the live/work space of Fritz Klaetke (Visual Dialogue) and Susan Battista (Topic 101).
from the ground up
Visual Dialogue covered a lot of ground in creating the brand identity and website for a new landscape architecture firm specializing in green roofs.
steppin’ it up: best of web 2007
Two sites created by Visual Dialogue were just named Best of the Web 2007 by Step magazine.
24 rutland: new ye olde
After almost two years in the making over our new space is ready for it’s close up.
smithsonian folkways: listening to friends
Friends of Old Time Music, a series of historic concerts.
bringing small pieces together
For the paperback version of David Weinberger's influential book Small Pieces Loosely Joined.
fast company: mark it down in your calendar
The 2001 Fast Company calendar designed and edited by Visual Dialogue is featured in the April issue of HOW.