#1

if it comes to that.

restock the museums

We are prepared to rewrite the encyclopedias and

#2

a step or two from the ridiculous.

To capture the sublime,
you must hunt for it

You can always find the safe and obvious solutions
residing squarely in the middle.

#3

reveals most visible elegance.

visible effort

Least

#4

We wonder who left the lights off.

We wonder what is the precise distance between
what must be and what could be.

We wonder.

We wonder why straight lines fail to meander.

We wonder why gravity is inescapable
but left and right are essentially arbitrary.

#5

At least for the time being.

and illuminate it in a way that is
compelling and entertaining.

circle the
problem
in question

Together, they

Numbers are enigmatic. Art is infinite.

Words are ambiguous.

#6

is a worthwhile activity that   
can be imaginatively applied
to every known and unknown problem.       

escaping from
the locked room

We believe

#7

erasing boundaries
as we cross them.

taking the solution by surprise and

We believe in succeeding by stealth,

#8

Boy bands, however, are an oxygen-depleting menace.

producing infinite variety.

Rock-n-roll is a natural force capable of

Nature loves patterns but abhors a theme.

#9

Let's toss a wrench in the monkeyworks.

Now is the time
to expand our
collective attention span.

We live on the cusp
between the machine and digital ages.

#10

Each story should make the known new.

All images should defy description.

reveal something new.

Every page should

#11

because they will interfere with your future success.

resist the safe
and conventional

The more successful you are,
the more you must

#12

They will endure no matter what, so ignore them at will.
You never need to worry about paying homage or attention to them.

Policy,
procedure,
conformity
& compliance

are incredibly sturdy and self-perpetuating concepts.

#13

as it simultaneously seeks to challenge them.

All meaningful communication
respects these truths

We have good, if sometimes inexplicable,
reasons for everything we do.

We are collectively smarter than certain
artsy-fartsy types assume we are.

#14

to the global visual cortex
in order to induce the cosmic sneeze.

shocks

sharp,

short,

We believe in the beneficial effects
of applying frequent

Futurist Juice Consortium

Parking at the intersection of Ink and Electrons, we deliver flexible, highly scalable visual messaging across multiple platforms.

What We Do

Branding tools, storytelling mediums

Identity: Branding and Logos

Identity

Electrons: Websites, interactive and long-form digital delivery (DVD/CD/Video)

Electrons

Ink: Collateral, brochures, newsletters and advertising

Ink

Exposure: Editorial portraiture, photography for hospitality and travel

Exposure

Case Studies

Strategy + compelling narrative + image-driven marketing

  • Case Study: Rebranding and packaging Cadence Winery

    Cadence

  • Case Study Thomas Jacobson Construction: Creating presentations and marketing materials for a high-end construction firm

    TJC

  • Case Study Microsoft's InsideOut: Creating stories to celebrate Microsoft's 25th anniversary in a coffee table book

    MS25

Thinkers, idealists, inventors, artists, writers and wise guys, bringing personality and business objectives into sharp focus.

Michael Hilliard, founder and creative director for Futurist Juice Consortium

Michael
Hilliard

Creative Director, Photographer
Henry Burden, Data Architect for Futurist Juice Consortium

Henry
Burden

Data Architect,
Futurist
The writers, designers and collaborators of Futurist Juice Consortium

The
Consortium

Writers, Designers, Co-conspirators

Exposure: Personalities

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Matt Ruff, Author of Bad Monkeys and Lovecraft Country

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Admiral Herb Bridge, Philanthropist/CEO Ben Bridge Jeweler

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Jackson Schmidt, Attorney and Musician

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Lia Knight, Syndicated Radio Host

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Mo Gaffney & Shana Wride, "Women Aloud" on GreenStone Media

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"The Radio Ritas" on GreenStone Media

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Howard Lichter, Creative Director and Industrial Designer

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Ralph Ball, Industrial Designer

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Matt Shoudy, Industrial Designer and Artist

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Luca Ratazzi, Glassblower and Industrial Designer

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Toby Cohen, Industrial Designer and Artist

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Bill Gates, CEO and Chief Architect of Microsoft

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Dr. Charles Simonyi, Distinguished Engineer, Microsoft

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Nathan Myhrvold, Founder of Microsoft Research

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Peter Vale, Technologist, Microsoft

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Craig Mundie, SVP for Consumer Strategy, Microsoft

Exposure: Non-profit

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Mothers Against Violence in America (MAViA) campaign

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Mothers Against Violence in America (MAViA) campaign

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Mothers Against Violence in America (MAViA) campaign

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Mothers Against Violence in America (MAViA) campaign

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Mothers Against Violence in America (MAViA) campaign

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Mothers Against Violence in America (MAViA) campaign

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Mothers Against Violence in America (MAViA) campaign

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Delta Society, Therapy Dogs with Vets Feature

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Delta Society, Therapy Dogs with Vets Feature

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Delta Society, Therapy Dogs with Vets Feature

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Delta Society, Therapy Dogs with Vets Feature

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Delta Society, Therapy Dogs with Vets Feature

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Altera, Rural Postsecondary Education Preparation

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Altera, Rural Postsecondary Education Preparation

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Altera, Rural Postsecondary Education Preparation

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Altera, Rural Postsecondary Education Preparation

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Altera, Rural Postsecondary Education Preparation

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Altera, Rural Postsecondary Education Preparation

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Altera, Rural Postsecondary Education Preparation

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National MS Society, Dinner of Champions Fundraiser

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National MS Society, Dinner of Champions Fundraiser

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National MS Society, Dinner of Champions Fundraiser

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National MS Society, Dinner of Champions Fundraiser

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National MS Society, Dinner of Champions Fundraiser

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National MS Society, Dinner of Champions Fundraiser

Exposure: UW Trademarks & Licensing

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Matt Ruff, Author of Bad Monkeys and Lovecraft Country

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