Pacific is an internationally recognized creative studio based in New York. We work with commercial, cultural, and non-profit clients to develop brands, strategy, creative direction and publishing initiatives for global audiences. Our eponymous publishing imprint produces books on contemporary art, design and culture. Our catalogue is distributed globally by Artbook D.A.P.

Services

Branding

  • Art Direction
  • Branding & Identity
  • Creative Consulting
  • Creative Direction
  • Strategy

Print

  • Advertising
  • Editorial Design
  • Environmental Design
  • Packaging Design
  • Print Production
  • Publication Design
  • Publishing
  • Print Collateral

Digital

  • Website Design
  • Website Development
  • Social Media Design
  • Animation
  • Advertising
  • Editorial Design
  • Film/Video

Experiential

  • Environmental Design
  • Exhibition Design
  • Event Design
  • Experiential Design

Select Clients

Awards

  • The American Institute of Graphic Arts
  • New York Type Director's Club
  • Australian Graphic Design Association
  • Applied Arts Awards
  • META & Brooklyn Museum: Black Visionaries

Talks & Lectures

Elizabeth Karp-Evans talks with Hauser & Wirth’s Ursula

Elizabeth Karp-Evans & Adam Turnbull Guest Lecture at Parsons School of Design

An Interview with Adam Turnbull & Elizabeth Karp-Evans in Harper’s Bazaar

Elizabeth Karp-Evans in Conversation with Alvaro Barrington at London Art Book Fair

Elizabeth Karp-Evans Guest Lecture at Glasco School of Art

Adam Turnbull in Conversation with Arthur Fournier and Peter Coffin at Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair

Adam Turnbull Guest Lecture at Fordham University

Adam Turnbull Lecture at Shillington School of Design

Collections

Our design and publishing work is held in the following collections
  • MoMA
  • Whitney
  • Getty
  • NYPL
  • Princeton
  • RISD Fleet Library
  • SF MoMA
  • Baylor Library
  • Cleveland Institute of Art
  • Tisch Library Tufts University
  • Watson Library - Met Museum
  • Crystal Bridges
  • Indiana University Library
  • Clark Art Institute Library
  • The University of Kansas
  • Yale University Library
  • University of California Library, Berkeley
  • Cornell University Library
  • Smith College Library
  • Carnegie Mellon University - Hunt Library
  • University of British Columbia Library
  • The University of Kansas
  • Northwestern University Library
  • VCU Library
  • Birmingham Museum of Art Hanson Library

Artists

Founders

Black and white photo of Elizabeth Karp-Evans

Elizabeth Karp-Evans

Elizabeth Karp-Evans is a founding partner and director of Pacific. She is deeply passionate about envisioning, building, and improving brands and communication systems across print and digital that function outside the confines of European design theory. She has worked in the field of contemporary art for two decades and has designed brands, exhibitions and publications for institutions globally. She is the former Director of Media, Communications and Content at the Studio Museum in Harlem. Elizabeth holds an MFA from the New School for Social Research. Recent speaking engagements include the US National Museum Publishing Seminar, the Glasgow School of Art, and the New Museum’s New Inc.

Black and white photo of Adam Turnbull

Adam Turnbull

Adam Turnbull is a founding partner and creative director of Pacific. He specializes in crafting 360 brands and campaigns across print, digital and experiential. His process includes research, strategy, creative direction, art direction, design and production (print and digital). Adam has developed brands for major architectural, placemaking, cultural projects as well as global brands throughout his career. His work has received awards and been recognized on a global level and in 2016 he published a book on lateral thinking with Penguin Random House.

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