Italy and Art in Sheboygan

Ok, so last October I'm watching Wisconsin Foodie on PBS and I knew as soon as host, Kyle Cherek, started discussing the pork chops with Trattoria Stefano owner, Stefano Viglietti, that I was going to be making a day trip to Sheboygan. You see, I was the weird kid who could have any meal I wanted for my birthday and I ALWAYS chose pork chops. And these clearly were not my mother's pork chops. (Sorry, Mom.) Plus, it gave me a great excuse to stop in at the Kohler Arts Center – which is…
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Wisconsin’s Schooner Coast

We're really proud to announce that everyone's hard work on Wisconsin's Schooner Coast has paid off with a new Web site, a Savings Passport booklet and a billboard on I-94 near Holt Avenue in Milwaukee, courtesy of the "At This Very Moment in Manitowoc" campaign. You can find a flip book of the Passport with hundreds of dollars in savings along Highway 42 on the Web site schoonercoast.org and the billboard is pictured below. It's an exciting time for the promotion put together by Baer Carlson Communications, the Wisconsin Maritime Museum and the…
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Happy Holidays from HSI

There are three things that we really like about this simple, yet effective, custom-designed holiday card for HSI Properties: 1. The atypical red, white and blue color scheme is cool and clean and sets it apart from other Christmas-time cards and makes the message and logo pop. 2. The strong use of blue is actually a subtle way to reinforce HSI’s corporate color and bring in a touch of branding to a non-marketing piece. 3. Ryan Schultz agreed with numbers 1 and 2. The inside message reads, “HSI Properties extends its best wishes for…
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On the Road with HSI

Ever since designing the HSI Properties logo in 2008, Tessera Design has provided graphic design support to this professional real estate services company on a number of projects. HSI Properties (hsi-properties.com) continues to grow under the guidance of Principals Ryan Schultz and Brett Haney and one of their current developments is the Junior Achievement of Wisconsin Kohl's Education Center, located on Liberty Drive just north of Good Hope and east of I-45. Tessera Design did some Photoshop work on, and the layout for, this signage for the groundbreaking in October. However, since everyone –…
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