WHO WE ARE

Established in 2000, Smartbomb Creative Studio is a New York-based boutique design house and collective of like-minded artists, designers and programmers who collaborate on creative projects.

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(in alphabetical order):
_ Dizon Inc.
_ Estela Restaurant.
_ Island/Def Jam
_ LiveWired Inc.
_ NPR
_ Sjal Skincare
_ Sony/BMG (includes RCA and Epic Records)
_ Terry Crews
_ The Martinez Brothers
_ Usher
_ Warp Records

5 steps:

_ 1. Discover.
_ 2. Plan.
_ 3. Design.
_ 4. Develop.
_ 5. Complete.

We are also firm believers

of “The Triangle.”

We collaborate with a broad array of professionals to insure the highest output resolution for your creative needs. Our current allies include:

_ JTCG (specializing in Brand Strategy, and Marketing)
_ Kenekts (specializing in Business Communications)
_ Miette (specializing in Video Production, and PR)
_ Modiv (specializing in PHP web development)
_ OPNBX (specializing in Fundraising and Organizational Strategy)

PROJECT PORTFOLIO

A showcase of some our lastest work as well as a few of the more recognized “classics”.

LATEST IN-STUDIO TOPICS

Topics of discussion at the “water cooler,” including technology, entertainment, press, and general fun stuff.

August 7, 2014

Amorphous R&B Reigns Supreme in DJ Lindsey’s Exclusive Fader Magazine Mix, The Good Good

“I’ve always been a fan of the music that includes both electronic sounds and a good soulful vocal since I did Negroclash back in the day. This is just …

June 25, 2014

10 Graphic Design Books Designers Should Read

“We live in a digital era of mobile and smart devices. We are signed up to multiple RSS feeds, blogs and newsletters which are all fabulous if you want to …

June 1, 2014

Internet Machine (Trailer)

Internet machine is a multi-screen film about the invisible infrastructures of the internet. The film reveals the hidden materiality of our data by exploring some of the machines through …

June 1, 2014

Manhood By Terry Crews

A very good read… go get it here

June 1, 2014

Femto-management: A Micro-mentary

“Attention all micromanagers: prepare for disruption!” Please enjoy the new micromentary film about Silicon Valley’s latest innovation by Martin Sweeney for Borracho Pictures.

March 11, 2014

Cosmic Slop Hits The Glasslands

Flyer art: Smartbomb

February 25, 2014

This Is Range

We are delighted to have helped This Is Range update their coding for their site. Project overseen by Smartbomb. Developed by Modiv Creative

February 6, 2014

EiR NYC

EiR NYC is a skincare line geared towards men and women with active lifestyles. EiR products are created using high quality, therapeutic grade organic herbs and oils, providing recovery and …

February 4, 2014

NPR Music is Going to Take You There

NPR Music,Ace Hotel New York, and The Breslin Present a dance party to celebrate the launch of “I’ll Take You There” NPR Music’s new R&B program featuring Negroclash (Lindsey, Prince …

February 4, 2014

Pop Party Returns February 7 Featuring Lindsey and N** Sky

The second of the ongoing event is happening Friday February 7. with Resident DJs: Lindsey and N** Sky, hosts: Dee Phunk, Eyeris, and S A M U E L. This …

January 28, 2014

Highscool Changes You In Fairfield

A new indie horror movie coming soon. More information is here Poster design: Jameel Newkirk and Ron Croudy for Smartbomb Creative Studio

October 31, 2013

The Zinn of Wellness

We just launched the newly redesigned RandiZinn site. Check it out for info on health & wellness, NYC motherhood, and of course, yoga.

October 31, 2013

10 words your graphic designer wishes you knew

By Rebecca Swift Head of Creative Planning, iStock A quick graphic design glossary Working with a graphic designer is the best way to make sure your website or printed materials …

September 16, 2013

Microphone Check Presents: ‘Eight Million Stories: Hip-Hop In 1993′

Over the 12 months of 1993, the Wu-Tang Clan, Snoop Dogg, A Tribe Called Quest, Queen Latifah, Tupac Shakur and more than a dozen other rap groups all released albums …

September 15, 2013

Phonebloks

In response to the current tech market, in which you essentially have to update all your gear every six months if you want to stay up-to-date, Dutch designer Dave …

August 4, 2013

Isla: Fun Tool That Teaches Kids To Program With Pictures

Do you ever feel pressured to know how to code? With so much buzz surrounding DIY programming courses like Codecademy, Treehouse, and Code School, it’s easy to forget that the …

July 10, 2013

Roomidex: Make finding a New York City roommate less sketchy

Congrats on Press to our clients Medha Khandelwal and Merritt Hummer (Co-founders of Roomidex.com). Make finding a New York City roommate less sketchy A new social-media–driven search tool provides an …

July 6, 2013

4th Of July Fireworks (Playlist Curated by Usher)

In case you missed it, you can hear the playlist from the July 4 Fireworks extravaganza at Spotify. Cover art by Smartbomb Creative Studio

April 28, 2013

Panel Discussion and Critique: Parsons The New School for Design

Smartbomb was represented by Ron Croudy as part of panel of experts for final projects in Accessories Design 1 at Parsons The New School for Design. Other panelists included Trevor …

January 28, 2013

Beans Vs Alicia Keys

They say that “imitation is the best form of flattery” …We agree. – Shock City Maverick By Beans was released in 2004 (designed by Smartbomb Creative Studio) – Brand New …

January 6, 2013

Cancer4Cure Among Complex Magazine Top 25 Best Album Covers 2012

Original Complex Magazine article here. Great to get recognition even if my name is misspelled :-/ Big shout to El-P, Timothy Saccenti and crew!

October 22, 2012

The Beat among Time Magazine 25 Best Blogs

By Harry McCracken, Technologizer, Time Magazine Oct. 05, 2012 The Beat’s beat is comic books — and it’s been covering it uncommonly well for years. Editor Heidi MacDonald and her …

September 5, 2012

Wu Tang Comics That Never Were

Here are some pages ANIMAL exclusively obtained of a short Wu-Tang comic book that was based on the clan’s Wu-Massacre album featuring Method Man, Ghostface Killah and Raekwon. It was …

August 21, 2012

The Cost Of A Logo

With the highly controversial London 2012 Olympic logo soon to be gone from our billboards and television screens once and for all, we decided to take a look at some …

August 5, 2012

Fam at Von

Fam is a weekly party happening at Von Kellar (basement of Von). It is the second iteration of the event with a slight change to the resident dj lineup but …

July 17, 2012

The History of HTML5

SourceL Mashable The timeline is created by Wix.com

May 18, 2010

The Beat (Revamped)

We worked with “The Beat” head honcho Heidi MacDonald in revamping her top-rated comics blog as she moved from Publisher’s Weekly. See it here.

May 18, 2010

University Of Michigan: Campus Sustainability

Concept design for a microsite for the University Of Michigan

May 18, 2010

Steve Jobs: Thoughts On Flash

The Supreme Leader of Apple posted an open letter in regards to Flash and it’s relationship to iPod, iPad and PDA web development… Very interesting (read below): Apple has a …

May 17, 2010

Atlas Bistro

Website Interface design (Concept)

May 12, 2010

JTC Group

NYC based marketing company geared toward clothing and streetwear.

May 11, 2010

Altpick Awards 3rd Place Winner

Cover Art wins 3rd Place honors in 5th Annual Altpick Awards

May 11, 2010

+81 Magazine: Music Graphic Issue

Smartbomb Creative Studio is featured in Japanese Arts Magazine

May 11, 2010

The Triangle

A philosophy to keep in mind: You may only choose 2 corners

May 11, 2010

Fader Magazine

Ron Croudy (Illustrations) featured in The Fader Magazine

May 10, 2010

Leblon

Original design for the Cachaca seller

May 8, 2010

Cutting Edge Web Design: The Next Generation

Smartbomb.net version 1.0 is featured in Daniel Donnelly book on website design

January 29, 2010

Apt Party Flyers

A retrospective of event flyers for APT.

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