#VoteTogether: Taking the Pledge to Increase Voter Turnout in 2018

We’re pledging alongside more than 200 other organizations to celebrate our civic duty.

In case you needed an extra reminder: Tomorrow, November 6th is Election Day in the United States. This year, Trollbäck+Company is partnering with #VoteTogether, a national, nonpartisan campaign that aims to increase voter turnout across the country.

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RAMS: A Documentary Portrait of One of Design’s Biggest Icons

A film about Dieter Rams by Gary Hustwit.

On Monday, September 24, SVA Theatre is premiering Hustwit’s latest film RAMS, a documentary portrait of Dieter Rams –– one of industrial design’s biggest icons. We are proud to have worked on both the opening titles and an interstitial animated sequence in the film.

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Love, Cecil: Introducing The Life of a Legendary Photographer + Designer

Trollbäck+Company’s latest film titles will premier this month at Lincoln Center.

This Friday, the Film Society of Lincoln Center is set to premiere Love, Cecil an archival look at the legacy of famed photographer, set and costume designer Cecil Beaton. The film, a dazzling chronicle of one of the 20th century’s most unique creative forces was directed by one of Trollbäck+Company’s long-time collaborators, Lisa Immordino Vreeland.

We are proud to have designed the opening titles and film graphics for the project.

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PromaxBDA: The Conference 2018

It’s that time of year again! For the next three days, some of the world’s biggest entertainment companies and creative agencies will be hanging out in NYC for PromaxBDA’s annual conference and awards.

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Distinctive, Disruptive, Diverse: FOX Announces Its Bold 2018-2019 Lineup at The Beacon Theater

More upfront news! This afternoon, FOX celebrated the season with its own 2018 Upfront event at The Beacon Theater in New York City.

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Unequaled, Unstoppable: NBCUniversal Kicks Off 2018 Upfront Season at Radio City Music Hall

It’s officially upfront week! This morning, Trollbäck+Company started out the season with NBCUniversal’s 2018 Upfront event at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

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Elliott Chaffer Set to Speak at Motion 2018

Mark your calendars: Today, Motion 2018 announced our Executive Creative Director, Elliott Chaffer will be joining the likes of mograph legends Kyle Cooper, Erin Sarofsky, Garson Yu, and Jayse Hansen as a featured speaker at this year’s conference.

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A Look Back at April 11, 1999: Trollbäck+Company Celebrates Its 19th Anniversary

Nineteen years ago today, our founder Jakob Trollbäck took his vision for the world and put it into motion. Today, we celebrate 19 years of innovation in the design and creative communities.

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One in Ten, Part II: Gender Equality in Design

A follow up to AIGA/NY’s January panel discussion on gender equality and female representation in the workplace.

Why is it that women outnumber men as design school graduates, yet only make up 1 in 10 creative directors in this industry?

Tomorrow, our company is once again joining Trollbäck CD Rosie Garschina, AIGA/NY and the Parsons Lecture Series for a discussion on female leadership in the design and advertising worlds. We hope to see you there.

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CoMotion 2018: Talking Motion Media Design at the Savannah College of Art & Design

Every Spring, Trollbäck + Company travels to Georgia for the Savannah College of Art & Design’s CoMotion conference, a student-sponsored event that brings together top industry professionals with the school’s Motion Media Design students to talk about what we do best.

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Running a Small Studio: What it Means, Why it Works

A panel discussion on the pros and cons of working in an intimate, collaborative agency.

How do some of New York City’s top design studios start small, stay small, and still compete with much larger agencies?

Join us this Thursday, February 22nd at the Museum of Arts and Design to talk some real-world strategies around something we know well: creating and running a small-scale studio. We’re going because Trollbäck CD Rosie Garschina has once again helped organize AIGA New York’s monthly panel talk.

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The Second Buddha: Master of Time

Exhibition opening February 2 at the Rubin Museum of Art

In 2018, the Rubin Museum of Art is dedicating its galleries, lecture halls, and theaters to a year-long exploration of “The Future.” Kicking off the year is The Second Buddha: Master of Time, an exhibit that tells the story of Padmasambhava, the Lotus Born, who is believed to have played a major role in converting the land and people of Tibet to Buddhism.

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One in Ten: Gender Equality in Design

A panel discussion with leading female creatives

Women make up just 11% of creative directors in this industry. We should talk about that.

On January 30th, our company joined Trollbäck CD Rosie Garschina, AIGA NY, and the Parsons Lecture Series for a discussion on equal collaboration, management and how to empower the next generation of female creative leaders.

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Jakob to Speak at Design Sweden 60 Years

For those of you in and around Stockholm (or needing an excuse to visit), Jakob will be speaking at A House Stockholm to celebrate 60 years of Design Sweden on May 22nd. Admission to the event is free.

Jakob will join other designers and creatives to discuss his work as it relates to “Purpose”—exploring why designers do what they do, why design matters, and how purpose plays a role in their process. Follow @designsweden as they continue to add exciting talent to their speaker slate, including Hall of Femmes co-founder, Angela Tillman Sperandio; and Unn Swanström of Doberman.

Details and tickets available here.

Trollbäck at The New School

Chief Creative Officer Alex Moulton will be representing Trollbäck+Company at The New School’s Design Career Fair, Thursday 4/13. If you’re a current student or recent graduate looking for summer internship opportunities, please ask him about our program or email us at hello@trollback.com.

Trollbäck at OFFF

Trollbäck+Company CCO, Jakob Trollbäck, will be participating in this year’s OFFF Barcelona festival from April 6–8th. Jakob is speaking in OFFF Roots: a series of talks spotlighting leading industry designers and studios.

Now in its 17th year, OFFF brings together design minds from around the world for three days of conferences, workshops, and performances that celebrate curiosity and innovation across disciplines. This year’s theme, “New Senses,” promises a “sensorial renaissance” to challenge and engage the way we experience the world.

Trollbäck at Type Directors Club

On March 30th, join us at the Type Director’s Club in midtown Manhattan for “Designing for Change”: a discussion on the challenges and rewards of connecting with a global audience. Jakob will speak about the process of designing visual communication systems for the United Nations’ Global Goals campaign as well as the NBC Olympics logos.

UPDATE: View the full presentation here.

Trollbäck at SCAD CoMotion

For the second year in a row, Creative Director Rosie Garschina represented Trollbäck+Company at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) CoMotion festival. The three day event of talks, panels, and portfolio reviews presents an exciting opportunity for students to network with leading industry professionals. Rosie was a panelist on “Keeping Up,” discussing strategies for creatives to maintain a healthy work-life balance.

Watch the full presentation here.