Project6 Design Wins Five Awards for Corporate Identity, Brochure, and Website Design

Project6 Design, a San Francisco Bay Area design and branding firm, has been awarded five Communicator Awards for outstanding corporate identity, website, and brochure design over the past year.

Their strong branding principles and clean, clear designs helped four organizations (AUL Corp, Environmental Energy Technologies Division (EETD), Musicians Institute and the National Council on Crime and Delinquency (NCCD)) successfully revitalize their brands and connect more deeply with their constituents.

Project6 Design won one Gold Communicator Award and four Silver Communicator Awards from the International Academy of the Visual Arts (IAVA) for excellence in its identity, website, and brochure design projects. Project6 was recognized for a full identity and brochure campaign for AUL Corp and website redesigns for a leading music school, the Musicians Institute; the US-based, globally affiliated non-profit National Council on Crime and Delinquency (NCCD); and the Environmental Energy Technologies Division (EETD), a division of the world-renown Lawrence Livermore Berkeley Laboratory, which is affiliated with the U.S. Department of Energy.

The EETD, Musicians Institute and NCCD websites are built with the Drupal content management system (CMS), an enterprise-level, widely supported open source CMS. Drupal is used by the White House and several other high-profile organizations. The CMS allows the EETD, Musicians Institute and NCCD teams to add, edit, or delete web site content quickly and easily.

“AUL has always demonstrated the commitment to innovation and change,” said Luis Nieves, AUL Founder and CEO. “We believe that the new branding better reflects our business approach and culture as we grow our business." “The response from our agents has been overwhelmingly positive,” agreed AUL Marketing Manager Jacqueline Swank. “They are excited about the logo and sales materials and believe it is a terrific step forward for AUL."

“Project6 provided a great service to Musicians Institute by directly translating our vision,” said Marisa Takenaka, Marketing Manager at the Musicians Institute. “All Project6 team members were patient and responsive with our requests, guiding us into a successful launch."

“Project6 Design is honored to receive these five awards from the IAVA,” said Esten Sesto, President. “We work with our clients to understand their brand from the ground up, whether we are engaged to design a new identity or a new website, so that the brand impression is as strong as it can be. We do our best to have our strategic design work make our clients’ brands stand out in their industries and meet their customers’ needs.”

About AUL 

AUL Corp. founded the national used car service contract industry in 1990, with its still famous "Any Year, Any Mileage®" Vehicle Service Contract. AUL continues leading its industry and is the only provider of its type authorized to conduct business in all 50 states. AUL's mission is to be the premier service contract administrator in America, by any quantifiable measurement of business activity. For more information about AUL, please visit

About EETD 

The Environmental Energy Technologies Division (EETD) is a division of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and is affiliated with the U.S. Department of Energy. The mission of EETD is to perform analysis, research, and development leading to better energy technologies and reduction of adverse energy-related environmental impacts. For more information about EETD, visit

About Musicians Institute

Musicians Institute provides an innovative education that prepares graduates for creative and professional careers in the contemporary music industry. MI is dedicated to providing comprehensive instruction, facilities and other resources to support and inspire artistic and professional accomplishment. For more information about Musicians Institute, visit

About NCCD 

The National Council on Crime and Delinquency (NCCD) has been applying research to policy and practice in criminal justice, juvenile justice, and child welfare since 1907. By formulating innovative approaches to public safety and advising hundreds of agencies on effective and cost-efficient policies, strategies, and programs, their studies and policy recommendations continue to revolutionize the field. For more information about NCCD, visit

About Project6 Design, Inc. 

Project6 Design is a San Francisco Bay Area award-winning graphic design firm working with high-tech, retail, education, and nonprofit organizations. Our strategic process helps clients express their true brand character, solve complex usability problems, and drive business results. Our design firm’s services include branding, print collateral design, and web design and development. Client brands include eBay, Gap, UCSF, CA Technologies, Old Navy, California HealthCare Foundation, and many others. For more information, call (510) 540-8005, email: info(at)project6(dot)com or visit our website at

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