Here it is. A snippet of work that merely scratches the surface of what we’ve done over the past two decades.

Recent Additions

Events, map detail

Alumni & Friends Website, University of Chicago

The Alumni and Friends website project brought Sandbox into close partnership with the University of Chicago’s Alumni Relations and Development group. Sandbox worked to establish a vision for a new site and to ensure a visual affinity between it and a soon-to-launch capital campaign site.

The process started with Sandbox a…   more »

About page (detail)

Website for Thodos Dance Chicago

A stand out in a city of remarkable dancers, Thodos Dance Chicago rises to the top as one of the most popular and successful modern dance companies in the Midwest. Performing at Chicago’s premier dance venues, Thodos tours extensively throughout the country and across the globe.

Thodos’s new website gives the Chicago dance …   more »

IMSA360 Masthead

IMSA360 Magazine

Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy is a state-funded boarding school of academically gifted students from all over the state of Illinois. We designed a masthead and established branding for the latest incarnation of their alumni magazine, called IMSA360.

The school is only 25 years old so the alumni base is young and especia…   more »

Annual Report cover

Women’s Global Education Project: 10 Year Anniversary Gala

After hearing Amy Maglio, the founder of WGEP, on a local public radio show in 2004, Sandbox reached out to offer support. After receiving funding from Sandbox for a number of years, WGEP enlisted Sandbox in 2009 to support them with design of posters for their annual fundraiser, Ndajee. That initial request has grown into a lasting co…   more »

Report and accompanying materials

P5 Report

The Particle Physics Project Prioritization Panel (P5) is a scientific advisory panel tasked with recommending plans for U.S. investment in particle physics research over a ten year period within the context of a twenty-year global vision for the field. Sandbox Studio, Chicago was brought on to design and produce this lengthy rep…   more »

See Chicago Dance branding

See Chicago Dance Website

See Chicago Dance is Chicago’s comprehensive calendar for dance performances and classes, news, previews, and reviews. The success of the site hinges on participation by local dance companies of every size and budget. This participation establishes a useful platform that rewards regular use by engaged audiences.

At the onset …   more »


A portal to discovery; DESY Photon Science

In 2012, DESY, one of the world’s leading accelerator centers, commissioned Sandbox Studio, Chicago to redesign an important tool for their users—the web portal for the Photon Science research area. Our approach was to engineer easier navigation and site architecture, build upon and expand existing user experience, and col…   more »

Home page detail

Becker Friedman Institute Website

Economists, as social scientists, prefer to let data make their case. They present the science rather than inject rhetoric or hype. The approach we took to The Becker Friedman Institute website was to skip the rhetoric and show the awesome output and impact of UChicago Economics through regularly updated content resources — news…   more »

Brochure cover detail

OIST Brochure and Faculty Booklet

“Nestled against a forested hillside on the west coast of Okinawa, a new world-class graduate university is forging the next era of interdisciplinary education and research. At the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, professors, students, and scholars from around the world advance the frontie  more »

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Women’s Global Education Project Website

By any standards, 2013 has been a very successful year for Women’s Global Education Project (WGEP). Communication-wise this year’s highlight would have to be the work we’ve done to launch their bold and vibrant web presence.

The organization started ten years ago with a simple and important idea—fight pover…   more »