The founders leave TBS to form Television by Design, Inc.
Our first office, our first Quantel Paintbox, our first Macintosh.
We’re nineteen! A fun, irreverent identity is created by TVbD and WOIO nineteen signs-on and takes Cleveland by storm.
We’re Your Station! A warm, friendly identity launches KPTM 42 in Omaha.
SuperSiete is the campaign developed for WSTE, covering the entire island of Puerto Rico from 3 VHF transmitters, all on channel 7.
Founding member John Burns resigns. Melanie Goux assumes role of design director.
Leslie Sole selects TVbD for Toronto’s CFMT and begins a productive relationship that continues today.
Sony Corp commissions TVbD to produce the first NAB demo for a remarkable new DVE called SYSTEM G. The confidential project requires the TVbD group to work at Sony Headquarters in Atsugi, Japan.
A news package produced for KUSA 9 / Denver, then an ABC affiliate station, becomes our most successful syndicated package to date. Known as ‘BALLS&WALLS’ the package is eventually implemented in over 20 markets and still airs today.
D1 compositing, as office space at Park Place doubles.
BAY•TV / San Francisco is launched with an award winning identity designed in collaboration with James A. Houff.
KRON 4 / San Francisco requested and received a look that would become an ‘instant classic’. Updated and expanded, but never revised, the look served the number 1 newscast in San Francisco for six years.
The Shopping Channel / Toronto becomes our first foray into e-commerce. In addition to launching a successful cable channel, tSc vends via outlet stores, direct mail catalogs and web shopping.
Our first TVbD Web site debuts to rave meeting room, (BDA Gold)
The big move into our spacious new building on 14th Street in midtown Atlanta.
Our first HDTV graphics project is completed for KRON in San Francisco for use in the first digital broadcast in the Bay Area.
The year of the dog (Daisy).
The ‘We’re Your Station!’ group image package is introduced for all Pappas Telecasting Stations.
Eight Pappas Group Station Identities completed and implemented across the US.
Twenty year celebration at the FOX Theatre for the ‘Turner Originals’.
Pappas Telecasting and AztecaTV launch Azteca America. A network of Spanish language stations throughout the South and West.
Balls & Walls 2K launches at WOKR.
Ted Turner forms Ted Turner Pictures, Ted Turner Documentaries, Ted Turner Productions and Ted Turner Film Properties. TVbD designs the new collection of brands, print collateral, video and film signatures.
Design Director Melanie Goux is commissioned by RotoVision Publishing to author a new book on motion graphic design scheduled for publication in the Spring of 2003. The book (titled On Screen, In Time), was co-authored by long time friend and creative collaborator, James A. Houff.
CFMT becomes OMNI Television and launches second multi-cultural station in Canada.
The twenty year anniversary of Television by Design.
Presidential campaigns awaken a political spirit.
Call for Help, Fine Print, Weaver, Gadgets and Gizmos, Spirit of the Art, 3D Dialogue, The Standard, G4 Tech TV
OMNI 10, OMNI 11, KARE HD, Eight Political Campaigns. An offer we couldn’t refuse, so we sold our studio space of 10 years.
We’re in moving mode! Construction of our new studio begins and takes the year to complete.
The big move, a historic election, a new phase.
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