Ervin & Smith earns four design awards at AIGA Show.

The best designers in the state recently gathered for AIGA Nebraska’s Show, to showcase and appreciate the year’s best design work.

Drink Divine

The Ervin & Smith creative team won three design awards for their work with Vis Major Brewing Co.:

Vis Major logos

This logo mark gave Vis Major Brewing a refined identity at launch. Wheat and hops symbolize the variables of their chemistry and the stained glass-like line work tells their story. The logo earned a silver award.Vis Major beer label designs The beer illustrations give each Vis Major beer its own personality and visualize the backstory within their names. The illustrations are meant to stand on their own while still maintaining a consistent style across the board. The illustrations earned a silver award.

Vis Major Ceres Shrine Blonde Ale beer label

Created for Vis Major Brewing at its launch, this poster was designed to visualize the name and mythological backstory of Vis Major’s ‘Ceres Shrine Blonde Ale.’ The poster earned a gold award.

Nebraska’s Running Road Trip

In addition, The Ervin & Smith creative team earned a design award for their work with Pink Gorilla Events and the Market to Market® Relay:

Cool Down Kölsch beer can

For the 10th anniversary of the Market to Market Relay, event organizers commissioned a special race-themed beer. The can’s design celebrates the racecourse from Omaha to Lincoln. When stacked, the illustration continues from one can to the next. The packaging design earned a bronze award.

Leanne Prewitt

President & Chief Executive Officer

Shaped by her background in creative direction, Leanne leads the agency’s culture and creative vision and also oversees the operations that allow a team of marketing, design and media specialists to create powerful and effective work for their client partners.

Leanne began her professional career in New York City working for some of the nation’s leading agencies. In 2016, after a five-month sabbatical around the world, she returned to her hometown and joined Ervin & Smith. Her global perspective and expanded professional experience influence the work she does today.