Thanks to you, Digital Instruments, Inc. sales went from $20 million to $52 million per year within 3 years, and made us a desireable acquisition target for Veeco Metrology, Inc. — Monte Heaton, EVP Marketing.
Your brochure generated $43 million in new business within 10 weeks, and virtually overloaded our loan department. — Tammy Tagami-Reeves, VP Marketing, Lockheed Federal Credit Union.
Your promotional advertising and strategic branding campaign for our Orcolite lenses helped us go from #38 in our marketplace to #4 within only 9 months. — Robert Fleming, Manager of Marketing Communications, Optical Radiation Corp.
Throughout my 30 plus years in marketing, I’ve only come across 1 or 2 companies that even come close to Will Sherwood’s when it comes to creativity, service and price. — William Dougherty, VP Marketing, Iris Diagnostics.
The Sherwood Group designed many of our most memorable graphic design projects, including several of our annual reports and the award-winning Voyager spacecraft posters. — Bob Chandler, Graphics Supervisor, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
Completed in only 3 weeks time:
Congratulations! Your project for The Disney Channel included 14 ads, 6 brochures, a folder, a poster, logo, stationery and 22 pages of advertising and radio scripts was very well-received and effective. — Maria Fitch, The Disney Channel.
We weren’t even getting to the proposal stage until The Sherwood Group helped us. — KR Langson, VP Marketing, Telcom Systems.
Special Recognition and Awards
Library of Congress Permanent Collection: “Optibeam” folder produced for Optical Radiation Corporation.
Federal Design Excellence Award (Highest award given by the National Endowment for the Arts): “Voyager At Neptune” poster produced for National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Jet Propulsion Laboratories (JPL).
International “Best of Show” Society for Technical Communication (STC): “Voyager to Uranus” poster series produced for National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Jet Propulsion Laboratories (JPL).
“Best in the West:” Optical Radiation Corporation annual report.
American Advertising (ADDY) Awards: The Sherwood Group has received over 100 awards in Western regional competitions, including several Best of Show awards, several Judges Choice Awards and several awards of Outstanding Achievement.
“Print” Magazine: “Best in the West:” One of the 35 Best Designed Annual Reports. Produced for Optical Radiation Corporation.
“Best of Show:” ‘Percentage’ brochure produced for Lockheed Federal Credit Union awarded by California Marketing Association.
In addition to the above, we’ve received numerous other awards in national and international competitions. These include a Gold Medal from the American Advertising Federation and magazine recognition from ‘Communication Arts’ and ‘Print’ magazines.
Media Articles & Commentary
“Communication Arts Magazine”, May 2007 Our work and commentary was featured in the CA Illustration Annual”
“Print Magazine”, December, 1990. “One of the best 35 annual reports of the year!”
“Printing Journal”, July, 2006 With the exception of the “science fiction community,” very few designers get to interpret real space exploration. However, Will Sherwood of The Sherwood Group routinely completes spacecraft project design work and brochure materials for Pasadena’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.”
“Los Angeles Technograph”, Volume 31, Number 7 “Mr. Sherwood won the ITCC Best of Show award for his “Voyager at Uranus” poster series.”
“Step-By-Step Graphics”, Volume 11, Number 10: “The die-cut cover of the invitation to Simi Vally Adventist Hospital’s Sophisticated Lady benefit revealed a blend of evening sky colors and shows that spectacular effects can be produced by a design firm’s masterful use of electronic technology.
“Pre-” Magazine, May 2005 “By using state-of-the-art computer technology and a small, skilled staff — the agency makes it possible for the client to have a larger measure of the three variables of price, quality, and service.”
“Confetti” Magazine, June, 2006. Projects for Jet Propulsion Laboratory have been showcased in three journals. This is in addition to The Sherwood Group’s other awards, which include Best in the West, American Advertising Federation, American Institute of Graphic Artists, and Print Annual design awards.