WHAT //Let’s get down to what really matters and genuinely
connect with people. We help organizations committed to
social value tackle the big questions that lead to greater
awareness, purposeful motivation, and deeper loyalty.
Get ready for a different kind of experience for your brand.

WHO // Rich : Troy : Melissa : Lorena : Constanza : Clients



NEWS // JUL 2012 // Our community involvement continues: Lorena is the new President of Connecticut Art Directors Club; Constanza reprises her role for another two years as Education Director of AIGA Connecticut; Rich is named Vice Chair and Development Chair of Compass Youth Collaborative; Troy continued his work with Middletown's North End Action Team (NEAT) and the We Are Us initiative.

NEWS // JUN 2012 // We love being helpful: Rich and Melissa talked about how brand development drives fund development at the TANGO Best Practices for Nonprofits Conference, and Melissa spoke with the Lower Fairfield County Regional Action Council about creating community engagement through branding.

NEWS // MAY 2012 // Constanza was a panelist and judge at the Select All student design conference and competition at Roger Williams University. She also lent support to HART's community conversation about the purpose of education. Oh--and in her spare time, she illustrated a well-known mug on a mug for WNPR's "Where We Live".

NEWS // APR 2012 // CO:LAB is on the air waves and the big stage. Constanza participated in a great conversation on WNPR's "Where We Live" about GOOD Ideas for Cities and how design can help solve urban problems. It was also announced that Rich will be hitting the main stage at the AIGA Design for Social Value Gain Conference in San Francisco, October 9-10. This is what CO:LAB is all about and we're delighted to be part of these discussions.

NEWS // MAR 2012 // Welcome to the newest member of CO:LAB. Lorena Iturrino joins us as a senior designer, bringing tremendous insight, talent, leadership and levity to our team.

NEWS // FEB 2012 // AIGA has deployed a new Design for Good strategy. A key component of this direction shapes the conversation through insightful social impact case studies from around the world. Our work with Middletown Youth Services Bureau is one of the initial features.

NEWS // JAN 2012 // Rich will deliver thoughts at Clockwork in Gettysburg, PA. This annual event celebrates the efforts of the area's creatives who, through a rigorously organized and vetted process, provide local nonprofits with communications tools that help raise awareness and funds for their cause.

NEWS // DEC 2011 // On the heels of our brand development presentation at the Connecticut Association of Nonprofits' Conference, our entire team will be conducting a half-day workshop on brand alignment and collaboration at the Center for Nonprofit Excellence. We hope to see you there.

NEWS // NOV 2011 // We just received 2 awards at the AIGA Cause/Affect International competition. The show comprised 30 of the best pieces of do-goodery on the planet. See the Asset Promise and Human Right Here campaigns in our case studies above to learn more about what was recognized.

NEWS // OCT 2011 // AIGA launched its Design For Good initiative at the Pivot Conference in Arizona. co:lab was featured in the manifesto video discussing design for good and why it matters. We also have an article on AIGA's website with tips on doing work for good. We're honored to be a part of this initiative.

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CONTACT // Email: info@colabinc.comtel: 860 951 7782
Address: 1429 Park Street, Suite 207, Hartford, Connecticut 06106