EmPower Santa Barbara County Home Energy Efficiency Program Expands
July 14, 2014
On July 9, Santa Barbara County celebrated the emPower program relaunch with new partners from Ventura and San Luis Obispo Counties. Rebranded as emPower Central Coast, the program now also provides homeowners in SLO and Ventura Counties with incentives and financing for home energy upgrades. J. LeMay Studios works with emPower to increase program participation through advertising, events, case studies, marketing materials, and...cupcakes! With edible icing emPower logos, of course.
Edible Santa Barbara Spring Issue
April 20, 2014
The spring 2014 issue of Edible Santa Barbara magazine is here, and includes a feature article by Jennifer LeMay about the edible garden at the Goleta Water District. A beautiful garden featuring waterwise edible plants and trees, it is the first in the area maintained by a public agency and is open to the public weekdays during business hours. Read the article for tips on growing your own edible garden at home with plants that are easy to maintain, beautiful to look at, and put food on the table!
Pick up a copy of the magazine at the SB Farmer's Market, or view the web site for more locations.
Livingreen June Newsletter
June 10, 2013
It's here! The Livingreen June 2013 newsletter we designed features Bella Dura's eco-friendly, indoor/outdoor fabrics, non-toxic soaps for decks and cars, Modern Outdoor furniture, and Thermory Wood for decking, siding and trims. Check out the newsletter to learn more.
UCSB Summit on Energy Efficiency Invitation
May 1, 2013
The UCSB Summit on Energy Efficiency will take place on May 1 & 2 at the Fess Parker Resort in Santa Barbara. Now in its 4th year, the summit has attracted wide attention as a major forum on energy efficiency and sustainability, with an emphasis on science and technology. Our invitation design worked to increase attendance at the reception and the event.
Santa Barbara Earth Day
April 22, 2013
Once again, the Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival was a success – high attendance and perfect weather. A number of our clients proudly displayed their banners, signs and other materials we designed, including Allen Associates, The Sustainability Project, and Santa Barbara Channelkeeper.
Tidepool Signs for High School Aquarium Exhibit
April 12, 2013
J. LeMay Studios designed four large California Tidepools educational signs (48" x 12") for a high school aquarium, funded by the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary.
The purpose of the signs is to educate children of all ages, and other groups who visit the aquarium, about California tidepools and how to explore them carefully without harming the animals that live there. The signs also explain the plight of California's endangered Black Abalone. A QR code links to the California Tidepools website, which has access to a free app for mobile devices that provides a greater wealth of information.
Green Building Alliance Website Launch
March 9, 2013
The Green Building Alliance is a group of design and construction professionals who work together to create a more sustainable environment. Their new website helps them achieve this goal by expanding their reach, and attracting new members to the organization who can share their sustainable building expertise. Visit gballiance.com for more information.
Santa Barbara International Film Festival
January 24, 2013
The film festival is here! Our client and festival sponsor Livingreen is showcasing their beautiful home decor items in the Director's Lounge, located in the Hotel Santa Barbara. We designed the "Walking Tour" brochure for out-of-town festival attendees to refer to as they stroll down State Street, enjoying some of the hidden gems around town.
The Fund for Santa Barbara, another festival sponsor and client, proudly presented the 14th annual Social Justice Award for Documentary Film. Each year, the Fund partners with the SBIFF to recognize documentary films that address critical social, economic environmental and political justice issues. Check out the line-up of films.
Edible Santa Barbara – Winter 2012-13
December 10, 2013
The winter 2012-13 issue of Edible Santa Barbara magazine is the "Cooks Issue," and includes a feature article by Jennifer LeMay about edible mushrooms. She interviewed local chefs (including one who went mushroom hunting with Julia Child), and Santa Barbara City College mycology professor Bob Cummings, who provided a wealth of information. She even got to attend a "March Mushroom Madness" event at the college.
Jennifer also wrote a profile of chef Michael Hutchings for this issue, giving the reader a glimpse into the mind of a very creative, yet classic chef. Pick up a copy of the magazine at the SB Farmer's Market, or view the web site for more locations.
California Tidepools Online
November 15, 2012
J. LeMay Studios created the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary web page, California Tidepools: Between Land and Sea – the online component of an educational campaign that promotes tidepool exploration and etiquette. It also calls attention to the plight of the endangered Black Abalone and provides links to resources to learn more, and to download a new California Tidepools app (available for both iPhone and Android). Visit the Calfornia Tidepools web site.
Edible Santa Barbara – the Spring 2012 Issue!
March 10, 2012
The spring 2012 issue of Edible Santa Barbara magazine is the "Seafood Issue" and includes A Sea Change, a feature article by Jennifer LeMay about Seagrass Restaurant.
This issue also has fascinating articles about local seafood, including sea urchin (it's probably different from what you think...most uni is preserved with additives and this changes the taste quite a bit. Fresh uni is something else). Learn about the Santa Barbara Fisherman's Market, and the story on Black Cod. Great recipes in this issue, too! Pick up a copy of the magazine at the SB Farmer's Market, or view the web site for more locations. Enjoy!
Edible Santa Barbara – Winter Issue Includes Nothing Like Chocolate
January 5, 2012
The winter 2011-12 issue of Edible Santa Barbara magazine is out, and includes a feature article by Jennifer LeMay about the new documentary film Nothing Like Chocolate. (Read the article). This issue is packed with fun and informative articles about biodynamics, almond farming, earthworms, and a great interview with Top Chef Tom Colicchio.
Find it at the SB Farmer's Market, or view the web site for more locations. Pick up a copy and enjoy!
Artwork for New KeVita Health Beverage Labels
October 22, 2011
Coming soon to a Whole Foods near you...We created custom illustrations of fruit – pomegranates, coconuts, mangoes, strawberries, lemons and more – for new labels for KeVita health beverages as part of an encompassing brand refresh conducted by PULL Brand Innovation. Read more about the KeVita project, and check out the labels.
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Following are a few web sites we recommend:
- Quail Springs Permaculture Design
- Edible Santa Barbara
- Community Environmental Council
- The Sustainability Project
- The American Wild Horse
- Direct Relief