Cohen Community Rescue Center

Cohen Community Rescue Center In 2022, City Harvest moved its food rescue and delivery facility to Sunset Park, Brooklyn. This LEED Certified 150,000-square-foot building consolidated City Harvest’s operations under one roof, including innovative warehouse space, staff offices, an education center, a repack space, and an event space. emphas!s designed large-scale exterior signage and graphics, interior [...]

Jovia Federal Credit Union

Jovia Federal Credit Union emphas!s design developed and applied new brand graphics, signage, and interior elements to 20 revamped bank locations of the renamed and rebranded Jovia Federal Credit Union, formally NEFCU. The branch interiors were transformed with custom wallpapers, digital marketing displays, reclaimed wood feature walls, and wayfinding and ID signage to reflect the [...]

Robin Williams Center

Robin Williams Center The Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) represent approximately 160,000 media artists and professionals. In addition to its advocacy, SAG-AFTRA has screening spaces for its members and the public. emphas!s designed signage and a lobby digital display experience for the Robin Williams Screening Room located [...]

East Hampton Golf Club

East Hampton Golf Club Design and implementation of an exterior and interior signage system for this upscale golf club located in East Hampton, New York. The design utilizes materials that would blend well into the beautifully landscaped environment and compliment the twenties modernist inspired interior design of the Clubhouse and restaurant. CLIENT East Hampton Golf [...]

St. Lukes School

St. Luke’s School Emphasis designed wayfinding signage and super-graphics for  St. Luke’s School, a coeducational K-8 Episcopal day school located on a two-acre landmark block in the West Village of New York City. emphas!s brought all existing signage up to current fire code and ADA requirements. Bright colors and bold graphics were introduced to reflect [...]

Atlantic Theater Company

Atlantic Theater / Linda Gross Theater As part of the restoration and renovation of the parish hall that is home to the Linda Gross Theater for the legendary Atlantic Theater Company, emphas!s design developed contemporary wayfinding signage and a flexible, yet bold donor recognition system. The lobby of the theater features a graphic, internally illuminated [...]

Brooklyn Bridge Pedestrian Improvements

Brooklyn Bridge Pedestrian Improvements Working closely with the DUMBO Improvement District to create a more welcoming transition from the Brooklyn Bridge to the Brooklyn streetscape, emphasis developed a system of bold signage and conceptualized the creation and placement of public art to encourage visitors to explore the adjacent neighborhoods. The system included wayfinding signage, concrete welcome [...]

El Museo del Bario

El Museo del Barrio Creation of interior and exterior wayfinding signage for a dynamic and contemporary renovation of this historic building located on Manhattan's Upper West Side. emphas!s coordinated efforts with the architects, museum officials, and governmental agencies including the DDC and the Public Design Commission of the City of New York to create museum-level [...]


A.R.T. / New York A.R.T./New York supports over 400 member theatres by providing funding, training, and affordable office, rehearsal, and performance space. emphas!s design created a branded signage experience for its midtown location, with classrooms, meeting rooms, and two black box theaters. emphas!s extended A.R.T./New York’s bold brand, color and architectural material palette throughout the [...]

The Gateway Schools

The Gateway Schools Emphasis’ re-branding of The Gateway Schools, an innovative educational facility for children with learning disabilities was realized in the identification and wayfinding signage for Gateway’s newly constructed facility. Colorful, friendly signage was designed to connect to the building’s look and feel as well as be easily understood by the diverse population of [...]