Design of the first book by Starbucks, which highlights parallels between the process of artmaking and that of growing, harvesting, and roasting the finest craft coffee beans
Music video for They Might Be Giants produced, directed, and filmed by AHL&CO (Peter Ahlberg + Madelene Wikskär). Photogrammetry by Ivin Ballen and Lenscloud. In collaboration with Paul Sahre.
Set it to full screen, turn off the lights, and crank up the volume!
Cookbook design for the renowned American chef Missy Robbins (Rizzoli, 2017)
Three years of invitation suites and posters for The Menil Collection’s annual children’s costume party.
Design of Prestel USA’s book series featuring new architecture in London, New York, and Los Angeles as photographed by Richard Schulman, Agnese Sanvito, Pavel Bendov, and Mike Kelley, respectively.
Please Make This Look Nice: The Graphic Design Process was authored and designed by AHL&CO Principal Peter Ahlberg following a two-year long research period in which he interviewed numerous graphic design professionals about their individual processes. Published by Skira Rizzoli in 2016, the book features interviews with Michael Bierut, Experimental Jetset, Paul Sahre, Natasha Jen, Milton Glaser, Karlssonwilker, Maira Kalman, Ed Fella, Seymour Chwast, Abbott Miller, Elliott Earls, Post Typography, Gail Anderson, Nicholas Blechman, John Gall, Stephen Doyle, Bob Gill, Chermayeff & Geismar, James Victore, Paula Scher, and Stefan Sagmeister. It also contains images of previously unpublished process-based work from the archives of these same designers, as well as Erik Carter, Dress Code [Dan Covert + Andre Andreev], Alan Fletcher, Ji Lee, Oliver Munday, Joe Newton, Sally Thurer, and ZutAlors! [Frank DeRose + Brendan Griffiths]. Additional texts include an introduction by Peter Ahlberg and a foreword by Brett Littman, former Executive Director of The Drawing Center, where the corresponding exhibition was held in early 2016.
Diary of Your Home: Ideas, Tips, and Prompts for Recording and Organizing Everything is a guided journal written and designed by AHL&CO to help readers chronicle their homes—both the place itself, and the people, things, and experiences that it provides (Rizzoli, 2018).
Book authorship and design for the School of Visual Arts. The SVA Senior Library features the work of 100+ recent graduates. In order to give the book a cohesive voice, we took thousands of disparate images and made 512 pages of new and unique compositions, turning scores of finished work pieces into pure, essential form. Our concept for the book also addressed the relationship between analog and digital design, referencing both old-school cut-and-paste zines and today's cutting-edge motion graphics.
A selection of logos developed for a clients including a tech start-up, an art museum, a restaurant, and an architecture studio.