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Smartley-Dunn is a Chicago-based agency that specializes in helping our clients engage their audiences both online and offline.  Since 1998, we’ve been helping clients ranging from rock bands and restaurants to non-profits and politicians create compelling integrated user experiences using high technology and new media platforms to connect people to content.

The following is a list of some of the clients and projects we’ve had the pleasure of working with and on over the past 15 years.

Artists + Musicians

  • Wilco (web design + development/online marketing/interactive media)
    • 2000-2003 – “Yankee Hotel Foxtrot” – album/tour
    • 2003-2004 – “A Ghost is Born” – album/tour
    • 2005 – “Kicking Television: Live in Chicago” – live album
    • 2007 – “Sky Blue Sky” – album/tour
    • 2009 – “Ashes of American Flags” – film
    • 2009 – “Wilco The Album”  – album/tour
  • R.E.M. (interactive media)
    • 2003 – “In Tune: The Best of R.E.M.” – album/tour
  • Andrew Bird (web design + development/online marketing)
    • 2009 – “Noble Beast” – album
  • David Byrne (online marketing/web development/interactive media)
    • 2004 – David Byrne & Gilberto Gil – Creative Common Launch  – live webcast/production
    • 2006 – David Byrne + Brian Eno “My Life in the Bush of Ghosts” – interactive media
    • 2012 – “Love This Giant” – website
  • Neko Case (web design + development)
    • 2012 – “The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight…”
  • Glenn Kotche (web design + development/online marketing/interactive media)
    • 2006 “Mobile” – album
  • Amos Lee (web design + development)
    • 2011 “Mission Bell” – album
  • Kronos Quartet (web design + development)
  • Pavement (web design + development)
  • The Sea and Cake (web design + development)
  • Tortoise (web design + development/interactive media)
  • Trampled by Turtles (web design + development)
  • Ken Vandermark (web design + development)
  • Lucinda Williams (web design + development)

Odds + Ends

  • Alinea (web design + development/interactive media)
  • The Billions Corporation – (web design and development)
  • City of Chicago “SpinOut” – DJ in the Park Series – Chicago, IL
  • East Bank Club (web design and development/consulting) – Chicago, IL
  • MASS MoCA (Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art) – (interactive media/consulting) – North Adams, MA
  • Next Restaurant/Aviary (online marketing/consulting) – Chicago, IL
  • Outstanding in the Field (web design + development/online ticketing)
  • Pratt & Larson Ceramic Tiles (web design and development/consulting) – Portland, OR
  • Spiffy Pictures  (web design and development/consulting) – Highland Park, IL
  • Springboard Productions (web design and development/consulting)

Media + Live Events

  • WIRED Magazine
    • 2004 – Live at Town Hall – Creative Commons Launch Concert w/David Byrne/Gilberto Gil – (consulting/interactive media/webcast)
    • 2005 – Live from the NYPL
      • “Who Owns Culture” – Lawrence Lessig + Jeff Tweedy moderated by Chris Anderson – (consulting/interactive media/webcast)
      • “The Battle Over Books” – A discussion over the future of print publishing. (consulting/live webcast)
  • WIRED Next Fest
    • 2005 -Navy Pier – Chicago, IL
    • 2006 – Javits Center – New York, NY
    • 2008 – Millennium Park – Chicago, IL
  • WILCO
    • 2010 – Solid Sound Festival –  Mass MoCA (consulting/interactive media)
    • 2009 – Live from The Paradiso – Amsterdam, NL (live webcast)
    • 2008 – Live from the Riviera – Chicago, IL (live webcast)
    • 2007 – Live from Shepherd’s Bush Empire –  London, UK – (live webcast)
    • 2006 – Live from the Greek Theatre – Berkeley, CA (live webcast)
    • 2003 – Live from the 9:30 – Washington DC (live webcast)
  • Obama for America
    • 2008 – Jeff Tweedy & Friends w/Otis Clay (event coordinator)

Non-Profit Organizations

  • Architecture for Humanity - (consultant)
  • The BeCause Foundation (consultant/web design + development)
  • E.A.T. Education, Agriculture, Technology, Inc. - (founder)
  • DJing is Not A Crime – (founder)
  • The Growing Connection – (consultant)
  • Songs for Christchurch – (web design + development/consulting)
  • Wi-Fi for Humanity – (co-founder)