look, listen, design

art270 specializes in graphic design, interactive design, brand creation, and marketing. We listen. We react. We implement ideas—and we love what we do.


Graphic design and successful communication are about exciting the senses and generating a response. The visual sense, as well as touch, sound, and even smell, all play a part in conveying a message to an audience—and making it memorable. Compelling copy and imagery, voice, motion, music, and the right delivery system all must work as a well-rehearsed play. Look and see what we can do...



Heritage Conservancy


As You Sow


High Swartz


Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church




Bartol Foundation


International Institute for Restorative Practices


Princeton University

why art270?

why art270?

We solve communications problems.

our team

our team

art270 is a graphic design company—
and a family.

our clients

our clients

Our clients are our partners
and our friends.

our work

our work

When you love what you do,
it's not work, it's our passion.

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It was the summer of 1988 and I had just submitted an article for the AIGA Philadelphia News, titled “I just don’t want be left behind.” The focus of the article was about my angst  on adopting this new computer-based design production. I was very comfortable with my XActo knives and drawing board, thank you. What do you mean $7500.00 for a new Mac II? Well here I am more than 30 years later writing on a distant cousin of that Mac. The anxiety about getting that first computer has lon [ ... ]

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This poster was designed in 1988 by Lanny Sommese (Director of the Penn State Graphic Design Program) for a visit and student lecture by art270’s Carl Mill.  

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Poster illustration created for the Penn State Art Directors Club in 1985 (P.S.A.D.FIVE). The illustration depicts Lanny Sommese, Penn State Graphic Design department head. Illustration by Carl Mill.

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Logo for Alpine Lodging, Telluride Colorado. Circa 1997-98. Created by our very own John Opet.

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Pre-pandemic, we were exploring the depths our old project files here in the office and and rediscovered a few old treasures including napkin sketches, photo collages, hand-cut paper sculptures, custom contracted illustrations and production flats for lots of very memorable projects. Today’s find was a very special project. Throwback Thursday Find #11: Bucks County, An Illustrated History by Terry A. McNealy. This book designed in 2001 by art270 was commissioned by the Bucks County Historical [ ... ]

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Another quarantine TBT. We hope you are all well and staying safe. We are here if you need us!

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Happy Throwback Thursday! Logo for The Great Lakes (Motorcycle) Tour. Designers: Carl Mill, John Opet, 2008.

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TBT #8: Logo design by Pat Singer, circa 1998. For Performing Arts League of Philadelphia.

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Here's to another TBT! Please stay safe and well. Just a reminder that we are working remotely and can help with any upcoming projects you have, even in a pinch! Don't forget to visit our website to see our capabilities www.art270.com Logo for the Drake Tavern, Jenkintown, Pennsylvania. Est. 2004. Designed by John Opet, art270,inc.

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