David Funkhouser
United States
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Brief Summary
Funkhaus Design Laboratories is the Los Angeles-based creative boutique providing interactive solutions and brand identities for commercial production, television network, post-production, visual effects and editorial companies. David Funkhouser is a creative technologist, art director and designer. He has created or worked on over 200 websites and interactive projects and more than 70 visual identities.
MJZ, Caviar Content, Academy of Archivists, Somesuch & Co., Digital Domain, Whitehouse Post, C03, The Dive, Harvest Films, Independent Media, Deluxe, Eflim, Panavision, Squeak E Clean, The Joneses, Hungryman, Wiredrive, Stimmung Music, Bigfoote Music and Sound, Cut + Run, Fisheggs, Bigsmack, Shooters Inc, The Artists Co, Asylum VFX, A Common Thread, Epoch Films, Non-Fiction Films, Moxie Pictures, Cosmo Street, Stuart Karten Design, Treehouse Design Partners, Wiredrive, Bob Industries, OOH Pitch, Digital Hive, O-Positive Films, Trevor Pearson Photography, Protagonist Films, Venice Air Films, 
Professional Experience
Funkhaus Design Laboratories is motivated by one goal: to create timeless, solid, functional design for good people. FDL is built on the fundamental concept of form over function; a tenet left gasping for air by the onslaught of contemporary media. The days of static websites are long gone. They are TVs without remotes. They are devoid of interaction.

We start with two basic questions: How do you interact with it? How do other people interact with it? We believe that the answer to both questions should be simply, intuitively, and immediately.

We take a practical, low-cost, high-value approach to problems. Whether your project is digital or analog, we take the best open source technologies and combine them with our design ethos to achieve sustainable solutions. We reject over designing, over pricing, or drawing out the project. We are a boutique with over 10 years experience. We have over 200 websites and more than 50 visual identities under our belt. We are Funkhaus Design Laboratories.

Services include:
Logo design and branding
Hi-Fi & Lo-Fi websites (Flash / HTML / iPhone / iPad)
Print production
Creative direction
Awards and Recognition
2010 - Too busy to submit awards this year...

2009 wiredrive.com / 1st web designer award ( december )
top 50 corporate websites of 2009

2009 birds of prey / keyshawn johnson: tackling design show ( april )
featured in reality television show on A&E network

2009 18th annual AICP show judge ( moma, ny - june 9th )
art & technique of the american commercial

2008 communication arts ( site of the week - may 14th )
hungryman website

2008 communication arts ( site of the week - may 1st )
dektor film group website

2008 digitalthread.com ( site of the day - april 14th )
hungryman website

2008 communication arts ( site of the week - march 24th )
digital domain website

2007 digitalthread.com ( site of the day - january 23st )
sticks + stones website

2007 digitalthread.com ( site of the day - january 22st )
big foote music + sound website

2007 digitalthread.com ( best design companies - january 21st )
iowa interactive “best of breed”

2007 digitalthread.com ( site of the day - january 21st )
out - of - home pitch website

2006 design interact ( commarts site of the week - september 1st )
stuart karten design website

2006 design taxi ( web site of the day )
stuart karten design website

2005 resfest “keep it curious” project ( featured artist )
poster “baby urpy” was featured in over 20 countries

2005 communication arts ( design interact )
iowa interactive design review article

2005 woodsuch gallery show ( featured artist )
several pieces shown / sold at the show

2005 featured on woodsuch website.com ( featured artist )
several works featured over the course of the year

2004 styleboost.com
site of the day “ woodsuch.com”

2003 aiga logo show
5 logos featured in mowhawk papers logos book

2002 bda awards
2 silver awards in the interactive division

2002 promax awards
2 silver awards in the interactive division

2001 adobe eyewire magazine award
best use of photography

2000 addy award
honorable mention - us jets advertising campaign

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