Case Study, Phi Kappa Psi - Berkeley:
This project involved scanning, touch-up, preserving, and reframing a large number of class composite photos, original antique photos, fraternity memorabilia, and sports photos and jerseys. We redesigned some items from concept photos and old documents, and simply framed others. The project was part of a larger architectural renovation of the Phi Kappa Psi house.
On this project we had the pleasure of working with two dedicated alumni and their interior designer. Together with our on-staff graphic artist, we developed ideas for the implementation of all project phases. All works have the benefit of security installation.
As always, we timed our installation for the least office disturbance, and in this case, began working over the lunch hour.
California Gamma - Phi Kappa Psi: “Over 150 years ago, two college students, William H. Letterman and Charles P.T. Moore, in the college town of Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, were nursing and watching their stricken friends during an epidemic of typhoid fever. Through the long night vigils, an appreciation of the great joy of serving others came into their lives. Calling a number of others to join them, a Brotherhood was founded on February 19, 1852. Phi Kappa Psi sought a new fraternity, founded upon the great joy of serving others.
"The California Gamma Chapter of Phi Kappa Psi was originally founded on April 15th, 1899, although due to lack of membership the chapter was disbanded in the 1990s. The house was recently recolonized in April of 2009 and officially rechartered in 2010 thanks to a group of dedicated alumni and undergraduates.”