For over a decade, Klarquist has supported a variety of design, communications, and external relations needs for a number of departments at the University of California Berkeley.
In 2020, Denise Klarquist took over as interim director of communications for the university’s Graduate Division, supporting a number of projects. She has supported the College of Chemistry, writing feature articles for Catalyst Magazine.
From 2009 to 2019, we supported dozens of communications initiatives, from media announcements and alumni publications to strategic fundraising collateral for the College of Environmental Design at UC Berkeley. The most significant of these include:
Frameworks. With a distribution to over 25,000 alumni, donors, and friends, this biannual online and print publication tackles critical issues affecting the environmental design community. Beginning in 2011, we managed its production, including interviewing renowned alumni and faculty, writing and/or editing all content, and collaborating with the print and web design team to ensure that the publication meets the rigorous standards of this world-class institution.
College of Environmental Design Annual Reports. We supported writing and editing of content for the 2015-16, 2016-17, and 2018-19 editions.
Case Statements. Critically important for targeted fundraising, we were responsible for editing and design of the 2015 Flex Studios Case Statement; and extensive research, writing, and design for the Havens House Case Statement.
Berkeley-Rupp Architecture Professorship & Prize. Since its inception in 2012, we have led online content development and communications strategy for this prestigious architecture prize.
Bloom PR campaign. We drove PR strategy, media relations, and event co-management for the launch of Bloom, the first and largest powder-based 3-D-printed cement structure built to date.