The Black Swan

Gillis Media Services

Gillis Media Services has been servicing the Richmond Business Community for over 10 years

And in that time it has been our great pleasure to work with some of Richmond's most creative and recognizable business leaders. As well as several nationally recognized endeavors. Here then is our list of clients, both past and current, and services rendered:

  • National Clients:
    • Big Gigantic (nationally touring music act): Stage set & lighting design and production
    • Dream Time Productions, Austin TX: Identity & branding
    • Galactic (nationally touring music act): Stage set & lighting design and production
    • Spoon (nationally touring music act): Stage set & lighting design and production
    • Wakarusa Music Festival, Ozark AR: LED sign design, programming and production
  • Richmond Clients:
    • The Anderson Gallery (VCU): Interior & exterior signs 2006-2008
    • Art Space @ Plant Zero: Interior & exterior signs
    • Advanced Therapy Products, Inc.: Web Design
    • Bev's Homemade Ice Cream: Interior design and remodel, identity & branding, interior & exterior signs, print designs, product decals
    • Black Hand Coffee: Identity redesign, interior signs
    • Blue Oasis Audio: Interior & exterior signs, print design
    • Braizer Gallery & Studio: Interior & exterior signs
    • Byrd House Farmer's Market: Site & directional signs, bumper stickers
    • Cadence Ventures: Identity
    • Chris Dillon Law Office: Interior signs
    • Chris McCray Interior Designs: Interior & exterior signs (various projects)
    • Cirrus: Web design
    • Cous Cous: Exterior LED signs, Interior & exterior signs
    • Dominion Properties: Identity
    • Fish Bowl Bistro: Exterior signs, DMX lighting system
    • Flower Girls: Vehicle design & lettering
    • Flour Garden Bakery: Web design, product photography
    • Foolish Venture (local music act): Identity, CD design, print design, web design & development
    • Friends of the James River Parks: Sign design & production
    • Fulton Hill Properties: Exterior sign design & production
    • Glass & Powder Boardshop: Exterior sign design & production
    • Ghostprint Gallery: Interior signs, print design
    • Glavè & Holmes Architects: Exterior signs
    • Goodly's Bicycles: Web development, site design by eyeIntuitive
    • Hampden Hill: Exterior signs
    • Happy the Artist: Assisted with various murals, vehicle lettering, art prep
    • Hodges Partnership: Identity & branding, interior & exterior signs
    • Indoor Football League: Interior signs
    • Jamaica House: Interior & exterior signs
    • John Malenowski: Interior & exterior signs (various projects)
    • Joseph Yates Architects: Identity, print design
    • James River Park System: River safety, bike trail markers & safety, situational safety, interpretive & educational signs design & production, print design, map design
    • Katra Gala: Identity, interior & exterior signs, bumper stickers
    • Lakeside Appliance: Identity, vehicle lettering design & production
    • Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad: Exterior signs
    • Lift Coffee Shop: Web development & design, interior & exterior signs, print design
    • Lucky Lounge: Interior & exterior signs
    • Metro Sound: Interior & exterior signs
    • Metro Space Gallery: Identity, interior signs
    • Micheal Sparks Design: Interior & exterior signs (various projects)
    • Microjoy (local music act): CD & print design
    • Northside Grille: Identity & branding, interior & exterior signs
    • Oakhurst Golf Course, WV: Promotional materials
    • Old Virginia Reality: Identity
    • Olio: Print design, vehicle wrap design & production
    • Om On Yoga: Interior & exterior signs
    • Page Bond Gallery: Interior signs 2007-2010
    • Plant Zero Café: Exterior signs
    • Property Results: Identity, project identities, interior & exterior signs (various projects)
    • Quirk Gallery: Interior & exterior signs, print design 2005-2011
    • Relish Café: Interior & exterior signs, print design
    • Robin Inn: Interior & exterior signs, print design, web design
    • Rolling Cones Mongol Rally Team 2010: Vehicle lettering design & production
    • Rostov's Coffee & Tea: Interior & exterior signs, print design, web design & development
    • Running with Scissors: Interior signs
    • Sav-More Grocery Store: Identity, interior & exterior signs, print design
    • Shades of Light: Quarterly catalog design Winter 2008 / Spring 2009
    • St. Catherine's School: Interior signs
    • Sticky Rice: Interior & exterior signs, print design, bumper stickers
    • Sticky To Go Go: Identity, interior & exterior signs, vehicle lettering design & production
    • Spinal Summit Chiropractic: Exterior signs
    • The Well: Interior signs, print design
    • Truck Source Inc.: Vehicle Lettering design & production
    • VCUarts Department of Graphic Design: Interior & exterior signs
    • VCUarts Department of Photography: Interior signs
    • We All Scream Ice Cream: Identity, interior & exterior signs, print design
    • Wellness Village: Interior & exterior signs
    • World of Mirth: Exterior signs
    • Zuppa: Exterior signs
    • 1708 Gallery: Exterior signs
    • 2113 Bistro Lounge: DMX lighting system & programming

This is of course, not an exhaustive client list, but a sampling of the businesses that have trusted Gillis Media Services with their brand identity in many different media over the last decade. Often our working relationships last for years beyond the inital startup. We are proud to have been able to consistently deliver the type of attentive service and creative work that has helped so many local businesses thrive.