A 2nd Cup is a 501(c)(3) federal non-profit coffee shop fighting human trafficking in Houston, one of the most intense regions for human trafficking according to the Department of Justice. We are a unique combination of business and charity - using the funds we make through each coffee sale to fund our cause and end human trafficking in our city.
LAUREN & CARRA are a multidisciplinary creative duo based in Houston/Austin.
LAUREN MAREK is a photographer, who focuses mainly on portraiture and editorial. She is inspired by small towns, old friends, and simple moments.
CARRA SYKES is an illustrator, designer, and art director. Her technical skill set combined with her sincere approach allow her to create unique and authentic work.
TOGETHER, they deliver creative direction, brand development, and visual narrative.
Khalil AbuSharekh established Hakaya/the Story Tellers in 2012. Khalil is originally from Gaza, Palestine where he was born and raised. He studied graphic design/multimedia there. He lived several years in the United Arab Emirates working in multimedia. In 2008, he moved to the US and has been living in Houston, Texas since.
He is a freelance photographer and videographer. He works with commercial, non-profit and community organizations, using film to help them tell their stories.
Hakaya gallery opened in October 2012. It is located in Houston Texas at Spring Street Studios.
Reginald Charles Photography was created in 2016 by Reggie Mathalone. Reggie was born in London but now calls Houston home. He has worked across the country photographing musicians and artists; most notably film composer Gerald Busby, Houston soul band The Suffers, and neon artist Sarah Blood. His work appears in publications such as The Texas Tribune, Houston Press, and Instinct Magazine
Olmsted-Kirk Paper Company is a fourth generation family-owned and operated paper distributor in Texas. Formed in 1905, founders Harry Olmsted and Myron Kirk resolved to provide their customers with nothing less than the finest in paper. Today, O-K Paper dedicates themselves to the same rigorous standards of quality and service set before them over a century ago. Their commitment to each customer is unparalleled through a combination of unwavering quality, unequalled selection, and unbeatable service from the friendliest people in the industry. At Olmsted-Kirk, we never stop thinking about new, innovative ways to help our clients. By strategically locating warehouse facilities in our key markets, we've been able to minimize shipping and delivery times. Our computerized inventory and ordering systems harness the power of technology to further benefit our customers.
Workhorse Printmakers is a full service letterpress print shop proud to call Houston, Texas home. They use environmentally friendly soy based inks and citrus solvents. Their house stocks are recycled or tree free cotton and American made if possible.
AIGA members receive a 10% discount on personal projects.
NUU is a creative agency that collaboratively produces beautifully designed solutions proven to elevate brands.
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