The creators of Ceph, the beloved open-source storage solution, sought to reinvigorate the brand and establish a parent brand, Inktank, to take on Amazon Web Services and secure its position as a leader in cloud computing. The ocean, being the largest ecosystem in the habitable world, emerged as the most apt metaphor for digital storage. Subsequent to our engagement, Inktank sold to Red Hat for $175M.
My role: Design director. Designer: Damien Webb, Patrick Corrigan, Katie King Rumford. Brand strategy: Sean Ketchem.