This short, simple animation for material-science giant Bemis focuses on the idea of “Celebrating one Bemis” and different parts coming together to form the company’s new visual identity.

Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv conceptualized and animated the sequence; original music was composed by Shay Lynch.

PBS Series

Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv created a logo and main title sequence for CARRIER, a 10-part series filmed aboard the USS Nimitz. The show is a character-driven immersion in the high-stakes world of a nuclear aircraft carrier. The title sequence reverses the scale relationship between the people and ship, treating their faces as landscape. Each episode’s opening features six different personalities who are central figures in that episode.

Production: Special Branch

PBS Series

“Circus,” a six-hour behind-the-scenes look at the Big Apple Circus, debuted on November 3, 2010. Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv designed the 60-second title sequence for the PBS documentary series.

Production: Manic

Amnesty International

This piece animates opposing concepts to illustrate the mission of Amnesty International. The animation, developed for a presentation by Chermayeff & Geismar Inc. in collaboration with Valerie Pettis, uses typography and simple graphic elements to create emotional resonance.

Library of Congress

This animation extends the new, comprehensive visual identity developed by Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv for the Library of Congress by illustrating one of the symbol’s visual metaphors.

Logomotion Detail 1

Excerpt from the award-winning sequence of Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv’s trademarks

Logomotion Detail 2

Excerpt from the award-winning sequence of Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv’s trademarks

Show of Force

ID for a production company


This 30-second animation piece introduces the new logo for Minneapolis-healthcare giant HealthPartners.

The brand animation is lively and optimistic, focusing on words that reinforce HealthPartners’s mission, vision, and values.

Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv conceptualized, wrote, and art-directed the sequence. Thornberg & Forester produced the piece.