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City of Santa Monica

cultural institution / print design

City of Santa Monica revives an old 1930s beach estate belonging to Marion Davies

The Annenberg Community Beach House is the former 1930’s estate of actress Marion Davies, purchased for her by William Randolph Hearst, and became notorious for the glamorous parties. Santa Monica revived the estate to be an event space and popular place to hang by the pool. They needed a brochure to promote the various spaces for rent for both social and corporate events.

The brochure mixes the look of old Hollywood glamour with the contemporary and sustainable design of the renovation. Printed on 100% recycled paper with soy inks, the format is unique with an inside pocket for price lists and a bright orange envelope for mailing.

An illustrated map created by local artist Doug Jamieson highlights the various event spaces throughout the property.