Once–Future Office is a multidisciplinary design studio in NYC. We bring clarity to complex information across integrated brand identities, campaigns, information design, digital products, and environments.

Our process is founded on a commitment to research, a love for systems, and a dedication to making smart, elegant design that brings ideas to life. We work closely with architectural, cultural, and mission-driven organizations to communicate clearly to broad audiences.


Clients

AIGA/NY
AlexAllen Studio
Bernheimer Architecture
Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation
Cape Cod Modern House Trust
AIANY/Center for Architecture
The Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP)
Christies
CodeGreen
Compass
Datadog
International Contemporary Furniture Fair
Historic Districts Council
LEVER Architecture
The Mash-Up Americans
Metropolis Magazine

National Park Service
New York City Department of Health
New York City Mural Arts Project
New York Comedy Festival
Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)
NYC.gov
Parsons The New School for Design
Storefront for Art and Architecture
Studio Gang
Times Square Alliance
Travel+Leisure Magazine
The World Science Festival
Van Alen Institute
Worrell Yeung
Young Projects


Services

Art Direction
Brand Strategy
Brand Identity
Campaigns and Advertising
Content Development
Environmental Design
Exhibition Design

Illustration
Information Design
Naming
Print
Packaging
Responsive Web Design
Signage and Wayfinding
UI/UX Design


Who We Are

Nikki Chung, Principal

Prior to founding Once–Future Office, Nikki Chung worked with Project Projects, where she designed books and exhibitions. She has done marketing and advertising work for J.Crew, web design at The Barbarian Group, digital design for iPad at Travel+Leisure Magazine, and editorial design for The New York Times Magazine. Nikki has lectured and taught at Rhode Island School of Design and the California College of the Arts, and has been a visiting critic at Pratt Institute and Parsons the New School for Design. Nikki holds a BA in Architecture from the University of California at Berkeley and an MFA in Graphic Design from Rhode Island School of Design. She is currently an adjunct professor at the School of Visual Arts (SVA).

Dungjai Pungauthaikan, Principal

Dungjai is an award winning designer whose work has been recognized by the Art Directors Club, Type Directors Club, Print Regional Design Annual, the Society of Publication Designers, and the Van Alen Institute. Before forming Once–Future Office, Dungjai was the Art Director at Metropolis magazine from 2007–2013, where she led the art department staff in all aspects of the magazine’s publication and subsidiary brands. Dungjai holds a BA in Architecture from the University of California at Berkeley and an MFA in Graphic Design from Rhode Island School of Design. She has taught at Pratt Institute and is currently an adjunct professor at the School of Visual Arts (SVA).

Team

Drianne Laliberte
Nick Fogarty

Past Staff and Collaborators

Arnau Bosc, Ben DuVall, Sara Gong, Carli Heggen, Nicolas Kubail Kalousdian, Hanna Kim, Phoebe Morrison, Rachel Shim, Ashley Stevens