We Will Imagine

We Will Imagine was a collaboration between goodgood (Karen Stein + Ben Gaydos), Matthew Shanley...


Mothlight Microcinema

When goodgood opened an office in Detroit, we noticed a lack of film venues in the...



Working with the folks at DCI (DecorCraft) in Providence, RI, we sought to update the...


Equal Exchange Coffee Cart

The Equal Exchange Free Range Café is a coffee trike/mobile café—the first of its kind...

Hearing Modernity

Hearing Modernity Website

goodgood was asked by the Harvard University Department of Music to design the identity...

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Highlight Arts

The London-based Highlight Arts (formerly Reel Festivals) is an international arts collective who organize events,...

in the community


Post! goodgood at MOCAD

Karen and Ben of goodgood will be hosting a workshop at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit on February 16th. Press Release: Create mailable art with secret messages and fantastic visions! Young artists are invited to join goodgood for a Family Day to create packaged letters out of paper, ink, and ephemera to send to… Read more »


FP3 Gallery Presents Elisa H. Hamilton: To The Heart Of It

ELISA HAMILTON, Artist KAREN STEIN SHANLEY, goodgood, Exhibition Curator July 25 – October 25, 2013 Opening Reception: July 25, 6:00-8:00pm FP3 Gallery 346 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02210 Monday- Friday 10-6, Saturday 10-2   FP3 Gallery is pleased to present To the Heart of It, a solo exhibition of new works on paper by Elisa… Read more »


Mothlight Microcinema

When goodgood opened an office in Detroit, we noticed a lack of film venues in the immediate downtown corridor. So we started working with local filmmakers – including perennial collaborator Julia Yezbick – to found Mothlight Microcinema. We screen experimental and avant-garde, fiction, documentary, and animated videos and films every month from our office downtown. goodgood detroit also designed… Read more »


Boston Children’s Museum: Listener

goodgood’s newest collaboration with New American Public Art and Matthew Shanley sponsored by Fort Point Arts Community! Go check it out next time you’re near the Boston Children’s Museum!


Off the Wall: Outdoor Art Colors Winter Chill

A wonderful write-up in Dig Boston, on our newest public art piece “Lighthouse,” A collaborative work between goodgood and New American Public Art! OFF THE WALL: OUTDOOR ART COLORS WINTER CHILL Posted on January 13, 2012 by SARA AFZAL When winter hits, a dull gray gloom takes over Boston, but last night an outdoor installation of lights and projections… Read more »


We Will Imagine

A little stop motion video of the installing the commissioned work “We Will ImagineParts 1+2”. Part 1 took us 100+ man hours alone, and we are greatly indebted to the kind souls who lent their time, hands and enthusiasm: Namita, Joana, Cory, Elana, Julia, Elaine, Demetri, Jess, Tyler, Zeke, Phoebe, Chris, Gerald, Marc and Yasmine…. Read more »

in the news


goodgood Named A Winner in Latest Regional Design Annual Awards

From us: Huzzah!! ––––––––––––– From PRINT: Print Magazine’s Regional Design Annual spotlights the best and boldest American design. [Cincinnati] – A Media Archaeology of Boston, a project designed by goodgood design for the Harvard Graduate School of Design and Documentary Educational Resources, was chosen as one of the 350 best designs in the U.S. in the… Read more »


Cut & Paste: Lansing City Pulse

From Lansing City Pulse, 10/22/14 New art exhibit celebrates Michigan’s place in the Rust Belt As much as we all care for our Great Lakes State, Michigan can certainly be associated with a lot of terrible things: Economic decline, population loss and urban decay, to name a few. But here we sit, smack dab in… Read more »


‘Illuminus’ lights up SoWa with artful projections: Boston Globe

From The Boston Globe, 10/23/14 Enormous, luminous beetles will crawl over the 75-foot-tall façade of an old power station on Harrison Avenue on Saturday night. Don’t be alarmed, it isn’t an invasion of mutant arthropods. It’s an art installation: Claire Eder’s light projection, “Beetles,” one of many projects and performances that make up “Illuminus: Nuit… Read more »


Awesome Without Borders!

We’re excited to announce that goodgood detroit’s collaborative cinema project, Mothlight Microcinema, was a recent recipient of an Awesome Without Borders grant. Delighting Detroit moviegoers, by putting the awesome work of local filmmakers front and center. Cameras are rolling in Motor City! The magic of the silver screen is taking an independent turn in Detroit,… Read more »


BWxD ’13 Pause + Effect

Core77 has written a preview of the Better World by Design Conference, featuring the workshop facilitated by goodgood’s co-founder, Ben Gaydos and long-time gg collaborator, Marc O’Brien. Check it out! We’ve seen our healthy share of design conferences over the years, but a Better World by Design in Providence, Rhode Island, takes the cake for top-notch interdisciplinary… Read more »


US & China Typographic Poster Exchange

From May to November, Ben’s work will be included in the US/China Typographic Exchange Exhibition, TypoShow, traveling to 14 cities in China and the US! Here’s some photos from the opening ceremony in Beijing:   The first show of the exhibition” US & China Typographic Poster Exchange 2013”, as part of the festival called ZiHui-Typographic… Read more »