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No. 1, inc. - Chicago, ILL

No. 1 (number one) is a Creative IT Studio, specializing in client-driven solution development, consultation services, and experience design.

We partner with each of our clients to develop sophisticated, custom tailored experiences and applications that they can easily update and maintain themselves, using the most innovative, open-source mediums available.

DBLDUTCH, inc. - Chicago, IL

DBLDUTCH, inc. is a Creative + Design Studio focused on collaboration with our clients and their brands. We foster an interdisciplinary creative process that results in comprehensive, informed, and unique solutions to their needs.

DBLDUTCH, inc.: Designing Development™


Okay, so it’s totally way overdue, but I’ve just gotten back from Lotusphere 2009 and I’m totally pumped up about Lotus Notes.

I know, I know. You’re thinking, “Lotus Notes, didn’t they go out of business or something? I used that like 10 years ago.” While Lotus Notes was left to languish for a few years, that was a few years ago. The past 3-4 years have been a bit of a renaissance for Lotus Notes.


HYSTK™ - Chicago, ILL

HYSTK is a group of media savvy professionals that works with its clients closely to create, design, and/or produce their own innovative vision.

We make ourselves accessible, and structure our client relationships around a strict workflow process. By creating a good faith process, we can guarantee the same standard of work every time.

HYSTK produces astounding, high-quality media for our www.dbldutch.orgould never imagine.