ContraFect Corporation



Visualizing Powerful New Treatments

Based in Yonkers, NY, ContraFect is developing new approaches to destroying drug-resistant pathogens that cause hospital infections and disease epidemics.

The symbol we developed is has layered meanings: a globe, a petri dish with disappearing pathogens, and an abstract ‘C.’

ContraFect iPads

The original website design opened with a quick animation: the images of pathogens are wiped out while the text explains the company’s mission.

ContraFectBrochure_designed by Ellen Shapiro

Brochure covers feature a gradient behind the dots.


On the office entrance wall, painted ‘ContraFect Blue,” the effect is made dimensional with a 3-D logo in brushed copper.

ContraFect branding designed by Ellen Shapiro, Visual Language LLC