About Silvertop Graphics

Silvertop Graphics is experienced in creating high quality graphic design for clients nationwide. Partners Lisa Tait and Dan Flanagan both graduated with degrees in illustration from the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, Rhode Island. Both have a fluent background in the full range of components that go into successful visual communication.

Lisa Tait and Dan Flanagan established Silvertop Graphics in 1984. The original offices were in New York City, where they served a range of clients including Tavern on the Green, Broadcast Music, Inc., the Brooklyn Botanical Garden, the Helmsley Hotel, Cuisine Magazine, and TV Guide.

In 1989, Dan and Lisa relocated their office from New York City to New Kingston, a rural hamlet of New York’s scenic Catskill Mountains.

Prior to forming Silvertop Graphics, Lisa served as a production manager for Weinstein Otterman & Associates Inc. Advertising and Promotion in NYC. She designed and supervised production of advertising and promotional materials, including ads, brochures, promotional packages, audio-visuals, point-of-purchase and product launch displays. Clients served include: CBS Radio Sports, Chemical Bank, Conde Nast, Hearst Publications, Iberia Airlines, Metropolitan Home and Ziff-Davis. In addition, as a designer at Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, she oversaw in-house promotional materials including direct mail packages, books and animation.

Dan supervised a four-person department as production manager at Graphics 60, Inc., in NYC. With an emphasis on trade and consumer print sales promotion, clients included: General Foods Corporation (Crystal Light, KoolAid, Country Time, Tang, Gravy Train, and Cycle brands); Hebrew National; Pepsi-Cola. Specialty trade pieces included custom diecuts and pop-ups. In addition, as an art director at Maloney Advertising and Design in NYC, he was responsible for the operation of a four person art department, creating sales promotion materials for clients including: National Distillers; Villa Banfi, Austin Nichols & Co. and Renfield Importers.