Over the last month I have settled nicely into a new home in Toronto. Although moving is not the most fun I look forward to being close to the action of the Toronto design field. Any one looking for a designer in the Toronto area can feel free to contact me for work prospects rangingContinue reading “New Horizons”
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A local Chinese Restaurant was opened in St.Catharines. I decided to visit and try the food and realized the new owner didn’t have a clear brand identity and was in need of new sign, menus, and business cards. The owner was a great client and I had a lovely time working with him to create his new branding. Here you can see the signage, menu, and several drafts and final design for the business card.
The Object of this work was to create an illustration based on a conversation overheard in a public place. The phrase I used was “He ate through that book so fast!” I overheard the conversation between two elderly ladies riding the bus. I fell in love with the little fellow.
I’ve been trying to find a new way to brand myself, I’ve found that I’ve always been drawn to scripts. Though I rarely have an occasion to use them. So I created a word mark for myself using a script of my design. This is my first attempt at creating a script so I spentContinue reading “Word Mark”
For this project I used existing imagery that the brand has utilized with some stock images and a digital painting of my own for the center of the vinyl record. I recreated the vector logo for the album production company. I wanted to capture the feelings that I went though as I listened to BenContinue reading “Vinyl Cover Design: Ben Howard – Every Kingdom”
The name of the t-shirt company is Red Cyborgs and the logo was my creation. I was also to create two different designs for shirts, as well as a die line for packaging and the hang tag and wash tag designs.
The designs had o be vector, as well as only utilize 4 spot colour each. This posed a tricky situation for creating a full colour illustration but I found colours that would suit all my needs by varying the colour percentages.
I was given the task of choosing a book that I would redesign inside and out. This would include styling and formatting the entire body text. I often loved the book The Secret Garden as a Child and chose that novel to design. I started with the illustration for the cover and created a digitalContinue reading “Book Redesign & Building”
This project was a small spread in a zine with a horror theme. The object was to create a story with minimal text and only utilize black and white. I began with some sketches, then moving to Photoshop to create the illustrations. I finished the project in InDesign, and set my copy. I’m happy withContinue reading “Horror Zine”