A long time ago at a newspaper not so far away, yours truly got his first real life experience putting together a booklet and using signatures. Back then I was using QuarkXpress 5 and was fresh out of college. Ironically I was never taught anything about Quark at my alma mater so I jumped head […]
What is Optical Character Recognition or OCR and why should you care? Well, before I answer that let me ask you this question. Have you ever been handed a pile of typed pages for a project that you were working on instead of a nice digital word processor file? Personally, this has happened to me […]
Recently I was working on a project for a client that included some Adobe Illustrator files that would need updated for final printing. It wasn’t anything drastic, just a little darkening of some labels on a technical drawing. The only downside was that there were close to 30 blocks of text that needed converted and […]
Recently I was asked to redesign an employee recruitment booklet that would need reset in Indesign and would include a lengthy history section. The original text files for the booklet had been lost and only a photocopy dated June 1996 was available My best guess was that the original text file had been on a […]
UPDATE- The installation is complete, check out the photos and see them in person at Kranich’s Jewelers Logan Valley Mall location. I created this re-imagining of their in store signage to reflect a classic beauty with a modern appeal. By keeping the image in shades of grey and black I hoped to convey a classic […]
These credit card sized vip cards for Kranich’s Jewelers was a redesign. They hadn’t been updated in over five years at the time so I was tasked with updating the look. I decided to go with a more modern look while still keeping the familiar forest green color present in their old design. These were printed on […]
I designed this desktop wallpaper theme for Kranich’s Jewelers based on the Avengers movie teaser poster.
This Internal promotional materials was my first attempt at artificial bokeh lights in Photoshop. It was a promo for Kranich’s Jewelers top sales person.
A redesign of the round clearance sign for Kranich’s Jewelers was requested to fit their new in store displays at Kranich’s Jewelers Logan Valley Mall location. I took the original design and reformatted the text into this rectangular shape which hopefully fixed the instillation problems associated with their round version of the sign.