It wasn’t so long ago that my idea of a graphic design rate came from asking other fresh out of school designers how much they charge per hour and just copying that. At the time, I thought that is just how you did it. You charge X amount per hour for graphic design services and […]
Why is it important to have your own internal graphic design projects in addition to your client work? This sounds to some like a silly question. You don’t need to work on your own projects, you have income coming in from clients that are paying for your service. How would you get income from a […]
It’s a sad truth, but not every graphic designer explains their basic process to their customers. My process is tailored to each job but I’ve discovered that I’m just as guilty as others with a quick look through my website. I don’t have my basic process listed here either. So with that in mind, it’s […]
Trip Poster Design for Your Building Centers As part of their YOUReward customer incentive program, I created this Trip poster design which was used primarily at their annual Building and Remodeling Show in the spring of 2014. Later these were displayed at the separate branches of Your Building Centers throughout the rest of 2014. I based […]
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 […]
This unused internal marketing piece for local engineering firm was one of my first freelance projects. Consequently this is probably the moment that I both stopped working on spec projects and vowed never to work without at contract.
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.
I love holiday specials in December so it was not surprise that eventually those visuals would creep their way into a design. These themed in-store sign designs are inspired by the intro sequence from Rankin Bass’s Jack Frost claymation special.