Logo design for a boutique Italian investment company. Using principals of sacred geometry, the abalone shell is created with minimal lines, though contains 6 perfectly proportioned abalone shapes.
Each year FICO holds an international conference for their employees. It was important to retain the strength and stoicism of the wordmark while adding a friendly, community-oriented symbol.
Album artwork for music tuned and rhythmically entrained to natural landscapes. Composite includes all original elements: hand-drawn typography using a sacred-geometric circle grid; Snap shot of a butterfly taken at The Flower Conservatory in San Francisco; Setting moon reflecting on the Pacific Ocean at Big sur.
A brand extension for electronic accessories appealing to an urban 'tween' audience.
Brand development and logo design for a record label specializing in nature sounds. A pressed gloriola flower positioned in the shape of a 'G.'
Hand-drawn typography for a folk-music album.
Logo design and brand development for an online educational system to help patients better understand their medical procedures and treatments. The design needed to reflect a feeling of optimism, hope and generosity.
Concept creation, costume design and composition for a 1-woman rock opera.
An online data base of yoga poses and yoga terminology that can be added to and edited by users.
Art Direction and cover design for a sparsely produced folk-pop album. Tan Kahn Cao roughly sketched this representation of a singer songwriter.
Concept creation, costume and composite for folk-rock album cover.
Typography and package design for Winslow, a new wine grown and produced in Sonoma Valley.
Art Direction, package design, web design and concept development for a creative girls' lifestyle brand. Catalog of related work available upon request.
Brand development, naming and logo design for an LA-based PR company specializing in company narrative. To read more about the creative process: http://www.takemeforword.com/blog
Layout design for The Santa Barbara Independent. One of many inside spread designs during a 9-month period of Art Directing for the award-winning Newsweekly.
Letter-pressed invitation and calendar design for a presidents organization.
Website redesign for a stock data distribution company. The challenge was to distill a tremendous amount of complex information into a user-friendly platform that could communicate to both new and experienced users.
Entirely biodegradable CD package design for music made with the natural environment. Rice paper, dried flower and plantable cover stock. Melted beeswax used as adhesive to hold disk in place. The challenge was designing for transparent layers and finding biodegradable resources to hold the disk in an unconventional way.