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identity
and now when the rain comes we can be thankful.
and now when the rain comes we can be thankful.

sixteen photos.

dangerously low and delightfully fast
dangerously low and delightfully fast

three sketches

time change
time change

album cover for these guys.
work in progress.

neue
neue

ok, so this was supposed to be névé,
as in: glacial ice formation.
(because the motor runs cool)
but then they changed it, because they thought it sounded too Frenchy, and they wanted something that was obviously: more Germanic. Which worked with the graphic linguistic semantic and monetary assignation.
I didn’t put it on the wheel.
So: fine.
(the TMs were [...]

electric 4wd
electric 4wd

For KLD Energy. Unlikely to be anything. Good work. Otherwise worthless.
Also did equally pointless work for their promising scooter.
Did I mention that I also did their name and logo for the motor technology itself? And the ‘drive simple?’
(Minus the TMs. Those are pointless obstructions.)
Probably not. That’ll have to come, too.
Oh, yeah. This is one week’s [...]

airports
airports

or: adventures in helvetica, lines, deserts and de-icing, sculpture and signage.
sixteen photos.
2003-2008

nostalgia
nostalgia

νόστος +  άλγος
36″x18″ print.
2007

icantforget/
icantforget/

icantforget/whatidontremember
two 72″ x 20″ prints.
2006

ubi sunt
ubi sunt

35×22″ print.

Cue
Cue

So this thing suctioncups onto your shower wall, right? And it beeps to tell you that it’s time to do a self-exam, or visit a doctor. It’s supposed to be a product to tell you when to do breast exams, and when to have doctor-administered breast exams.
I named the product, helped figure out the color [...]

Avie Products
Avie Products

Company identity, logo, business cards, product identity and name, graphics package, whole shebang.

Das Keyboard
Das Keyboard

Identity, website layout, product graphics, photo retouching, and packaging design for Das Keyboard.

This Life Electric, again
This Life Electric, again

Album covers. Photos. Type. All of that.
Boldy delicate. Complexly simple.
Good friends.

M3 graphics
M3 graphics

Holiday card made from M3 logos and a photo of the studio, and an open house invitation graphic, also made from a photo of the studio. Late 2005, early 2006.

commondreams.org print ad
commondreams.org print ad

Print advertisement for Commondreams.org, for the Bioneers conference, 2007. My photo, my typography, their quote, their logo.

posters
posters

for various occasions.

olivia
olivia

Invited by Michael Hsu Design Office to submit a proposal for the indentity and graphic package for a new restaurant in Austin, with two nights to do it. The response from owners James and Cristina Holmes was two words: “nailed it.”  I designed their business cards, daily-printed menu system and illustrated the menus themselves, and [...]