A Modern Branding Context for Logo Design

In the context of contemporary branding, what is the meaning of a logo? The short answer is that it has greater power than it did several decades ago. I just read a quote from graphic designer hero Paul Rand that really made me think. Rand is quoted in this Smashing Magazine article about logo design […]

Bearded Goodness

Above is the flyer I designed for the 2010 Beard Ball, hosted by my friends at Build-A-Beard. The show is a benefit for RightRides, which is an organization that provides safe late-night rides home for women and LGBTQ individuals. Cool cause, huh? I thought so too, so I had my design fee donated to the […]

My Faux Rockwell

I stumbled across this in an old sketchbook today and just had to put it online because I still feel very affectionate for it. This is a (skewed, poorly lit) photo of an oil painting that I did in college. The assignment, given to students in the Illustration Department at Parsons School of Design by […]

‘Good Old Lower East Side’

This mosaic resides on the floor of La Bonne Bouffe, an Algerian restaurant and crêperie located at the corner of 2nd and B in Manhattan. I designed the restaurant’s menus, which are now available to view in my portfolio. The acronym ‘GOLES’ in the mosaic stands for ‘Good Old Lower East Side.’ According to La […]