Design Inspiration October 2016 Inktober

IT’S INKTOBER! Inktober was started by Mr. Jake Parker. Every October artists from all over the world challenge themselves to create one ink drawing each day for the entire month of October. I love challenges that push you to do better and to grow in your craft. It’s not often I use ink as medium, so this will be a great challenge for me to develop in this area. Nina Stajne Xavier Collette LOUI JOVER Noami Foster caro_hei Siamés Escalante KERBY… Read more »

A Measure of Happiness Card Front

Monday Makeover: Menu to Greeting Card Design Wish: A new concept Client: Myself Challenge: Make this concept relevant for today. This month’s makeover, I wanted to redesign a project I had from college. The original assignment was to design a menu by hand.I used calligraphy for the hand lettering, as you can tell, calligraphy was not my favorite class. The art I used dry pastels. I mounted the images on red poster board.  I like the words for the menu,… Read more »

February 2015 Iphone wallpaper download

[ Desktop Wallpaper ]   |   [ Iphone Wallpaper ]   |   [ Ipad Wallpaper ] A Happy February to you all. May love find a home in your hearts always. Above, another pretty designs for your screens. Truth for most designers. November through January is the most favorite time of the year to get engaged and Valentine is the 2nd most favorite time of the year to get engaged. This is great news for graphic designers, web designers, wedding planners,… Read more »

Tall Aspen Magazine Ad makeover 1

Monday Makeover: Magazine page layout Design Wish: update for 2014/2015 Client: Myself Challenge: Re-design magazine layout that is relevant for today. This month’s makeover is my own. A few weeks ago I posted a #TBT class design project from 2005 to Facebook & Twitter. I wanted to challenge myself and update the magazine layout for 2014. The original assignment was to develop a 2 page, side by side, layout. This challenge I came with 2 design prospects that a very… Read more »

#DesignDecember2014

Christmas and New Year’s is my favorite time of the year. The decorations, music, food, shopping all are amazing. The designer in me, especially loves all of the advertisements, window displays and package designs. This year, instead of blogmas, which is mostly about crafts and art,  I’m trying #DesignDecember – all design. I’ll be posting to this blog a few times each through the new year. What Have I Planned? 1. Free Downloads 2. MondayMakeover – email design & print… Read more »

Speakout logo branded

Monday Makeover: Logo/Brand design Re-Design: Update the logo with a sophisticated look. Client: The Speakout Challenge: Attempt to change the identity of the brand. As a freelance graphic designer, you encounter clients who for whatever reason, will not follow through with the designs you come up with, it just happens. Today’s Monday Makeover is about re-designing a logo that would re-brand the events company. original The Speakout logo The client wanted to refresh their logo to be more sophisticated. The… Read more »