Design Portfolio

Operation Kilroy Passport

Occasionally a big client would request a job; this may have been one of the biggest. The D-Day Memorial and The WW2 Heritage Alliance requested a quote for printing a…

Political Campaigns

Political Campaigns; the most American way to test a designer. At minimum; a half-dozen prospective candidates have run their printing projects through me. I’ve designed numerous “walk-cards” or rack cards…

Serif Home

Oh Serif… This one was a wild one. Now I have to say that I can’t take any creative credit for this one. I didn’t come up with the design,…

Kinderdance International

One of those very different clients I worked with was Kinderdance International. In a nutshell, Kinderdance is a developmental dance program for children aged two and older. They approached us…

Nu-tec Outdoors

There are all manners of companies that operate; many markets that I didn’t even know existed. I was approached by one of Minuteman Press’ clients that Owned and operated a…

Cave Spring High School Football

So, this is where things get weird for me. I graduated from Hidden Valley High School in 2006. Our fiercest rival was Cave Spring, because we stole half their students…

Annie Moore’s Infusions

A restaurant I am affiliated with started doing liquor infusions. By law the rebottled liquor needed to be meticulously labeled. I offered my services in designing a label for the…

Roanoke Nights Ad

After my professor saw all of my personal work in class, I was assigned a Roanoke Night life promotional design. It could either be a postcard design or a horizontal…

XposureWare Carabiners

I had a project focused around logo design that coincided with the project promoting a product. I created product packaging for these carabiners so they would tie in with the…

Space Travel is Really Hard (and Messy)

Finally, the poster design that has captivated my attention hundreds of times before, the infographic on a topic of my choice. Of course the list was limited, but I saw…

Nailed It Movie Poster

I was told by my teacher to imagine a movie along the same lines as the movie “Stranger than fiction.” If for some reason you’ve never heard of it, It’s…

Typography Book Design

Typography in my mind had all this stigma. It seemed so foreign to me. Then I had my final project given to me. I had no idea how involved I…

Hang : Descriptive Word

I was assigned a single word and was told to illustrate the meaning of the word using only type elements and supporting words. The word for me was Hang. I…

Typographic Infographic

After completing the Typography book, I had no trouble condensing the info into one easy to read page. That’s not true at all. Condensing a book into one page is…

MyFinancial Corporate Identity

The assignment was to come up with a corporate identity for a fictional Algorithm based financial management company. I decided to focus on the idea of personalized finance. I researched…

iBroker Logo

The assignment was to create a corporate identity for a digital algorithm based wealth management company. I had the repeated thought of a digital brokerage in my mind. The trend…

Curiosity Landing

I was assigned a specific date in history that was of significant importance. My date was august 6th 2012, the day that the Curiosity Rover landed on Mars. It had…

Knitting a Better Mind Magazine Spread

In the process of coming up with my magazine cover, I was given another project to make a magazine spread. I decided I would go the whole way and write…

KnitWit Magazine Cover

Not all projects are favorable. Our teacher tried very hard to make sure we could design stuff we had no interest in. I was given the wonderful topic of knitting.…

Sustenance Newsletter

I sat down in class one day and was told to write down my 3 favorite things to do. I circled my least favorite of those things and then was…