Velvet Central of New Orleans has now got a kitchen, serving amazing, AMAZING fare and bottling their small-batch (roasted onsite) coffee for fans of their cold brew. It’s extra great when a favorite customer also takes gorgeous photos.
As I write this post, a personal Pinterest board I’ve titled, “Art of the Bag” has 136 pins. That’s less than I feared, but still quite a lot of information to process in pursuit of functional beauty. I considered starting a new board (which would bring the total to […]
These custom business cards were designed and printed for Los Angeles hair stylist, Leisa Canter. The gifted stylist is usually booked to the gills, so hadn’t needed to think about new cards… until she realized it was time to catch up with her own creative and business growth.
For the co-branded native ad product I developed for doityourself.com, the challenge was to develop an efficient-to-implement modular system that was flexible enough to accommodate the different kinds of content each brand had available.
Tamara Muro is the founder of New Orleans’ critically acclaimed Velvet Coffee. I had the privilege of designing the logo for Velvet and was delighted when she came back for design help with her new venture.
To promote my seamless patterns, I’m offering a colorful, high definition (2048 x 2048px) set of my most popular pattern, Leafy Vines, as a free mobile wallpaper.
Here’s my first offering of what promises to be a torrent of damask patterns, available now on Creative Market.
The package comes with lots of options…
To me, salespeople are sorcerers who can walk into a room and magically turn No into Yes and skinflints into big spenders. From where I sit, it’s awe inspiring.
That’s why when a great salesperson shows me a great idea for a big ticket sale on a clunky PowerPoint presentation, it breaks my heart. I’ve got to do what I can to help show it off for the genius it is.
I’m really happy with this illustration I did for the ongoing story project, I am not actually a butterfly.
Here’s a look at how its parts and pieces came together.
This floor mural was carefully researched, layered and rendered for a client who requested a zodiac theme at the interior entry to her residence. The colors were chosen both to harmonize with the interior space and for their symbolic meaning. The piece was precisely diagrammed, but we agreed the final bordering should be done with […]
I was looking for something in my archives and happened on this. I decided I had better release it to the digital universe before its pixels flicker and fade away.
I think these were done for the 1997 Halloween party, a Westwood tradition…
Continuing to play with downloadable pattern backgrounds, I’ve added this new seamless geometric pattern. The package includes layered vector files (.ai and .eps) as well as two transparent .png files (in two different scales).
Most of my downloadable patterns have been used for website backgrounds, and that’s a fascinating world. It’s very similar […]
This pattern collection is inspired by the intriguing beauty of the colors in a snowflake pattern I created last winter. The coordinated set is now available for purchase on Spoonflower and continues to tell the story of a still and quiet winter wood. The palette is simple (and was developed spontaneously). Maybe that’s why it works so well across so many uses.
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