Dear Grandma
In the event my grandma was hospitalized, I responded by creating a blanket to help cope with the incident. To gift her a present with the names of her 20 grandchildren in combination with personal notes and stories from growing up, this blanket is a reminder of the warmth and care she provided for all of us as we continue to grow. Grandma, we love you. Dimensions: 60" x 80"
Postage Stamps
An ongoing series of postage stamps designs that cover the cities and countries I've visited around the world.
Graphic Design Festival Scotland 2018 Entry
My entry for the Graphic Design Festival Scotland 2018 international poster competition. The objective of this poster series is to display the race of the top countries that are striving for global economic success. The narrative of the five leading economies draws inspiration from the market and consumer behavior.
36 Days of Type (Edition 05)
36 Days of Type is a project that invites Designers, Illustrators and Graphic Artists to express their particular view on letters and numbers of our alphabet. 36 days of restless creativity, where participants are challenged to design a letter or number each day, resulting an outcome of the ability to represent the same symbol from many different perspectives. A project that aims to be a space for creation around typography and its endless graphic possibilities.
Kinetic Type
This is an ongoing series of type explorations that explores the possibilities through movement to create expressions of form and composition.
Foundation Design Conference
Foundation Design Conference is a gathering for designers, artists, and all creatives for a weekend of knowledge, insight, and techniques to continue excelling in the industry. Leaders and role models in the design field discuss their career experiences, acting as teachers to continue advancing the industry forward. Educators have an understanding of three core ideas: letters, numbers, and shapes that serve as the foundation to craft more complex concepts and iterations to collectively expand the field of design.
Logos & Marks
A collection of logos and marks from various projects.
US Currency Redesign
This US currency redesign system, stems from the idea of natural disasters. Where in these circumstances, part of the environment's landscape and resources are stripped away. The front side reduces down the commonly featured illustrations and guilloché, to only the necessary information needed to properly identify the currency denominations. The back side introduces an excerpt from author Rebecca Solnit's book, A Paradise Built in Hell. Discussing the natural basic human instinct to act as a support system in times of need.
Day 0
My entry for the Graphic Design Festival Scotland 2017 international poster competition. In the following Youtube video, Noah narrates his battle with alcoholism. As stated in the description of his video, he would tell his journey if he stayed sober for at least one year. He discusses his story from his first sip of alcohol at the age of 13, to celebrating his one year of sobriety at 28. Typeset at 8pt on an A1 sized poster, this piece takes the transcript of his story from the first second to the last. Reimagining the behavior of a recovering alcoholic, by turning the poster 180 degrees the audience experiences a relapse effect to hear the story again and start over.
2009 IAAF World Championships in Athletics Men's 100m
Dimensions: 39.75" x 60' A timeline covering the 2009 IAAF World Championships in Athletics Men's 100m event, where Usain Bolt set the current 100m world record of 9.58s. The introduction poster informs the reader of the qualifications to advance from one round to the next. Each strip of text informs the reader of the athletes who've qualified (Q) to the next round. Comparing the sum of the top 3 times in each specific heat, to the final heat with Usain Bolt, Tyson Gay, and Asafa Powell. Special thanks to Dane Davies, Thanh Truong, Jonathan Torres, Bobby Ngo, and Andrew Byrom for helping with the instillation of the project. Installation done at NOBO Gallery - Los Angeles
Business Cards
Thick cottonstock custom letterpress printed business cards in Pantone 804C with gilded edges. Special thanks to Allen Printing for a well done print job and great customer service.
EXP: The Hong Kong & Japan Experience
In collaboration with: Gary Swayngim This is the journey of two graphic designers traveling through Hong Kong and Japan from March 19th — April 2nd. They’ve documented their day to day experiences with their friends and wanted to share their perspective, for those interested in traveling. They’ve reinterpreted living this trip by sharing their photographs, documenting their purchases, and telling their personal stories from each day.
Long Beach Civic Center Signage / Wayfinding
In collaboration with: Daniel Perez Drawing inspiration from the Long Beach City Council meeting observed on Tuesday August 23, 2016, this signage system highlights the power of the people. As members of the city, individuals understand what actions should be done to benefit not only themselves, but the city as a whole. They discovered that the podium and microphone were powerful tools to help the citizens of Long Beach voice their opinion to aid in moving the city forward.
Oakley Packaging
A packaging redesign for Oakley's unique products: Jawbreaker and Sliver. The objective was to target toward Millennials and Generation Z, while remaining relevant to Oakley's core audience. My campaign Optomistic Optics takes inspiration from the optimistic behavior and attitude of the focus audience, while also integrating Oakley's relatable belief in success and role in delivering innovative optics.