Gig poster design using a watercolor and ink painting for the band Fleet Foxes. The soft watercolor and twisting forms complement the theme of cyclic life cycles in nature.
All Summer in a Day
Cover Design for Ray Bradbury's short story, "All Summer in a Day", using the imagery of Venus flora and and the impending rain.
I Want to be a Lion
I illustrated this title page for a personal book project. The color palette harkens to vintage illustration of the 1940s and the lettering takes on a European flair.
Behind Every Piece
Poster design chronicling a collection of individual designers' takes on the iconic black dress. The embellishments and the flourishes were inspired by the layered gathers on a designer gown.
Inspired by decorative flourishing, I started this design with a with an oblique pointed pen. I lettered this to be printed as a poster and created a variation for it on tote bags.
Various lettering comps for stationery, clothing, and other goods.
I created a new look for Bicerin*, an Italian coffee company looking to freshen their look for a younger market.
We started with hand-drawn logomark that carried elegance of calligraphy. For their "Extra Strong Espresso" label, we wanted to incorporate the frenetic humor of a caffeine-induced jitter.
The illustration strong man mascot complements the flourishes, complete with a waxed mustached and swirled muscles!
*completely fictional, but I wish it wasn't!
Bon Bon Bon
Inspired by the rolling ease of French syllables, I created this fun split-fountain macaron design and screen printed it on baby onesies.
A series of warm-hearted spreads touting the possible benefits of baked goods in with fruits and vegetables. I had a lot of fun combining my love of baking with calligraphy.
Baked goods and photography: Baked from scratch and taken by yours truly!
I was tickled "blue" to design the front of this baby announcement card. The couple wanted to see an elaborate 1940's inspired calligraphy script that wasn't too stuffy. The final design incorporates flourished connecting capitals with a more formal Engraver's script.
Letterpress printed on Cranes 110 lb paper.
Art Direction: Ladyfingers Letterpress
I calligraphed this as a personal Merry Christmas card to send to my friends and loved ones. I wanted to share my love of whimsical and elegant flourishes.
Carnivale of Sins
I designed this fictional poster using the seven deadly sins for an illustrated Carnivale series. Using my own take on Art Deco and Carnival themed motifs, I lettered around the forms of a stylized tent.
The Mane Issue
I create book cover and end paper designs for my story involving a little lion whose messy mane gets him into all sorts of trouble! I used this chance to flourish his mane and used fancy frames to create a whimsical pattern.
I painted this 8"x10" quote from Charlotte Brontë in gouache as a personal piece. Framed by a fun vintage automaton, this limited color piece plays with text and image.
A hand-lettered card created for Valentine's Day. Hand-lettered and digital color.
Mayo Surfboards, a custom shaping surfboard business, wanted to update their logo. We wanted to highlight the bespoke nature of the surfboards with an emphasis on handcraft. The final design focuses on an almost uni-case brush-inspired script style.