Hawai‘i Wildlife Fund is a non-profit organization focusing on the preservation of local wildlife in Hawai‘i, and educating the public about how they can join their efforts.
After researching the organization and interviewing members, HWF was rebranded. An eight piece turtle was drawn using only circular curves as the structure. The eight pieces forming the turtle represent the eight islands of Hawai‘i and how HWF has volunteers on every island working toward the same causes. The circular curves create motion, fluidity and harmony throughout the mark to give an aquatic, lively and energetic personality.
In addition to an identity, stationery, applications and a brand guidelines publication were created.
A digital musical player for Beyoncé's album "4" was created in Adobe Flash using animation, video embedding, and ActionScript. The concept is rooted in Beyoncé's nickname, Queen Bey. The footage used is promotional material for her world tour, "The Mrs. Carter Show."
I do not claim rights to any of the footage or music used for the making of this interactive piece.
National Geographic magazine was chosen to redesign. The redesign included two articles (up to three spreads each), a table of contents, and an iPad article.
Clean grid structure, sharp typography, and the signature Nat Geo yellow are featured throughout the redesign.
Three albums were chosen to design packaging for. The design for all three albums were photography driven, and original photography was used throughout.
The first album I designed packaging for is Spring Awakening, a contemporary musical I am very fond of. The musical is based on German the play of the same name, and is a coming-of-age story of sexual realization, which drove the concept of the design (birds & bees).
The photography for Feist's Metals was inspired by the starkness of the music, as well as the title of the album.
Lungs by Florence + The Machine was written about the idea of death, and the music is very dramatic. The idea of respiration (or lack there of) was the inspiration for the photography used.
Commissioned by the NYC Department of Health, three 8.5" x 11" signs were created to be displayed at all New York City public beaches to inform beach goers about the status of the water quality.
Created at Two Twelve.
A three-dimensional 30" x 30" piece was designed using 14,400 painted screws, out of which the message "YOU ARE HERE" is spelled. Written on the individual screw heads are the questions "Where Am I," "What Can I Do Here," "Where Can I Go From Here," and "How Do I Get Out Of Here." The messages speak to Two Twelve as a wayfinding and environmental graphic design firm. I assisted with concepting, and later worked as one of two lead designers until fabrication.
Photographs coming soon...
NAME ANIMATION: A 10 second animation of my name was created in Adobe After Effects. Showcasing my personality, the aesthetic is colorful, bold and fun.
LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE TITLE SEQUENCE: As a personal project, I chose to design a title sequence to the movie Little Miss Sunshine. The movie is driven by the theme of a dysfunctional family pulling together despite their differences.
QUEEN OF CLIFTON OPENER: An opening title sequence was created for a hypothetical reality show called Queen of Clifton.
I do not claim rights to any of the music used for these works.
I'm a fourth year graphic communication design student at the University of Cincinnati with a focus in print and motion design. I like design, food, and Beyoncé (among other things).
I am currently seeking a co-op/internship for January – May of 2014.