Utilizing Wordpress and simple HTML & CSS adjustments, this site was created as a fun experience for a local KC ceramicist Joey Watson. The organic and loopy nature of the website represents his craft. Using animation and sounds, something also prominent in his work, this site offers a complete archive of his work and give you a chance to purchase some as well. Check it out here.
Branding | Web Design
AEP is a Thai restaurant owned by Jakob Paloco and Adam Northcraft. Inspired by a passion for Thailands cuisine, sensitivity to detail and love of culinary art, AEP focuses on faithfully representing authentic Thai street food to Kansas City.
Inspired by vintage Thai action movies, the identity for AEP is vibrant and playful. We developed the branding, website, menu designs and various social media templates for promotional use on social media.
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Branding | Web Design
Branding and web design created for Nate Boultons campaign to run for state senate in Iowa. A client I commonly created material for at GPS Impact.
A few other websites I designed during my time at GPS Impact. The client base was primarily political or non for profit organizations.
Print | Digital Ads
Objet hosts a series of workshops in focused on creating and customizing ceramics and weapons. The workshops took place at Vacant Farm in Kansas City. Objet reached out to Special Edition Co. to create a visual campaign for the workshops. We designed posters and handbills focused on the nature of the workshops. We also created social media promos for the workshops. Shortly after the workshops, we also created an additional poster for an Objet pop up shop.
Exhibition | Branding
EYE x EAR is an exhibit of synesthetic work between vision and audition and an exploration of sensual experience based on decision-making.
The show consists of a collection of 6-second long looped videos(visual+audio) created by 70 artists. Participants were selected and paired by Special Edition Co. and Kathy Yaeji Lee (The Gradients).
Audio producers were asked to compose 6-second loops that were then assigned to visual artists to create loops in response.
This was determined based on the structure of Vine.
Multimedia Application | UI UX
Guru is a mock application that helps high school students focus on what lies ahead after graduation. Using the mobile app, a website, and a touch-screen desk, a connected system was form to help a student progress in and out of school.
Temporary Tattoos Design
Gumbo is a collaboration between Special Edition Co. and designer Lindsey Chizever. The temporary tattoo set features graphic elements created by both parties. Users can wear the tats individually or stack several of them to create their own custom interactions!
A few posters I've done over the past few years. Some are collaborations.
Spacial Design | Print
A spatial experience created around the admiration of Art Nouveau. This would be a proposition for an event held at the H&R artspace in Kansas City, Missouri. My team and I decided to focus on the organic likeness of the movement and compare it to the work that was created to furnish and decorate everyday life. Because of this, we chose the name Anatomy and Opulence. We picked different colors and typefaces that we felt represented the time and carried that over to a invite for the event.
Branding | Print
Statuary Designs is a Kansas City leather goods company owned and operated by artist Paige Hinshaw. Inspired by a passion for quality materials, sensitivity to detail and love of craftsmanship, Paige designs each item to be practical and unique; building on tradition while looking to the future.
Inspired by renaissance sculpture, Norse and Wiccan symbols and contemporary design, the identity for Statuary is flexible and puts focus on the product. We developed a set of logo marks, an icon stamp set and various additional logo lockups for use on tags and promotional materials.
Special Edition Co. collaborated with ceramicist Lea McCormick Griggs on these graphic ceramic platters. Lea uses ceramic decals regularly in his work, offering opportunities for graphic and photographic application directly to ceramic pieces. We designed the graphics, printed them on ceramic decal paper and collaboratively placed the elements on each of the four platters.
Each platter measures 11" x 22" x 2".
Poster designed to welcome the designer Nigel Holmes to the Kansas City Art Institute. It is a mock lecture and the objective was to gather attributes of the building that the lecture was being hosted in and compliment the designers skill portrayed in their design.
An online presence to organize a collection , of which I chose vases or "vessels", in a clear and cohesive manner. I found Vessel an appropriate name not only due to a vases function but as well as the sites content. Consisting of a selected few. Ves-sel Sel-ection
OASIS is an application that gathers attention about new ways of helping homelessness using crowdsourcing. Existing on the web and mobile devices, OASIS can reach out and inform the public of what is possible and how they can help.
Poster and other visual components for welcoming Eliane Elias to the Folly Theater in Kansas City, Missouri. The flowers and floating type within the system reflect the calm and enchanting likeness of Elias's music.
Typeface created using fonstruct. Named Dragoon after the british cavalry regiment. The reason behind the name is its similarity to the word dragon and the thought of muskets or carbine fire (breathing fire). I took from this meaning and displayed the typeface with natural or historic imagery, to harken at the mythic nature of the dragon.