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Letterpress Commencement Invitations: Finals!

Letterpress Commencement Invitations: Finals!

And they’re in! The final Class of 2012 Maine College of Art Commencement invitations are finished! Each student received 6 total invitations today to give to family and friends over spring break (which is next week!). Jeff Hoffman and his…

My Design Process: Part Two

Meta Design by Christina Beard I really like this infographic about Christina Beard’s design process. Her process looks a lot like mine – showing a great progression from brainstorming, researching, sketching, comps, feedback, comps, to the final version where there is also…

My Design Process: Part One

My Design Process: Part One

When I’m designing, I think very little about what stages I do it in, which mediums I start with and what I’m thinking at the beginning of a design project. We’re encouraged to start with a rough sketch and from…

Portland Pirates 20th season logo press release

Portland Pirates 20th season logo press release

Last semester, my Design Workshop class was presented with the amazing opportunity to design the Portland Pirates 20th season logo. This was huge. They’re the Portland Pirates! We had been looking forward to working on the project all semester and…

Letterpress Commencement Invitations Pickwick Visit

Letterpress Commencement Invitations Pickwick Visit

For the past three months, fellow design student Chris Moore and I have been collaborating to create the commencement materials for the Maine College of Art class of 2012. It’s been an honor to have been chosen by the school…

Dusk Dining Co. Menus

Dusk Dining Co. Menus

I had a great process critique last Thursday. For the crit. I presented my food and drink menus (as well as coasters that I’ll picture later!) and got some incredible feedback. In the next few days the menus will be…

Sprinting with Type

Sprinting with Type

Since the beginning of the semester, we’ve been working on a “sprinting” project in my Publishing Lab class. What is “sprinting,” exactly? Well, for our purposes, it’s the creation of many, many, many typographic compositions, spending 30 minutes on each….

Dusk Dining Co.

Dusk Dining Co.

The night sky has always been a huge influence on me. As a kid, my family would go camping for weeks during the summer and we’d spend hours each night looking up at the stars: watching for satellites, falling stars…

Thesis Introduction

Thesis Introduction

Ever since I was younger, I enjoyed the experience of eating out. My family didn’t go out often, but when we did, it was a treat. At that time, I was interested in the social atmosphere restaurants provided and the…