So I decided to acquaint myself with the forthcoming HTML5/CSS3 draft. Using CSS media queries I explored different ways of presenting my portfolio work leverging responsive web design.
What's in a name? A lot of things. 3rd Street's forthcoming boutique hotel and casino is tailored for savvy personas with an eclectic taste.
You know how the saying goes, there's no time like the present. Likewise, it's key to make a memorable first impression with a personal twist.
Organic goodness for your canine friend. Yup, even the pups appreciate good ingredients, recipes and a good looking logo.
The late Steve Jobs said, "Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works." Likewise, this site enables visitors to flip featured postcards by tapping or clicking.
This was a fun interactive project that I did for my friends' wedding. This website was my gift to them, actually. We even saved paper with an online rsvp form :)
Have you heard of a 14er? If you have or haven't, check out this video I put together of our most recent hiking expedition in Colorado.
A special invite done for a Johnny Cash tribute artist. I made sure to, "Get Rhythm", in the typography and added a spot varnish to show off the black and enhance the silver metallic ink.
Web site re-design for an upscale restaurant specializing in regional cuisine, receptions with hors d'oeuvres, to formal dinners and corporate events.
This clever casino billboard and print ad campaign aimed to imprint cocktails, jackpots and a straight flush onto the minds of gamers in a unique way using images from everyday life.
This band's name inspired my idea of applying concentric circles around the band memebers heads.
This food & beverage project was a fun opportunity for me to create the logo, select relevant photography for the interrior and design the menus.
I designed these bio sheets for a local indie band, giving them a marketing tool with a professional appearance.
Here's an event poster I designed for a nightclub promoter. Given full creative direction, I strived to conjure up visual representation of raw underground electronic music.
I started snowboarding around 1996. Shredding continues to be a passion of mine. I especially love those fluffy fresh powder snow days.
A prototype homepage I designed in Photoshop and then developed with HTML and CSS. Even though I'm competent in front-end development languages I prefer to work on the visual design of web documents based on wireframes.
This award-winning logo represents all renewable energy sources in the state of Nevada: geothermal, biomass, solar, wind and hydro power.
On this expedition, we saw a plethora of flora and fauna on this canoe trip through the pristine wilderness of the Superior National Forrest located in Northern Minnesota.
GSS installs synthetic sports turf that looks and performs like natural grass that's economical and eco-friendly.
These project profile sheets were designed to showcase the architecture design firm's precast structural system.
An important branding touchpoint for any businesses is its website. Compelling visual design of content that tells the story about your business can help win important contract bids with pospective clients.
This type kit package is a collection of stencil fonts. I repurposed an old rolodex to display each font printed on its own index page, It also includes the fonts on a mini CD in the back.
What could be better than a Sunday drive in the Mojave Desert? Cliff hucking at Lake Mojave! A great op to test out the waterproofness of my new camera and my willy-nilly wits.
Snowboards with a bamboo core? How rad and sustainable! This snowsport company (fictional) was conceived whilst salvaging my former logo. Yes, I've drawn the letter K, my last initial, a lot!
Sometimes an illustration is suitable. Aerial photography of this plane would've been quite the challenge and costly. Instead, I rendered it in an art deco style, the golden age of aviation.
In addition to supporting the rebranding of highly trafficked cable channel's website, E! Online, I was given opportunity to do visual design of a micro site for their franchise, Fashion Police.
A nightclub promotor asked me to help advertise a monthly event. For two years, taking full artist license, I designed unique flyer art inspired by what I thought was relevant.
I found an interesting scene to shoot time-lapse photography while waiting for a plane and made this fun little clip during the flight.
A proposed logo for the Nevada chapter of ASES whose purpose is to educate about renewable energy, encourage and promote the use of sustainable energy technologies.
Self-promo, yo. Gotta do that and this mailer was for an agency I worked with; designed using some of their existing brand assets and sent out to new business prospects.
This neighborhood pub offers an astonishing 700 different beers and that's something people will talk about. This site is designed to be a social conduit.
This ladies sleevless t-shirt was designed for Flamingo Hotel, looking back on their 60th anniversary. This design was also printed on a regular T-shirt without the pink sugar glitter for men.
Featuring my friend, RyRy on his custom carve board. We took to the paths, the streets and even a parking garage!
Straight design would simply use the color green for this identity but I stepped it up and grew green grass in the shape of a G. Voilà, the image bolsters the tagline, Inspiring Goodness.
Levels lounge was designed with a multi-dimensional floorplan which inspired the offbeat typography, that also fits nicely with the jazz music often performed there.
Along with this 12 inch record sleeve art, I designed a custom typeface to complete the delivery of a couple floor pounding tracks for the speaker freakers.
Infographics are big on numbers. Taking data from the client, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, I visualize how big a T-Rex was by creating this infographic t-shirt for kids.
How do you sell a sunset? You can't but you can sell the air transportation to get there using an image of one. This ad was strategically placed in a Luxury Hotel's in-room magazine.
You can't expect to work in advertising, in Las Vegas, for very long before you end up doing some racy ads. Here's one I designed that ran in a weekly prior to Valentine's Day.
This was one of my first sites that I developed using xhtml and css with php for the portfolio section. Today, I realize I could have saved myself work by simply making it a WordPress theme.