A fully responsive, mobile-friendly site for a pioneer in the research, development, and sale of products that protect against the harmful effects of electromagnetic fields (EMFs) and the radiation associated with them.
Designed for: Dimensional Design, Inc.
WordPress development: Nikola Nikolov
A responsive website showcasing the work of Kara Hetz, metalsmith and jewelry designer. Kara wanted to be able to easily update and manage the site herself. Squarespace provided user-friendly content management, a robust online shop, and seamless integration with her social media accounts. To browse her contemporary, handcrafted jewelry and learn about her process: karahetz.com
Designed for: Kara Hetz Jewelry
Product Photography: Kara Hetz
Self-published book of insights on human nature, business, fatherhood, and surviving life’s triumphs and indignities.
Available on Amazon.com
Designed for: Timothy Henneberry
In 2000, Options Clearing Corporation (OCC ), the largest clearing entity in the world for financial derivative instruments, encountered a transformational change in its industry. They chose to project a bold, energetic message. Typographic compositions highlight the agility and incisiveness OCC uses to manage risk for its members.
Designed at: Wildenradt Design Associates
FutureForward is a publication of Integrative Teaching International (ITI).
A complete version of Grounded Strategy, Volume 4, Number 1 is available as an interactive PDF on the ITI website
A collaborative project between an interior designer (François Genève), a landscape architect/photographer (Jola Jablonska), and a graphic designer (Laura Ferrario). The objective was to produce a concise, user-friendly site promoting our services to real estate owners, and developers, as well as business owners seeking commercial space for new ventures.
Cabrini Green Legal Aid (CGLA) provides criminal and civil legal services, integrated with social work support, to individuals involved with the criminal justice system. Utilizing a holistic, client-centered approach, CGLA and its partners assist in the removal of legal barriers. They work together to help individuals and families achieve long-term stability in their lives. These postcards and large-format table signs were designed for a gala benefit attended by CGLA clients and donors. The design drew on client experiences and the support they received to overcome adversity, gain employment, and build healthy families and communities.
Designed in collaboration with: Avila Creative, Inc.
Writer: Charles Kouri
A re-branding project for a clinical psychologist, licensed clinical counselor and registered art therapist. Dr. La Civita specializes in working with children, young adults, and their families, using expressive arts therapies and a gentle therapeutic approach.
The Doctor sends little paper correspondence, so a print run of envelopes wasn't cost-effective. On occasions when a hardcopy is needed the mailing label does double duty on a business-sized envelope.
Designed in collaboration with Avila Creative
Website for Argentine Tango instructors and performers. Tango Reaction needed a site that clearly presented information about their milongas (social dances), classes, workshops, private lessons, and special events.
Designed for: TangoReaction
Web development: Rita Shimelfarb
Prior to the opening of the McCormick Tribune Freedom Museum an international competition to commission a work of art that best defined the ideals of freedom of expression was launched. To reach visual artists the Foundation placed ads in magazines and newspapers and distributed this postcard.
Forty Years of Accomplishments and Service to the Nation documents the evolution of the Chicago State University College of Health Sciences. Since its inception, the College has recruited and graduated over two thousand baccalaureate degree prepared ethnic minority health care providers, health information administrators, and community health educators. The seventy-two-page publication’s design spotlights the cooperation of key contributors with portraits of the Dean, and department chairpersons, who wrote the historical narrative and gathered archival images.
The mission of the HIV/AIDS Research and Policy Institute is to address the disproportionate incidence and complex burdens of HIV/AIDS in minority populations. At the time of publication, correctional facilities and university campuses were at the epicenter of HIV/AIDS epidemics. Empirical data on these vulnerable populations were limited, largely due to the lack of a reliable instrument (survey) to measure HIV risk behaviors. This report documents the development of three surveys, the resulting studies they were used in, and the studies’ findings.
Dave Hiltebrand, a multi-instrumentalist and composer, aspired to write music for film. The goal for his brand was to communicate a classic, hip and unpretentious quality. Drawing on the metaphor of piano keys produced a strongly graphic symbol that struck a playful, retro tone.
Providing top-notch financial guidance and solutions to ordinary families, the Maddox Group sought an identity reflecting the energetic, approachable character that sets them apart from most financial advisors.
Thesis project exploring the qualities and expressions of saudade typographically. Saudade, a Portuguese word describing a feeling of wistful longing, nostalgia, or melancholy, occurs in musical genres such as Fado, Morna, and Bossa Nova. Lyrics from each of these yielded distinct meanings and provided a rich historical and social context for experimentation.
Taking a Qi Gong class inspired me to experiment with visual elements associated with it in a sutra-format book. This form of walking meditation has a strong visual component. Its principles prompted me to do research, write a brief text, and examine its movements graphically.
Photography: Mary Hanlon
Calligraphy: Professor Edward Ho