Graphic Design

Awfully Aud Designs

Logo - Awfully Aud Designs

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When creating the logo for Awfully Aud Designs, I had a few guidelines to follow. The owners wanted a "spirograph" feeling flower for their logo, so I came up with a five-petaled flower, which I gave a dashed stroke to to imitate stitching. The three partners who own the business all had different ideas for the color palette of the business, so it was a balancing act to finally come out with the yellow, turquoise, and blue. I chose the yellow for the flower initially because it was eye-catching and cheerful, while still being feminine and youthful. The deep blue for the text was a nice contrast, dark enough to easily be read without being a plain black. I chose a script font for the main part of the name and juxtaposed it with a "stitched", sans-serif font for the second part of the name, again to help drive home the sewing and embroidery aspect of their business.

Buzz’n Bagels

Buzz'n Bagels - Logo

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Logo design for a new, local Bagel shop. The owner really wanted to emphasize the "bee" part of the name, so I created a fun honeycomb backdrop which is then echoed throughout the branding.

Metric Brewing

Menu Mockup - Metric Brewing

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Metric Brewing needed a menu design that could easily be changed, as they intend to rotate out their beer selection frequently, changing about once a month. So I designed an actual menu that can be printed 3 on one regular 8 1/2in x 11in sheet of cardstock on a home printer. To accompany this, I designed a holder that the menu can be inserted into for a nicer presentation. The holder can be printed on hardier stock with offset printing as a more permanent addition.

Surface Design

A Pattern

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This pattern is from a collection of pattern designs based off of various letters of the alphabet.

Web Design

Awfully Aud Designs

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This is the final website design for Awfully Aud Designs. They needed a website that could serve as a place for customers to request custom quotes, as well as host an ecommerce site. Visit this website here.

Print Design

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Ball Postcard Front

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The Save the Date postcard is the first thing patrons see about the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo Ball, so I wanted it to be eye-catching, but straight forward. The theme that I came up with for the Zoo Ball was simple black, white, and a neon green. So naturally, I went with zebra stripes on everything, given the zoo aspect. Thus, the save-the-date is a close up of a zebra's face, with eye-catching pantone stripes across it, and straightforward text.

Sewing and Vacuum Newsletter mock-up

A 20-page newsletter design for a local sewing and vacuum store, geared towards holiday sales. The owner expressed that he wanted to see a completely new version of their monthly newsletter, and I delivered just that. For the cover, I simplified what they currently have, making it more like a magazine cover, and removed the table of contents that they currently insert on the front page.