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I spent the summer working with the Austin, TX studio under the design instruction of the legendary DJ Stout. Great creative work was created and friendships were forged. The resulting imagery is a collection of photographs documenting my time in Austin, TX, and later became a custom printed photography book. Click here to view Pentagram’s award winning work.
A collection of photographs capturing the energy of live musical perfromances
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Photography consisting of lifestyle and portrait assignments.
Various images from travel assignments around the world.
Iceland is one of the most incredible countries I have ever witnessed with regards to it's natural beauty. These images comprise a series shot from around the country in Spring 2017.
Shela Africa is a photographic safari company that aims to provide its clients with a high end and impactful photographic experience. An identity was created using the lion. Known as the “king of the jungle,” the lion conveyed Shela Africa as the top choice for companies. The camera aperture symbol stood in place for the mane of the lion.
Architectural concept renderings for a new UCLA music building. Various design software methods were used along with cutting edge 3D software. The walls and structures were inspired by sound wave frequencies. This unique shape also helped create excellent acoustical properties for recordings or performances.
A series of illustrations depicting musical legends. Significant symbols that correlate to each legend are included in the design.
Michael Flores is a talented contractor and builder who needed a logo to convey his companys professionalism and skill. He also happens to be a huge SF Giants fan. The colors were a perfect match for construction and his love of the team!
A mark was created to help convey packaging for products that were proudly made in the U.S.A. The wings helped reinforce the letter M concept of the word made.
SOUNDBREAKERS is a musical licensing company that allows for various musical tracks to be purchased for various projects as needed. Album covers are designed for use as thumbnails to accompany the musical tracks and genres.
Stan Lee was the beloved creator of many famous, super heroes in the MARVEL universe. This poster encapsulates who he was in a very minimal design. The classic MARVEL logo makes up his mustache and sunglasses which were iconic parts of his look for many years.
Seal Beach, CA commissioned me to design a brand for their 100th anniversary celebration. The design was able to transfer to multiple objects, all while maintaining a sense of simplicity and timelessness in the design.
First and foremost, Ojai Raptor Center is a fully functional and permitted wildlife rehabilitation center, specializing in birds of prey. Every year they take in 500-1000 sick, injured, or orphaned birds (including many non-raptor birds, and a small percentage of mammals) with the hopes of rehabilitating them and releasing them back to the wild.
A series of posters were created to promote an annual fundraising evening event to raise money for this great cause.
A series of posters to commemorate the film Interstellar. The posters accentuate very important items from the film, that are critical to the plot of the film.
Dave Pearson is a talented record producer and engineer in Los Angeles, CA. His initials factored into record shapes which made the final branding music to both our ears.
California Baptist University is one of the top private universities in Southern California. It was also the place I was fortunate enough to receive my design degree. The CBU theater department contacted me to design their posters for the year, to promote their productions. Shows are held year round in the Wallace Theater while the summer season features special Shakespeare productions held on campus under the stars at night.
Logo for a music group with a diverse musical background.
Doug Bossi is an incredible guitar player based in Los Angeles, CA. You can currently catch him recording and playing with the Los Lobotomy’s, which are comprised of some of the original members of TOTO. A series of images were shot on location in Ventura, CA for personal promotion.
Chris Cornell was one of the greatest singers of our time. With a recognizable and unique voice, his life was sadly cut short after a performance in Detroit, Michigan. This poster commemorates the late singers passing. The song lyric comes from one of his most iconic songs, while the graphic in the center shows a crying eye and black hole sun makes up the center. The grunge feel pays testament to his most famous era of music with the band Soundgarden.
Branding exploration for SOUNDBREAKERS music licensing company. The word is propelled by decibel levels giving the company name the effect of movement and speed.
Rick Del Castillo is an incredible guitar player who wanted an image that showcased his amazing amp. Shot on location in Kyle, Texas, Rick has toured extensively with numerous artists and has written music for Hollywood films and many other projects. In his own words, “I bought it in 1984 and toured 6 years straight playing 11 months out of the year. We couldn’t afford road cases so it was brutalized. I used it when I lived in Memphis and Seattle. It retired to only studio use when I moved to Austin.” Rick has scored and written music for Kill Bill, Once Upon A Time in Mexico, Sin City, and several other legendary films. You can find more info at RickCastillo.com
Doug's musical journey has taken him all over the world as a renowned guitarist playing and recording with many popular bands and artists. Doug Bossi and his band Echo Circle released their first solo record and it was an absolute thrill to design the record cover and shoot the photography for it.
A series of illustrations to commemorate two iconic vehicles created by Volkswagen in 1937. The Volkswagen bug and van have been a staple of the automotive landscape.
Flow Motion is a creative production company that works with various business to promote their products in a creative way. The movement between the two words is conveyed by the signature flowing of lines symbol in the center.