Lettering

Custom-created letter forms, hand-crafted or painted with pixels, help invigorate any form or phrase. A few flourishes and brush pens bring new life to letters.

Branding

Crafting brand stories through a curated combination of visuals and voice. When paired properly, a name and look can create an unforgettable identity.

Illustration

Hand-drawn or pixel perfect, illustrations help to flesh out any brand. Abounding imagination and a steady hand open realms of possibilities.

MUSINGS

Random ramblings on the need to make stuff

New Year, New Site

New Year, New Site

IT’S ALIVE!! After weeks of tweaking code, reformatting photos and editing layout, I’m finally able to check off my New Year’s resolution of launching my new site! Just in time to make the self-assigned deadline, my birthday (with less than an hour to spare, too!). And I’m stoked with how it all came together. Pairing ...

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Lettering with Link

Lettering with Link

This weekend I was given a unique and exciting opportunity to engage with high schoolers eager to learn the art of lettering. And it. Was. Awesome. When a friend initially approached me last year about teaching high schoolers to letter, I was a tad apprehensive. For one, I hadn’t taught before (other than my mom ...

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Recommended: Gamma Ray Glasses

Recommended: Gamma Ray Glasses

I don’t often write recommendations for products. In fact, this is probably the first one in years. But I have been so pleased with a recent purchase that I thought it might be beneficial for others who find themselves staring at screens all too often. In my day-to-day at Amazon, I spend entirely too much ...

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PARTICULARS

Favorite quotes from favorite people

  • Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

    God is in the details.

    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
  • Lao Tzu

    What is well planted cannot be uprooted.
    What is well embraced cannot slip away.

    Lao Tzu
  • Troy Nebeker

    Never say “no” to coffee.

    Troy Nebeker
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Finish every day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can.

    Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • James Victore

    Feck perfuction.

    James Victore
  • Massimo Vignelli

    If you can do it right, it will last forever.

    Massimo Vignelli
  • Nate Manny

    The more serious you take being ridiculous, the extra funnier it gets. So few people understand this.

    Nate Manny
  • Robynne Raye

    For me, design is like choosing what I’m going to wear for the day – only much more complicated and not really the same at all.

    Robynne Raye
  • Steve Barrett

    Be bold.

    Steve Barrett

SPEAK SOFTLY, KILL ‘EM WITH KINDNESS, AND HUSTLE.