DESIGN: Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts Program 2010

2010 Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts Program 2010, published by Buffalo Spree Publishing, Inc. With a supplied poster for look, I reshaped it for the program cover and designed the layout of the book based on its motifs, color, and fonts. Information includes sponsors, supporters, artist photos and work, schedules, etc.

DESIGN: Buy Buffalo [spec]

Nick Mendola—a friend and constant collaborator of mine—had an idea to try and drive funds into the local, Mom-and-Pop businesses of the Western New York region. He was looking to make the city’s restaurants commodities unto themselves by creating a campaign to help push them into the public’s consciousness so entrenched in the allure of […]

DESIGN: The Western New York Performing Arts Guide 2010

2010 The Western New York Performing Arts Guide 2010, published by Buffalo Spree Publishing, Inc. Front Cover: Using the abstract concept of a Buffalo waterfront representation (idea from Art Director Chastity Taber) and basing graphics from the vector artwork of Josh Flanigan, I minimalized the crucial buildings needed for the image to read Buffalo/WNY, and […]

DESIGN: Dave & Adam’s Card World [spec]

Looking to get away from their hard to decipher at small sizes Earth wrapped in ribbon logo, a friend at Dave & Adam’s Card World asked me to try and come up with a modern alternative to show his bosses. Trying to simplify the icon into a representation of the ownership by reducing it to […]

DESIGN: Rochester Broadway Theatre League 2009/2010 Season

2009/2010 Rochester Broadway Theatre League 2009/2010 Season, published by Buffalo Spree Publishing, Inc. Each performance at the Auditorium Theatre, on behalf of RBTL, has imagery and production notes supplied from the traveling company. RBTL created a new logo for the 2009/2010 season and from that I created a straight-forward layout, designing specific pages for each […]

DESIGN: Local athletes bring soccer to Buffalo

Starting in September 2009, my friend Nick Mendola asked if I could help him and co-owners Scott Frauenhofer and Ryan Knapp to create a logo for a soccer team that they were bringing to the area. A member of the National Premier Soccer League, FC Buffalo was born. It is a great organization that looks […]

DESIGN: Cigarette Sonatas cover

My friend Josh Gaines was looking to publish a second printing of his book of short prose Cigarette Sonatas and approached me to design the cover. We settled on creating a high contrast image of a man smoking as a wisp of smoke formed a treble clef above him. Using a dark room with a […]

DESIGN: Secrets of Allentown Program 2009

2009 Secrets of Allentown Program 2009, published by Buffalo Spree Publishing, Inc. With a supplied cover, I designed the layout of the book based on the motifs, color, and fonts displayed on it. Write-ups and photos vary between full page and two page spreads depending on the property being shown.

DESIGN: P2 Collaborative Conference Program 2009

2009 P2 Collaborative Conference Program 2009, published by Buffalo Spree Publishing, Inc. Based off of the P2 Collaborative’s design branding and last year’s program, I designed their third annual conference book with minor tweaks, including schedules, speakers, maps, and other weekend activities.

DESIGN: Curtain Up! Program 2009

2009 Curtain Up! Program 2009, published by Buffalo Spree Publishing, Inc. With a supplied cover, I designed the layout of the book based on the motifs, color, and fonts displayed on it. Opening information on event is displayed in spreads while the participating theatre information is designed two or three to a page.

DESIGN: Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts Program 2009

2009 Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts Program 2009, published by Buffalo Spree Publishing, Inc. With a supplied poster for look, I reshaped it for the program cover and designed the layout of the book based on its motifs, color, and fonts. Information includes sponsors, supporters, artist photos and work, schedules, etc.