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ARTWORK: Buffalo, Consumerized – The 2011 Lord Bedlington Cup Triptych

Expanding upon my Buffalo, Consumerized series, I decided to commemorate the first Lord Bedlington Cup. But while looking for a shot that embodied the event, the idea to make the piece a triptych came up. By making a vertical piece, the top being the Bedlington Terriers FC, the bottom the FC Buffalo Blitzers, and the […]

PHOTOGRAPHY: The 2011 Lord Bedlington Cup – FC Buffalo/Bedlington Terriers FC

To commemorate Bob Rich’s generosity towards soccer at home and abroad, his Lord Bedlington Cup was formed. Pitting the FC Buffalo Blitzers against the UK’s own Bedlington Terriers FC, the international friendly became a means to promote the sport and the city of Buffalo in one fell swoop. With a stunning turnout of 3,821 fans […]

DESIGN: Buffalo Spree magazine – July/August 2011 cover entry

2011 Buffalo Spree magazine – July/August 2011 published by Buffalo Spree Publishing, Inc. Cover contest entry: For the 2011 Buffalo Spree magazine, July/August Best of WNY issue, our company’s art department was put to the task to create a striking cover. With my entry, I wanted to make people stop and pick the magazine up […]

ARTWORK: India, Consumerized [Taj Mahal]

After a vacation in India—and 1,100 photos—I decided to continue my Buffalo, Consumerized series with an off-shoot aptly named India, Consumerized. The following is a horizontal and vertical offering of the famous Taj Mahal in Agra. All aspects of the design motifs come from the architecture of the tomb and the surrounding structures. The logo […]

DESIGN: Theodore’s Original Hot Dogs [spec]

When Theodore’s Original Hot Dogs was in its infancy, I was asked to develop some ideas on a logo design. Seven iterations later, the final circular crest below, in two colors, was made as a start to what could have been a full-scale branding of the company. In the end, the company decided to go […]

DESIGN: The 2011 Decorator’s Show House Program

2011 The 2011 Decorator’s Show House Program, sponsored by Junior League of Buffalo and The Buffalo News published by Buffalo Spree Publishing, Inc. Front Cover: After receiving a photo of the Bayliss-Oshei Residence for the cover, I decided to add some texture to the background, utilizing the green and reds of the interior design, overlaying […]

DESIGN: Rochester Broadway Theatre League 2010/2011 Season

2010/2011 Rochester Broadway Theatre League 2010/2011 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. The new season programs are based from the previous year without any major design changes.

DESIGN: 2010 In Music

2010 IN MUSIC: Two-disc mix of song favorites from 2010 for friends and family sent during the holidays. Edition of 35 Tracklisting: Disc 1 1. “Sins of My Youth” — Neon Trees 3:39 | from Habits; Mercury Records 2. “The High Road” — Broken Bells 3:51 | from Broken Bells; Columbia Records 3. “I Won’t […]

DESIGN: MyFavorites.com [spec]

Having a seven degrees of Kevin Bacon moment connecting me to a design contest online for a new website called MyFavorites.com, I decided to throw my hat into the ring with an entry. By following the design brief copied below, I looked to create a brandable, unique star/heart hybrid as requested, incorporating the ‘MY’ from […]

DESIGN: P2 Collaborative Conference Program 2010

2010 P2 Collaborative Conference Program 2010, 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. The big change this year was a new look cover with supplied image […]

DESIGN: Secrets of Allentown Program 2010

2010 Secrets of Allentown Program 2010, 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 displayed on two page spreads for each property being shown.

DESIGN: Curtain Up! Program 2010

2010 Curtain Up! Program 2010, 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 three to a page.