portfolio

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.

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 […]

PHOTOGRAPHY: FC Buffalo/FC Reading

With tonight’s win, the FC Buffalo side completed its inaugural season in the NPSL. Finishing third place in the Northeast, Keystone Conference, the Blitzers ended the year with an impressive 6-2-4 record, having been the only team to defeat first place FC Sonic. Personally, my own record was 3-0, each match a clean sheet for […]