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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.

DESIGN: The Western New York Performing Arts Guide 2009

2009 The Western New York Performing Arts Guide 2009, published by Buffalo Spree Publishing, Inc. Front Cover: By using three stock photos—one to stand-in theatre (Victorian looking actor), another for music (the cello), and the last for dance (ballerinas)—I created a image expressing all the arts included in the publication. Inside Layout: Building off of […]

DESIGN: Buffalo Spree Bachelor Auction Program 2009

2009 Buffalo Spree Bachelor Auction Program 2009, published by Buffalo Spree Publishing, Inc. Updating the color scheme of the logo for Buffalo Spree’s 2009 Bachelor Auction, I was tasked to create the event program listing the eligible males, their descriptions, and their date packages.

DESIGN: Secrets of Allentown Program 2008

2008 Secrets of Allentown Program 2008, 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, as well as line drawings from Don Mayer. Write-ups and photos vary between full page and two page spreads depending on the […]

DESIGN: Studio Arena Theatre 2008 Season

2008 Studio Arena Theatre 2008 Season, published by Buffalo Spree Publishing, Inc. With funding gone and the season canceled, Studio Arena still put on one show, a conversation with local/nationally-known actor Stephen McKinley Henderson. Only receiving small images of the actor, I was tasked to make a cover that mirrored the previous year. The inside […]

DESIGN: P2 Collaborative Conference Program 2008

2008 P2 Collaborative Conference Program 2008, published by Buffalo Spree Publishing, Inc. Based off of the P2 Collaborative’s design branding and last year’s program, I designed their second annual conference book with minor tweaks, including schedules, speakers, maps, and other weekend activities.

DESIGN: Curtain Up! Program 2008

2008 Curtain Up! Program 2008, 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 2008

2008 Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts Program 2008, 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.