With the merger of entertainment-agency powerhouses William Morris and Endeavor this book was designed to showcase the elegance and prestige of their main office location in the heart of Beverly Hills. Inspired by the unique architecture of their office and its luxurious surroundings of Rodeo Drive and Wilshire Boulevard.
Defined by soulful vocals and clever lyrics Salty Devito is a new group with the talent to backup their presence. A simple grayscale approach was taken to highlight their brand and self-titled EP. Inspired by spilt sodium and powerful live performances.
Distracted by mounting bills and frustratingly inflexible vacation plans it’s hard to grab someone’s attention through direct mail. Timeshare Relief was open to a piece that would stand out amongst the bills and val-u-pak inserts and capture the emotions that it’s services were aimed to alleviate. Inspired by turn of the century propaganda posters.
Without question 311 is one of my favorite bands. Sticking together since 1988 with over 10 Studio albums it’s about time a box set went into the works. Inspired by technology, evolution, and interaction with the surrounding environment. Constructed with acetate and screened transparencies.
Priding themselves on a calculated and technical approach to music production Ammo Shop is a recording studio that consistantly turns out a great sound. Off to a strong start with a good name, I wanted the design to compliment their methodical path to “making hits.” Inspired by factory production and technical diagrams.
Herman Miller has put it’s mark on many of the design classics that have been revered from the mid-century to the present and personally I still dream of owning an original plywood Eames Lounge Chair. In line with their products and the Ambichair I wanted to create a simple and playful look to accompany the tagline “sitting pretty.” Inspired by formal wear and modern type.
The Librewary hosts a large variety of beers from around the world including crafts of their own patrons. The menu was to take on the appearance of a library catalogue mixed with historic images of brewing. Inspired by leather bound books and libations.
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Inspired by Baggage Tags and Magenta.
This New Wave Sewage tank top for HEL-LA puts a bold twist on the classic. The shirt was designed to raise proceeds for the Surfrider Foundation, a Los Angeles based environmental organization. Inspired by the famous “The Great Wave” by Hokusai and 1986.
No doubt that your toughest client is often yourself. However, I wasn’t satisfied handing what could be the most personal project of my career off to someone else. Despite the impractical use of time and materials the original concept was successful. Inspired by a long sheet paper and even longer lasting love.
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From the acrid asphalt abyss a binding beast awaits. TraffiKraken for HEL-LA highlights the twisting tangle of of Los Angeles’ roadways and the parking lots they’ve become. Inspired by Jules Verne and the 405 Freeway.
The Passport provides quick and easy public transportation between the various areas of interest in Long Beach such as the Queen Mary, Convention Center, Belmont Shores, and the Marina. Inspired by street maps and recognizable transport colors and graphics.
I had the great opportunity of photographing Barclay Butera‘s mid-century masterpiece home nestled high in the Hollywood Hills. Formerly owned by Desi Arnaz, Jr. this home has been restored beyond it’s original glory and is a statement of harmonious balance between design, comfort, entertainment, and luxury.