Always Active is a program sponsored by 30th Street Senior Center to promote healthy living through exercise among the senior population of San Francisco. The web site serves as an outreach tool and provides class schedules and enrollment information. The simple design and enlarged text make it easy for seniors to navigate and read.
Presented as The Moustaches of Literature series, each bookmark displays the illustrated moustache of a notable fictional character and an excerpt about his facial rug. The design attempts to engage students and spark their curiosity for reading. The back side provides library locations and contact information.
Forum, the literary magazine of City College of San Francisco, showcases the talented authors, poets, and visual artists in the community, including students, instructors, alumni, and staff.
The illustration was used in a poster publicizing a name-change workshop for transgender persons.
DevComm specializes in helping tech companies create and deliver documentation and support activities for their developer products and APIs. As their target clientele is based overseas, the client wanted to incorporate the icon of the Golden Gate Bridge, which has strong associations with Silicon Valley globally.
The client wanted a web site that showed off her photography and provided a way to sell her prints. The subdued neutral color of the design allows the photographs to take center stage. A Flash-based album-generator tool was integrated into WordPress to allow the client to organize the display of photographs herself.
City College’s Theatre Arts Department celebrated Tennessee Williams’ 100th birthday in 2011 with productions of his plays, including Sweet Bird of Youth. For the poster of that play, I wanted to characterize its pervasive themes of fading youth, false glory, and unfilled dreams. I wanted to invoke the style of the old MGM movie posters of the 1950s, during which Williams’ works exploded on the big screen.
The Missed Connection listings of craigslist.org capture fleeting moments in which people place their hopes in finding intimate connection with strangers. The infographic playfully documents a week of these earnest postings based within San Francisco.
These instructional illustrations are excerpts from a spread on how to tie a corda, a rope belt that is part of a capoeira uniform. Capoeira is a Brazilian form of martial arts with a rich history originating from African slaves.
Admittedly, Temperance is one of the more difficult Vices and Virtues to conceptualize. I decided to take the idea literally, inspired by the quirky, dark characters of Hieronymus Bosch’s paintings.
Illustrated by hand, then refined using Illustrator and Photoshop.
The illustration was published in the Fall 2011 issue of Forum literary magazine.
Matt wanted an identity system for his bodywork business that communicated professionalism but also portrayed his grounded and approachable personality. The warm colors and brush stroke impressions of the design reflect the creative philosophy of his practice. The web site is built on WordPress.