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Branding
Branding goes much deeper than a logo and a letterhead. A company's brand is an all encompassing experience that should be visually constant at every touch point.


Citrus Diner
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I had a great time working on this brand for Citrus Diner. The overall goal was to brand this breakfast and lunch restaurant as a fresh and fun alternative to your typical family style restaurant. I designed everything from the logo to the menu to signage, photography and custom type.
Website: www.citrusdiner.com


The Center for Visual and Performing Arts



The Center for Visual and Performing Arts in Munster, IN has been in business for 20 years. Along with their 20th anniversary, we created a whole new look for the Center. The goal of the project was to position the Center as a destination facility. The project covered everything from new collateral to way finding to outdoor graphics to a new marquee.

Website: www.cvpa.org

Credits: Community Foundation of Northwest Indiana

Caramel Kettle Candies
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Caramel Kettle Candies was in need of a new identity. I created the logo for the company and all of the matching material. I took photos of the turtles and gave this small business a professional classy look and feel.

Website: www.CaramelKettle.com


Total Disposal
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I redesigned the website for Total Disposal and gave them a fresh look. The website was the basis for the look and feel of the new brand. The print materials were then designed to reflect the new look of the site.

Website: www.totaldisposal.com


Sage Restaurant

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Sage wanted their new identity to reflect the modern, clean and sexy American-Italian food that they would be serving. They referred to Sage as a women and their food like jazz. The print pieces all have a very cohesive theme and the use of the sage leaves are sprinkled throughout. The website was formatted to fit the overall look but is a cargo collective site. It was great working with their team to get this project done and out the door.

Visit www.sagerestaurant.net

Willow Creek Association

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The Global Leadership Summit is the Willow Creek Associations annual leadership event. The event draws more than 100,000 attendee world wide and is translated and simulcasted in multiple countries. I was chosen to design the conference identity and visual brand for the 2010 event. The look I created was to be carried out throughout all materials and collateral for the event. The Willow Creek team and Firebone worked on the creative direction as well as using the look I created and applied it to the other materials. The outcome was very different then the previous year and helped showcase the fact that the Summit is a global event.

Credits: Willow Creek Association | Project Coordination: Firebone | Partnered: Chase Talon

Website: The Global Leadership Summit

American Red Cross

This years challenge materials were designed to meet multiple goals. The brand had to be versatile enough to be used across may platforms and uses. With this in mind I designed the look and feel of this years event to be both professional and clean with a gritty overtone. The end result speaks for itself. To learn more about the American Red Cross Firefighter Challenge visit the event website.

Website: www.fireherochallenge.com

Credits: Allema | CNIServices, Inc.

Blues, Jazz and Arts Festival - Munster, IN
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I was picked to be the annual artist for the Munster festival. The duties consisted of designing the event poster and materials as well as a public mural. The two different 8 foot mural were illustrated and supplied for the public to color in, at the two day event. The theme of the festival was "Going Green" so the imagery and graphics all supported that concept.

Link: Munster Parks and Recreation