Creative ‘tour-de-force’, international advertising consultant and speaker Cindy Gallop opens the doors to her unusual apartment in Manhattan, an all-black space filled to the brim with curios and novel objects d’art from far-flung locations. (Can you say Gucci bike!?)
Now THIS ladies and gentlemen is the ultimate example of a person’s living space becoming a reflection and expression of their personality, interests and passions… Which is exactly as it should be. Read the rest of this entry »
Recently I made the journey south down Interstate 5 to explore one of my new favorite weekend getaways in Portland, Oregon (or Portlandia as the some of the locals refer to it) and, specifically the Pearl District in downtown. My mission?… To experience a “Sexy Woman!” No, it’s not what you think!! Though I did have a date, and she WAS a sexy woman, this particular Sexy Woman in question is actually a specialty cocktail served at the colorful and uber-popular Peruvian restaurant Andina, located in the heart of the Pearl. Read the rest of this entry »
Over the course of a graphic designer’s career, one would consider themselves very fortunate to have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects, i.e— identity campaigns, web development, collateral design, etc. But the chance to brand an entire town?… Now there is a creative soul’s dream!
Just such a dream came true for me when I was selected by visionary town developer Casey Roloff to provide complete brand development and marketing services for Seabrook, an emerging coastal community on the Washington coast. Read the rest of this entry »
Ahh… The art of ‘reinvention’… Fresh starts and second chances. In the fickle world of retail and ever-changing consumer tastes and shopping habits, the art of re-engineering one’s brand can be a tricky proposition at best. Such is the case with the recent re-branding of Restoration Hardware. Read the rest of this entry »