I try to look at everything I encounter with an appreciation for the beauty in everyday things. Sunsets are beautiful, but so is a crowded highway in the middle of a thunderstorm. As a designer and illustrator, it's my job and my privilege to bring out and emphasize that lovely mundanity, and make it worth admiring.
'Spit & Polish' is a new line of apothecary goods from Duluth Trading Company. As an illustration intern for the Men's product line, I had the privilege of creating all of the product illustrations for Spit & Polish goods. Disclaimer: No products contain actual spit.
The simple pleasure of admiring the artwork and design of an album sleeve inspired me to create a series of my own album designs. I created my own fictitious artists, album titles, and song names, so that I could retain total creative freedom.
Werewolves are just ordinary people with an extraordinary condition. Fortunately, Dollar Shave Club is here to help lycanthropes everywhere tame their mane. For this project, I incorporated illustrations, my own copywriting and voice, and even my own dad, who provided modeling for Gary the Werewolf.
Founded by the legendary Fred Bear, Bear Archery has been crafting superiorly strong, efficient, and powerful bows since 1939. I sought to create a visual language that communicated that power and ferocity, and maintained the respect Mr. Bear deserves.