I am fortunate to currently have the opportunity to work with some amazing photographers at the Harvey Milk Photography Center. I frequently collaborate with the director to choose compelling imagery and layouts for the class brochures and event marketing materials.
My wedding had a DIY 1930s theme. I chose the lavender, pink, and gray color palette as a tribute to old Hollywood and incorporated vintage-inspired typefaces and Art Deco graphic elements. For the tote bag, my husband created the tree
I worked with my client at Low Carbon Productions on the first two English-language books about Passive Houses, a building approach that’s popular in Europe and gaining steam in the U.S. We intended for the book to be pretty enough
I created packaging for a DVD chronicling the life of my dad’s family in Boston and Maine with the intention of filming a documentary in the future. I created an idyllic scene of the family on a pasture resembling their
Low Carbon Productions publishes cutting edge content about Passive Houses and very low energy homes. Since the topic appeals to both architects and scientists, I chose an angular yet elegant typeface for the logo due to its geometric, architectural elements.
Pompon is a concept piece that embodies my personality traits. I chose sake because it reflects my versatility as a designer. Sake can be enjoyed hot and cold, and the chrysanthemum-like flower on the beverage is both medicinal and fragrant.
My job at Nuvo Newsweekly was one of my favorite. I collaborated with lots of creative people and got to create some very vibrant and whimsical cover stories. I was also able to utilize my photo-illustration skills. I performed production
Working with a team of volunteers as part of the Taproot Foundation, we came up with a fresh redesign for a local nonprofit’s website. The client gave us their chosen colors, and I created a lively, warm palette. I incorporated
I created this invitation, magazine ad, and billboard for an annual Academy Awards gala to benefit various local AIDS/HIV charities. The theme surrounding the event is typically cutting edge and risque, so I came up with a vibrant hot pink,
In the marketing materials for a recent tasting event featuring beverages made by local purveyors, I chose a script font and hand-drew the various glasses layered with the textures of each beverage to convey the handmade, small-batch concept of the
I’ve written and edited for SFist.com for several years, covering arts and entertainment. I use my designer’s eye pretty often when I write by choosing just the right image to elevate the meaning of the article to another level and
I’ve worn many hats at Home Energy, a magazine that covers residential energy efficiency and green building. For several years, I performed all design, production, prepress and web duties for the magazine. As a freelancer, I collaborate with the art
I’ve been creating my own websites since the late ’90s. I first began using the domain benowhere.com to showcase my passion for the philosophy of gestalt therapy juxtaposed with “artsy” images. I then used the site to showcase galleries and
Carbon Studio sells sustainable, convenient products for people with active lifestyles. I created the logo using only circles and lines and added a gradient to the letters, creating a lightweight buoyant effect. In the brochure, I incorporated the lightweight texture
I collaborated with a colleague on all aspects of the design of a client’s site catering to dyslexic students. I created concepts for the client to choose from and worked within an assigned color palette. We chose bright stock photography