To me design is all about taking an idea and finding a great way to not only represent the idea, but to tell a story. After all, who doesn't love a great story...
What if there was just ONE website for music lovers?
It is funny how ideas come to you sometimes. Awhile back when I was working on the Music Artist Design Packaging project (see more here) I was frustrated in having to use many, many websites to do my research. That is when I thought "wouldn't it be great if there was just one source for all music info?".
For our Southern California Toastmaster's District (with around 2500 members) my goal was to create a branding style, logo and material to convey the Conference Theme of "Communications Action Leadership". The theme was very much action and operations based so I used a gear as the basic visual element for the logo.
If you have happened to read some of the other posts here you've heard me write that one of my favorite questions to ask as a designer is 'what if'. Most of the times this can be an interesting, fun and fascinating exercise. I admit, though, that sometimes the question can be a bit scary and whether we know it, the question can touch on our own insecurities and fears. My question was
What if I could not see?
I've always been interested in beverage branding and packaging. Recently I've noticed that there seems to be even more creative ways in which brands are distinguishing and marketing themselves. I wanted to try to do something unique with this created brand for a premium tequila bottle beverage idea.
We were kidding ourselves when we thought we could live among normal people. we... are monsters
I find the question 'What if...' to be an intriguing one: What if your neighbors were monsters? This is the premise for one of my favorite shows "Being Human" (the original British version in this case) and below are the designs for a DVD Special Packaging Case Study.