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DESIGN: 2015 In Music

2015 IN MUSIC: Two-disc mix of song favorites from 2015 for friends and family sent during the holidays. Edition of 60 Handprinted on a Kelsey Excelsior 5×8 Table Letterpress QR Code link Tracklisting: Disc 1 1. “Until We Can’t (Let Go)” • Passion Pit • 04:06 • Kindred, Columbia Records 2. “The Business of Emotion” […]

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DESIGN: Cultivate Cinema Circle Fall 2015

Cultivate Cinema Circle Fall 2015 Season October – December 2015 posters designed at 11×17 and 27×40 also viewable at cultivatecinemacircle.com

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DESIGN: Impossible Truth

Impossible Truth is a Buffalo, NY-based hip-hop duo consisting of Dan Martin and Mega. They’ve decided to get back in the studio and record a new album for Spring 2016 and came to me to design them a new logo to mark the occasion. It began with Dan asking for city skyline and some reference […]

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DESIGN: Cultivate Cinema Circle Summer 2015

Cultivate Cinema Circle Summer 2015 Season June – September 2015 posters designed at 11×17 and 27×40 also viewable at cultivatecinemacircle.com

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DESIGN: Cultivate Cinema Circle

Born from a partnership with my Buffalo movie critic colleague Jordan M. Smith comes Cultivate Cinema Circle, a local screening series helping to “foster a healthy, fervent film culture in the Buffalo area.” After many discussions about the name and goals, I started to play with the word cultivate until the idea of harvesting radishes […]

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DESIGN: 2014 In Music

2014 IN MUSIC: Two-disc mix of song favorites from 2014 for friends and family sent during the holidays. Edition of 60 Handprinted on a Kelsey Excelsior 5×8 Table Letterpress QR Code link Tracklisting: Disc 1 1. “Dreaming” • Justin Nozuka • 01:39 • Ulysees, Warner Music Canada 2. “Big Unit” • Adebisi Shank • 04:36 […]

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LETTERPRESS: FC Buffalo 5th Season Commemorative Schedule

FC Buffalo 5th Season Commemorative Schedule: Edition of 200 (hand-numbered) Handprinted on a Kelsey Excelsior 5×8 Table Letterpress As a way to commemorate FC Buffalo‘s 5th anniversary (and to give myself a project to practice using my letterpress), the idea to create a limited edition schedule was born. Initially designed as a more generic, geometric […]

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DESIGN: xoxobflo

The purchase of my Kelsey letterpress meant an opportunity to create a new brand with which to differentiate my design work from the printing. I’ll admit intentionally starting to brainstorm names that could have a more palatable accessibility with the social media generation we find ourselves in. I tried abbreviations, acronyms, and “internet speak” alternatives […]

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DESIGN: 2013 In Music

2013 IN MUSIC: Two-disc mix of song favorites from 2013 for friends and family sent during the holidays. Edition of 50 Handprinted on a Kelsey Excelsior 5×8 Table Letterpress QR Code link Tracklisting: Disc 1 1. “A Whistling Tune from a Lonely Man” • Clint Mansell • 00:40 • Stoker OST, Milan Records 2. “Young […]

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DESIGN: Angel – Ratio’s Chocolate Nest Eggs

It didn’t take long after watching the season 4 “Angel” episode entitled Smile Time before deciding that I needed to design something in homage to the brilliant demon puppets. If anyone of the gang seemed to get short shrift it was the giant purple creature named Ratio Hornblower. The fact he was also the one […]

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DESIGN: Upper 90 magazine, Spring 2013 issue

Upper 90 magazine Spring 2013 • Volume 2, Issue 1 Cover: Més Que – More than a pub Also Inside: BEST XI for men & women Brendan Murphy – New FC Buffalo boss High School Champs Jozy Altidore – Education and evolution in the Netherlands With its second issue, Upper 90 came out in Spring […]

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DESIGN: 2012 In Music

2012 IN MUSIC: Two-disc mix of song favorites from 2012 for friends and family sent during the holidays. Edition of 40 Tracklisting: Disc 1 1. “Water Runs” — Reptar 5:14 | from Body Faucet; Vagrant Records 2. “Dougou Badia” — Amadou & Mariam (ft. Santigold) 3:53 | from Folila; Nonesuch Records 3. “Mind Your Manners” […]