Event Graphics: Cocoa with Santa

Cocoa with Santa: 1200x1200px social graphic
Cocoa with Santa: 1200x1200px social graphic

I’m part of a fundraising group in my neighborhood. We’re raising money to get a better playground put it at a local park. My role in this group, along with general planning, has been as visual designer.

The group is called Bridgeway Play. I created the name, and designed the logo and website. I’ve also created a variety of

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MicroTrek Logo Concept Variations

MicroTrek logo revisions round one
MicroTrek logo revisions round one

On Tuesday, I shared the initial three logo concepts I designed for MicroTrek, a firm that does microbe analysis. Today, my client responded with a lot of helpful feedback.

Here is my set of logo concept variations for concept 1, based on his reply. He called the yeast cells “bugs”, which is adorable.

This is the email I sent to my client, with the above image attached. As always, I

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Logo Concepts and Engaging Your Client

Logo Concepts for MicroTrek
Logo Concepts for MicroTrek

MicroTrek, Inc. is a new biotech company that offers high quality microbial analysis of food and beverage samples. They have contracted with me to create branding and a website for them.

Part of my scope of work is the create three logo concepts for them. They asked for imagery which looks like yeast cells.

Logo Concepts for MicroTrek

Setting Up Client Sign-Off

By writing a useful introduction that describes the design choices you make.

Here is part of my email presenting the concepts to my client. One

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Looking Back on Ten Years of Teaching

Pencil crayons
Pencil crayons

I began my teaching career in the summer of 2004, at a community college. I had the audacity to teach web design at a college level, having only been designing websites for four years. But there weren’t so many web designers back then, so I had a leg up on most. I taught Photoshop too. These classes went well, and I taught students in a hands-on way. I decided I needed to look official

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