Thoughts on Branding

Posted by on Mar 23, 2012 in Branding, Design | No Comments

As a kid growing up in Cincinnati, I was a cowboy wanna-be and spent many an afternoon looking at books about the West, dreaming of six-shooters and lassos, and envisioning myself in the cavalry uniform displayed in the back pages of the Sears catalog. One of the books I remember best was on cattle ranchers […]

Positively Negative: Part 1

Posted by on Mar 18, 2012 in Branding, Design, Illustration | No Comments

I’ve always been a big fan of the conceptual use of negative space in design. Michael Vanderbly’s logo for the California Conservation Center, pictured here to the right, being one of my all-time favorite applications of this design technique. And as witnessed by the number of rip-offs of this that exist, I’m not the only […]

KO2DC!

Posted by on Jan 9, 2012 in Branding, Community | No Comments

My 8th grade daughter, Amelia Rose, and her classmates are headed to Washington DC for the bi-annual King Open School 7th and 8th grade trip to the nation’s capital. And like most schools, they are always looking for ways to raise money for the trip. My friend, fellow parent and Cambridge artist, Janet Malenfant, and […]

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