Category Archives: Allegheny Land Trust

newsletter design

ALT “Vistas” Newsletter Summer 2014

The summer issue of Vistas has been out for a while! We’ve used the new look and layout again, including this wonderful magazine-style front cover with just a nice juicy photo of the grass in one of the conservation areas

newsletter design

ALT “Vistas” Newsletter Summer 2014

The summer issue of Vistas has been out for a while! We’ve used the new look and layout again, including this wonderful magazine-style front cover with just a nice juicy photo of the grass in one of the conservation areas

newsletter cover

ALT “Vistas” Has A New Look

Sometimes it’s good to freshen the look of something. Vistas had always printed with the same three colors from the logo and the green bars on the outside edge of each page and the same photo pasted into the text

newsletter cover

ALT “Vistas” Has A New Look

Sometimes it’s good to freshen the look of something. Vistas had always printed with the same three colors from the logo and the green bars on the outside edge of each page and the same photo pasted into the text

post card invitation

Invitation to Recall History, Envision Future

Allegheny Land Trust (ALT) is raising support and funds for the purchase of a piece of property for conservation, the former Pittsburgh Cut Flower (PCF) business property. Often the conservation areas they establish are already more or less greenspace and

post card invitation

Invitation to Recall History, Envision Future

Allegheny Land Trust (ALT) is raising support and funds for the purchase of a piece of property for conservation, the former Pittsburgh Cut Flower (PCF) business property. Often the conservation areas they establish are already more or less greenspace and

Front cover of ALT Vistas Newsletter Winter 2012

Allegheny Land Trust Vistas Newsletter Winter 2012

Who said winter was without color? We just finished another 8-page newsletter for Allegheny Land Trust. For this newsletter I edit and proofread the copy provided by the staff, provide photos and illustrations where needed although most are provided by

Front cover of ALT Vistas Newsletter Winter 2012

Allegheny Land Trust Vistas Newsletter Winter 2012

Who said winter was without color? We just finished another 8-page newsletter for Allegheny Land Trust. For this newsletter I edit and proofread the copy provided by the staff, provide photos and illustrations where needed although most are provided by

post card mailer

A Post Card Newsletter for ALT

Taking a summer break from the usual 8-page newsletter, the Allegheny Land Trust decided to still produce a mailer focused on summer conservation activities which volunteers could join in. Social networking, e-newsletters and other electronic communications do get the news

post card mailer

A Post Card Newsletter for ALT

Taking a summer break from the usual 8-page newsletter, the Allegheny Land Trust decided to still produce a mailer focused on summer conservation activities which volunteers could join in. Social networking, e-newsletters and other electronic communications do get the news

front cover of newsletter

Allegheny Land Trust Vistas Newsletter Autumn 2012

We just finished another 8-page newsletter for Allegheny Land Trust. For this newsletter I edit and proofread the copy provided by the staff, provide photos and illustrations where needed, occasionally write an article, and design the content. It’s printed in

front cover of newsletter

Allegheny Land Trust Vistas Newsletter Autumn 2012

We just finished another 8-page newsletter for Allegheny Land Trust. For this newsletter I edit and proofread the copy provided by the staff, provide photos and illustrations where needed, occasionally write an article, and design the content. It’s printed in

front page of Allegheny Land Trust Vistas newsletter

Allegheny Land Trust Vistas Newsletter Spring 2012

We just finished another 8-page newsletter for Allegheny Land Trust. I occasionally write an article for this newsletter, and I edit and proofread the copy provided by the staff. In addition, I provide photos and illustrations where needed. The biggest

front page of Allegheny Land Trust Vistas newsletter

Allegheny Land Trust Vistas Newsletter Spring 2012

We just finished another 8-page newsletter for Allegheny Land Trust. I occasionally write an article for this newsletter, and I edit and proofread the copy provided by the staff. In addition, I provide photos and illustrations where needed. The biggest

land trust organization boat tour post card

2012 Boat Tour Post Card for Allegheny Land Trust

For 2012 we decided to go with a sort of a Caribbean theme and color scheme, using a shade of orange suggested by one of the board members. Add purple and green and a few decorative fonts, and we’re ready

land trust organization boat tour post card

2012 Boat Tour Post Card for Allegheny Land Trust

For 2012 we decided to go with a sort of a Caribbean theme and color scheme, using a shade of orange suggested by one of the board members. Add purple and green and a few decorative fonts, and we’re ready

photos of boat tour of allegheny river in pittsburgh

Boat Tour Post Card for Allegheny Land Trust

This land conservation organization offers a boat tour to those interested in seeing a unique view of Pittsburgh from each of the city’s three rivers, then a tour up the Allegheny to see Sycamore Island, which they’ve purchased and conserved

photos of boat tour of allegheny river in pittsburgh

Boat Tour Post Card for Allegheny Land Trust

This land conservation organization offers a boat tour to those interested in seeing a unique view of Pittsburgh from each of the city’s three rivers, then a tour up the Allegheny to see Sycamore Island, which they’ve purchased and conserved

retractable banner design

Retractable Banner for ALT

This is a vinyl retractable banner, 33.75″ W x 85″ H. When in use, the feet unfold and a telescoping arm slides tall enough to hold the banner at the top, and the banner unreels like a window blind, but

retractable banner design

Retractable Banner for ALT

This is a vinyl retractable banner, 33.75″ W x 85″ H. When in use, the feet unfold and a telescoping arm slides tall enough to hold the banner at the top, and the banner unreels like a window blind, but

signs for abandoned mine drainage project

Signs for Wingfield Pines Installed

I know I keep writing about these signs, but they were a very big project involving a number of people and a period of time, and even after all the designing and illustrating and planning, it’s nothing like seeing the

signs for abandoned mine drainage project

Signs for Wingfield Pines Installed

I know I keep writing about these signs, but they were a very big project involving a number of people and a period of time, and even after all the designing and illustrating and planning, it’s nothing like seeing the

sketch of owl

Final Welcome and Interpretive Signs for Wingfield Pines

This set of large signs describes both Wingfield Pines and the abandoned mine drainage system on the site. The images of the four full-color interpretive signs images will be embedded into anodized aluminum and set at a 30-degree angle on

sketch of owl

Final Welcome and Interpretive Signs for Wingfield Pines

This set of large signs describes both Wingfield Pines and the abandoned mine drainage system on the site. The images of the four full-color interpretive signs images will be embedded into anodized aluminum and set at a 30-degree angle on

designed advertisement

ALT Advertisement

This customer had the opportunity to advertise in a program for an event sponsored by the organization they had assisted in conserving a parcel of land on Mt. Washington, just above downtown Pittsburgh. I used an aerial photo we’d used

designed advertisement

ALT Advertisement

This customer had the opportunity to advertise in a program for an event sponsored by the organization they had assisted in conserving a parcel of land on Mt. Washington, just above downtown Pittsburgh. I used an aerial photo we’d used

post card for event

Bounty in the Barn, and Some Autumn Inspiration

This is an annual event for this customer, and the challenge of an annual event is to both create an identity and also to make it appear new and fresh when it’s time to promote it. I liked the bit

post card for event

Bounty in the Barn, and Some Autumn Inspiration

This is an annual event for this customer, and the challenge of an annual event is to both create an identity and also to make it appear new and fresh when it’s time to promote it. I liked the bit

Interpretive No. 3

Interpretive Signs for Wingfield Pines

This set of signs describes both Wingfield Pines and the abandoned mine drainage system on the site. They will be laminated interpretive signs, the type that are either freestanding or are mounted on a permanent structure at an angle. You

Interpretive No. 3

Interpretive Signs for Wingfield Pines

This set of signs describes both Wingfield Pines and the abandoned mine drainage system on the site. They will be laminated interpretive signs, the type that are either freestanding or are mounted on a permanent structure at an angle. You

amd water jets

Photo Slideshow: Wingfield Pines AMD System Unveiling

After six years of planning and development, the abandoned mine drainage treatment system at Wingfield Pines in Upper St. Clair was unveiled to the public in an event that introduced everyone who was involved and included a ceremonial “turning on”

amd water jets

Photo Slideshow: Wingfield Pines AMD System Unveiling

After six years of planning and development, the abandoned mine drainage treatment system at Wingfield Pines in Upper St. Clair was unveiled to the public in an event that introduced everyone who was involved and included a ceremonial “turning on”

image of brochure interior

Allegheny Land Trust Wingfield Pines Brochure

At long last, the system is in place. Abandoned mine drainage at the rate of 2,000 gallons per minute issuing from a mine on the Wingfield Pines property flows into the system at the left, flows out of water jets

image of brochure interior

Allegheny Land Trust Wingfield Pines Brochure

At long last, the system is in place. Abandoned mine drainage at the rate of 2,000 gallons per minute issuing from a mine on the Wingfield Pines property flows into the system at the left, flows out of water jets

cover of Vistas newsletter

Allegheny Land Trust Vistas Newsletter Spring 2010

We just finished another 8-page newsletter for Allegheny Land Trust. We’re also working on materials for the Wingfield Pines Abandoned Mine Drainage system, newly installed and working. You can read a copy of this newsletter, as well as other newsletters

cover of Vistas newsletter

Allegheny Land Trust Vistas Newsletter Spring 2010

We just finished another 8-page newsletter for Allegheny Land Trust. We’re also working on materials for the Wingfield Pines Abandoned Mine Drainage system, newly installed and working. You can read a copy of this newsletter, as well as other newsletters

designed two-page spread

Allegheny Land Trust Newsletter Illustrated Layout

Earlier I featured the illustrations I’d done for the most recent issue of Allegheny Land Trust’s newsletter Vistas. Here is the finished center spread for the newsletter in its full design. The idea is to show how many man-made processes

designed two-page spread

Allegheny Land Trust Newsletter Illustrated Layout

Earlier I featured the illustrations I’d done for the most recent issue of Allegheny Land Trust’s newsletter Vistas. Here is the finished center spread for the newsletter in its full design. The idea is to show how many man-made processes

Allegheny Land Trust Vistas January 2010

Allegheny Land Trust Vistas New Issue

We just finished another 8-page newsletter for Allegheny Land Trust, “Thinking Green in Winter”. Among other things, this issue also includes the illustrations I did for the center spread. For other materials I’ve designed for this customer, please visit the

Allegheny Land Trust Vistas January 2010

Allegheny Land Trust Vistas New Issue

We just finished another 8-page newsletter for Allegheny Land Trust, “Thinking Green in Winter”. Among other things, this issue also includes the illustrations I did for the center spread. For other materials I’ve designed for this customer, please visit the