Category Archives: design

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

luncheon ticket layout

Ladies’ Luncheon Menu and Tickets for 2012

Every year I choose a different flower for this project, something from my own flower garden from the previous year since I usually design the ticket in January or February, the menu a little later. This year, however, I decided

luncheon ticket layout

Ladies’ Luncheon Menu and Tickets for 2012

Every year I choose a different flower for this project, something from my own flower garden from the previous year since I usually design the ticket in January or February, the menu a little later. This year, however, I decided

post card invitation to civil war reenactment event

2012 ACFL&MH Living History Weekend Post Card

2012 still recognizes the sesquicentennial, or the 150th anniversary, of the Civil War; last year was the beginning of the war, this year and the next two follow the history of battles and hardships. Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music

post card invitation to civil war reenactment event

2012 ACFL&MH Living History Weekend Post Card

2012 still recognizes the sesquicentennial, or the 150th anniversary, of the Civil War; last year was the beginning of the war, this year and the next two follow the history of battles and hardships. Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music

liberti logo

Logo Design: Liberti

I do a fair amount of design work for this large congregation in Western Pennsylvania near Indiana University of PA, and in this case the traditional limestone Presbyterian church wanted to appeal to youth and college students. They showed me

liberti logo

Logo Design: Liberti

I do a fair amount of design work for this large congregation in Western Pennsylvania near Indiana University of PA, and in this case the traditional limestone Presbyterian church wanted to appeal to youth and college students. They showed me

page of newsletter

A Job Well Done: ACFL&MH Winter Newsletter

The Chartiers Valley Partnership has achieved its mission, the long-time executive director (and good friend) leaves, new staff joins and other rearrange to new positions; it’s a milestone of achievement in the capital campaign and the master plan for the

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A Job Well Done: ACFL&MH Winter Newsletter

The Chartiers Valley Partnership has achieved its mission, the long-time executive director (and good friend) leaves, new staff joins and other rearrange to new positions; it’s a milestone of achievement in the capital campaign and the master plan for the

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A Gala Tribute to Joe Negri at ACFL&MH

The 2011 benefit for the Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall is a gala tribute to jazz legend Joe Negri, a Pittsburgh native, including jazz performers Maureen Budway, Roger Humphries, Mike Tomaro and Sean Jones. Hard to believe it’s

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A Gala Tribute to Joe Negri at ACFL&MH

The 2011 benefit for the Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall is a gala tribute to jazz legend Joe Negri, a Pittsburgh native, including jazz performers Maureen Budway, Roger Humphries, Mike Tomaro and Sean Jones. Hard to believe it’s

Ladies’ Luncheon Menu and Tickets for 2011

Every year I choose a different flower for this project, something from my own flower garden from the previous year since I usually design the ticket in January or February, the menu a little later. I design this for a

Ladies’ Luncheon Menu and Tickets for 2011

Every year I choose a different flower for this project, something from my own flower garden from the previous year since I usually design the ticket in January or February, the menu a little later. I design this for a

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

image of post card

Post Card for Joe Negri Gala

The 2011 benefit for the Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall is a gala tribute to jazz legend Joe Negri, a Pittsburgh native, including jazz performers Maureen Budway, Roger Humphries, Mike Tomaro and Sean Jones. This design is also

image of post card

Post Card for Joe Negri Gala

The 2011 benefit for the Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall is a gala tribute to jazz legend Joe Negri, a Pittsburgh native, including jazz performers Maureen Budway, Roger Humphries, Mike Tomaro and Sean Jones. This design is also

Great Rescues Calendar and Gift Book

I’m pleased to present my first published work, truly a labor of love from creating the portraits within it to collecting the stories and designing, printing and publishing it. Great Rescues is a 16-month desk calendar and gift book featuring

Great Rescues Calendar and Gift Book

I’m pleased to present my first published work, truly a labor of love from creating the portraits within it to collecting the stories and designing, printing and publishing it. Great Rescues is a 16-month desk calendar and gift book featuring

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

acfl news cover

Carnegie, a Town and its Library: ACFL&MH News

We’ve just finished another newsletter, bigger than ever, and just in time for the Civil War Sesquicentennial Living History Weekend on April 30. It’s also the 110th birthday of the Library’s opening on May 2, 1901. After all the full-color

acfl news cover

Carnegie, a Town and its Library: ACFL&MH News

We’ve just finished another newsletter, bigger than ever, and just in time for the Civil War Sesquicentennial Living History Weekend on April 30. It’s also the 110th birthday of the Library’s opening on May 2, 1901. After all the full-color

illustration of house and rain garden

Downspout Disconnect Brochure and Illustrations

I am happy to share this brochure both for my design, photos and illustrations and for the information it offers. As we try to protect our water supplies and mitigate the chance of flooding during heavy rainfall, communities across the

illustration of house and rain garden

Downspout Disconnect Brochure and Illustrations

I am happy to share this brochure both for my design, photos and illustrations and for the information it offers. As we try to protect our water supplies and mitigate the chance of flooding during heavy rainfall, communities across the

inside page of the torch newsletter

Parkinson Foundation of Western PA Newsletter

I’m very pleased to have begun working with this organization at the beginning of 2011, like a gift for the new year. They’ve been producing a newsletter for some years, so for this, my first newsletter designed for the organization,

inside page of the torch newsletter

Parkinson Foundation of Western PA Newsletter

I’m very pleased to have begun working with this organization at the beginning of 2011, like a gift for the new year. They’ve been producing a newsletter for some years, so for this, my first newsletter designed for the organization,

front of post card

Civil War Sesquicentennial Post Card

I just had to use that word in the headline. Quick—what does it mean? It means it’s the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War. Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall will be hosting a “living history”

front of post card

Civil War Sesquicentennial Post Card

I just had to use that word in the headline. Quick—what does it mean? It means it’s the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War. Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall will be hosting a “living history”

copy of certificate

Teacher Certificate for 3rd Street Yoga

The client, and also my yoga teacher, not only hosts regular yoga classes but is also a licensed yoga teacher-training school. The certification board stipulated a certificate that could not be easily reproduced to give to her students. I used

copy of certificate

Teacher Certificate for 3rd Street Yoga

The client, and also my yoga teacher, not only hosts regular yoga classes but is also a licensed yoga teacher-training school. The certification board stipulated a certificate that could not be easily reproduced to give to her students. I used

AVS Perspectives

Allegheny Valley School “Perspectives” Newsletter

Just in time for the Super Bowl, we finished Allegheny Valley School’s winter edition of Perspectives. 2010 was their 50th Anniversary of serving children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and while the 50th is considered the “golden anniversary”,

AVS Perspectives

Allegheny Valley School “Perspectives” Newsletter

Just in time for the Super Bowl, we finished Allegheny Valley School’s winter edition of Perspectives. 2010 was their 50th Anniversary of serving children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and while the 50th is considered the “golden anniversary”,

cover of class catalog

Two-color Design: Monroeville Program Book

It’s time for the winter catalog of classes for this customer and once again it’s two-color design with heavy text formatting; I like variety in my design assignments. One of the colors will be black, what other color best describes

cover of class catalog

Two-color Design: Monroeville Program Book

It’s time for the winter catalog of classes for this customer and once again it’s two-color design with heavy text formatting; I like variety in my design assignments. One of the colors will be black, what other color best describes

front page of newsletter

Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall News

The winter issue of this biannual newsletter for one of my favorite places is about to hit the mail. I designed the 12-page two-color newsletter, and all photos of the facility and events at and for the facility are are

front page of newsletter

Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall News

The winter issue of this biannual newsletter for one of my favorite places is about to hit the mail. I designed the 12-page two-color newsletter, and all photos of the facility and events at and for the facility are are