I have a real love for logo design. Trying to represent a company, product or feature with a simple straight forward design is a fun challenge I'm always ready to take on. Here I show some product logos I've created for Graphic Products and some company logos created for OMAC Advertising.
Logo for the large format poster printer, Echo from Graphic Products.
Echo Canvas logo
Logo for the Echo Canvas labeling software, a poster and sign creating program.
Logo for PathFinder floor marking and wayfinding tape from Graphic Products.
DuraLabel Bronco logo
Logo for the DuraLabel Bronco safety label printer.
Rhino Laminator logo
Logo for the Rhino large format cold laminator.
LabelForge PRO logo
Logo for industrial labeling software.
Graphic Products New Logo Concept
New logo for graphic products concept work in progress. See other logo ideas created through the process here.
DuraLabel Catalyst logo
Logo for the multi-color Catalyst label printer from DuraLabel.
Logo for an unreleased concept.
Golden Ruhl logo
Logo created as an freelance artist for small construction company.
Emerald Groves logo
Freelance logo creation for retirement home.
Red Mountain logo
Logo created though Agency work for Red Mountain in Salem.
Logo for small IT solutions company.
Saw Systems logo
Mt. Hood Hospice logo
Logo created for hospice care facility.
Logo created for industrial company that forged parts to build bridges.
Print ads are a great way to promote a company and it's products. I really like the opportunity to make a bold dynamic statement. Here I show some various advertisements created for Country Coach, OMAC Advertising, Mid-Valley Newspapers and Graphic Products.
ISHN Kodiak Printer advertisement
Debut ad for the new Kodiak industrial sign and label printer. Printed in ISHN Magazine.
ISHN DuraLabel Lobo ad
Published in ISHN magazine to promote the new Lobo portable printer.
DuraLabel Toro ad
Used in best practice guides to promote the DuraLabel Toro.
ISHN DuraLabel Toro ad
ISHN ad promoting the DuraLabel Toro.
PathFinder Floor Tape ad
Ad promoting PathFinder floor tape and displaying all available product options.
Santiam Hospital advertising campaign
Created a number of different ads for Santiam Hospital, including Featured Doctors, Featured Clinics and Holiday ads.
Triad Machinery advertising campain
Example of the monthly ads created for Triad Machinery. Ads featured templated contact info with different images and headlines.
Country Coach Dealer ads
A selection of ads created for dealerships selling the Country Coach brand. Each ad designed to fit the dealerships individual style.
Hansen Architectural Systems ad
Magazine ad for Oregon-based company.
Newspaper Sales ad
While working for the newspaper, created this ad to promote ad sales.
I have worked on a wide variety of different print collateral in my time as a designer. I have more hard copies in my offline portfolio, but have done my best to show some examples here. This page features a variety of brochures and promotional pieces I've created through my time at Country Coach, OMAC Advertising and Graphic Products. They include some brochures, flyers and mailers.
DuraLabel Equipment Catalog
20 page catalog featuring the DuraLabel product line. Created all imagery, advertisements and photo editing. See a full version of the catalog by clicking here.
PathFinder Infographic Brochure
11" x 17" folded introductory brochure to PathFinder floor marking tapes. Inside utilized Infographic to highlight hazards and the solutions the products provide.
Two sided flyer featuring a floor marking color chart. Original drawing created to highlight the different applications.
Wire Marking Flyer
Flyer highlighting specialty labeling product. See full size here.
Specialty Supplies flyer
Flyer created to highlight specialty labeling supplies.
Dress Code flyer
Flyer created for internal use highlighting do's and don'ts of the dress code.
Churchill Estates brochure
Brochure for retirement community Churchill Estates. 8.5" x 11" trifold with interior holder for floor plan inserts.
Oregon Horse Country print materials
Bifold brochure and business card created for Oregon Horse Country.
20 page catalog of bridge construction parts for Houston Structures Inc.
Jerry Brown brochure inserts
Four brochure sheets to insert in larger folder.
Personal Home Care print materials
Brochure sheets, letterhead and business card created for Personal Home Care, in-home elder care.
Promotional flyer for small local tech company.
Motorhomes of Texas brochure
Multi-page brochure for Country Couch dealership.
Country Coach Tradeshow brochure
Small overview brochure created for a tradeshow promoting the full line of motor homes from Country Coach. Piece was trifold, two-sided.
Much like logos, icons need to relay information in the most simple and easy to understand way. And it helps if they have a little style. These are a handful of icons I've created for Graphic Products, you can see them used throughout the website, GraphicProducts.com
Website Icon Set
All icons for Graphic Products company website, used for collateral throughout.
Online Ads and Assets
Providing graphics for the web is something that I've been doing a lot more in the last few years. I've provided a wide variety of elements for the current version of GraphicProducts.com. I have gathered a few ads and assets here.
Graphic Product Online ads
Online ads produced for Graphic products to promote various guides.
Catagory Header images
Image headers for differnt category main pages.
Resource Header Images
Created a series of header images for resource sections of the website.
HR Cover image
Image to accompany the human resources page, utilized as navigation.
Free Shipping graphic
Graphic used to promote free shipping.
Newspaper advertising banner ads
Banner ads created while working at Mid-Valley Newspapers.
Safety themed infographics created for Graphic Products. These projects provided a lot of creative freedom for me. I was given the information and allowed to create the graphics however I thought best conveyed it. I really enjoyed the challenge and was able to come up with some fun images that delivered a message.
Fire Safety History Infographic
Electrical Safety Boundaries infographic
Floor Marking infographic
Dangers of Hazardous Waste infographic
OSHA History infographic
Deadliest & Safest Cities to Work In infographic
Pipe Marking infographic
OSHA Fall Protection Guidelines & Standards infographic
OSHA Top Ten Violations infographic
Job Hazard Analysis infographic
10 Health & Safety Tips for Safety Managers
Although I don't dabble in the backend programming, I have done my share of work for the web. Here are a few examples of some sites I have laid out. These design concepts were handed off to the web developers to make them work.
The highlight for me was a full site redesign for GraphicProducts.com. This was a deep dive into the user experience and making a site work as the customer would expect, and look good while doing it.
I've also included sites designed on a freelance bases and some full concepts created while at OMAC Advertising.
GraphicProducts.com Site Redesign
Home page design including new navigation, header and footer.
An updated version of the navigation menu mock up is can be seen here.
Freelance site design for a wedding supply business.
Focus HVAC landing page site
Web pag design for local HVAC company. Additional collateral included, designed as a packaged set.
Saw Systems site layout
Small informational website layout for small industrial company.
2001 Machining website layout
Site design for local machining business.
Herbalist.com website mockup
Freelance project creating site design for local company. In addition to layout of page, also responsible for all photography and imagery.
Product page mock up for Herbalist.com.
Drawing is what started me down the path of being a designer when I was just a kid. This has played into my professional career with illustrations of workplaces and products. Those are featured here along with drawings done for a newsletter sent out to customers at Graphic Products.
Lastly I've thrown in a few of my drawings from my college years at the end.
Industrial Printer/Warehouse Scene
Illustration of a DuraLabel industrial printer in a warehouse environment.
Floor Marking in a Warehouse
Illustration show casing floor marking in a real warehouse environment.
Illustrations of various workers utilized in a variety of different projects.
Newsletter article headers
These illustrations were used as headers for articles appearing in a monthly newsletter. Each drawing was created for a specific article.
Haunted house wayfinding safety
A fun illustration to help promote a safety message
Just a collection of some of my own personal sketches that I experimented with adding color in photoshop. These were some of my first efforts and the exercise proved useful in my professional work as well.
I love a good challenge. Getting to blend technical know-how with creative artistry to create a final image that, if done right, blends together seamlessly. All these images were created using photoshop and are some of the most fun I have working.
Arc Flash Reflection
Placing the worker in a new environment was pretty straight forward, but implementing the cool reflection in his visor was a fun challenge.
Add a Tag
A military crate that i added not only a tag on a zip tie, but additional rocks/ground to add some space.
Construction Site Heat
Used color to make this scene look hot (temperature), and swapped in an appropriate sign.
Exit Sign - Glow in the Dark
Adding believable glow effect and darkening the scene to promote this glow-in-the-dark sign.
Parking Garage Safety
Changed this parking garage to look a little more suspicious and added a safety sign.
Pipe Marker Cover photo
Cleaned up the photo, but needed to make this image taller for a magazine cover. Composited in a new sky to solve the problem.
Dusty Label Replace
This challenge was unique: take away the dust, then replace the dust!
In addition to the other items listed above, I've had the chance to work on a wide variety of other kinds of projects. Everything from tradeshow displays and mobile apps to CD/DVD art, billboards, outdoor signage, and more.
Interactive Tradeshow Booth
Designed and conceptualized this interactive tradeshow booth design. Worked with vendor to create final product. Included original table design, graphics and interactive elements.
Tradeshow Booth - Flat version
To accommodate multiple shows, a second, flat version of the interactive booth was created. This is an illustrated version designed to go on a pop-up booth display.
Tradeshow Booth design
Tradeshow booth design for Graphic Products promoting full line of safety offerings.
Labeling Assistant mobile app design
Designed imagery and navigational path for Labeling Assistant mobile app created for Graphic Products.