Category: Print

I’ve been doing print design for many years. Most recently, I’ve been busy creating pamphlets, flyers, postcards, and packaging for audio CD’s.

Corporate Case Study for Zetron (editing job)

Zetron Case Study: Installation of MAX Call-Taking system for Cook County, Illinois. Click to view the case study as a PDF.

Zetron Case Study: Installation of MAX Call-Taking system for Cook County, Illinois. Click to view the case study as a PDF.

Zetron Corporation designs and manufactures municipal and rural emergency-response systems. They asked me to edit a case study about an installation of their new MAX Call-Taking system for Cook County (which includes the city of Chicago).

I was able to suggest a number of changes to the content structure, resulting in a more readable, scannable piece. I also found several grammatical redundancies and minor misuses of words—things that had been missed by several writers and editors. Read more

CD Packaging: Hometown Girl (Linda Waterfall)

Print design for CD jacket Hometown Girl, recorded by Linda Waterfall

Print design for CD jacket: Hometown Girl, recorded by Linda Waterfall. Click for larger version.

“Seattle’s Best Singer-Songwriter” (per Seattle Weekly) Linda Waterfall has hired me to produce the designs for her last 2 CD’s. This one included a 2-pocket jacket, 8-panel lyrics insert, and the disc label (see the jacket larger) Read more

Postcard: 4×6 Photo Exhibit Announcement

4x6 Photo exhibition announcement. Click for larger version.

4×6 photo exhibit announcement. Click for 920×613 version.

Here’s my design for a 4×6″ postcard announcing a  show of my nature photography (see it larger)

There’s something indisputably eye-catching about a wild animal turning to look at you. It’s a shot I’m always looking for—in this case, the animal was a Red-tailed Hawk, our most common hawk in the Northwest but one whose intensity never feels commonplace. Read more

CD Packaging for Heart of the Earth

CD jacket design for Heart of the Earth (Liz Kohlenberg and Judith Gottlieb)

CD jacket design for Heart of the Earth (Liz Kohlenberg and Judith Gottlieb). Click for a larger version.

I was hired to design the package for this CD. Liz Kohlenberg and Judith Gottlieb (sisters) had decided to record an expertly-produced album of songs they’d written about their family and lives. It was important that the packaging convey the scope of the songs as well as the significance of the project itself.

For the front of the jacket, we used a painting by Liz’s daughter, Leah. I extrapolated the print color theme from there.

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