I was approached late in 2010 with the project of designing a line of barbecue sauce labels for a new local restaurant concept. The restaurant, Company 7 BBQ, wanted to have their proprietary line of sauces and one rub ready to go on opening day. The only problem was the timeline: about 2 weeks total … Read more Company 7 BBQ Sauce Labels
At my day job at Dorothy Lane Market (an upscale grocer here in town), I’m the only designer on staff. It can be quite demanding at times, and like all design jobs, some projects are cooler than others. Once project I look forward to every year is the Food & Wine Show poster (and related … Read more DLM 2010 Food & Wine Show Poster
So at my day job, we do a weekly e-newsletter and we feature new products to our stores in it. A few weeks ago, we had a new product in our healthy stuff department. It sounded harmless enough: Lily of the Desert Aloe Vera Juice. It’s supposed to help digestion. Still doing good. I was … Read more What The?
Last week was the fifth annual Dorothy Lane Market Pastry Show. This marks the second year that we’ve done a “book” for the show that features write-ups about the fine pastries, hors d’oeuvres, and beer and wine offered at the event. The book acts as an admission badge and event souvenir. For this year’s theme, … Read more DLM Pastry Show Book 2009
Whenever I travel, I enjoy looking through the guide books at the hotel to see what sites they recommend. On a recent trip to Buffalo, I was perusing the local guide book and came across this priceless ad: Looks like an interesting place for adults right? Well, that little brown round circle at the bottom … Read more Friday Fun: Chocolate Bar
Batsakis Foods approached me to design their first product label for Andi’s Authentic Greek Dressing. The client had two requirements: include the Greek Key and the blue from the Greek Flag (PMS 286C). Of course, my first step was to visit my friend Dr. Google to research Greek history and culture. I’ve also been a … Read more Greek Dressing