Escape Magazine

This is a resurrected personal zine project from a college art class, with the intention of exercising rusty print layout skills. The concept is a magazine that provides a meaningful escape from mundane daily life, and this issue focuses on travel—specifically the places that I personally carry emotional attachment. In typical zine fashion, I incorporated experimental page design, fun typography and bold spreads accompanied with mild earth tones to calm

Desert Heat Soy Candles

For this project, I created a fictitious candle line inspired by the lifestyle and landscape of the American southwest. The mission behind Desert Heat is to provide warmth and nostalgia to a home through ethically-made, all-natural aromatherapy. The color scheme harks to the earth tones of the desert, and the typeface (my all-time favorite) interacts with the hand-drawn illustrations to add a sense of chic playfulness. 

Spins Record Lounge

Target Audience: Hipster 20-somethings For this project, I created the brand identity for a fictitious bar and record lounge, “Spins.” The design problem I sought to solve was not only creating a nonexistent space, but designing the accompanying assets such as color scheme, logo and menu design that supported the restaurant’s values and vibe. My vision for Spins was that it would be a casual, late night hangout for 20-somethings,