This design was submitted for the indie rock group Turnover’s t-shirt contest. In this hand-drawn illustration, I strived to juxtapose the delicacy of the band’s lyrics with the roughness of their sound by using empty beer bottles as vases for wild flowers. Additionally the band name was incorporated into the bottles’ labels while the name of their latest album was written underneath.
This piece is intended to illustrate and humanize the “Yoko Effect,” a term with Yoko Ono’s namesake used to describe situations where women are blamed for men’s self harm. I chose to highlight three specific cases within the American music climate across three different decades: John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love, and Mac Miller and Ariana Grande. By overlaying the male portraits with the females, I’ve
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,