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When given a task, it may be your instinct to hop in feet first. When starting a company, you may just want to put your head down and get to work. But before step one, there’s a step zero — the best of us listen first before creating anything. Those who stop and listen connect […]Continue Reading


(Great article regarding logo design by Peter Vokovic) What is a concrete logo? A concrete logo features an object you can easily recognize — a man, woman, cat, mouse, house or anything else you’ve seen a million times before. Your brain already knows what it’s seeing when you look at logos such as the bear […]Continue Reading


As technology grows businesses are asked to keep up, whether you do or do not really depends on your service or product and your willingness to embrace change. However, it might be a good idea to keep a pulse on what could be around the corner. In the last 4 years we have seen lightening […]Continue Reading


Tenacity matters. Bernhard told a story of a friend who did a drawing every day, for more than 3 years, and became amazingly good by the end of that stint. He shared Looney Toons legendary animator Chuck Jones’ assertion that you have to draw 100,000 bad drawings before you have a good drawing. Bernhard said […]Continue Reading


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A short film that explores trends in UI, Interaction, & Experience Design.Continue Reading


Your logo represents your business philosophy and vision, which it must communicate clearly to your target market. I find it fascinating to study the history of a corporate identity, as you can clearly see the thought process and the changes that took place as the world changed etc. Something I like to do in my […]Continue Reading


Typography is an art, same could be said for hand writing, just not mine. Typing copy and code all the time has put a fork in my hand writing skills, but if you have good or interesting hand writing, why not use it in your marketing media? There are tools you can use to capture […]Continue Reading


I was glad to offer my services to the Pailolo Challenge organization committee by putting together an identity package that included logo design, web design, marketing material, collateral and merchandise. Below are photos by Debbie Pozar of the shirts I designed for the event.Continue Reading


Has the Maui design community progressed so much as to garner it’s own “design style”? Probably not. However, there are many styles of graphic design that thrive in our literature and marketing material including Hawai’iana, Vintage, Grunge, Retro, Minimalist and Neutral. A design style that I have not seen enough of around town is what’s […]Continue Reading