Off-Center, UMD School of Theatre, Dance and Performance Studies

Working as a freshman at the University of Maryland Department of Theatre (now School of Theatre, Dance and Performance Studies), I was insistent and determined to promote the student-led theatre production series in the Lab theatre called “Off-Center” at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. Starting with “The Lab” and ending with “Alice’s Adventures in … Read More

Hamsa Jewish LGBT Student Organization

As one of the founding members of the University of Maryland’s Jewish LGBT Student Organization (GSA), I designed a logo that was used on fliers, pamphlets, and t-shirts. I also designed fliers during my time with the student organization. I’m happy to say that thanks to then-President, Aaron Shapiro, the t-shirts read “Shomer Negiya Friendly. … Read More

Zosu Company

Created by my close friends, Sara Mossman and Bryan Peterson, Zosu Company is an innovative film and digital media firm now based out of California. In addition to film, they also work in clothing and publishing from time-to-time. They sought a logo design that expressed a funky, youthful, street aesthetic; one that hinted at their “zombie surfboard” … Read More

Figure Eight Strategies

Figure Eight Strategies, is the versatile umbrella through which Ms. Ellarose Preston provides 1-on-1 consultations with health-conscious, women-led small businesses. In addition, Ellarose leads dance instruction and cultural engagement at performance arts centers like Joe’s Movement Emporium in Mount Rainier, MD (and performs her own work in Middle Eastern and North African Dance) as Nyla Elise. As … Read More

Bee Hope Cosmetics

When Rene asked me to develop a logo for her new venture, Bee Hope Cosmetics, I was elevated. Her budding cosmetic line honors her father’s trade name, “Be Hope Arts”, and as such, the wordmark and logo design note a variation in a playful way, changing the color of the second “E” in “bee.” With a hand-drawn representation … Read More

S. Rene Hoffler Real Estate

S. Rene Hoffler was ‘straight to the pointe’ when she shared her latest realty plans with me, after I took a class at her dance studio, Ballet Tap and All That Jazz, in downtown Hyattsville. As a realtor with Long & Foster, Rene wanted to rebrand her practice to better describe her love of dance … Read More

Rankin Upholstery

Rankin Upholstery is a Gaithersburg business that’s been in operation since 1945. When I met the owner, Dan Simon, he was in the process of renovating property in downtown Hyattsville, so I was more than happy to get a cup of Vigilante Coffee with him and get to work. Dan’s work ethic reflects the wider … Read More