Oreo Holiday Package

November 15, 2015

We had a lot fun creating art for Oreo’s limited-edition “Colorfilled” holiday packs, where consumers can color in the packaging digitally online. When you’re done coloring it in, the packs will be shipped to you. Try it out and send your friends a package here: shop.oreo.com

Huge thanks to the super talented Leah Schmidt who I hired to co-design and illustrate this with me!

Client: Oreo/Mondelez International
Agency: The Martin Agency
Chief Creative Officer: Joe Alexander
SVP/Executive Creative Director: Jorge Calleja
VP/Creative Director: Andrew Watson
Associate Creative Director: Marcelo Mariano





Live drawing in Italy

October 28, 2015

Bye for now, Milan! I had a great time live freestyle drawing at the EXPO for Dalla Corte, an Italian espresso manufacturer. I drew the same mural 8 hours straight for three days in a row, every night painting it back to black. And I definitely had the best espresso of my life.

I recently finished a great project in London partnering with Ford Europe and the brand agency Bisqit. The Ford Focus was first unveiled in 1998, and quickly won the North American and European Car of the Year awards. Since then more than 12 million have been sold, so they wanted to celebrate that achievement with a big thank you to all those involved with the car.

Next, Ford asked Focus owners to share their favorite Focus memories with us via social media this summer. I then depicted some of the best stories on a brand new Focus. We worked for several weeks getting the illustrations approved, doing animations for the ‘Celebrate Focus’ video, and working out the logistics before I came out to draw on the car in Wimbledon. 

The car is being exhibited at the Paris Auto show at the beginning of October. Below is the video that was shot for the campaign, along with a behind the scenes video with me. Thanks to everyone at Ford and Bisqit for such a fun opportunity!

Agency: Bisqit
Design Director: Daniel Holmes
Photographer: Robert Wallis

 













Some new work

March 9, 2014

Wolf in White Van: Cover for FSG books. Read more here. Art director: Rodrigo Corral

Yeah!: Killed cover for W.W. Norton. Art Director: Ingsu Liu

Yeah!: Killed cover for W.W. Norton. Co-designed with Santiago Carrasquilla; Art Director: Ingsu Liu

Silver Screen Fiend: Killed cover for Scribner. Art Director: Tal Goretsky

Building: Cover for W.W. Norton. Co-designed with John J. Custer; Art Director: Ingsu Liu

Jump Soul: Cover for W.W. Norton. Art Director: Ingsu Liu

Killed cover for TIME. Art Director: Chrissy Dunleavy

Mural for AARP. Art Director: Joanna Foucheux; Photo Editor: Caitlin Peters; Photographer: Randal Ford

New Tattly design. Buy here.

New Tattly design. Buy here.

I recently finished a van wrap illustration for CITGO’s “Fueling Good Road Trip”, which pro­motes CITGO through the good things they’re “fuel­ing” in com­mu­ni­ties around the coun­try. After working on credit cards for their Rewards campaign, it was a lot of fun taking it to a larger scale.

Big thanks to Casey Christian and BVK! Check out the video below to see the journey

Agency: BVK Milwaukee
Art Director: Casey Christian



I’m excited to have six pieces in The New Yorker’s annual Summer Fiction Issue, entitled “Crimes & Misdemeanors.” The theme was noir fiction, and I was asked to come up with ‘title cards’ to represent each fiction piece.

We tried to cover an array of styles from Gothic to Western to 70’s Bollywood, depending on the premise of stories. Two of the pieces were laser cut, all of them were shot on top of textures or old photos to capture the noir vernacular. Also, a great video trailer was shot for the issue (featuring dry ice and fake cocaine).

Huge thanks goes out to Jordan and Wyatt! This was a ton of fun.

Art Director: Jordan Awan
Creative Director: Wyatt Mitchell
Photographer: Grant Cornett
Prop styling: Shane Klein and Theo Vamvounakis
Film editing: Ivan Hurzele
Laser cut: SOFTlab

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Branding and heartbreak are usually synonymous. I learned this sobering fact while working at Collins and at Apple. Work is generated quickly, and killed even faster. However, since I began working for myself, I’ve been fortunate to avoid this heartbreak. Until now.

I was hired to design a 25 foot banner for the awesome crew at the New York Public Library. They wanted a banner that could live between library exhibitions, something that communicated how multifaceted the library is. We felt this story had to be told in a fresh and lighthearted way. After many directions, sketches, revisions, approvals, and even more revisions over 5 months, it was sadly killed for internal reasons.

Big thanks to Katharina Seifert for trying her best to make this happen!

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Creative Director: Katharina Seifert, Heidi Singer

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Reader’s Digest

January 19, 2013

I had a blast hand-lettering a headline for a story called “How to Sound Smarter” in this month’s Reader’s Digest. It’s a language piece that teaches the right and wrong things to say. We made a time-lapse video for the iPad. Thanks to my pal Dana for her chalk blessings.

Creative director: Marti Golon
Photography: Joshua Scott

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Women’s Health magazine

January 6, 2013

I was asked to come up with a ideas for a story on the dangers of tanning beds. Indoor tanners are 74% more likely to develop melanoma than those who have never tanned indoors, and oncologists believe tanning beds are to blame for a huge spike among young women in melanoma cases.

Big thanks to Theresa Griggs for letting me go all out on this!

Women’s Health magazine
Creative director: Theresa Griggs
Photographer: Lucas Zarebinski
Prop stylist: Ariana Salvato
Body make-up: Lauren Cole
Model: Marina Ingvarsson

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Newsweek cover

December 12, 2012

What do you do when you have 5 hours to design the cover of Newsweek for a story on Jesus? Pray! Then start sketching ideas. Quickly.

Last week I was asked to come up with quick ideas surrounding the mystery of Jesus’ birth and life. With my previous 0-4 cover record with them, I’m happy to land one just 3 weeks before they STOP MAKING PRINT EDITIONS FOREVER.

Thanks to my lovely friend Lindsay Ballant for this!

Newsweek
Creative Director: Lindsay Ballant

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