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Shi Shi
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Rio Coffee
Rio Coffee
Rio Coffee
Rio Coffee
Rio Coffee
Rio Coffee
Rio Coffee
Rio Coffee
Nordstrom
Nordstrom
Nordstrom
Nordstrom
Nordstrom
Nordstrom
Nordstrom
Nordstrom
Nordstrom
Nordstrom
Colors and Patterns
Colors and Patterns
Colors and Patterns
Colors and Patterns
AT&T
AT&T
AT&T
AT&T
AT&T
Gensco
Gensco
Gensco
Gensco
Gensco
Watercolors
Watercolors
Watercolors
Watercolors
Lately
Lately
Lately
Lately
Lately
Lately
Color Experiments
Color Experiments
Color Experiments
Color Experiments
Color Experiments
Salt and Light
Salt and Light
Salt and Light
Salt and Light
Salt and Light
Salt and Light
Salt and Light
Salt and Light
Salt and Light
Salt and Light
Europa
Europa
Columbia City Bouquet
Columbia City Bouquet
Columbia City Bouquet
Columbia City Bouquet
Columbia City Bouquet
Expo Milan
Expo Milan
Expo Milan
Expo Milan
Expo Milan
Expo Milan
Expo Milan
Expo Milan
Expo Milan
Expo Milan
Expo Milan
Expo Milan
Expo Milan
Expo Milan
Expo Milan
Expo Milan
Expo Milan
Expo Milan
Expo Milan
Expo Milan
Expo Milan
Watercolors
Watercolors
Watercolors
Watercolors
Cards and Sailboats
Cards and Sailboats
Cards and Sailboats
Cards and Sailboats
Cards and Sailboats
Ink Experiments
Ink Experiments
Ink Experiments
Ink Experiments
Ink Experiments
Ink Experiments
Ink Experiments
Tropical Flavors
Tropical Flavors
Spring
Spring
Spring
Spring
Spring
Lately
Lately
Lately
Tropical
Tropical
Young Life
Young Life
Young Life
Young Life
Young Life
Patterns and Bags
Patterns and Bags
Patterns and Bags
Patterns and Bags
Patterns and Bags
New Website
New Website
New Years
New Years
New Years
New Years
New Years
Christmas
Christmas
Christmas
Christmas
Christmas
Christmas
Travel Europe
Travel Europe
Travel Europe
Travel Europe
Travel Europe
Travel Europe
Travel Europe
Paper Cuts
Paper Cuts
Paper Cuts
Paper Cuts
Paper Cuts
Iconography
Iconography
Iconography
Iconography
Iconography
Iconography
Iconography
The Hymn Collection
The Hymn Collection
The Hymn Collection
The Hymn Collection
The Hymn Collection
The Hymn Collection
Lately
Lately
Lately
Lately
Tengo Suerte Gelateria
Tengo Suerte Gelateria
Tengo Suerte Gelateria
Tengo Suerte Gelateria
Tengo Suerte Gelateria
New Arrivals
New Arrivals
New Arrivals
New Arrivals
Oregon
Oregon
Oregon
Oregon
Oregon
Sneak Peek
Sneak Peek
Sneak Peek
Lately
Lately
Lately
Lately
Lately
Lately
Lately
Lately
Lately
Summer Report
Summer Report
Summer Report
Summer Report
Summer Report
Summer Report
La Push
La Push
La Push
La Push
La Push
La Push
La Push
La Push
Macklemore x JKOE
Compendium Cards
Compendium Cards
Compendium Cards
Compendium Cards

This past month I went camping with a few friends at Shi Shi beach and the views were awesome! Take a peek at a few photos from the trip.

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Recently, I had the chance to team up with the rad Australian agency Voice on these organic fair trade bags for Rio Coffee. It was a pleasure working with the Voice team and illustrating these fun patterns and shapes to represent the weather characteristics for each of the regions of coffee. My espresso game is about to be on lock!

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I have an awesome time working and collaborating with my creative team at Nordstrom. Everyone is super talented and brings something unique to the table. Here are a few emails I had the chance to work on these past several months. Credits: All Images property of Nordstrom. Copyrighters – Eric Swecker, Claudia A., Cedar Burnett, Lacey Clemmons, Laura Winger

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Lately, I’ve been working on creating different pattern samples, creating t-shirt illustrations, and trying to stay cool in the northwest summer. The tee design I created below is available online through the rad company Covenant Gear.

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A few months ago, I had the chance to create hand-drawn typography and fun illustrations for AT&T promotional mailers. These cards were mailed out nationwide and I had the pleasure of working with the St. Louis agency, Rodgers Townsend on the project.

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Recently, I had the pleasure of working with the team at Gensco to create spring illustrations for their promotional booklet. The cover shows the different locations of their Montana, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Alaska deliveries and highlights a few of their wide range of products.

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After returning from Europe, I’ve been super inspired by the works of Van Gogh and Monet and art from the impressionist era. I’ve been creating some work lately that is a bit different from my usual styles. It’s been super fun. Take a look at a few pieces from this past week.

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It’s summer in Seattle and it’s a treat to have the opportunity to share my work with everyone. Below you’ll notice some projects from the past month and a few photos of some work in progress.

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I have a ton of fun messing around with different colors, patterns, cut papers, inks, and illustrations. Take a peek at a few recent brainstorming pieces. You’ll also notice a sample tee that is in the works.

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Recently, I had the chance to create the Summer Collection, “Salt + Light”, for the clothing brand Walk in Love. The goal of their company is awesome – create products with inspiring messages and imitate God by loving others. I had a blast creating unique typography and illustrations for these tees. To browse more designs and see more, you can view their website here.

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Traveling is always a fun way to get inspiration, see new cultures, try new foods, and get out of your usual routines. This past month my wife and I traveled to Italy, Spain, and France. Take a peek at a few photos and doodles from our travels. Below: Barcelona soccer match, Italy observations, beaches in Barca, food inspirations, Paris from above, boat tours in Paris.

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Recently, I had the pleasure of creating the branding and collateral for the talented florists at Columbia City Bouquet. Their work is beautiful, modern, and fun. It was a pleasure creating visual pieces for this local company and crafting a style that fits with their company. Below are some images of their final logo as well as some unused concepts.

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Italy is my favorite european country and will always have a sweet spot in my heart. The food, culture, landscape, and history are some of the best in the world and this past month I had the chance to visit and capture a few photos along the way. The images below are from Florence, Lerici, Rome, Naples, and Montalcino.

This past month, my wife and I had the awesome opportunity to go visit the World Expo in Milan. The theme was food and sustainability and being that Italian food is my all-time favorite, I was loving every second of it. Each country had a section that was built just for the Expo. The architecture and design was beautiful. Here are couple photos from the event.

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Here are a few samples of some work created over the past few months. You’ll see some card samples for AT&T and some cut paper experiments.

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Lately, I have been working on some new art for a mini line of cards, some fun new ink experiments, a floral branding for a new logo, and a handful of other digital design projects. Take a peek at some recent work below and thanks for looking!

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It feels good to get your hands dirty and I love messing around with different inks and pattern experiments. Here are a few doodles from the past week and also some typography I created which is used in the fun iphone app VRSLY.

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I love patterns and these bright watercolor palettes are getting me stoked for summer.

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It’s spring in the northwest and the sun is shining! Lately, I have had the pleasure of working on some magazine inserts for World Vision, designing a collection of tee designs for the summer, and also taking a ski break in Whistler, Canada. Take a peek below at a handful of recent images.

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Take a look at some recent typography and illustration work I had the chance to work on. The first piece is for a book insert on hand-drawn typography and each artist was asked to create a quote for aspiring typographers. The second photos are from BASIC Type, a book showing great type designs from around the globe. The last piece is a sneak peek at a little digital illustration for a catalog cover.

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It’s February in the Northwest and lately I’ve been craving some sunshine and swells. For now, I’ll have to make do with tropical patterns and colorways.

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It’s been a pleasure getting to work on a few projects the past few years with Young Life. This spring, NW Seattle Young Life is hosting a rad little 5k run around Greenlake called the Decade Dash. The action is sure to be live and the mission to reach students for Christ and support the community is gonna be even better!

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A look into some tote bag samples featuring layers of unique, ink-washed shapes and simple illustrative patterns.

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I’m stoked to show my new website and other online goodies. Take a peek around and look at some updated projects, photos, and info. Below are some new studio photos of a few projects I’ve finished recently. Thanks for looking!

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This past year has given me so much and I’m grateful for the experiences, friendships, family, and opportunities that God has brought into my life. Take a peek at a few watercolor and ink illustrations from the past week. The last portrait was taken by my photo g broski, Peter Ballasiotes and the previous photo is from my studio.

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It’s that time of year and it’s been beautifully rainy here in the northwest. Take a peek at a few photos and illustrations from the past month.

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Take a peek at a few illustrations I created highlighting some of the top cities overseas. I’m a sucker for a good color scheme and this particular combo makes me excited for summer and swimming.

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I had a blast yesterday experimenting with some new cut paper pieces and inks. It is always refreshing to step away from the computer for a while and get my hands dirty.

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Lately, I’ve been super grateful to be able to work on a handful of different projects that range from typography, to iconography, to branding, to font-making, and to a bunch of stuff in between. God has been good to me and it’s always a pleasure to get to show what I’ve been creating in the studio. Below you’ll see some icons I created for a creative studio. The themes are Brand Stories, Community, and Big Business vs. Start-ups. The typography design is a sneak peek into a card I’m currently making and the photos are from a weekend trip to snoqualmie falls. Beautiful!

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A few months back, I had the great pleasure of designing The Hymn Collection for the rad team at Walk in Love. Their tees are a reminder to love deeply and live like Jesus. The final printing and designs look brilliant! Take a look at all of the tees here

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Take a look at some work I’ve been up to lately. The first image a sneak peek at my first font that I’ll be releasing next week, the two cut paper designs were created for Nordstrom, and the last type design is for my friends who own the raddest vintage clothing shop in Washington. The shop is called UrbanXchange and they’re having a thank you party for the city of Tacoma and friends on Friday!

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I did this branding project a while back but I stumbled on it recently as I was digging through some old work. I still love it! Tengo Suerte gelateria – branding, mobile, stationary, interactive design.

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Here are a few explorations created for Nordstrom that I had the chance to work on. You’ll notice the incorporation of watercolor never seems to be far off from my work. The last 2 pieces are from an internal guidebook for incoming designers.
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Take a look at a few photos from a trip to Oregon and also an unused design from a tee collection I had the pleasure of working on.

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Here are a couple scans of some typography I’ve been experimenting with lately.

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Take a look below at a bunch of random photos and art from the past month. The first piece is an unused design from a tee collection I’m currently working on – super fun! You’ll also notice some typography sketches and a handful of snaps from the summer. Thanks for looking!

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Here’s a little collection of photos from the past couple weekends. There are a few photos from a trip to the Yakima River and some more snaps from La Push. Washington State is so beautiful and I’m always amazed at the different types of scenery we have at our fingertips.

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A couple weekends ago, I traveled to La Push for a little camping, surfing, and hiking through the sand. It was an awesome time with friends and a fun excursion away from the city. Take a peek at a couple photos I snapped of our travels.

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A few days ago, I got the opportunity to work with the award-winning director and my friend Jason Koenig on the new Macklemore video that just dropped today. I’ve attached the poster I designed and you’ll see some little features in the video credits I helped create. The video is beautiful and the entire team did an amazing job!

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I had a great time designing these mini cards for Compendium a little while back. I particularly like the uplifting messages and printed items this company creates. Take a peek at a few of the cards I created below.

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