Social Design
Mount Union Farmers Market

Mount Union Farmers Market

Once materials were finished for the Huntingdon Farmers Market, the Huntingdon County Local Food Association leaders began discussing the need to promote the new Mount Union Farmers Market. I worked with client to develop a brand for the new Mount Union market opening in June 2017.  Deliverables for the inaugural year included brochures, posters, tourist location...
Huntingdon Farmers Market

Huntingdon Farmers Market

For the Huntingdon Farmers Market project I worked with the Huntingdon County Local Food Association leaders to create a consistent and cohesive brand that represents the markets weekly seasonal offerings. We worked to research and rework their public image following several in person meetings and brainstorm sessions. In addition to meeting with the market leaders, I...
ReInvision Huntingdon

ReInvision Huntingdon

Creation of a nonprofit and a social movement can be two different things. In the case of ReInvision Huntingdon, it became one initiative that is near and dear to my heart. In the fall of 2015 I began researching and identifying local organization in my hometown of Huntingdon. There were plenty of local initiatives focusing on...
Well Baby Toolkit

Well Baby Toolkit

Albert Einstein once said, the only source of knowledge is experience. I have learned the value of experience and how it plays a huge role in the outcome of design. How do we experience what we are designing for or furthermore how do we design for what we have experienced? It is my experience that...
Community Design Ecosystem

Community Design Ecosystem

  The Community Design Ecosystem is a community of the living (people, plants, and animals) in conjunction with the nonliving components of their environment (structures, architecture, transportation, and public services), interacting as a system. The system consists of creatives, stakeholders, and public partners. Working only with all three partners, the puzzle remains incomplete without all...
Ladybun Cards

Ladybun Cards

The Ladybun brand was developed as a tool for prenatal women’s education. Cards include information for expectant mothers to learn about everything from pre-conception to delivery and all 40 weeks of pregnancy in between. The Pregnancy Wellness cards are kept in a small sturdy container that additional information can be stored from healthcare provider.
Re//State: Build a Better Block

Re//State: Build a Better Block

The client was interested in building a better neighborhood and revitalizing a once thriving area of Grand Rapids, MI where the streets were lined with shops and a trolley line. Our team worked through rapid prototyping to develop a two day pop-up shop event.  Event materials were designed for two very different audiences: the elder...
Design  with the community

Design with the community

As author, designer and professor Scott Boylston once said: “Design with the community, not for the community.” I traveled south back to dear Savannah, GA. The trip was not only to participate in the Design Ethos conference held by Savannah College of Art and Design but to regain my creative energy for the final leg of...
Huntingdon Humane Society

Huntingdon Humane Society

This branding package came about as a pro-bono design project with the goal of affecting my local community. The Huntingdon County Humane Society is a 501(c) 3 non-profit working to find forever homes for stray, abused, abandoned and surrendered animals from Huntingdon and Mifflin Counties. In order to build their visibility the Huntingdon County Humane...
Purdue Bicycle Safety

Purdue Bicycle Safety

At the start of the fall semester it became evident that driving on campus and more importantly parking on campus can be a chore. With the goal of saving time and getting healthy, I began riding my bike to class a few days a week. Prior to this endeavor I spent a few days researching...
Black/Inside Zine

Black/Inside Zine

In the summer of 2012 I participated in Camp Firebelly. During the 10 day camp, 10 campers live and work with Firebelly Design to craft a strategic design solution for a non-profit client, from initial research to final implementation. Focusing on socially responsible design, this years camp consisted of several surprise clients including Project Nia. ...
Close youth prisons

Close youth prisons

Collaborative poster for Project NIA to get the word out on their mission to close youth prisons in Illinois. Technique for creation included multiple layered hand cut and spray painted stencils scanned into digital format. OBJECTIVES: • Inspire action among adults • Simultaneously engaging the youth • Advocate for Project NIA and their goals CREATIVE...