Work from 2005–2008.

Layout for two Featured Articles for Green Energy Ohio (GEO) magazine. Completed at Kent Glyphix.

4 color process // Fall 2008

Chimera is a journal of literature and art jointly produced by the Art and English departments at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. The 188-page, 7×7" book features prose, poetry, two and three–dimensional art work. Done in collaboration with Josh Carmichael and Jilliann Chaklos and under the art direction of Amanda McLaughlin.

Chimera vol. 3 has been selected, among 4 other publications, as the “Best of Student–Published work in Any Category” for 2006 by the University and College Designers Association (UCDA). Both interior and cover are printed in 4 process colors. // 2006.

Chimera Soirée is a fundraising event for publication of the journal. Soirée tickets were intended to be prescious objects to be kept and preserved after the event. Typography was lithographed by Gary Owens and Jeff McGee on fine and semi-transparent rice paper.

The rest was letterpressed with a photo-polymer plate and hand-stamped in the corner. Illustration: Phil Erion. Scope: Layout and typesetting. // October 2005.

Shoptalk is a publication of art interviews conducted by the MFA candidates at Edinboro University, edited by Prof. Terry McKelvey. It‘s a 72-page book featuring interviews between nine students and nine art professionals including artist and curators.

Set in nine different typefaces (this was before that sort of thing became popular following the publication of Bierut’s 79 Short Essays on Design). Interior: single color.
Cover: 2 flat colors.
Format: 7×8.5" // May 2006.

Kaled Sans is a sturdy OpenType display face with a touch of calligraphic hand and subtle reference to the blackletter form. It features old-style-numerals and discretionary ligatures.

Stylistically, it complements the genre defined by Gunnlaugur Briem’s Akademi and Georg Trump’s City. February–May 2006.
Download a PDF specimen (122kb)

Postcards advertised at the time the newly launched Kent State Alumni online community.

Completed while in Kent Glyphix. 4 colors process // 2008

Two spreads from a self–written and designed chapbook.

A brief evolution of written word, from pictograms to letters, is surveyed across 32 pages. March 2005.

A large–scale poster announcing the annual exhibition of student work at the Bruce Gallery of Edinboro University.

The student exhibit closes the exhibition year in the Bruce Gallery and has become a campus tradition. Single color. 3×4 ft. // April 2005.