Check out the new additions to the Jofolio work section, including an exciting project for UMe Credit Union
in Burbank, CA, as well as a new branding project for Ruggiero Models & Talent
in Minneapolis, MN.
I’m very proud that the Kinetic Art International logo has been selected to appear in Communication Arts 2012 Design Annual
is out and you can find my design for Kinetic Art International
on page 76.
For Print Only
, a blog dedicated to both the visual stimulus and the detailing of the development and production of printed matter, has featured our Creative Thinking poster.
I’m very excited about this, since I frequent their site for inspiration. Check it out here
designworklife has featured our ‘Creative Thinking’ poster on their inspirational design blog. It’s a collaborative poster designed by me and beautifully letterpressed by Peter Kruty Editions.
Check it out!
LogoLounge Master Library Volume 3 Shapes and Symbol is out and you can find my design for Primary Art Services on page 203.
LogoLounge 6 has hit the stores and I got 2 logos in. They chose the logos for Numas Sustainability and Killerdoos. You can check ’em out below, or you can find them on pages 143 and 167 of the book.
I’ve also been informed that one of my entries will be published in LogoLounge: Shapes & Symbols, to be released later this year.
My father, R. D. Ortiz was a sign painter in Dallas, Texas. I would often assist him on jobs as he painted various signs, murals and occasional gold leaf window. It never ceased to amaze me how he could paint a seemingly perfect circle with one stroke of a brush. This is where my appreciation for typography was born and probably led to me ultimately choosing graphic design as a career. Continue reading “R.D. Ortiz”