We’re in the process of rolling out an exciting new brand for Herrick, Feinstein LLP. It was a pleasure working with Herrick’s creative team and we’re looking forward to seeing where their new look will take them. Check it out »
I recently completed a couple of projects for the PS 10 Magnet School for Math, Science and Technology
located in Brooklyn, NY.
Branding their first annual technology themed Maker Faire and their school T-shirt. Check em out!
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 my Illustration for the NYU Jazz Festival has been selected to appear in Communication Arts 2013 Illustration Annual
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.
I recently entered this illustration in the Greenpeace Behind the Logo
competition to rebrand BP. I’ve basically turned the BP logo into a sphincter that’s releasing diarrhea into the gulf. It’s gross, but not that far from the truth.
You can find my entry on this
page. The Guardian newspaper even chose it as one of their 25 favorites
in the competition.
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”
I found a copy of Anderson’s Fairy Tales at a used bookstore in Dallas. I was really impressed with the illustrations and looked up the illustrator, Arthur Szyk, as soon as I got home. I instantly became a big fan of his work. I really love his caricatures, use of pattern and attention to details.
Continue reading “Arthur Szyk”