Snowboard design for Gigi Rüf's Slash Snowboards.
Side note: I originally worked with Gigi around 2004 on his first pro model for Burton under the sub line Un Inc (side note: i designed the original Un Inc pig logo as well).
photography: Ben Gavelda
Design and illustration for the Chicago launch of the Volkswagen Golf. The art was used on billboards and posters around Chicago.
The series also featured artists in other cities including Andrew Bannecker, Jeff Soto, JeremyVille and Jeremy Fish. Templates for papercraft Golf’s that people could build with the artists designs were also released online.
creative direction: Deutsch
2012 - present
wordmarks, doddles and graphics for The Quiet Life.
photography: Andy Mueller / Dan Monick
Magazine cover design for Staf Magazine based in Spain.
Art direction and design for Also Known As book project published by 12oz Prophet magazine. Project included the design of a limited edition Nike Air Force 1 box set. Hand styles by Crude Oil (RIP).
creative direction: Allen Benedikt/12oz Prophet
Did a bad drawing of some of my favorite zines for this limited run of Quiet Life shirts in conjunction with the L.A. Art Book Fair and Juxtapoz Magazine. good times….
Broke out the Hobo font for a quick T shirt for Undefeated.
Collaborative project with the Hong Kong chapter of SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design) including Yoav Horesh, Emily Detrick, Nikki Li, Abra Anderson, Logan Zawacki and Loretta Lee. The collaboraters were asked to supply me with photos inspired by their time in Hong Kong and i used those as the starting point for a series of large scale collages. I also did a series of collaborations with Suitman using his portraits as the starting point for the collages.
Limited edition Ebbets Field hat for the Chicago based band Wilco.
Float collection of bedding, pillows, accessories and a screen print poster produced by Chicago based Unison.
2006 – 2010
T shirt designs for Sixpack France.
Solo show at Andrew Rafacz Gallery in Chicago, IL. June 3 - July 27, 2013
1998 – 2014
Misc. logos and wordmarks.
Illustrations for the Red Bull Daily Note, a publication printed daily during the 2013 Red Bull Music Academy in New York.
creative direction: Doubleday & Cartwright
Forum Snowboards Symbol series including pro models for Jake Blauvelt and John Jackson.
Label for Longman & Eagle x Pipeworks Brewing Company collaborative "Brown and Stirred" Beer.
Ahoy collection of bedding, pillows, accessories and a screen print poster produced by Chicago based Unison.
Illustration for Nike “Be True” zine. A publication about the Dunk’s role in culture featuring work from Dan Monick, Bjorn Copeland, Greg Lamarche, Andrew Jeffery Wright, Dorothy Hong, and others.
creative direction: CP+B
Vintage jazz record cover inspired illustrations for the Burton Snowboards Elite series.
creative direction: JDK
1998 – present
Misc hand drawn type studies, lock ups, logos and in betweens.
Hand done type and graphics for Capcom Street Fighter IV Ad and poster series. Other artists in the series included Futura, Dalek, Grotesk and 123Klan.
creative direction: Ammirati
Pattern made from drawings of classic Stussy phrases abstracted into camo shapes.
Artist series of T shirts for Stussy.
Postcard designs for EarthHour.org
creative direction: Leo Burnett
Screen printed poster for Rival Schools music show at SXSW.
creative direction: Wolff Olins
Custom type for high school and college track team T shirts made for the Nike Spike Shed running store.
Tour poster for Kid Cudi / Hollywood Holt tour sponsored by Chocolate Industries.
T shirt design for Mini Countryman Wanderlust campaign.
My interpretation of Benny Gold's classic glider graphic T Shirt.
Doodles and lettering for Victoria’s Secret brand Pink. These were used on store opening sticker sheets and postcards in New York, Florida and Chicago.
Misc designs for Bittersweet “The Mating Game” on Quango records.
A series of illustrations for a web interview with snowboarder Travis Rice about his Art of Flight movie.
creative direction: Doubleday & Cartwright
Rahsaan Roland Kirk illustration and type design for Straight No Chaser magazine.
Cover for Roy Davis Jr “I Have A Vision” w/ remixes by Fred Falke, The Juan Maclean and Todd Edwards on Scion AV label.
Logo design and “Black Mags” 12″ single design for Chicago based hip hop group The Cool Kids.
photography: Matthias St. John
2001 - 2003
Design for Five Deez “Koolmotor” album and “Lattitude (Side To Side)” single on Counterflow Recordings.
Design for the Nike World Basketball Festival United States T shirt.
Lettering for the 10 year anniversary of Mochilla (an LA based production company formed by photographers Eric Coleman and B+).
Poster for Kid Koala show at Higher Ground in Burlington, Vermont.
Limited edition print on repurposed parquet gym floors for Nike Sportswear.
You Can't Win Them All.