43 Folders website header

43 Folders

A website made in 2007 with real folders, paper clips and note cards. It’s not perfect but, we need more human in interface design.

Beard shirt detail

Facial Hairshirt

A t-shirt (and later a print) about beard types.

Canasta Condensed

This is a project I started but never really finished. It’s a tip sheet for Canasta rules and scoring.

Amazon of the future

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The Big Pig Gig website from the year 2000

The Big Pig Gig

It was the year 2000. We had 256 colors and a canvas that was 640 pixels wide to capture an event that took over Cincinnati.

Taft Museum of Art CD-ROM

Taft Museum of Art

We developed a CD-ROM to showcase the artwork of the Taft Museum of Art

Goldfish and g in Chormorama paper


OSU cut paper exercise to combine a letterform and imagery.

Explorations in Modern Typography

A project from typography class at Ohio State

A high school newspaper front from the year 1990

The Messenger

This is where my path toward design started in earnest, thanks to two wonderful teachers in high school.

Doodles of bands on a high school notebook

Back of high school notebook

Is this really a project? It felt like the most important work at the time!

High School Doodles

Type doodles circa 1987

Where I start to veer away from copying band logos and consider my own type explorations.

Drawings of sports cars

Mediocre car drawings

The year? 1985. I had moved away from drawing knights and sailing ships and was now obsessed with cars.

New Richmond Spelling Bee program on pink paper

1984 New Richmond Spelling Bee Program

Early graphic design done with Crayola marker and photocopier.

1983 Ink Leaves

Art Camp

In 1983 I went to art camp and I’m pretty sure this was the first time I was away from home by myself. I was a nervous wreck. Luckily, the majority of other kids were also […]


Kindergarten is one of those hazy periods where I don’t remember a whole lot. I do remember the little milk boxes at snack time with a choice of chocolate or regular. I remember getting in trouble […]