My personal freelance logo.by
My personal freelance logo.by
So I come home Friday to check my email from a long day of single and double clicking, and I receive an email from someone at Logo Lounge. They notified me that two of my designed logos made the cut for their first ever Master Library Series. The series will be a collection of logos focusing on initials and crests and it will be published next year.
The logo for “Seventh Row” was a freelance project designed for my uncle who runs an entertainment booking agency in NYC. This was probably the first logo I created with Freehand 8 that was running on a really, really, and I stress “really” old PC.
*The other logo is for a decorative switchplate manufacturer in Morgantown, WV called “Aberdeen.” The name is derived from a place in the UK. This logo was the first project I tackled when I got my first job out of college. I remember using Illustrator 8 for the first time (industry recommended switch) to design the logo.
Anyways, that really made my day. I submitted these logos over a year and a half ago and I’m glad that they were chosen. It really gave me some feeling of accomplishment… 10 years into doing graphic design professionally. But in reality, I’ve never entered or submitted anything for a national publication or a contest before. I’ve entered the local Addy’s and was quite successful, but I feel that this is more an accomplishment because of the international reach of the book.
So to summarize how I feel in one word it would be “RELIEVED!” I’ve been looking for that one glimmer of acknowledgement for my work and I think it found it. Actually I think it’s more of a “flash” than a glimmer since to me this is huge!!!by
I will be adding more portfolio pieces as soon as possible. I’m working off a MacBook Pro and it’s not the fastest equipment to use while working on several graphic projects. I’ve been saving up for a new Mac Pro for over two years now, since my Dual 533 mgz G4 just decided to retire. I wonder when the new ones will come out. Rumor has it that it might not come out til early next year… but who knows. I’m sure that once it comes out, it will not dissapoint.by
It’s been a long 1.5 weeks since I updated. I’ve been awfully busy getting caught up with projects, but I actually got a chance to think about future projects tonight since I finally got my laptop working again.
Working on a website for a really cool digital company called Voices Heard Media. Their new site is in production and we’re hopeful that we can launch it by mid to late March.
If you guys haven’t checked out Twitter you should. It’s a very simple but powerful tool. It’s amazing what you can learn about people and new things in less than 140 characters. I’m a late-comer to this “social-networking” tool but I highly recommend it.by
Sections 134 and 133 at Mountaineer Field in Morgantown, WV.by
Taken from the beach condo living room through a screen and sliding glass door.by
Pier entrance to Apache Pier in Myrtle Beach, SC.by
A fisherman’s cleaning area at the Apache Pier in Myrtle Beach, SC.by
A teenager willing to show off his skating skills at a skate park in Knoxville, TN.by