Logos, marks, and identities for a wide range of clients and industries.
Nestled along the Chicago River, Allyu Spa is the calming center of the bustling River North community. While at Firebelly, I helped to reposition Allyu's brand by developing a new suite of materials, including a website overhaul to better showcase their unique space, expert staff and amazing services. Photos by Nick Adam and Kyle LaMere.
An app platform concept targeted towards tourism organizations, ArtTRACKR helps cities showcase all the public art their city has to offer. With maps and information for each piece, as well as curated thematic tours, art enthusiasts and tourists can easily explore a city's free art.
Shirt design from 2004.
A fictional brew inspired by the Gotham universe.
Homepage redesigns for O'hare and Midway Airports.
"Fluid on desktop and mobile this future-proof site, an easy-to-update interface of flexible modules supported by a CMS, is a dynamic crash course on Designkitchen Chicago’s culture with real-time social feeds, a blog and an impressive reel." – CommArts
While working at Firebelly, we collaborated with IDEO to create the name, logo and brand strategy for Chicago’s new bike share program, Divvy. The double-V "sharrow" is a street marking that indicates a shared space for cars and bikes – by embedding that familiar symbol within the logotype, we made it clear that bikes have a rightful place within Chicago's transportation infrastructure. The sharrow becomes a powerful element used throughout the collateral and wayfinding systems.
A self-initiated silkscreen diptych in appreciation of one of my favorite sci-fi shows.
When Dollop decided to expand beyond their northside mainstay to multiple locations across the city, they realized it was time to up their branding too. While at Firebelly, I helped create an entirely new brand for the coffee & tea provider, including signage, wall displays, and menus. Logo by Will Miller.
Elevarte, formally known as Pros Arts Studio, has a new name and image that demonstrates all the amazing work they have been doing for the previous 35 years, with a focus on their future and the youth they are elevating. While at Firebelly, I was responsible for the fold-out brochure/poster, a quick 2-day, 2-color project. Logo and photos by Will Miller.
Two social share graphics use folded paper and bold statistics to raise awareness about the importance of Early Education. With Ohn Ho and Will Miller for Greater Good Studio and the First Five Years Fund.
Fitpig is an online database of fitness and wellness professionals — including personal trainers, nutritionists, and more. Friendly and bold, the brand is inspired by the springlike qualities of a curly-q pigtail, representing motion and potential energy.
While at Firebelly, I helped develop a new identity and icon system for Halfwit Coffee Roasters — inspired by the atomic age, vintage 60's advertising, chemistry sets, and the science behind delicious beans.
Posters and print ads for the second of two festivals celebrating data visualization, featuring a selection of works from around the world — installations, a publication library, interactive projects, and infographics. The Select Media Festival was produced by the non-profit arts organization, Public Media Institute, and was organized by artists, musicians and cultural workers based in Chicago.
Identity for King is a Fink, two Chicago-based filmmakers, editors, and mischief architects.
Identity and collateral for small bait shop.
Having some fun with one of the world's best comedians.
The Freedom Express is a 45-foot traveling museum that offers visitors an opportunity to explore their First Amendment freedoms of religion, speech, press, assembly and petition.
"World's Greatest Fudge Brownies" recipe design for a tea towel.
Pick up the pint glass JT Helms and I designed a while back for Creativity Fluid.
While working at Firebelly, I helped create the third installment of Typeforce's annual exhibition + catalog. From the cracking of the cover to the dramatic + vibrant interior, each page visually recounts the shared experiences had at the event. Creative Direction by Will Miller; Design by Will Miller, Nick Adam, Ohn Ho, and myself.
My submission to the 2013 Typeforce event. Photography by Mike Boyd.
Poster designs for 2008 Bridgeport WPA show.
I co-created and co-designed Visn for iOS — a customizable feed reader built exclusively for images, serving up a fresh juxtaposition of art, design, illustration, architecture, photography, and more from today’s most inspiring artists and creative outlets. New iOS7 version and website in the works.
In a few short years, The Wormhole Coffee has become a Chicago institution — the premier destination for beans, edibles, and nostalgia. I created the identity, collateral, and set of posters to promote two signature drinks.