I can't say much given the tightly crafted NDAs and top-secret nature of Google's stealth projects but I can say that the majority of 2014 was spent working closely with the brilliant minds at Wolff Olins on a number of special projects. Cult of Google? I guess its official...
Art direction and design for the prestigious 2014 Manhattan Cocktail Classic. The mid-century modern inspired campaign consisted of website design, print & banner ads, event posters, badges and a detailed venue guide for 4 days of events kicking off with the annual black tie gala at the New York Public Library.
Art direction, design and branding for Splitty, a brooklyn-based bar & restaurant by Andy McDowell of Pete's Candy Store. Inspired by the aesthetic of split windshield VW buses from the 60′s, Splitty pays tribute to the freedom and fancy of the vintage camper days with specialty cocktails by Karin Stanley of Little Branch and Dutch Kills, and specialty bao by chef Andrey Ayrapetov.
Art direction and design for the prestigious Manhattan Cocktail Classic. I was approached by MCC founder and director Lesley Duval to create an art deco-inspired brand facelift for 2013. After establishing the look with the website, the style was carried over to a full campaign with print and banner ads, event posters and a detailed venue guide for 4 days of events kicking off with the annual black tie gala at the New York Public Library.
Art direction and design for Sacred Lotus Skincare and Holistic Wellness. Logo based on the spiral unfolding of lotus petals. The identity system was developed for modular use with guidelines for multiple applications.
Art direction, design and concept development for Go Green Herbs brand identity. This fully comprehensive package included logo with full identity system & supporting graphics, product packaging & POP displays, magazine ads, mailers and stickers.
Art direction and design for the highly anticipated follow up to Bear In Heaven's Beast, Rest, Fourth, Mouth. I’m super-psyched to still be collaborating with my
former band mates and best friends after spending a solid 6 years in the band.
Commissioned by Wolff Olins, GHAVA directed a diverse range of brand canvases for AOL ranging from live action, 3D animation and stop frame animations to richly executed, multi-layered 2D animations. Still imagery was also created for use online and in print. You can see the all of the videos that were created for this project here.
Motion graphics package and on-air style guide for NBC Universal's eco-channel Green Is Universal. With a bold and fresh rebrand by Wolff Olins, GHAVA was invited to join the team in bringing it all to life. Working in close collaboration with the art direction of Tiziana Huag (Wolff Olins) and directly with the team at GIU, a comprehensive system of network assets were developed including branded end pages, snipes, lower thirds, network logo compilations and brand interstitials.
Logo, branding and website including fully operational shopping cart system and blog for welsh elliott modernism.
Collectible vintage jewelry for the fashion-forward who value singular, high-end pieces – not just for serious collectors.
Art direction and design (with GHAVA) of Miller Union’s logo including signage, menus and printed collateral materials. A stamp and recycled paper based identity was developed for on site printing to accommodate daily menu changes.