How to do spring break smart

How to do spring break smart

Posted by on Mar 10, 2011 in Blog, The Washington Post | No Comments

I wanted to give this cover a nostalgic, literary feel since many of the writer’s ideas had to do with reading, getting back to nature and enjoying the simple things in life. After designing the headline, I felt like the page needed a touch of whimsy so I went about looking for photos of children […]

Renew, reuse, refresh

Renew, reuse, refresh

Posted by on Jan 20, 2011 in Blog, Portfolio, The Washington Post | No Comments

The story offered lots of tips for updating your interiors on the cheap, using what you have. Unfortunately, there wasn’t a photo for the cover, so I started looking through stock photos. When I found a green sofa, I immediately wondered if I could create a recycling symbol with it. I then came up an […]

2011 legislative preview – D.C.

2011 legislative preview – D.C.

Posted by on Jan 6, 2011 in The Washington Post | No Comments

I created three versions of this cover — Maryland, Virginia and D.C. — using type to highlight the issues that would be facing the state/district in the coming year. Similar to a word cloud, issues that had more significance were played larger. Each cover featured the governor/mayor who would be addressing the issues during his […]

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