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19
Dec

Branding: 2013 TEDxConcordiaUPortland Event logo “Velocity”

…One past attendee designed the logo for the 2013 event. Nicholas Nelson, a graphic designer and a TEDxConcordiaUPortland 2012 attendee, employed his artistic skills to create the “look” of Velocity. Coming up with the theme, we realized, was the easy part. The hard part was finding a design that spoke to everything we wanted to communicate. […]

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29
Jan

Non-profit project for Glencoe School Foundation

I was contacted by the Glencoe School Foundation to lead the branding of their 10th annual auction benefiting educational programs that have been cut back due to state financial constraints. My role was to come up with a concept and theme that would speak to helping out the children of Glencoe Elementary School that could be translated into […]

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28
Nov

You selected ME! For what? Branding the upcoming TEDx event “Becoming Extraordinary“! Your kiddin.

Just got the word from the TEDx Concordia University planning team in Portland that I was selected to lead and design the Branding and Graphics for the upcoming TEDx event “Becoming Extraordinary“. This is an amazing opportunity and am I very grateful that I was selected among the other creative and talented designers that approached this project.  What is […]

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24
Feb

Graphic Design Business Books Review

The following Graphic Design Business Books are reviewed below The Designer’s Guide To Marketing And Pricing: How To Win Clients And What To Charge Them: by Ilise Benun, Peleg Top How To Be a Graphic Designer Without Losing Your Soul: by Adrian Shaughnessy AIGA Professional Practices in Graphic Design, Second Edition: by Tad Crawford (Editor), AIGA Enjoy… The Designer’s Guide To […]

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27
Jan

20 KILLER TACTICS TO GET NEW CLIENTS

As a freelance designer, it can be tough constantly trying to work out how to get new clients while you’re getting the work done… Here are 20 tips from the people at freelanceformoney.comDown here at www.freelanceformoney.com/resources/free-ebook/ Narrow Your Focus Just because someone has money, doesn’t mean theyshould be a client. You really should focus down […]

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13
Jan
13
Jan

Nicholas Nelson Visual Art Studio says, “Goodbye San Francisco and Hello Portland”

Nicholas Nelson Studios boutique creative arts studio has recently closed its doors in San Francisco, CA and relocated its headquarters to Portland, OR.   Nicholas Nelson Studios has been a go-to creative studio for a range of industries from startups and established organizations, independent artists and musicians, and to restaurants and eateries.   Nicholas and […]

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07
Jan
12
Nov

Branding Project | Optimus Medical Group | Collaboration with 77Design (Alec Chase)

Project: Create a new logo / Identity system / website for a San Francisco based Medical Group Time-line: 2 weeks Brief: Target Market: Prospective Patients Urban Sophisticated San Francisco Downtown Area Classy Products / Offerings:Medical / Health Services What adjectives describe your project: Professional, Sophisticated, Inviting, Informative

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07
Oct

New Marketing Brochure for Bay Area Tech Company

Project: Create product / marketing brochure for Tango Tech. Target Market: Distributors and retail market.  Products / Offerings: Wireless routers that extend WLAN over coaxial cable (T.V. cable), power line and coaxial hybrid communication devices. Desired end result: Professional corporate product brochures.

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