Curious to see how a written news article translated to a graphic treatment, I created one poster a day reflecting a current event from the Detroit Free Press. The result was a visual exploration of one month's worth of local and worldwide headlines that resonated with me personally.
Inspired by everyday objects, I designed and built a visual time capsule to preserve my daily interactions and activities - just in case of an impending apocalypse and someone might like to see.
To discover and enhance my creative process, I challenged myself to learn how to bind books. Not only did this experiment result in some nicely designed books, it helped me formulate a strategy to create a product from concept to completion.
Branding, design and identity for small businesses that are owned by women. A business owner myself, I love working one-on-one with like-minded entrepreneur with vision and passion.
Tired of plain old instant messaging software, I designed a new type of IM service that allows the user to send messages using the pegs in a digital Lite Brite. Words, pictures, funny faces and more can be sent to friends and family using this old school favorite.
A unique take on typical memory games, my cards display the same object but from a different perspective. This allows the child to think creatively and imagine the object in a 3-dimensional space.
Brand identity and design for the GR'O5 Detroit national conference. The look and feel reflected the conference theme - urban farming and development.
Catalog, product, package design and event displays. FRED focuses on well-designed products that solve a problem, is unexpected and puts a smile on your face. Based in Providence, Rhode Island, I worked with a small team of designers in our in-house creative studio. My favorite piece was the FIRED UP candle holder which I designed to look, smell and feel like a night at a campfire.
Worked on storyboards, assisted the senior art director and helped produce presentations for this nationwide Chevy campaign.
I designed this website for my handmade jewelry line, Chain Chain Chained. I used my Russian background as inspiration for this project.
Inspired by old-timey apothecary products, I created a line of natural skin and hair care products - from the ingredients themselves to the hand-picked bottle and package design.
I worked with Blue Sky Wilderness Guides to execute a logo and a brochure design.
I worked on brand identity for an apothecary in Detroit, which carries organic, handmade and local products.
Chain Chain Chained is my own custom jewelry company - a tribute to Aretha Franklin, the queen of soul. Beginning in 2006, I designed everything from the products, brand identity, retail display and website. CCC is sold online, in boutiques across the country and in Canada.