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Samples presented include product photography, art direction, business cards, eNewsletter, retail packaging, notecard set, and other marketing pieces. These are just a few examples of things we love to do, in addition to the dozens of magazines, catalogs and websites not shown. Mouse over an image for more information. Make sure to check back for new project additions.

product photography

Art direction of a culinary gift set for the foodie in your life. Responsibilities included location scouting; selling concept; as well as directing food stylist, prop stylist and photographer for multi-channel marketing campaign.

product photography

Live goods art direction of amaryllis blooms in Holland. Responsible for location scouting; selling concept; as well as directing plant stylist, prop stylist and 4 photographers for multi-channel marketing campaign. Experienced in directing shoot remotely and on location.

product photography

Art direction of herb containers in a modern setting. Responsibilities included developing new location relationships; selling concept; as well as directing prop stylist and photographer for multi-channel marketing campaign.

product photography

Art direction for personal care spa wrap. Responsibilities included location scouting; professional model selection; selling concept; as well as directing prop stylist and photographer for multi-channel marketing campaign.

invitation

Here's one of our more recent invitations that we did. The client wanted a nontraditional look that was for a female baby but not stereotypical pink shower look and feel. Custom invitations, whether for weddings, anniversaries, showers, or graduations are our specialty.

product photography

Art direction for a water-glutton mat and cross merchandising of wellie boots. Responsibilities included location scouting; model procurement; selling concept; as well as directing prop stylist and photographer for multi-channel marketing campaign.

web advertising

Developed animated gif project for international printing company. Global networking concept adhered to best practices for web animations, limiting file size while not compromising on eye-catching banner movement.

marketing postcard

Marketing piece for a business-to-business printing company, featuring stock and custom photography. Art direction goal was to showcase a variety of services in a small area, while still adhering to postal mailing regulations.

international packaging

Retail packaging design in French and English following Canadian packaging regulations. Art direction of a food line, including custom artwork and photography.

eNEWSLETTER

Custom coding for email and web-based eNewsletter. Video and animations included. Developed title as a play on printing industry that the eNews targets. Designed following email best practices for successful delivery and open rates. Archival development after campaign launch.

marketing postcard

Art direction from custom photography to layout to press check. We developed the concept and executed the card, meeting all postal mailing guidelines.

business cards

Arresting design for a highly competitive market of Juice Plus vendors. Design was intended to tell a story at a glance, while standing out among competitors.

product photography

Art direction of garden sphere set product selling imagery. Goal was to tell the product benefits story in one selling shot. Responsibilities included location scouting; selling concept; as well as directing prop stylist and photographer for multi-channel marketing campaign.

editorial photography

Not your grandmother's garden! Art direction of a different target population of gardeners. Model and props chosen for arresting imagery. Responsibilities included location scouting; model selection; idea concept; as well as directing prop stylist and photographer for multi-channel marketing campaign.

T-shirt design

Design for 30-year high school reunion featuring all graduating classmates in custom mascot logo and illustration.

product photography

Art direction of a rustic fire pit. Responsibilities included location scouting; model selection; selling concept; as well as directing prop stylist and photographer for multi-channel marketing campaign. This was shot very early morning for ideal lighting conditions.

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