I am proud to introduce myself as a graphic designer and letterer. I very much enjoy what I do, and love that I will continue creating for a living. I strive to provide unique designs that communicate their purpose thoroughly, while still maintaining a simplistic appeal. I have special interests in hand lettering, identity design and posters.
I have always taken great pleasure in drawing my own letters for posters, Christmas Cards, and the like. I highly value design work that is done by hand. I take advantage of every opportunity to apply a hands-on approach. This process gives the final product personality, as it becomes completely unique. I also enjoy using different types of ornaments for the elegance that these provide. I am inspired by the ornamentation and typography found in the Art Nouveau and Art Deco movements. I greatly admire Louise Filis and Jessica Hisches hand lettering designs because they are inventive and attractive.
Identity design satisfies my need for structure and direction. The ability to communicate a message through simplified images gives me a great sense of fulfillment, as I know I am creating for a purpose. In a similar way, posters give me an opportunity to communicate a specific idea, but with a little bit more flexibility. I am inspired by the compositions of Polish and American poster design of the 1930s, and also the work of Milton Glaser.
My designs generally resonate with a sense of lightheartedness and simplicity. I want my work to reflect my spirited personality, while maintaining professionalism and the purpose each piece serves. This creates a connection between my designs and myself. I achieve this sense of playfulness using rounded corners, bold colors and simple compositions. Each day I continue to explore the world around me in search of new inspirations and ways to implement my skills.