Romeo & Juliet Poster Series Designed for the Marshall Civic Players performance of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet as a freelance project. I hopped to emphasize the dichotomy between the union and the violence of the classic play.
AFTER/LIFE is a project at my Communications Assistant post at the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities (RCAH). Both photos utilized in the double exposure technique of the design are Creative Commons pieces. The photograph of the African American woman is by William Stitt. Learn about AFTER/LIFE.
I completed this project for a recent course, Integrated Design Media. It was a difficult task throughout the course of the semester, but I’m proud of the final results of this piece! See full process book here: Kristin_Phillips_TED_Conference_process The Ask You must envision and create a fictitious TED conference. Explore visual identity through media appropriate […]
Project: Resume Redux I’ve always liked the idea of a visual resume, one that would showcase what I did and what I could do while standing out from the standard templates. I created this template in Adobe Illustrator after researching some other resume layouts. The colors I chose have a united cool palette, with orange […]
Project: Icons Minimalist icons are a new experiment for me, and one I wanted to incorporate into a website for work. I needed three icons for the front page, one to use for the history section, one for the bird research, and one for the mission. The three needed to match in style and simplicity […]
Business Card Design For a possible business card design, I tinkered with a variety of ideas. I wanted the card to be a mix of traditional and digital media that featured my octopus mascot (see portfolio piece “Darcy”) with an original font. I created this lettering using a brush pen for my name and a […]
Project: Fantasy Graphic Design For school and work, I’d created a variety of pieces in Adobe Illustrator. Creating one of my own for personal experimentation was a project long overdue. I love the work of John Howe and other classical illustrators, but I also have found a recent inspiration in the minimalistic work of present-day […]
After having created an infographic for use on social media, I was tasked with creating a large format infographic for use on a vinyl 3 x 7 foot banner. This project had a broad audience, as the banners would be displayed at public libraries, so the language and art needed to be accessible to various […]
This logo was my first real brush with a complicated project in a professional setting. The Tawas Point Birding takes place every year in East Tawas, Michigan, and is run by Michigan Audubon. Since there was no prior logo for the event, I researched other birding festivals and conservation logos. The goal for the festival is […]
I interned with the Espresso Book Machine printing press at the Michigan State University Library, where I worked as a pre-press and printing assistant. During the course of my work, I handled everything from cover design to book layout. Initially, the Espresso Book Machine was used mainly to print dissertations and the occasional book for […]