Branding: Art Salon Charlotte

Corrie Manis and her partners at The Art Salon Charlotte have been hosting pop-up art shows in the Charlotte area for years. Just in time for her fall art show, we've rebranded Art Salon to create a more modern look for the company, which attracts an exciting variety of contemporary fine artists. 

In the coming months, The Art Salon Charlotte will be also launching a new website.

Branding: Jobs4CLT

Economic Development Professional Leslie Dwyer is working to establish a new not-for-profit organization, Jobs4CLT, to create entrepreneurial opportunities in Charlotte's underserved neighborhoods. We've created branding to represent her innovative model as she gains community support. 

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Learn more about Jobs4CLT on her in-progress website here.

Crisis Assistance Ministry Non-Event 2018

This is the 5th year I have worked with Crisis Assistance Ministry on their long-running "Non-Event" fundraising campaign. The concept: rather than invest in the expenses of hosting or attending a fancy gala, donors' contributions will go further toward the agency's mission of helping Charlotte families in financial crisis. 

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The campaign includes a wide array of graphics for ads, banner signage, website, and social media. This year's direct mail "invitation" featured a die-cut house shape and repetition of the string light motif from previous years' campaigns.

A peek till I can get higher-quality photographs . . . 

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Gone Dogs

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I am honored to have contributed a story to Gone Dogs, a brilliant project in the works by friends Jim Mitchem and Laurie Smithwick. This book is a crowd-sourced collection of "tales of dogs we've loved", born from a blog post Jim wrote about his dog passing.

I look forward to sharing more information as Jim and Laurie get closer to making this work of love a printed reality. 

New Website: Susan Harden for County Commission

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It is a special pleasure to be a part of a strong campaign team for an especially strong candidate. Susan Harden is an smart educator, gifted in collaboration and communication, and an excellent prospect for our community's leadership.

I worked with her team to refine campaign branding and develop a campaign website.

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Book Design: Effortless Entertaining

photo:  Corporate Image , our outstanding binder printer

photo: Corporate Image, our outstanding binder printer

We're nearing the finish line on this exciting book project from DeeDee Dalrymple. In the Effortless Entertaining guide and through her subscription service, readers will find a gracious teacher for easy entertaining solutions, tested menus and recipes, product recommendations, and super-helpful tips., 

The website is live, we've completed some fun photo shoots, and the remaining bits of content are being gathered. Stay tuned for launch events later this year!

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Art Show Promo: Smith Island Art League

The Smith Island Art League, a group of artists on Bald Head Island, NC, hosts an art show at the BHI Association Center twice a year, Memorial Day Weekend and Thanksgiving Weekend. We produce posters and an email campaign each year. This year, we include the works of seven artists: Sherry Becker, Maria Clancy, Nancy Giacci, Mike Ligett, Karen Mortimer, Marilyn Ridgeway, and Prudy Weaver.

New Website: Wendy Bilas

We've just launched this fresh, new website for artist Wendy Bilas. Built on the Squarespace platform, Wendy's site has been updated with a clean, modern styling and has been designed so that she can easily maintain content herself.

It is a pleasure to work with an artist this talented, business-savvy, and tech-competent.