Category Archives: final design

TYPE HIKE/North Cascades/Process

Short snippet of process for the North Cascades poster.

TYPE HIKE/North Cascades/Process

Short snippet of process for the North Cascades poster.

AIGA Nuts + Bolts /// Edible Type Awards

A few photos from the 2015 Edible Type Awards! Congrats to Aubrey (Bodoni o, 1st), Ian (Garamond i, 2nd), and McKinley (Chatype y, 3rd). They took home the coveted stainless steel/resin sucker trophies! A big round of applause for all

AIGA Nuts + Bolts /// Edible Type Awards

A few photos from the 2015 Edible Type Awards! Congrats to Aubrey (Bodoni o, 1st), Ian (Garamond i, 2nd), and McKinley (Chatype y, 3rd). They took home the coveted stainless steel/resin sucker trophies! A big round of applause for all

JOEY HANNAFORD POSTER

Joey Hannaford is a very talented designer/artist. You should check her out!

JOEY HANNAFORD POSTER

Joey Hannaford is a very talented designer/artist. You should check her out!

BUILD IT UP TO BURN IT DOWN

I cast a full set of bronze Univers Condensed brands to create this branded poster. The challenges of branding yielded a lot of serendipitous results. Heating the brands evenly is difficult, and the threshold between burning paper and igniting paper

BUILD IT UP TO BURN IT DOWN

I cast a full set of bronze Univers Condensed brands to create this branded poster. The challenges of branding yielded a lot of serendipitous results. Heating the brands evenly is difficult, and the threshold between burning paper and igniting paper

Sink or Swim/Typographic Installation

This piece consists of concrete letters cast from five inch by one inch thick silicone molds, which are then ground and hand sanded to distinct angles. The resulting forms were placed on the sidewalk so that the letterforms appear to be

Sink or Swim/Typographic Installation

This piece consists of concrete letters cast from five inch by one inch thick silicone molds, which are then ground and hand sanded to distinct angles. The resulting forms were placed on the sidewalk so that the letterforms appear to be

Get Back to What Matters

Placed in the high-stress environment of a design department in the midst of the last few weeks of the semester, this fleeting crayon installation is a reminder to get back to what matters — making with your hands, interacting with

Get Back to What Matters

Placed in the high-stress environment of a design department in the midst of the last few weeks of the semester, this fleeting crayon installation is a reminder to get back to what matters — making with your hands, interacting with

It’s Fleeting/Lighten Up Typographic Installation

It’s Fleeting/Lighten Up is a typographic installation designed to reveal a message as it interacts with sunlight. Laser-cut into a sheet of stainless steel bent at a ninety degree angle, the piece presents two phrases, “IT’S FLEETING,” and “LIGHTEN UP.”

It’s Fleeting/Lighten Up Typographic Installation

It’s Fleeting/Lighten Up is a typographic installation designed to reveal a message as it interacts with sunlight. Laser-cut into a sheet of stainless steel bent at a ninety degree angle, the piece presents two phrases, “IT’S FLEETING,” and “LIGHTEN UP.”

BE BOLD/Typographic Thaumatrope Pendant

Be Bold is a typographic thaumatrope. The horizontal and vertical strokes of geometric letterforms exist on opposing sides of an aluminum pendant. Only through spinning the pendant does the piece confide its secret message. I’m currently working on silver/enamel versions.

BE BOLD/Typographic Thaumatrope Pendant

Be Bold is a typographic thaumatrope. The horizontal and vertical strokes of geometric letterforms exist on opposing sides of an aluminum pendant. Only through spinning the pendant does the piece confide its secret message. I’m currently working on silver/enamel versions.

DIG DEEP/Typographic Installation

Installed on the exterior wall of the Pollak Building, one of Virginia Commonwealth University’s design facilities, this 16 foot by 4 foot typographic installation was made of treated plywood, white paint, galvanized nails, clear plastic straws, and pink and white

DIG DEEP/Typographic Installation

Installed on the exterior wall of the Pollak Building, one of Virginia Commonwealth University’s design facilities, this 16 foot by 4 foot typographic installation was made of treated plywood, white paint, galvanized nails, clear plastic straws, and pink and white

Hester/Experimental Typography/Typographic Installation/Project M Lab

PROJECT M/The Lab Sign

Shortly after graduating in 2008, I attended Project M, a month-long annual program that brings creative volunteers and advisors from all over the world together to collaborate and design for the greater good. In June of 2008, the Project M

Hester/Experimental Typography/Typographic Installation/Project M Lab

PROJECT M/The Lab Sign

Shortly after graduating in 2008, I attended Project M, a month-long annual program that brings creative volunteers and advisors from all over the world together to collaborate and design for the greater good. In June of 2008, the Project M