This was a special issue of the periodical Stitch Magazine. The focus was on mid-century moody fashion with dramatic lighting and provocative models. I was Art Director with a strong team of talent. Chris Vaccaro: photographer | Set and Wardrobe Stylist: Natasha Senko | Amber Eden: Editor
This final issue of Stitch was bittersweet to preside over as art director. I was art director and graphic designer on this issue, collaborating with magazine Editor Amber Eden on the creative direction. Tina Gill was was set and wardrobe stylist.
The latest issue of Activity Guide of Maine. The last of 3 redesigns completed for Stan Rintz Jr. and his publications. Many kudos to the contributors to this issue including photographers Mike Leonard, Carol Savage, Robbie Martin, and cover photographer Shannon Bryan. And new to this issue, seasoned writer and new Mainer Jennifer Van Allen. [...]
In 2000 I met with Pokey Bolton on the steps of LL Bean in Freeport, Maine to show her my portfolio in hopes that I could become the designer for her new magazine, Quilting Arts. I began designing on issue 3, and never looked back. I was sad to say goodbye to the magazine in [...]
One of my first assignments when I became Creative Director at Interweave was to tackle redesigns for 3 titles: Sew News, Creative Machine Embroidery, and Love of Knitting/Love of Crochet. For Sew News and Creative Machine Embroidery, the goals were to leave the B2B look behind and creative a more image-rich design, with a lifestyle [...]
I worked with founding editor Pokey Bolton the the launch of this SIP in 2008. Over the years we featured a variety of artists in what grew to be a quarterly SIP. I directed most cover shoots remotely, sourcing local talent, and styled and directed department shoots locally. Cover artists included: Pokey Bolton Anna Maria [...]
When Robert Kaufman needed a look book created to celebrate the 30 year anniversary of Kona Cotton Solids, they turned to Interweave. In partnership with Nichole Ramirez and Kyle Sanchez at Robert Kaufman, Amber Eden facilitated the content, and I directed the creative including concept, location scouting, talent acquisition, and design. Photo: Hornick Rivlin | [...]
Modern Patchwork launched in the Fall of 2012. The magazine was inspired by the growing modern quilting movement. As an SIP, we did not know if it would meet with enough success to continue, but it did. In 2013 we produced a Spring and Winter issue (which underwent a slight redesign), and by 2014 it [...]