Rize Alliance is a Vancouver-based developer, specializing in beautifully designed, community-oriented commercial and residential properties. They commissioned me to create this series of architectural illustrations to capture the spirit of their signature projects.
A series of strange illustrations gracing the walls of highly rated New York steakery, Quality Eats. The interiors, designed by Reunion Goods and Services, brings absurdist humour with impeccable taste to QE’s Upper East Side and East Village locations.
123W invited me to work with them on this playful branding and advertising campaign for Commercial Services, who operates the shopping, lifestyle and dining amenities at YVR (Vancouver International Airport). These human-animal characters bring a mix of high fashion and playfulness and help set YVR apart as distinctly West Coast, while inviting travellers to discover all that airport has to offer. Quotes below taken from the illustration brief.
Yahoo! is America’s number 1 website for News and Sports. Lately, they’ve been embracing their quirky roots by adding more whimsical elements to their site, including illustration. When they came to me to be their tiny festive logo illustrator guy, it was a big deal!
Airbnb needs no introduction. What may be less known is its mission to be a 21st Century Company — a company that recognizes its responsibility to future generations and operates on an infinite time horizon. In May 2019, CEO Brian Chesky presented their new 21st Century Company platform to its stakeholders worldwide. I had the privilege of helping visualize the details of the mission through lively, inclusive illustrations.
Brand illustrations for independent Vancouver grocer, Stong's Market. Applications include interior mural, in-store signage, shopping bags, totes, gift cards, and delivery truck, and advertisements.
Mendola Artists is a top illustration agency in New York City. Each year, they send out a calendar featuring 12 artists. They asked me to illustrate the 2019 cover. Dimensions: 12in x 12in.
Client/agency: Mendola Artists | Art Direction: Tom Mendola
White Spot is BC’s favourite burger joint. These illustrations celebrate and illuminate the history of the legendary burger joint.
Brand illustrations for website and menus for this tastefully fun wine bar in San Antonio, TX. Howdy!
A collaboration with Abbotsford, BC craft brewing sensation, Field House Brewing Co. Illustration and icons for beer label, growler, beer glass, T-shirts, tote bag and greeting card. Photos courtesy of Field House.
This is an office mural of an Illustrated map of Vancouver for a boutique contractor, Pacific Solutions. The contractor has a large and growing number of projects across the city and wanted a way to demonstrate their impressive client list as pins on the map. Custom map pin stickers were created for the client to add themselves over time.
Zenterra is a Vancouver-based developer specializing in thoughtful, high quality residential properties. They asked me to design a mural for their Surrey-based HQ that highlighted their strong presence in the Fraser Valley. Approximate dimensions: 8’ x 11’.
“This nonfiction ode to boats features six kinds of workers and their boats—a patrol boat, a tugboat, a car ferry, a lobster boat, a lifeboat, and a fireboat—with important parts properly labeled. The answer to each inquiring refrain lies under a gatefold, engaging the reader in an informative guessing game. With lyrical (and factual!) text by New York Times–bestselling author Toni Buzzeo, and the stylized art of Tom Froese, this sturdy board book is perfect for curious and playful young readers.” Source: Abrams
A suite of lifestyle illustrations for a new residential development in South Vancouver, British Columbia. The goal of the illustrations was to authentically touch on local details, to capture the nuances of the neighbourhood and people who live there.
I am a regular contributor to the French arm of Gentleman’s Quarterly, a.k.a. GQ France.
A tribute poster to the late piano wizard, Glenn Gould, commissioned by Polaris Music Prize. The posters are 18 x 24 inches and are hand silkscreened by Kid Icarus. You can buy the poster at the Polaris web site.
A series of medical themed illustrations for Praxinova AG, a Swiss company that develops apps for medical offices. The client wanted to add more warmth and personality to their brand. Images were used in brochures, on their website, and even on their trade show booth.
Dapper greeting cards for the gentleman in your life. Beautifully printed in solid spot inks on paper as crisp and white as an Eton shirt. Available for purchase here.