Story. Placement. Planning. Composition. Organization. Rhythm. Definition. Audience. Collection. Expansion.
Books hold the spirit of a story. It is through the tangibility
of a book that a story unfolds. With thoughtful placement of typography, illustrations and beautiful photography—a book can relate your point of view, organize your style or brand, inspire your readers, sell your concept, or capture a moment
Artist books was the first medium that combined all of the subjects I loved and led me to my career as a graphic designer. Over the years of working in both agency settings and for myself, I have accumulated experience in the book format and offer it as a specialty to my clients.
I’ve worked in various styles including: custom artist books, concept and brand books, style guides, RFPs, art exhibitions, gift and wedding books, resource guides and
My bookmaking process begins with having my clients dump their pile of "stuff" on my table. Then I sort, organize, structure and calculate the format of the book, making design decisions based on the ultimate goal for the book and what story it will carry. I take book projects from concept to complete production, with a comprehensive understanding of the print production process.