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Fourteenth Century Lighting : Responsive Home Page redesignA redesigned & rebuilt Home Page (the rest of the site just uses the new header) for Fourteenth Colony Lighting. The new landing page is fully responsive and totally modernized, and gives the client flexibility that they never had before.


GCD Interiors : placeholder siteA quick & simple single-page placeholder for GCD Interiors. While they gather materials and plan for a more thorough website, this placeholder serves up everything that potential customers need to know. Look for a full site to come soon!







FROM THE ARCHIVE: Random House website


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Random House : Teens At Random website
Random House approached me to re-design and build the outdated teen-focused division of their site. This dynamic backend-driven site aimed to:

  • Become more contemporary and fun;
  • Interface seamlessly with existing backend systems;
  • Deliver an enormous amount of catalog content in a fluid and entertaining way.

Visit the Website >>







New set graphics for ESPN’s FiveThirtyEight


ESPN-Logo-Wallpaper538I’ve been working with ESPN on some new set graphics related to Five Thirty Eight, the news site they purchased last year.

It’s been a fun process working with them again, though admittedly a bit challenging given the extremely minimalistic design of the original 538 site. Look for a more visual update here soon.







Tony Awards 2014 : virtual digital set design & build


Thanks to Sarah Rossi Photography for the beautiful photos below, from the June 8 dress rehearsal and the live evening broadcast for the Tony Awards.

This year, my team & I completed virtual sets for 15+ performances.

  • Tony Awards performance
  • Tony Awards performance: After Midnight
  • Tony Awards performance: After Midnight
  • Tony Awards performance: After Midnight
  • Tony Awards performance: After Midnight
  • Tony Awards performance: Les Miserables
  • Tony Awards performance: Les Miserables
  • Tony Awards performance: Rocky
  • Tony Awards performance: Rocky
  • Tony Awards performance: Rocky
  • Tony Awards performance: Aladdin
  • Tony Awards performance: Aladdin
  • Tony Awards performance: Aladdin
  • Tony Awards performance: Hedwig & The Angry Inch
  • Tony Awards performance: Hedwig & The Angry Inch
  • Tony Awards performance: Hedwig & The Angry Inch
  • Tony Awards performance: Hedwig & The Angry Inch
  • Tony Awards performance: Hedwig & The Angry Inch
  • Tony Awards performance: Hedwig & The Angry Inch
  • Tony Awards performance: Hedwig & The Angry Inch
  • Tony Awards performance: Hedwig & The Angry Inch
  • Tony Awards performance: If/Then
  • Tony Awards performance: If/Then
  • Tony Awards performance: Cabaret
  • Tony Awards performance: Cabaret
  • Tony Awards performance: A Gentlemen's Guide To Love & Murder
  • Tony Awards performance: A Gentlemen's Guide To Love & Murder
  • Tony Awards performance: Violet
  • Tony Awards performance: Violet
  • Tony Awards performance: Violet
  • Tony Awards performance: Violet
  • Tony Awards performance: Sting/The Last Ship
  • Tony Awards performance: Sting/The Last Ship
  • Tony Awards performance: Sting/The Last Ship
  • Tony Awards performance: Wicked
  • Tony Awards performance: Wicked
  • Tony Awards performance: Beautiful
  • Tony Awards performance: Beautiful
  • Tony Awards performance: Beautiful
  • Tony Awards performance: Beautiful
  • Tony Awards performance: Beautiful
  • Tony Awards performance: Beautiful
  • Tony Awards performance: Beautiful
  • Tony Awards performance: Beautiful
  • Tony Awards performance: Beautiful
  • Tony Awards performance: Beautiful
  • Tony Awards performance: Bullets Over Broadway
  • Tony Awards performance: Bullets Over Broadway
  • Tony Awards performance: Bullets Over Broadway
  • Tony Awards performance: Finding Neverland
  • Tony Awards performance: Finding Neverland
  • Tony Awards performance






Tony Awards 2014 : Virtual Set creation begins!


IMAG1580_smWe’ve started the process of building the virtual (digital video) sets for this year’s Tonys. So far we’ve photographed After Midnight, Aladdin, Beautiful, Gentlemen’s Guide To Love & Murder, Hedwig & The Angry Inch, Les Miserables, and Violet… and now the process of digital manipulation starts.

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A few shots of recent business card designs


cards_www2Thanks to Sarah Rossi Photography for the great portfolio images!

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FROM THE ARCHIVE: Bravo’s War of the Wives


Show Open for TV Reality Series

Created with Bravo for a series that never quite made it to broadcast (this is the semi-final version of the video). We were commissioned to write, cast, direct, produce and post-produce the open for the show.

 

Also check out some of the alternate branding ideas we created for the show as well, in a previous post here.

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FROM THE ARCHIVE: BlueMapDesign.com website


Flash & HTML Website (we don’t do much Flash anymore)

BlueMapDesign.comBlueMap Design is an established NYC-based studio well known for their innovative redesign of Kodak’s line of cameras, their structural packaging expertise and attention to product detail. Their previous site was built in Flash using a method that was extremely difficult for them to update.

BlueMap approached us to create a new presence built upon lessons learned from their previous site. We addressed their needs with a complete overhaul that employed a slick, hybrid combination of Flash and HTML. They asked us to:

  • Redesign their site with their existing branding as a foundation;
  • Make the site easy to update;
  • Open up the site architecture by allowing users to link to individual pages and use their browser’s “Back” button;
  • Use Flash in a subtle way, and only to enhance the feeling of elegance while simultaneously maintaining their ability to update the site on their own.

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NEWS: Preview of LuvGLO postcards


We’ve been super excited to be working with Habitat For Hope on their amazing events, all of which benefit the families of seriously ill children. Their upcoming LuvGLO 5k is the first in line, and here’s a quick preview of what’s to follow. More stuff, in the way of postcards, posters, billboard, etc., is on its way!

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FROM THE ARCHIVE: Russell Simmons’ Rushcard.com (third version)


HTML Website (now offline)

Rushcard.comThis is the third version we created for the RushCard site, the online home for Russell Simmons’ Rush Communications credit branch. The website is all about being smart and direct, and speaking to three main audience silos, in order to:

  • Allow for quick & easy sign up for new customers;
  • Serve as a window for existing customers;
  • Function as a comprehensive online information reservoir for those just wanting to find out more about the card.




Previous versions of the RushCard site have utilized Flash navigation and spot Flash elements, but it was abandoned this time in favor of simplicity.

With each successive version of this site (we have designed them all), RushCard reacts dynamically to their customers’ needs and requests. Their customer base has increased exponentially since we started several years ago, and its reach is poised to extend globally.