Making the ordinary businesses of junk removal, painting, moving and home detailing exceptional.
Operative Process Mapping & Data Collection
Role: Art Direction, Process Mapping, Data Design
These presentation graphics were made for a surgeon doing research into the hospital and surgery admission process. The challenge was making complex data visually striking and clear while maintaining the nature of the research.
Project: T & T Supermarket Rebrand
Role: Art Direction, Branding, Print Design, Digital Design
T & T Supermarket is a grocery store chain offering Asian food and produce. Their goal is to provide fresh food, good service, convenience and value to all Canadian families. It is my go to source for Pocky and green tea Kit-Kats.
For this project, I wanted to create a fun and fresh rebrand that displayed the company's diverse, exotic and uncomplicated approach.
Project: Baker's Dozen Bakery
Role: Animation, Art Direction, Branding
An animated logo for an imaginary bakery called Baker's Dozen. I envisioned this bakery as one that specialized in hot cross buns. Naturally, the music sample is from the 1992 classic, "Jump" by Kriss Kross.
Zadie Smith Book Series
Project: Zadie Smith Role: Art Direction, Print Design
Two book covers in a series for one of my favourite authors, Zadie Smith.
The first is a book cover for a hypothetical autobiography using an image of the author.
The second is an imagining of an updated collection of Zadie Smith essays in a dream collaboration with the artist Tauba Auerbach.
Project: Logo Animation
Role: Animation, Art Direction, Graphic Design
An animated personal logo made in After Effects. My last name is pronounced "ah-key-no" ;)
Role: Art Direction, Branding, Packaging, Print Design
I wanted to combine my background in art history with my practical design knowledge. I used the pronunciation of my last name, ah-KEY-no, as the inspiration for the use of the logo key.
Meant as a promotional piece to send to prospective employers, this piece explores the relationship between curation and graphic design. It showcases different aspects of design and demonstrates how clear presentation creates effective communication design.
It is also a way to share my affinity for sour keys.
Role: Art Direction, Print Design, Illustration
Custom type and illustrations made for an article about the juicing trend called "Juicy", also the title of one of the best songs ever.