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Social Media Artwork


Freelance Graphic Designer for Cashmere Agency

I promoted online engagement by creating original social media artwork

Atlanta & Legion on FX (series)

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Social Media Artwork


Freelance Graphic Designer for Cashmere Agency

I promoted online engagement by creating original social media artwork

Atlanta & Legion on FX (series)

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Women Move LA


Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Gender Equity CoalitionI Support Gender Equity

event branding

Women Move LA


Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Gender Equity CoalitionI Support Gender Equity

event branding

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Feminist Archive Website


Suzanne Lacy + Leslie Labowitz-StarusI created a visually bold & conceptually strong historical experience feminist archive website

Feminist Archive Website


Suzanne Lacy + Leslie Labowitz-StarusI created a visually bold & conceptually strong historical experience feminist archive website

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East L.A. Branding


Family-owned tortilla manufacturing company in East L.A.

I promote the Aztec roots of Mexican Cuisine

Identity Systems & Branding

East L.A. Branding


Family-owned tortilla manufacturing company in East L.A.

I promote the Aztec roots of Mexican Cuisine

Identity Systems & Branding

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Montebello Historical Society


The Montebello Historical Society

I revisit the past in contemporary ways and promote community engagement

Branding & promotional materials

Montebello Historical Society


The Montebello Historical Society

I revisit the past in contemporary ways and promote community engagement

Branding & promotional materials

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Workshop and Art Exhibit


Metabolic Studio + The Woman’s Building + Las Fotos Project
Woman’s Building and Metabolic Studio’s Special Projects in Archiving

The Madre Tierra Workshop


workshop & art exhibit

Workshop and Art Exhibit


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Woman’s Building and Metabolic Studio’s Special Projects in Archiving

The Madre Tierra Workshop


workshop & art exhibit

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Surfridge - Photography


I.M., Carolina’s Experimental Documentation

I revealed the most exclusive & prohibited ghost town in Los Angeles

Surfridge

Surfridge - Photography


I.M., Carolina’s Experimental Documentation

I revealed the most exclusive & prohibited ghost town in Los Angeles

Surfridge

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Ecotone - Utopia


I.M., Carolina’s Creative Writing + Visual Art

I created a Utopia of euphoric chaos using experimental methodologies

The Ecotone

Ecotone - Utopia


I.M., Carolina’s Creative Writing + Visual Art

I created a Utopia of euphoric chaos using experimental methodologies

The Ecotone

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Book


I.M., Carolina’s Experimental Photography

I created a photographic exploration of my love of books

bibliophilia

Book


I.M., Carolina’s Experimental Photography

I created a photographic exploration of my love of books

bibliophilia

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City of Chula Vista


City of Chula Vista

I designed the presentation of a Smart City Action Plan

Graphic Design

City of Chula Vista


City of Chula Vista

I designed the presentation of a Smart City Action Plan

Graphic Design

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Art Manifesto


Art Manifesto


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Probono


The Woman’s Building / Las Fotos Project

I’m an activist & a philanthropistprobono work

Probono


The Woman’s Building / Las Fotos Project

I’m an activist & a philanthropistprobono work

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Collaborations


Co-Founder of Crop CollectiveCollaboration is the Future

Creative DIRECTOR + DESIGNER

Collaborations


Co-Founder of Crop CollectiveCollaboration is the Future

Creative DIRECTOR + DESIGNER

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Logos


My Collection of Logos

Logos


My Collection of Logos

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Acapulco Mexicatessen Inc. 

Located at the heart of East Los Angeles: Acapulco Mexicatessen Inc. Tortilla Manufacturer carries on the legacy of the ancient Aztecs through. They offer a complete line of fresh tortillas available in a variety of flavors including Flour and Traditional (Mexican corn) style, along with tostadas and chips made with real premium quality Nixtamal. 

The logo comes in two forms

  • The first compact version comes with the optional red Aztec shapes on either side of the name - to be used depending on the application of the logo. Below the logo, I incorporated a cryptic Meso-American approach to representing the business number: 323-266-0267.

  • The second is the most traditional version of the logo based on the original brand of Acapulco Mexicatessen Inc. with refined typographic applications and the full name of the brand with the Aztec Goddess of corn.


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Madknight64

Garrett Thompson was searching for a designer who can deliver a modern approach for his medieval online gaming identity: Madknight64. With a growing fan-base of 400+ followers on Twitch, I presented to him an approach that shows his lighthearted and serious gaming “skillz” in a visual form. The logo comes in two forms framed by the number 64 represented as 6 white dashes on the left, and 4 dashes on the right.

As part of his Gaming Identity Package, I also provided for him branded static images to be used for his live-streaming needs, shown below.


The Montebello Historical Society

The Juan Matias Sanchez Adobe, built in 1845, still stands at the center of old Rancho la Merced in Montebello.  Recently restored, Rancho la Merced is the City's oldest standing structure.

 

In the spirit of #worldphotographyday my #photography website is officially launched erinmariephotography.com

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The Eye

The first stage involved distilling Erin Marie's incredibly approachable personality into typographic form.

  • I demonstrated to the client several options that ranged in the level of formality & femininity.

  • Once the appropriate typeface was selected, I meticulously customized the letters such as: creating some distinction between the finial of the lowercase letter i and the shoulder of the letter n.

Based on my research of existing logos: I decided it would be best to provide two visual solutions instead of a singular logo. 

  • The first is a typographic lock-up that has the classic multifunctional ability to serve as both the header for her website in addition to the unifying watermark over her photographs.

  • The second logo (shown here) has minimal features that reference my visual interpretation of the eye of the camera. This logo is used on her social media account to further market herself to a global audience.


The Trumpet

Dillon Tostado is a down-to-earth authentic and creative individual. His primary artistic medium is music. He excels in his abilities to record and performs as a freelance Trumpeter. After meeting over some beer/cider and hotdogs, he came to me with his typographic idea written on a used napkin: a beautifully creative hybrid of his name in the form of a trumpet. He entrusted me with the task of actualizing his vision by refining and rendering the design in vector form.

We are proud of our collaborative efforts.


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The Scientist

As an extension of my pro-bono work with verynice.co, I collaborated with aspiring young entrepreneurs by guiding them in an intensive, four-month startup incubator via Catapult. Catapult provides participants with an immersive experience during which they must build, pitch, fund, and launch a venture. 

About the concept:

  • Science can be defined as the study of the world around us through observation and experimentation. Nevertheless, thousands of high school students never experience this explorative and creative aspect of science simply due to the high cost of the equipment and materials needed to perform laboratory experiments in a high school classroom. LabCrate is an innovative solution that provides simple lab packages on loan to high schools with a limited budget for science. By allowing multiple schools access to research-grade equipment and experiments for a specific period of time, we keep costs down and give students the confidence and experience they need to continue their science education and enter careers in science and technology.