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New Website Sections & One-Year Anniversary

Nov 07, 2013 · Updates

Almost a year ago, I sent out emails to everyone I know (and some people I didn’t) to announce that I would be launching a new studio focusing on brand building and graphic design. Twelve months later Southpaw Creative is still a fully functioning business with computers, invoices, staplers, and everything. To celebrate this milestone, I’ve revamped the Southpaw website to include two new sections: a Work area that showcases some of the great projects… (continue reading)

Bandpak

May 20, 2013 · New Work

This installment of New Work is a bit unusual, as I was both the designer and client. The solution offers a both professional look and a fun image that combines a record and a unique holding shape for the logotype (inspired by a guitar pick-up). So why bother launching a service like this for a specific sector when web is something already offered by Southpaw? Well, our team identified that musicians often have a need for specific types of marketing and… (continue reading)

Open Tab

Mar 23, 2013 · New Work

Today, I’m happy to announce new work for cocktail historian (and first Southpaw client) Elizabeth Pearce. When Elizabeth was looking to start a new blog to explore drinking culture in America, she came to me for naming and visual identity. After sifting through a litany of names (mostly from Ben Franklin’s exhaustive set of euphemisms for inebriation), we settled on Open Tab, as the term was instantly recognizable, ripe for visual imagery, and worked… (continue reading)

Kicking Off the Blog

Feb 25, 2013 · Updates

In an effort to continue creating fresh content for this website—and to potentially add to the already crowded landscape of failed blogs—I’ve decided to start some infrequent postings that will be at least semi-relevant to Southpaw Creative. What kind of wonderful content can you expect to see in this space? So glad you asked. Here’s a list: Newly completed work from Southpaw Cool design stuffs out in the world Brand Foundation series General… (continue reading)