SMC …HOW THE STUDIO WORKS

Posted by on Jul 14, 2021 in Uncategorized | No Comments
SMC …HOW THE STUDIO WORKS

BIG AGENCY QUALITY WORK AT A QUARTER OF THE PRICE If you use an agency you will pay for a staff of employees each of which have high hourly rates. Just in its nature you will go through a long process with many delays and fees. You may never know who actually works on your […]

THE LOGO PROCESS

Posted by on Mar 12, 2021 in Uncategorized | No Comments
THE LOGO PROCESS

There are many ways to develop a great logo for a client. Throughout my career, I have watched many tutorials and practiced different processes. At this stage, I have a system that works well for me to develop the best possible logo for my clients.  Before any work is started a contract must be signed. […]

A Fresh Start

Posted by on Jan 1, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments
A Fresh Start

Happy New Year everyone! Last year I took a big step and updated my studio. Those were big changes that still seem fresh to me today even though the calendar says it’s been a year. (Where did the time go?)  To kick-off the new decade, I couldn’t t think of a better way to celebrate […]

Have yourself a chilly little Christmas

Posted by on Dec 1, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Have yourself a chilly little Christmas

Happy Holidays, everybody! For many years we have carried the tradition of featuring our cats in our Christmas cards. Sadly, our little buddies have passed, so even though they are not the main characters of this year’s Christmas card, I wanted to honor them by celebrating their memories. Here is a round-up of our favorite […]

The 3D Behind the 3D

Posted by on Sep 1, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments
The 3D Behind the 3D

What is so fascinating about 3D is how convincingly real it looks. What is even more fascinating is the behind the scenes process and how it’s made. It took me a while to get my head around it, and I am still baffled every day on how I make it bend to my will. So […]

Award: Published LogoLounge Vol. 11

Posted by on May 1, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Award: Published LogoLounge Vol. 11

I am honored to be recognized three years running as a top graphic designer for contributions to the world of corporate brand identity with the release of LogoLounge 11, in stores May 20! Nearly 35,000 logos were submitted for this edition of LogoLounge, making this one of their largest competitions yet. Out of those, the […]

A KISS Email Will Do

Posted by on Apr 1, 2019 in Uncategorized | No Comments
A KISS Email Will Do

If you read my previous post in which I explain the reasons why I pick up the phone to chat to my clients about their projects, you may be under the impression that I am not a big fan of email. Even though I believe some situations require us to pick up the phone and […]

Rex + Astro – Shop SMC Graphic Design

Posted by on Nov 1, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Rex + Astro – Shop SMC Graphic Design

LET’S PARTY! Life is best lived when you relish every moment and celebrate with everyone around you! Join Rex and Astro and take new risks, make new friends and party like there’s no tomorrow. High-five, little buddy! – Rex and Astro You’ll find many different products in every POSITIVELY IRONIC COLLECTION including prints, coffee mugs, t-shirts, stickers, phone cases, and more to […]

Clear the Mind Clutter, Empower the No, Protect the Flow

Posted by on Oct 3, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Clear the Mind Clutter, Empower the No, Protect the Flow

How do we clear the mind clutter, empower the no, and protect the flow? In a world with a million productivity apps and time saving software at our disposal, we should all be experts in time management, workflow and efficiency… right? In my last blog post, I talked about “Turning off the Noise and Turning […]

Castillo Rum Bottles

Posted by on Sep 6, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Castillo Rum Bottles

A while ago, I got to hang out with a good friend of mine in Puerto Rico. Well, not exactly… I just got to work on a packaging label for a Rum product produced in Puerto Rico. This friend happened to be Chris Sendra, a talented creative director who lead a design project that I […]