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Support independent film! Join us on the BLACK ROAD campaign

Joma Films has just launched a Kickstarter for their new film, BLACK ROAD. It's a neo-noir thriller based on a smart original screenplay written by Gary Lundgren, and supported by the talented and creative team who made REDWOOD HIGHWAY and CALVIN MARSHALL. Check out the video at kickstarter.blackroadmovie.comEvery dollar helps the production get closer to their [...]

2016-11-29T22:45:47+00:00 06/24/2014|Categories: Mad Bird Film, Print Design|Tags: , , , , |

Hillsboro 2020 Town Hall & Tuesday Marketplace

Heading west this afternoon for the 12th annual Hillsboro 2020 Vision Town Hall. I'm excited to see the poster artwork I designed on event signage and prizes: luggage tags, passports, a fun activity book for kids, and super-cool insulated reusable bags. Town Hall will be held at the season opening of the popular Tuesday Marketplace. Date: [...]

A little Photoshop magic

A new invitation for the opening of Veterans Drive is off to the printer today. The client asked me to make the original image (bottom left) look its best. The final design (above) features a fresh spring blue sky and military flags, thanks to the magic of Photoshop! CLIENT FEEDBACK: "Thanks for the excellent work [...]

Website Design for Portland Author Jo Barney

Launch Day for a brand-new website is always exciting. I was very pleased for the opportunity to work with talented Portland author Jo Barney on her website, Jo Barney Writes. The website is designed to promote Jo's two new e-books, The Solarium and Graffiti Grandma - now available as e-books on Amazon, Lulu, iTunes/iBook and Nook. Jo Barney Writes website at CLIENT [...]

2016-11-28T01:40:34+00:00 02/20/2012|Categories: Clients, Website Design|Tags: , , |

Illustration: Solar & Energy Efficiency

Meet Solar Sam & Sunny on their first date! I was given the event details and purpose – a workshop about solar energy which features "speed-dating rounds" through four tables of solar and energy-efficiency options – and came up with this concept and illustration design. Sam is wearing a suit made from solar panels (looking [...]

New Print Designs

It's always exciting for me to see one of my designs as a finished printed product!Here are a few recent additions to Mad Bird Design's print portfolio.At right: These bookmarks will be featured at an upcoming event, "Speed dating for solar and clean energy" on 10/13/11 at Hillsboro Main Library. Grab a book about solar energy, [...]

2016-11-28T01:40:35+00:00 09/29/2011|Categories: Print Design|Tags: , , |

Sustainability shapes a more liveable city

Good news in The Oregonian today! Casey Parks' article features Mad Bird Design client Peter Brandom, and two significant projects we worked on for the Hillsboro sustainability program.A "quietly passionate conservationist," Peter has advanced the city's sustainability goals by launching a sustainability website and publishing a sustainability plan. I am pleased and proud to have contributed to [...]

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