Archive for the 'Work in Progress' Category

Ballast Point Brewing Co. Twentieth Anniversary

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016


The Hop Freshener Series

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015


Over the last few months, I’ve had the pleasure to work on a new beer brand from the guys behind Port Brewing and The Lost Abbey. My team at EFM rocked this one, and I’m really excited to taste the first beer that launches next month. For more info visit

Membership has its privileges.

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013


Over the past 2yrs, I’ve been working on the new Ballast Point rebrand at MiresBall. They’ve been a great client for us and its been fun to see the brand evolve. And of course, ┬áit’s always rewarding to see things you’ve worked on out in the real world. These are some variety packs we did for Costco, so if you’re thirsty go stock up!

Ballast Point Spirits

Friday, January 25th, 2013


At MiresBall, I’ve been working on the rebrand of Ballast Point for over a year now. We are just now seeing these efforts come to fruition, and here are the first 3 spirit bottles that are about to be released (Fugu Vodka, Old Grove Gin, and Three Sheets Rum). Thirsty yet? We’re still working on the Devil’s Share Whiskey, Bourbon and Moonshine (and a lot of beers) so look for those soon. Photo by StudioSchulz.

The Lion’s Share Business Cards

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

We’re getting closer to launch, and here’s a sneak peek at some cards I did with Quality Letterpress. Stay tuned for more updates.

The Lion’s Share

Friday, October 7th, 2011

Here’s a teaser from some branding work I’ve been doing for a new restaurant in the Harbor District called The Lion’s Share. It’s been fun so far, and the owner’s already had a great theme to work off of. I created a “cast of characters” inspired by fables that will be prominent in most of the materials and in the space itself. It’s scheduled to open in late October, so I’ll see you down there when it does. I’ll be the one scarfing down the wild boar ribs!

Ana & Gabriel’s Wedding Invites

Sunday, July 10th, 2011

This is just one of the pieces from Ana & Gabriel’s wedding invites that I’ve been working on. I sent to them to the printer this morning. They are being letterpressed in Canada, and I can’t wait to see them finished! Once they arrive, I’ll post some final shots in the portfolio section so stay tuned!

This just in…

Sunday, June 5th, 2011

Album of Awesomeness coasters, now appearing at a watering hole near you.

Quality Letterpress

Saturday, May 7th, 2011

I had some fun this weekend doing some cards for my blog with Tim from Quality Letterpress. He let me come in and play around with different color foils, so we did black, gold, red, holographic, and platinum. They turned out awesome, and of course I dorked out and took a bunch of photos of his shop. Follow the link below to see more pics.

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Bird’s Surf Shed Identity System

Friday, April 15th, 2011

Here’s some more fun stuff I’ve been working on at MiresBall lately. These are some business cards that we designed for Bird’s Surf Shed. To keep the costs down, we made stamps to use on recycled stock (the business cards are corrugated cardboard). Each piece of the system has a stamp with the relevant info, and the overall look is raw and unfinished. We wanted to make sure the branding for Bird’s shop felt authentic and not overly commercialized like some of the other chain surf shops.