Riverwest 24 tattoos

Every year since the very first Riverwest 24 in 2008, the team has introduced a new tattoo design that bestows 5 bonus laps onto ride participants. The designs have ranged from cool to tacky and upon first glance they’re almost always questionable. The quality of line varies tremendously, but that’s arguably either the aesthetic or […]

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Out with the old, in with the new: Redesigning OnMilwaukee for 2012

Redesigning the new OnMilwaukee may have been among the biggest undertakings I’ve had to embark upon since starting at the media company, but the whole thing started on a whim. I had a little free time and I took a look at a couple of small elements. But the more I pushed the data around, the […]

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I’ve been nominated for Best Album Art (twice!)

It looks like I’ve been nominated for Best Album Art (twice!) for Radio Milwaukee’s Fourth Annual Milwaukee Music Awards! Nomination #1 was for The Scarring Party’s “Losing Teeth” For this album I did the typography, layout design, and back illustration. The main illustration was provided by Ray Caesar. Nomination #2 was for Pezzettino’s “Lub Dub” […]

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Two new albums worth checking out (and not just because I was involved)

The Scarring Party has been one of my favorite bands from its inception. Lead singer Daniel Bullock has managed to combine folk, old-timey, and punk ethos into a sound that isn’t duplicated anywhere else. And really, I’m not just saying that. Please let me know if you’ve heard anything remotely similar anywhere else. There are […]

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