Street Art Mural Design

Street Art Mural Design

A little street art mural I helped design for @giganticavl with applied aerosol skills by @speech_impediment

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A new product demo display design challenge

A new product demo display design challenge

Starting point of a new product demo display design challenge.

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Working with team GIGANTIC! this week on this new mural for Ace Hardware

Working with team GIGANTIC! this week on this new mural for Ace Hardware

Working with team @giganticavl this week on this new mural for Ace Hardware.

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No Matter How Busy I get….

No Matter How Busy I get….

No matter how busy I get, it is my goal for every client to feel like they are my most important client. Feeling thankful for my early clients who showed faith in me and and gave me the chance to do my best work. Every time, even better is the goal.⠀

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Testimonials from amazing clients

Testimonials from amazing clients

Testimonials from amazing clients are what keeps me going. Solving problems for my clients by bringing myself fully to the table with an open mind and heart. We listen and learn, explore and discover, ruminate and apply hard earned experience to collaboratively lead the way to a winning solution.⠀

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We love our clients.

We love our clients.

We love our clients. Judging from what our clients have to say, I guess they think we’re OK too. Am I blushing? ⠀
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Event Design

Event Design

It’s been a week since Climate Con wrapped up. Producing event related design is one of my areas of expertise that I truly enjoy working on.
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Big shout out to the folks at Hnycmb Creative who built the brand and website for the Climate Con event. Credit due where credit is due and all. My role on this one was more signage layout and consultation for our mutual client the Collider. 🎉
Back in the day I was the director of the art department for a large special events company that pulled off large scale events every day. I also used to have my own venue where mostly live music events took place. I’m not bragging just sharing my unique experience that I bring to the table. 🎉
When you work with John Hornsby Creative, you can benefit from the advantage of that experience along with our other background in promotions, signage and event based marketing.
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As can only come from years in the trenches, I understand the unique needs and challenges involved in the design of not only “outside of the box” event brand and graphics but also flow, timing, set design, marketing and communications and more. It can be stressful, but I bring a steady calm and sense of fun to help ease the process. Some other Asheville events I’ve collaborated on include Moog fest and the NCSHRM conference. I’m not a full time event planner but if YOU are, we should definitely be talking about how I can help make your next main event more successful, through the power of well thought out and executed branding and design.
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#environmentaldesign #signdesign #specialeventdesign #collaboaration

One of the promo layouts I did for Climate Con

One of the promo layouts I did for Climate Con

One of the promo layouts I did for Climate Con which kicks off Friday night with a toast at @highlandbrewing and runs all week at @thecollideravl and various affiliate sites and events around town. Excited to be living and working in #climatecityavl
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Everywhere Are Signs

Everywhere Are Signs

Last night I had the pleasure of presenting at the Asheville Design Salon along with some other amazing local sign pros. Honored and humbled to be part of the talent pool in this amazing city. Much respect for the sign painters and makers pushing boundaries while honoring tradition, signcraft and local history.
@avl_designsalon

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Really proud of this sign I designed for @manna_foodbank during my time at Fastsigns, who did a fantastic job on the fabrication and install with help from our friends at Dover Crane.

This was a labor of love and an excercise in patient persistence. Many hoops to jump through with the city on this one. It required not just the typical structural engineering, but with additional special considerations for being in the flood plain. I now know what base flood elevation is. Always learning.

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