Journal

Behind-the-scenes, project research, new ideas, and trip snippets.

Margaret + Lu’s Wedding Celebration

Last Sunday's a big day for the Qi and Chou family. Especially for me, really. Not only did I gain a new brother, I had the honor of documenting the wedding. Being my first wedding shoot, I had to put all my theoretical knowledge to...

Connor Surdi Business Cards

Business card design for Washington based photographer, Connor Surdi. First impression is important, this set of card was designed to spark a conversation and leave a memorable experience. 15pt silk lamination + high raise spot UV on both sides. ...

The Not-So-Classic Switcheroo

Switcheroo is a personal project by Hana Pesut. I stumbled across it a few days a ago and was fascinated by idea and how men and women are willing to pull down their face for a picture like these.Michelle and I decided to give it...

Tying the Knot—Margaret and Lu

This past Wednesday, not only did I have the honor of witnessing the registration process (which doesn't sound as glamorous as it appears), I was also given the opportunity to document the event. This process is fairly simple compare to the flamboyant wedding ceremonies what...

Cranefold Photography—Identity design

Identity design for a California based photographer, Andrew K. Aside from photography, he also loves papercrafting, which inspired the name "Cranefold". He loved the art of it and how, with the patience and precision, he could make something creative and beautiful with just hands and paper....

Be Seen Magazine—Branding Development

I had a side project a year back called "BCBeSeen" where I tried to do unbox videos and reviews. It was too time consuming, so the project was postponed for a good while. Recently, I have a couple of friends who are interested in doing...

Jeremy Boyle—Branding Development

Brand development and stationary design for Jeremy Boyle, a rising photographer from Fairfield, California. Jeremy provides various photographic services from lifestyle journalism, automotive photography, to portraits. It is important to create a brand mark that can seamlessly implemented into the different aspects of his...

CES 2013—Day2 of 2

The last release of the 49ers inspired items have kept me busy. Here I've finally found the time to finish up part 2 of 2 of the CES trip. This time I went to LVCC to check out all the big players. However, although they...

For San Francisco | 49ers Edition—Design Process

*This is not an official apparel for the San Francisco Giants. It is, however, a design inspired by the SF 49ers. I wouldn't say I bleed red and gold, but I'm certainly a big supporter of my local team. 49ers have made a pretty good...

CES 2013—Day1 of 2

Ah, the actual show. This is part 1 of 2 of this ENORMOUS trade show, where they had exhibits in Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) and the Venetian ballrooms. All the big players were at LVCC, leaving some of the most innovative startups in Venetian....