services

Comprehensive design services in brand identity and web design
with the goal of providing client’s tools and materials they need to best translate their
business into dynamic content that resonates with their audience.

Brand Identity / Logo Design

I work with the client to develop the critical elements for a brand identity including fonts, color palettes, photography and illustration, and a hierarchy for templates and collaterals.

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Creative brief + strategy

Together we define the project goals and objectives and discover the strategy via a custom questionnaire and workshop session(s).

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Color palette + typeface

With the design strategy in mind, I develop color schemes and font studies in order to determine the best expression for the brand’s central messaging.

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Texture + Imagery

Texture and imagery are applied appropriately as a means to reinforce the brand character and expression, whether through graphic illustration, photography, or iconography.

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Logo + brand mark

Throughout the preceding processes, I explore opportunities for the development of an iconic logo or brandmark that is memorable and instantly communicates the brand’s core experience.

Web Design & Development

I have a deep understanding of both front and back end design, which saves you valuable time and resources in getting your site up and running. My menu of web design and development packages includes HTML mockups and responsive design strategies.

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UI / UX Design

Analyze the user experience and produce the best solutions for the product.

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HTML mockup design

Apply HTML mockups to improve interactive design.

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Front-End coding

Utilizing 100-percent custom WordPress frameworks and plugins, I establish the foundation design of HTML, CSS, and PHP.

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Responsive design

Modern communications platforms require websites that are mobile and tablet-enabled. I develop design and coding programs that ensure your customer can easily navigate from anywhere, anytime.

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SEO & SNS marketing

A great web presence requires a sustainable online marketing strategy that efficiently blends social media with SEO functionality.

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Japanese Content

Looking to target the Japanese market? I also offer comprehensive English to Japanese content development and translation.

Communication Design

I call it “Wabi-sabi” design: a uniquely Japanese philosophy that best translates to the idea that through impermanence and imperfection comes wisdom and balance. I take a holistic approach to design so that every part of the brand’s messaging is organically connected and natural. My design services include:

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Digital design

All aspects of technology driven design with a human, intuitive approach to meet the needs of web and mobile users. From mockup to beta, to final deployment.

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Print design

I offer design and print services for corporate brochures, hospitality menus, business cards, and other marketing materials such as t-shirts and gift programs.

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Editorial Design

I design Print and digital publishing spreads for magazines and books as well as content-rich presentation slideshows and brand guideline collaterals.

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Calligraphy

My passion for traditional Japanese Shuji calligraphy and art has been implemented into a broad range of design projects, from restaurants to abstract logo creation.

Photography

Brand-focused art direction and photography for commercial products and services.