Lenticular Design, Trends International
Consumer Product Design, Photography, Motion Graphics
Educated by one of the inventors of lenticular technology, Dan became an expert in the lenticular industry. Complete understanding from conceptualizing art to final manufacturing of this lost art of 3D and motion printing. All prints have each been sourced in both USA and Far East printing facilities, and substrate manufacturing. The use of motion graphics, typography, photography and the motion picture industry to produce consumer purchased wall décor. Developed products using mass media and licensed materials. Other products developed using this technology: clocks, children's drinkware and plates, backpacks, calendars, home lighting and stationary.
Product Packaging, CAD Professional Microphones
Design Product Packaging & Photography
CAD is a professional microphone manufacturer. Dm Design was brought on board to design and develop a new consumer-focused branding of their existing professional microphone packages. New typography and image treatments were used to speak a consumer language rather than the technical professional musician. Eventually this body of work led to re-branding their professional line of packages for all their microphones. Dm Design was also responsible for all commercial photography of each product for these packages.
Designed a single effect module for a guitar sequencing application called Riffworks by Sonoma Wireworks. Was part of a team of designers who were challenged with creating rack like modules which are used in the recording and music industry for guitar players.
Link to product site: http://www.sonomawireworks.com/T4/
Website Design, ALCO Manufacturing Co.
Business to Business Website; Skills: UX/UI
Developed and maintain website and content for midwestern manufacturing company. Developed a viewer experience using clean navigation system and simple to read content design. Skills used were typography and layout, coding and page optimizing for searchability. Use of CSS and HTML for main pages, and PHP for contact page. Server integration and file management.
Link to live site: http://alcomfgcorp.com
Website Design/Shopping System, ThoughtWorks LTD.
Consumer Retail / Manufacturing
Developed and maintain website and content for a consumer product manufacturing company. Products were sold mostly at retail locations such as Walmart, Things Remembered, Successories, and other "big box" retail stores. Developed a website to continue to offer products when out of season or closing out. Developed using PHP, HTML, Flash and CSS to create simplicity and easy to read website. Since the nature of this company was to create motion based products, Flash was used on all products pages to demonstrate movemet. Consumer purchasing was made available through a secure shopping cart program.
Link to live site: Live Site Currently Unavailable
Leaded Crystal Sports Clocks, ThoughtWorks LTD
Consumer Product Design and Photogrpahy
Designed a series of leaded crystal sports clocks which were sold at the popular retail store chain Things Remembered. All clocks made of leaded crystal, solid brass bases and wooden platforms. Responsibilities included conceptualizing, packaging design, sales materials, photography and sourcing.