Logo for Manuel Herrera

This logo was created 20 years ago. Classic designs will always stand the test of time. This was for a very talented construction worker, who while not that old, is well known for the almost lost art of repairing old plaster walls entirely by hand and leaving a perfectly level, smooth surface. Created using Illustrator.

Logo for Innovative Energy Solutions

Innovative Energy Solutions was a startup business whose main focus was installing solar energy in homes and commercial buildings but with a promise to become much larger. The logo had to convey a “green” mindset and a feeling of energy. I also used the arrow as a symbol of moving forward.

Logo for Waah Nam Noodle House

This noodle house was changing its name and overhauling its menu. Although designed as a multi-purpose image, it was predominantly used for signage and menus. The budget was very small. Created in Illustrator. Bowl and small dish are stock images. I also created their menu and table numbers.

Logo for Vallejo Boat Works

The owner of Vallejo Boat Works runs a meticulous business and is himself a very visual person. After my initial sketches, we sat side by side and worked out every line of this drawing based on the clean lines that he loves in boats. Created using Illustrator. Font was selected by the client.

Leonardo Cycles logo

Leonardo Cycles creates custom batteries for electric bikes. This is the full logo used on letterhead and their business cards.

Leonardo Cycles biker and arrowA variation on the logo to be used for postcards.

Leonard Cycles front fork label

Self stick label design for the front fork which will be printed in various colors to complement the color of the bikes.

Logo for Floor Dimensions

The owners of Floor Dimensions came to me for artwork for an ad, and while they were visiting they mentioned the new sign they were having made. They happened to have a sketch of it and after offering my advice they asked me to create the art for them.

Logo for Sisters Improving Self

Sisters Improving Self is a non-profit organization of women who get together and work at bettering their own lives and that of each other’s in whatever form that may take. The group wanted to represent a variety of women of color. I started with a sketch, then redrew and colored the image in Illustrator.

Designs for Bank of America's Habitat for Humanity drive

Logo options for Bank of America’s project for Habitat for Humanity. The goal was to build five houses in 5 years. I represented the concept visually as well as in text.

Logo for Cosita LindaCosita Linda was to be a high-end pet supply business.

Logo designs for Downtown Assoc. of VallejoSeveral designs submitted for the Downtown Association of Vallejo logo. I typically design in black and white initially to allow clients to focus on form. Color options provided later.

Logo for Lien SoldiLogo for a real estate/mortgage company. The business owner had a clear idea of what he wanted. My job was to make it come to life for him.

Logo for Mosaic RealtyLogo for a realtor in California working with a large Spanish speaking clientele.

Logo for nexLevelLogo for a “green” cleaning company.

Logo for Studio 437Logo for a videographer.

Logo for Unity DayLogo for Unity Day in Vallejo, a celebration of diversity in community.

Logo for Vallejo Arts & EntertainmentLogo for a website that compiles arts and entertainment information into one cohesive website.

Dead Peoples Stuff logoLogo and signage mockup for Dead Peoples Stuff. The store specializes in estate sale items that are restored or reinvented. The diagram below is to scale and represents how the building is painted. This enabled the store owners to understand how the proposed vinyl signage would look. Once approved, I created the art, and worked with the signage vendor to have it created and installed.

Dead Peoples Stuff signage

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