Star Dust Soap
Roles: Hand Painted Pattern Design, CPG Design
Description: Walking one day, Nicole saw a star like shape on a mailbox. Unable to shake this imagery, Nicole hand painted the star pattern and imagined it onto a package design for a soap box. Nicole is continually inspired by the world around her and thinking of ways to actualize these ideas.
Petit Moi | Jewelry Company
Roles: Branding - Logo Design, Package Design, Coordinated Rose Gold Foil Printing
Description: Nicole was given a vintage font to match and create the Logo for Jewelry company, Petit.Moi. Nicole found a similar font and customized it to match the reference given to her. She then coordinated the production of rose gold foil printing for business cards.
Roles: Custom Illustrated Pattern Design, Apparel Graphics
Description: Nicole was given the theme of "jungle" to create a series of patterned t-shirts for Anthropologie. She hand painted the imagery and created it into a repeat pattern for production. The Exploration Tee was a top-rated item sold online and nationally in Anthropologie stores.
Lykke Wullf | Apparel Company
Role: Branding - Look Books, Social Media Flyers, Business Cards, Gifs, Packaging
Description: Nicole is the go-to graphic designer for independent clothing company, Lykke Wullf. She designs all of their print and web collateral.
Role: Digital Illustration
Description: Nicole drew all elements in Adobe Illustrator to create an illustration depicting fun and natural shapes.
Sample Coffee Bag Package Design
Role: CPG Design
Description: Nicole was inspired by the way coffee makes her feel in the morning. In some ways, it has a magical effect on her. She created this package design as a sample idea.
Cactacea | Apparel Company
Roles: Logo Design, Hang Tag Design
Description: Nicole created the logo for a clothing resale company, Cactacea. The logo is used for all business collateral and hang tags.
Neepa Hut | Home Goods Brand
Role: Branding - Logo Design, Package Design, Signage
Description: Nicole created the logo for Neepa Hut as well as pop up signage, business cards, and flyers.
Kobelli Fine Jewelry
Role: Web Banners
Description: Nicole worked as a team with photographer, Angela Peterman to create web banners for Kobelli Fine Jewelry. She suggested and selected fonts to develop a consistent look throughout their platforms.
Sample Hand Cream CPG Design
Focus: CPG Design, Typography, Pattern Design
Description: Nicole created Rose Hand Cream packaging to represent a matching CPG set. The rose element is drawn by hand, vectorized and created into a repeat pattern.
Saltman Art Associates | Art Consultancy
Role: Logo Design, Branding - rubber stamp, window sticker, letterhead, stationery
Description: Nicole created the logo for Saltman Art Associates which is used for all their presentations, signage, as well as print and web collateral.
Girl's Club Illustration Submission
Role: Custom Illustration
Front & Back Layout Design by: Jaya Nicely
Description: Nicole created a custom illustration focused on women for Compound Butter Mag's Girl's Club edition.
Role: Hand painted pattern design, Art direction to seamstress
Description: As a gift to a friend, Nicole hand painted several favorite symbols and icons that she had made into a fabric. To maintain the surprise, she secretly took an existing men's t-shirt and gave it to a seamstress to match. She chose the wooden buttons and thread color.
Wildfire BBQ | BBQ Restaurant
Roles: Branding - Logo Design, Menu & Package Design
Description: Nicole created the logo as well as print and web collateral for Wildfire BBQ which is a chef driven, American inspired BBQ restaurant.
Role: Example Infographic Design
Description: A collection of simple ideas being defined exactly as they are.
Guava Nourishing Lip Balm | Sample Web Banner & CPG Design
Role: Package Design, Web Banner Design
Description: Nicole created a sample package design and sample web design to go with it.
Roles: Hand Drawn & Painted Patterns
Description: Nicole has created several hand painted repeat patterns which have been used for many different purposes such as wallpaper, dish wares, t-shirts, gift wrap, and envelope liners.
Photo Retouching Example
Description: Nicole cloned out unwanted elements from photo and straightened the horizon line.
Sample Tea Tree Body Wash Mock Up
Roles: Package Design, Typography, Layout
Description: Nicole created a sample CPG label layout to demonstrate mock up and typography ability.
Casey Thomas | Yoga Instructor
Role: Branding - Logo Design, Business Card Design
Description: Nicole created the logo for Casey Thomas's therapeutic yoga practice. The logo was used for business card design and a website header.
Roles: Custom Typography, T-Shirt Graphic
Description: Nicole created a customized font for the band, Foxygen which was then made into a t-shirt that comes in several colors. The t-shirt was featured in Google Home TV Commercial.
Foxygen Photo by Cara Robbins
TNT | Good Behavior
Roles: Collage, Poster Design
Description: Nicole interpreted and created several art posters for the television show, Good Behavior staring Michelle Dockery which was included in a promotional artist series for their social media accounts.
Backbeat Rags | Apparel Company
Roles: Custom Apparel Graphics, Custom Typography, Branding - Hang Tags, Social Media
Description: Nicole created custom illustrations, fonts and graphics for apparel and hang tags for the clothing brand Backbeat Rags.
Enaura Bridal | Wedding Gown Look Book
Role: Look Book Formatting & Design
Description: Nicole designed and formatted look books for a bridal company.
Roles: Menu Design, Custom Illustrations on Menu Side
Portrait Design by: www.dogknitsweater.com
Description: Nicole designed the menu for a couple getting married. She formatted and vectorized the illustration by Dog Knit Sweater.
Roles: Custom Illustration, Invitation Design, Custom envelope liner design.
Description: Nicole illustrated a custom portrait and boarder for a couple getting married. She created the envelope liner paper which was designed to match the invite. She cut the liners by hand and adhered them individually for over 100 invitations.
Steps of Doe | Band
Roles: Merchandise - Posters and T-shirts, Logo, Squarespace Design
Description: Nicole designs and illustrates all of the merchandise for LA band, Steps of Doe.
Verizon Wireless Commercial
Role: Graphic Design - Stickers, Posters
Description: Nicole designed the stickers and posters for the set of Verizon's Choose Wisely Commercial.
Event Poster featuring La Bamba and The Hubcaps
Roles: Custom Typography & Illustration
Description: Nicole illustrated a custom portrait of one of her best friends, Evan Rosenberg. She custom placed each letter of the poster to have a "groovy" effect.
tUnE-yArDs Water Fountain Music Video
Art Department: Puppet builder, set decorator, ghost
Description: Nicole was apart of the art department for the tUnE-yArDs music video, Water Fountain. She sewed and designed a bird puppet, cleaned and dressed the sets as well was stood in as a ghost.
Decorations Album Artwork
Roles: Album Artwork, CD & Vinyl Formatting, Digital Formatting
Description: Nicole created and formatted the album artwork for the Decorations album, "Have Fun" as well as their single, "Girls".
Birdie - Not About Angels Music Video
Art Director: Paper Oragami Star installation
Description: Within two days, Nicole took direction from the production designer and learned how to fold and make over 200 origami stars. On the day of the music video shoot, Nicole taught several other individuals origami and pulled off the installation as a team.