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y h p a r g o i b Rachel

Graham

is

a

graphic

designer,

photographer and artist from New York, NY.

typographer, In her last

position, she served as the sole in-house graphic designer at PR firm, Kaplow Communications in New York, NY. There she worked with internationally recognized clients such as eBay, Timex, St. Ives, More Magazine and Target Stores. In this role, Rachel successfully designed—from concept to completion— invitations, brochures, HTML informative emails, websites and microsites, logos, books, event design mockups and infographics. During this time, Rachel also cultivated her own freelance business where she currently handles branding, rebranding and online presence projects for various businesses and blogs.

Rachel’s work—which has received recognition from Design Den Haag and Designcrowd.com—ranges from print design to web layout and online presence to type design and illustration. She also serves as an active member of AIGA in the United States and The Typographic Circle in London.

Rachel attended Manhattan School of Music and The School of Visual Arts in New York for undergraduate studies and completed a Master course in Graphic Design at the Florence Design Academy in Florence, Italy in 2010.


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corporate&branding/web


W i n n e r o u t o f 1 , 4 0 0 e n t r i e s f o r D e s i g n Den Haag’s “A New Symbol for Europe” competition

flag design


B a n n e r, l o g o a n d b u s i n e s s c a rd s f o r c h i c - thrills.com, a lifestyle magazine blog

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back

http://www.chic-thrills.com


L o o k b o o k f o r e B a y O a s i s L o u n g e at Democratic National Convention


Lo g o , b u s i n e s s c a rd & b l o g f o r I T c o n s u l t ant, Jonathan Tonner

http://www.jjtconsulting.co.uk


L o g o p ro p o s a l f o r a customer service company, Front Office

L o g o p ro p o s a l f o r recruitment agency, Fusion Executive

L o g o p ro p osal for charity, Puppy Love

L o g o p ro p o s a l f o r f o o d and wine meet up group , Fork and Cork

L o g o p ro p o s a l f o r L ondon online marketing group , Monitor


H T M L e m a i l d e s i g n f o r m y p u b l i s h er.com

HTML email design for Timex


Fac t S h e e t f o r K a p l o w C o m m u n i c a t i o n s , a PR agency in New York


Log o a n d F a c t Sh e e t f o r K s t u d i o , a n e v e n t space within Kaplow’s office


L o g o f o r P R a g e n c y, K a p l o w ’s d i g i t a l d i vision, Kdrive

company logo

p ro c e s s

final


A r t w o r k d e s i g n f o r a d v e r t i s e m e n t s f o r K aplow Communications


Personal website & blog

http://www.rbgarts.com

Lo g o d e s i g n & b l o g d e s i g n f o r p h o t o g r a p her, JoEllen Kelly

http://www.joellenkellyphotography.blogspot.com


We b s i t e f o r w e d d i n g n e w s w i t h c u s t o m v ector illustrations

http://www.lovejonandrae.blogspot.com

Ty p o g r a p h y b l o g f o r f o u n d t y p o g r a p h y a round the globe

http://www.vagrantype.com


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typography&illustration


C u s t o m t y p e f a c e c re a t e d f o r band, Red Horses, with Jerome Dillon of Nine Inch Nails


Cu s t o m t y p e d e s i g n f o r e d i t o r i a l s p re a d , based on the circle shape

Ex a m p l e i n a n e d i t o r i a l s p re a d


Sk e t c h f o r n a t u re i n s p i re d t y p e f a c e , Tw i n e


H a n d d r a w n t y p e i l l u s t r a t i o n f o r D e s i g n By Humans T-shirt submission, I am free


Ty p o g r a p h i c i l l u s t r a t i o n


Ty p o g r a p h i c i l l u s t r a t i o n b a s e d o n s k e t c h e d graffiti in Morocco


Ve c t o r i l l u s t r a t i o n f o r T- s h i r t , B e a s t i e B o ys, Open Letter to New York


Ve c t o r i l l u s t r a t i o n s f o r re i n v e n t e d N ew York City subway t-shirts


Ty p o g r a p h i c p o s t e r s u b m i t t e d t o F u l l Frame Documentary Film Fesitival poster competition t y p e m a d e o f w o r k n a i l s , t a p e d t o w a l l, photographed


Typogr a p h i c p o s t e r s u b m i t t e d t o F u l l F r a m e D ocumentary Film Fesitival poster competition Type a n d p h o t o c o l la g e


Ty p o g r a p hi c p o s t e r s u b m i t t e d t o F u l l Frame Documentary Film Fesitival poster competition h a n d d r a w n t y p e o n t e x t u re


Ty p o g r a p h i c p o s t e r s u b m i t t e d t o F u l l F rame Documentary Film Fesitival poster competition p h o t o s h o p pe d i l l u s t r a t i o n a n d t a g l i n e , pop art inspiration


Ve c t o r a n d t y p e i l l u s t r a t i o n s e t , s t u d y of shapes, prints available on Etsy.com


Ve c t o r i l l u s t r a t i o n p o s t e r f o r F u r F re e A l liance poster competition, 2010


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event&promotional


S t a t i o n a r y d e s i g n f o r t h e S a v e t h e D a te card for my own wedding


S t a t i o n a r y d e s i g n a n d i l l u s t r a t i o n f o r w edding


St a t i o n a r y d e s i g n f o r a v o w re n e w a l c e l e b ration


F l y e r d e s ig n f o r m o d e r n o p e r a p e r f o rmance in Stuttgart, Germany

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Public transport: U/S- Bahn Stadtmitte


Stat i o n a r y d e s i g n & i l l u s t r a t i o n f o r p e a c o c k themed wedding invitation


L o g o, f l y e r, w e b s i t e a n d T- s h i r t design for electronic music event in Florence, Italy web splash page

website


flyer / poster

electronicrennaissance

IT’S A REVOLUTION

enter by jan152010 flo.com

Join the revolutionaries and remix a classic masterpiece THIS YEAR Palestrina’s Messa Papa Marcello FIRST PRIZE Travel to Florence, Italy and perform your peice at a live party in Piazza Santa Croce RUNNERS UP First 5 runners up will have their peice released on a limited edition flo cd

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book/editorialdesign


B ro c h u re a n d i n f o r m a t i o n f l y e r s f o r photography event in Florence, Italy


P ro p o s e d b o o k d e s i g n f o r H a r u k i M u r a k a mi’s “The W ind Up Bird Chronicle”


L o g o a n d e d i t o r i a l b r a n d d e s i g n f o r E R O S, a gender neutral lifestyle magazine


C u s t o m t y p e f a c e f o r e d i t o r i a l s p re a d


Design for EROS, continued


C o v e r s t o r y f o r E R O S , D i t a Vo n Te e s e


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fineart


LOVE M i x e d M e d i a o n c a n v a s , 1 4 ’’ x 1 7 ’’

B E AT Wa t e rc o lo r o n p a p e r, 1 4 ‘‘ x 1 7 ’’

HIDE Mixed Media on canvas, 14’’ x 17’’


FUTUR E A c r y l i c o n p a p e r, A 4

UNTITLED SKETCH Charcoal on paper, A4

STRETCHE D Pastel on paper, 14‘‘ x 17’’


NOTEC A R D S E T A c r y l i c o n p a p e r, C 5

TUMBL E A c r y l i c o n c a n v a s , A 3

UNTITLED SKETCH pencil on paper, A4


L A N A S C I TA D I F U O C O O i l p a s t e l o n p aper, 14’’ x 17’’

O N D E G G I A R E I L T U O M A R E O i l p a s t e l on paper, 14’’ x 17’’


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I am a graphic designer, photographer & typographer.  I am  seeking a position in a creative agency where I can work with  and learn from other talented designers and creative thinkers

m a h a r g l e h rac

graphic designer Manchester, UK +44 (0)7521 953 801 rachel@rbgarts.com www.rbgarts.com www.twitter.com/rbgarts

skills & capabilities

Design Print design | Corporate communication design | Branding & logo design | Presentation design | Book & brochure design  | Stationery design | Editorial design | Blog design | Marketing & creative thinking Work Extensive experience liasing clients | Managing multiple projects at once | Working with a team & solo | Working under  deadline | Time management | Presenting | Knowledge of pre-press set up | Online presence | Social Networking | Copywriting Software Adobe CS2 through CS4 (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Premier Pro, After Effects, Dreamweaver, Lightroom) |  FontLab Studio | Microsoft Office | 3D StudioMax | Mac and PC Languages  English (native) | Italian (read/write, conversational) | French (read/write, conversational) | German  (comprehension/design) | Spanish (comprehension/design)

experience Kaplow Communications, New York, NY (November 2006 - August 2009) Associate Graphic Designer Sole in-house graphic designer at international PR agency Projects Print communication materials | Presentation design | Branding & logo design | Web element & icon design | Book &  brochure design | HTML email design | Media clip reels (video art) | Packaging design | Infographic design | Event mock-up  design | Photography Clients Kaplow | Target Stores | eBay | Skype | St. Ives | Nexxus | Warnerís (part of Warnaco) | State Farm | Timex | Blue Planet  Run | LeapFrog Freelance Designer, New York, NY & Florence, Italy (January 2008 - present) Projects Print communication materials | Presentation design | Branding & logo design | Web element & icon design | Book &  brochure design | HTML email design | Photography Clients C2Staffingsolutions.com | Chic-Thrills.com | Bettina Marks | Several individuals and couples seeking stationery design &  photography

education Aug 2009-May 2010 Master of Graphic Design, Florence Design Academy, Florence, Italy Sep 2007-May 2009 Continuing Studies in Graphic Design, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY Sep 2004-May 2007 Bachelor of Music (Partial), Manhattan School of Music, New York, NY

awards & organizations Awards Design Den Haag, ì A New Symbol for Europeî  Winner, study for a new European Union flag, May 2010 http://www.designdenhaag.eu/en/bright-flags | Featured on DesignCrowd.com as one of the ì Top 20 logo designers to watchî   http://blog.designcrowd.com/article/133/logo-designers--20-new-designers-to-watch Organization memberships  AIGA (American Institute of Graphic Arts, aiga.com) Associate Member since 2009,  Atypi (Association Typographique Internationale, atypi.org) Member since 2010, SPD (Society of Publication Designers, spd.org) member since 2010, Behance Network  (behance.net/people/rachelgraham)

references? of course! just ask me.


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Rachel Tonner Design Portfolio