As I've been having some free time, I'm really loving exploring what I can create and come up with as the summer continues and I am inspired and my creativity is flowing. I am really enjoying this burst, it had been a while!
- App Design
- Social Media
- Web Design
I recently took a 2D Character design course as part of my MFA program at the University of Miami and I acquired an iPad for it as well as the Procreate app which is by far one of my absolute favorite applications. I have never felt so excited to have free time to be creative and draw to my heart's desire.
For the Being Selfless Campaign campaign, the Banco de Sangre de Servicios Mutuos, Inc. in Puerto Rico wanted a young and fun feel for the design of each piece since the audience it is reaching is high school students for a fun, mindful campaign to get high school students involved in donating blood.
This was a branding project for a client in Puerto Rico. They wanted a modern, clean vibe for these logos. Their brand encompasses lifestyle, event management, photography, styling, a swimwear and children's line.
Brochure done for potential blood donors so they can read and understand the different options to donate are and an original infographic spread about blood donation.
After creating her identity, Dr. Mayra Burguera also retained my services to create a website for her business. We began studying what areas she needed to focus on for content and what her needs were as far as layout and for the website to be clean and simple and easy to navigate.
Yogini Mama Jessica Daya hired me to create the identity for her new coaching business. She had been saving a particular feather that she found walking in a park one day and she requested that I use that same feather to create the mark on her logo. Also included are 5 hearts that have a special meaning to her. This is the outcome. The beautiful purple hues represent her many healing modalities.
Horoluxury – Time to be Sophisticated. My client wanted to create an identity for a luxury watch brand which would include sales high end watches, merchandising and collateral. He requested that the fonts be clean and modern and that the mark be abstract and minimal. He wanted to incorporate black and gold. We worked on this mark for some weeks and he was very happy with the outcome.
Identity, Business Card, Letterhead and Flyer design for Licensed Clinical Psychologist Mayra Burguera. We began selecting colors for her new logo and everything sprang from there. She wanted a subtle combination of blues and as we communicated, the identity began taking shape.
I recently designed some print material for Medicine Woman Aixa Amankay. She is also an amazing doula, eastern medicine practitioner, massage therapists among other many talents. This brochure was designed for her Birth Services which includes placenta preparation and encapsulation services. Using the original logo design and background, I wanted to keep the branding throughout all marketing pieces. You can see the continuity from the product labels, the tags as well as the most current, the brochure.
By way of referral, I received a request from Ms. Cintia Calevoso, Esq. to create a professional identity system for her and her law firm. She had requested her identity system to be clean, modern and minimalist and to have the pieces match her new website. Ms. Calevoso's firm serves the entertainment world, musicians, and artists alike. I created the hive mark to match the highlights of her website and for it to represent the way her firm works, as a whole unit.
I created this logo for a client who has always wanted to open her own gift shop. She is a sweet woman and wonderful creator of beautiful trinkets and has finally taken the leap to get herself and her talent out there. She requested a logo that described her lovely crafts and was light and playful. As soon as she requested it, my mind started working and I came up with a mix of sans serif and handwritten typefaces that sweetly embrace her personality and her spirit.
MIAMI Magazine is the University of Miami's Alumni Magazine. This edition, I had the opportunity to design many of the features along with the pages layouts and content. The magazine is geared toward the University's current students as well as alumni, professors and full time staff. It is a published 3-4 times a year and it's a very beautiful and high end publication.
I'm very excited to announce the completion of a beautiful project that I just completed. The website for the lovely Giselle Real-D'Arbelles, better known as Giselle FluteTrance. It's so great to work with clients who are open to your creative expertise as well as having great content and amazing photography! I was able to put my touch on many of the images and create her new virtual space so she can showcase her talent, her amazing musicality and all her passions. Please check it out! www.flutetrance.com
Client: Aixa Amankay
This logo was created for medicine woman Aixa Amankay for Amankay Birth Services. I updated the older version of the logo of her previous business Moonflower Women and created a cleaner version of the phases of the moon with the moon flower, adding clean beautiful fonts and a nice ornament depiciting that she works with plant medicine as well. Please visit www.aixaamankay.com
Moon Womb is the beautiful manifestation of many months of hard work and herbal studies by Vicky Birth Doula Torres. The vision for her business came after her first Moondance in Mexico where she felt called to work with medicinal plants and serve all mamas.
An affirmation is a carefully formatted statement that should be repeated to one's self and written down frequently. They are statements that describe a desired situation or goal, and are often repeated, until they get impressed on the subconscious mind.
Client: Emily Ruff
Once again, I was commissioned by my client Emily Ruff to create a new brochure for the Florida School of Holistic Living. This school is a nonprofit educational organization with the mission of cultivating sustainable community by empowering individuals through philosophy-in-practice education that promotes holistic living.
I have been a permanent freelance designer at UM for the past year and some months. It has been a great experience so far, working with the different departments and great people! These are some examples of work done here. I love in-house graphic design.
Client: Giselle FluteTrance
Giselle commissioned me to design the cover art for her single as well as the social media communication and inspired by the song and her love of the moon, I was able to design with ease as our connection to this celestial traveler is strong and we are very passionate about it.
The Communications Department was commissioned to create the Dinner Program for the Cuban Heritage Collection Dinner at the University of Miami. The extensive collection features artwork from some of Cuba's most noted artists, visual communicators and sculptors. They are on permanent exhibition at the CHC.
Weaves The Web is one of the Thirteen Original Clan Mothers. She is the Clan Mother of the October Moon and is the Mother of Creativity. This Creatress is also known as the Manifester of Dreams and brings visions into reality. The Mother of the October Moon is the Guardian of Life Force and teaches all to give birth to their dreams. She teaches us how to employ our innate desire to create in such a way that we can make our dreams into a substantive form or a reality.
The Points of Pride 2015 brochure compiles page after page of information about the U for new, incoming students as well as alumni and employees and is distributed all around the university as a key piece for people to discover the U's many accomplishments, rankings, awards, student/faculty achievements and much more. This year's brochure is fun and playful and it's 24 pages are filled with fun graphics to attract new students. The brochure will also be included in the new student welcome package and also during this year's new president inauguration.
Invitation for my dear friend Janice for her Baby Shower. This invite was done with some watercolor illustrations and some type treatment on the banner and information. You can contact me to create any type of invitation for your events as well as get them printed through me.
Creating the social media for Pizza Rustica has been a lot of fun. Apart from collecting all the fun photographs that people post and tag when they visit the stores and enjoy their pizza, I get to be as creative as I want and I can create a light, fun atmosphere as it is when you visit each of their locations. I have been creating Social Media campaigns for about 2.5 years now. Pizza Rustica prides itself in being a pioneer in the Personal Size Square pizza so they have the ability to create so many pizza options for their guests. There is a pizza for everyone.
As a commemoration of completing my 4th year of Danza de la Luna, I created these postcards as giveaways for the other sisters who dance with me. This year marks the first cycle of danza years where I become a permanent guardian to the Obsidian Pipe, a powerful prayer tool and a beautiful instrument that I hold dear in my heart.
Client: Emily Ruff, Paula Diaz
The Florida School of Holistic Living is a 501c3 nonprofit educational organization with the mission of cultivating sustainable community by empowering individuals through philosophy-in-practice education that promotes holistic living. The school is located in Orlando on a quaint building which houses some of their classrooms and main meeting area. A few months ago, I was approached by one of their teachers to redesign and update the school's 2015-2016 class offerings.
I designed this beautiful card for my new nephew Quetzal. His mommy, Vicky, is my moondance sister and his daddy is David, my sundance brother. He was born on July 24, 2015 in the hands of a loving midwife and an awesome doula. Welcome to Pachamama Quetzalito! May Creator always keep you safe, healthy, happy and joyous and thank you for choosing these wonderful people to be your guardians in this journey. You are so loved baby boy!
Client: Pizza Rustica
One of my best clients has been this awesome pizza shop in South Beach named Pizza Rustica. Founded by Pino Piroso, he opened his first Pizza Rustica in May 1996, on the corner of 9th Street and Washington in Miami Beach, Florida. I came on board in January 2014 to update their branding and recreate their visual identity. The design was outdated and in much need of a fresh look. We began by simplifying the original logo and giving it a very modern and clean update.
Client: Dhanvantari Moon
Dhanvantari Moon is a small Ayurvedic Lifestyle company led by my dear friend Suley Cruz based in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Suley is a warm, loving and joyful medicine woman who is passionate about Ayurvedic medicine. She is a pupil of Zlight Miller who leads the Ayurvedic Center for Wellbeing in Hollywood, FL.
This event was a Fundraiser that the Miami Moondancers put together in order to raise some funds for their upcoming trip to Mexico in October. The idea was to create a fun, event for the whole family to enjoy on the fourth of July as Americans do, and at the same time, have raffles, vendors and fun activities for the kids.
Clients: iCaro & MONAT
During the past year I have had the honor of delving into App design. I really enjoy creating user interfaces to be able to make it more accessible for clients to login their apps and have a much more easy user experience.
Clients: Hatuey Beer • Pachamama Treasures • Pizza Rustica
Social Media has been a revolution these past few years. The ever-growing number of people who sign up every hour to some kind of media channel is incredible. In this day and age, even the elderly are connected to the internet via some kind of social media outlet. Companies today depend on social media to advertise, promote, share information about their products, events, and more so, connect to their audience in a very targeted manner.
MONAT is a new, fast-growing direct marketing company that prides itself in a cutting edge look and leading-edge hair product that has the latest scientific advances to heal hair and all ingredients are naturally-based. The scope of work was to create different marketing materials for their events, point-of-sale, presentations, internal communications and website graphics among many other things.
Client: Pachamama Treasures
You are all my relations, my relatives, without whom I would not live. We are in the circle of life together, co-existing, co-dependent, co-creating our destiny. One, not more important than the other. One nation evolving from the other and yet each dependent upon the one above and the one below. All of us a part of the Great Mystery.
Pachamama Medicinals is a brand of handcrafted, made in prayer tonics, salves and body care concoctions that a dear friend creates. The wonderful potions from this brand are 100% natural and made with so much love.
Client: The Von
Mandala for the Album cover for the band The Von. The band wanted to represent the number 8 to show the duality of it's meaning in the layout of the design. The design incorporates a representation of the universe, a merkabah along with different flowers showing the organic representation of life. On the opposite side of the 8 the band wanted to show disintegration to represent decay.
I have recently created a new Etsy shop where I sell some of my designs. The store is geared toward new Etsy shop owners who need Logo design, Banners design or any design collateral for them to be able to have a beautiful presence on the net.
Pachamama Yoga was created as a freelance business for my own personal teaching practice. The name comes from our Mother Earth and was adopted during my 200-Hr Yoga Teacher Training at I Love Yoga Studio owned and operated by teachers Moses Love and Zayna de Gaia.
Tribal Munaya is the identity of my dear friend, sister, medicine woman, singer and artist Luz Duque.
Pachamama Treasures brings the beauty of our Mother Earth to everyone of her children with beautiful, exquisite pieces handmade by local artisans and honors our homes with precious healing tools.
iCaro App is the original smartphone app that puts Native musical instruments at your fingertips. Anytime, anywhere!
Sacred Tools of the Earth
Sacred Tools of the Earth is a brand of traditional healing tools to maintain traditional medicine and healing skills alive, with the use of ancient wisdom and knowledge.
Client: Sybaris International Luxury Real Estate
Sybaris International Luxury Real Estate new identity system.
Client: Northfield Hard Rock Rocksino
Rebels Buffet is a restaurant at the Northfield Hard Rock Rocksino in Cleveland, Ohio.
La Niña de Pluma was a mobile business endeavor that made house appointments for the application semi-permanent of beautiful feather extension on women's hair. They offer a variety of ways to wear our feather extensions.
Client: Angie Ortiz
Wedded to Perfection is an event planning business. Angie, the owner, requested that I create a chic, elegant look for her new business and using a cursive font along with a rounded one, the look is beautiful and cohesive, expressing grace and beauty.