A Graphic Design Studio

“Art is not what you see,
but what you make others see.”

  • ― Edgar Degas

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Design is the vehicle that carries your message to your audience. It should, first and foremost, communicate clearly.

Whether it is a package design, a direct mail piece, a brochure, a catalog, or something on the web, my goal is the same: to produce clear and concise design communication, properly targeted to address the right audience, in the right way.

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    Kendell Seafood Print Ad

     

    Promotion
    Client : Kendell Seafood
    Categories : Print Ad


    The Mission

    This full-page ad promotes Kendell's sustainable harvest of high quality Chilean Sea Bass. It ran in a trade publication and needed to present them properly as a provider of high-end, gourmet, sustainable seabass.


    About the Client

    Kendell Seafood is a purveyor of certified sustainable Chilean Sea Bass.

    Alan Greco Design Moving Announcement

     

    Promotion
    Client : Self Promotion
    Categories : Direct mail


    The Mission

    When I relocated I felt the need to make a splash. I tore up a bunch of the moving boxes into small rectangles and had a rubber stamp made up to imprint the text on each of them. These were wrapped in bubble pack and mailed with my new location on the back.

    Monocular Man Print Ad

     

    Promotion
    Client : Monocular Man
    Categories : Print Ad


    The Mission

    I was asked to produce an arresting print ad in black & white, and to try to capture some of the drama that this artist presents in his performances.


    About the Client

    Monocular Man is a solo, dramatic, coming-of-age performance presented with comedy, tragedy, and great story-telling. It deals with instances of facing one's deepest fears - and surviving.

    Fielding Pocket Folder

     

    Promotion
    Client : Thomas Rankin Associates for Fielding Manufacturing
    Categories : Pocket Folder and Insert Sheets
    Website : www.trankin.com


    The Mission

    Using 3D printing, Fielding Manufacturing makes precision miniature parts. This piece had to convey just how small and how precisely they can work. To do that we needed an every-day object as a scale reference. This pocket folder was designed slightly smaller than standard height so as to fit comfortably in a file drawer.


    About the Client

    Fielding Mfg. specializes in custom miniature cast zink and plastic parts.

    The Noyz Facebook Promotion

     

    Promotion
    Client : The Noyz
    Categories : On-line ad


    The Mission

    This is one of a series of online ads announcing performances by the band The Noyz. With this show being right around Thanksgiving, I montaged the group's instruments into a cornucopia with Photoshop.


    About the Client

    The Noyz is a rock band that plays in RI and Southeastern MA.

    By the Bay Woodworks Brochure

     

    Brochure Design
    Client : By the Bay Woodworks
    Categories : Brochure Design


    The Mission

    Paul Bentsen of Bentsen Signworks wanted to take the skills he had mastered in making heirloom-quality signs and apply those talents to designing and crafting custom furniture. This was all about choosing photographs that showed the masterful level of craftsmanship employed in the production of these pieces.


    About the Client

    By the Bay Woodworks produces custom benches and furniture that use native walnut, cherry, or maple; reclaimed lumber and genuine mahogany. These pieces reflect the personality of his clients with personalized insets and hand carving.

    MATRIX Brochure

     

    Brochure Design
    Client : MATRIX Personalized Fitness
    Categories : Brochure Design


    The Mission

    MATRIX needed an overview brochure to concisely detail what differentiates this studio from other fitness training programs. With their approach being as much mental as physical, a brain cell was illustrated on the cover.


    About the Client

    As a personal trainer, Shane Sauer is certified in a number of disciplines related to health and well being. His company focuses on brain-based fitness. It's a unique approach using neurology, biomechanics, and a tailored fitness program to deliver the most from your fitness regiment.

    Hewlett Packard Brochure

     

    Brochure Design
    Client : JT Communications
    for Hewlett Packard
    Categories : Brochure


    The Mission

    The mission was to produce an in-house manual to communicate the role shift of the Medical Products Group's Education Department from a traditional training group to a performance consulting group to 3000 employees worldwide.


    About the Client

    Hewlett Packard is known the world over as a provider of high quality computers, scanning and printing equipment, as well as gaming systems.

    RI Kitchen & Bath Brochure

     

    Brochure Design
    Client : RI Kitchen & Bath
    Categories : Brochure and Logo Design
    Website : www.rikb.com


    The Mission

    RI Kitchen & Bath had just relocated to a much larger, state-of-the-art space in Warwick and they wanted to establish a new look that would clearly show the kind of high-end renovations that they offer. This included new branding and a basic brochure that showed the scope of their offerings.


    About the Client

    RI Kitchen & Bath provides remodeling services from concept through finished installation, or as they like to say, “A Design-Build Company”.

    Mule Lighting Catalog

     

    Catalog Design
    Client : Thomas Rankin Associates
    for Mule Lighting
    Categories : Catalog Design
    Website : www.trankin.com


    The Mission

    Their goal in producing this piece was to update Mule's corporate image to better protray the modern, cutting edge company that they have become.


    About the Client

    The Mule Battery Company was founded in 1923. Over the years they evolved into a full service lighting manufacturer.

    KCCNE Brochure

     

    Brochure Design
    Client : The Kitchen & Countertop Center of New England
    Categories : Brochure Design
    Website : www.kccne.com


    The Mission

    KCCNE wanted a brochure that could convey the quality and high aesthetic that their completed kitchens convey. To accomplish this I suggested a 6-panel, 8.5" x 11" brochure, affording the prospective customer some really large photos of the kitchens and baths that KCCNE has completed.


    About the Client

    the Kitchen and Countertop Center of New England is New England’s Largest Kitchen & Bath Design Showroom.

    Spence & Co. Packaging

     

    Package Design
    Client : Spence & Co., Ltd.
    Categories : Package Design


    The Mission

    Spence & Co. sells a vast array of smoked seafood products, offering not just different preparations, but different species of fish. We used color to distinguish the varieties.


    About the Client

    Spence & Co., Ltd. are producers purveyors and innovators of fine smoked salmon and kosher seafood.

    Jonah Crab Packaging

     

    Package Design
    Client : East Bay Crab & Lobster Co.
    Categories : Package Design


    The Mission

    I was asked to design a logo and clear label for a tub that would contain lump crab meat. The tub it adhears to is clear plastic, so the product can be seen through the clear parts of the label.


    About the Client

    This was to promote East Bay Crab & Lobster's high-end retail product in local grocery stores.

    Food, Fork, and Fun book cover

     

    Book Cover Design
    Client : Dr. Tim Warren
    Categories : Book Cover Design


    The Mission

    This is the second book cover I have designed for Dr. Tim Warren, with his first being "Lessons from Everest: 7 Steps to the Top of Your World". Feet, Fork, & Fun is a guide to better fitness and nutrition and uses mountain metaphors and a good deal of humor to share some of his life lessons on overall fitness and conditioning.


    About the Client

    Dr. Tim Warren is a Chiropractor, a motivational speaker, author, and he is the first Rhode Islander to summit Mt. Everest.

    Kendell Seabass Retail Package

     

    Package Design
    Client : Kendell Seafood
    Categories : Package Design


    The Mission

    Many of my clients have a good eye for design and a sense of what they would like even before they bring the project in. Kendell Seafood falls into that category. This is a retail package for Chilean Seabass. It is an upscale product that required a smart and fashionable image.


    About the Client

    Kendell Seafood specializes in providing Chilean Seabass from regulated and approved fisheries that assure the sustainability of this valuable resource.

    Legal Seafoods Packaging

     

    Packaging Design
    Client : Legal Seafoods
    Categories : Package Design


    The Mission

    Legal Sea Foods set out to introduce a smoked salmon line to a retail audience and these bags were designed specifically for that purpose. A variety of background images were used to identify different styles within the line; be it Wild Sockeye, Nova Lox or Scottish Style Smoked Salmon.


    About the Client

    Legal Sea Foods has a passion for great food and exceptional service. With restaurants up and down the East coast, they strive for excellence in everything they serve.

    Spence & Co. Website

     

    Website Design
    Client : Spence & Co., Ltd.
    Categories : Website Design


    The Mission

    Spence & Co., Ltd. wanted to update the look and content of their website with a fresh design, new product images, new recipes and an updated product list.


    About the Client

    Spence & Co., Ltd. are producers and purveyors of the finest smoked salmon and Kosher seafoods.

    Mancini Fine Art Website

     

    Website Design
    Client : Steve Mancini
    Categories : Website Design


    The Mission

    Steve Mancini wanted to have his paintings available for viewing online. This would make them available to both prospective art buyers and galleries. The site offers a fairly extensive selection of his work.


    About the Client

    Steve Mancini is an accomplished painter, based both in East Greenwich, RI and Naples FL. He has exhibited regularly in both states.

    Felicia’s Coffee Website

     

    Website Design
    Client : Felicia’s Coffee
    Categories : Website Design


    The Mission

    Felicia's Coffee recently celebrated 25 years in business and they wanted to freshen things up online with a new expanded web site that showed more of what they have to offer.


    About the Client

    Felicia's Coffee has been a RI landmark for over 25 years, serving Felicia's Blend of specialty coffees, exotic teas, fine pastries, baked goods, and so much more.

    • Design is not just what it looks like and feels like.
      Design is how it works.

      Steve Jobs, Apple Computer

    • Good design is obvious.
      Great design is transparent.

      Danny Schreiber, Marketing Director at Zapier

    • I strive for two things in design: simplicity and clarity.
      Great design is born of those two things.

      Linden Leader

    About AGD

    I have been providing high quality graphic design solutions in a wide variety of media since 1992. Each project undertaken reflects clear, concise design communication principles, knowledge of the science and craft of printing, and fluency in graphics-related computer software, all of which enable your marketing or employee literature, product packaging, or your website to achieve the results you intended. Because mine is a small design studio, your work gets my full attention.

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