Brooklyn Community Foundation Identity

Updating the Foundation's style guide. Stationery pictured above; more to come!

NSA Haiku Generator

Design collaborator for this gem of a project, the NSA Haiku Generator , a project by Grayson Earle that allows users to create haikus using the NSA's database of terms (more about that here) that flag you as a suspected terrorist if you use them in electronic communication.

Every haiku created and shared makes the NSA's efforts slightly less effective by over-saturating the internet with sensitive search terms. - The Creator's Project, NSA Haiku Generator Creates Poems Out Of Verboten Words

Animal New York
Kill Screen
The Creator's Project
Venture Beat
Daily Dot

Street Sheets

Art direction and design for 17 pocket-sized, neighborhood-specific guides to free food and assistance in New York City, which were made available in Spanish, English and Chinese. Each version provides information on the closest soup kitchens, food pantries, SNAP/Food Stamp offices, WIC sites, farmers’ markets and Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) sites for that specific neighborhood.

The guides were made possible by the New York City Council via a grant administered by the New York City Human Resources Administration.

Beyond the Food Drive

Started through a commitment made at the 2011 Clinton Global Initiative Summit, the NYC Coalition Against Hunger and ConAgra Foods joined forces to release this first-of-its-kind handbook on the most strategic ways Americans can fight hunger through service. The handbook and accompanying website (still in progress) aims to redefine the way people think and act about how they volunteer to fight hunger in order to make such efforts more effective in both reducing hunger and building capacity at hunger organizations, long-term.

Sandy: 1-Year Report

Infographic-style online report for the 1-year anniversary of the Brooklyn Recovery Fund, which has provided more than $3.5 million to relief efforts for the coastal Brooklyn neighborhoods hit hardest by Superstorm Sandy. The objective of this piece was to provide an update to supporters on the ways their donations have been leveraged in the past year to help the residents, businesses and nonprofits that suffered at the hand of Sandy get back on their feet, stronger and better prepared for the future.

Mermaid Avenue

During my time at the Impact! Design for Social Change program at the School of Visual Arts, I worked with the Astella Development Corporation in Coney Island on a design project aimed at economic development with classmates Juan Carlos Vasquez, Mariana Ribiero and Jason Van Dyk. Our objective was to create a brand for Mermaid Avenue that would help reinvigorate pride among the business and residential community of Mermaid Ave., as well as encourage visitors to take a stroll down Coney Island's historic, but oft forgotten, avenue.

Brooklyn Community Foundation Annual Report

Fold-out poster annual report for the Brooklyn Community Foundation. Front illustration by Claudia Pearson.