Offbrand: Reinterpreting Logos from the 80’s and 90’s

Posted by on Feb 19, 2018 in Blog | No Comments

As a seasoned graphic designer, I believe in the power of strong visuals – especially logos. Unique marks combine color, form and (in many cases) type to leave a lasting impression on its target audience. Some of the biggest brands from my childhood – McDonald’s, Nintendo, Pepsi, etc. – did just that. But with the […]

2017: The Year That Was (Fill In Your Own Adjective)

Posted by on Dec 26, 2017 in Blog | No Comments

Season’s Greetings Lunchboxbrainiacs! LORDY, WHAT A YEAR! 2017 was a wild one here at LBB HQ. I had more than a dozen shirts printed at Shirt.Woot, Cotton Bureau and TeeFury to name a few. I also released 7 design duos (one apparel graphic, one surface design) over at my Threadless Artist Shop. These designs were […]

Say Yes to N.O.P.E.

Posted by on Mar 23, 2017 in Blog | No Comments

I’m happy to share that I have a new shirt and hoodie up for sale at TeeFury. N.O.P.E. – inspired by the classic 1980’s D.A.R.E. slogan – is perfect for those days when you just can’t deal. And let’s be honest – we’ve ALL had those day. So whether your watching Netflix or just watching […]

Creating Waves in the Post-Truth Era: A Call to Action for Creative Professionals

Posted by on Feb 6, 2017 in Blog | No Comments

If you’ve paid any attention to the news lately, it’s clear that we’re neck deep in the post-truth era. Post-truth area? Say what? Ralph Keyes spells it out in his 2004 book  The Post-Truth Era: Dishonesty and Deception in Contemporary Life: Lying has become, essentially, a no-fault transgression. “That’s okay,” we say of those who […]

Lunchboxbrain’s 2016 Year in Review

Posted by on Dec 14, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Dear Brainiacs- 2016 marked the 10th year of this creative experiment known as lunchboxbrain. Much to my surprise, this year delivered a lot of firsts for me. I was printed on Cotton Bureau Red, White & Blue combines my affinity of typography and all things Americana. The good folks at Cotton Bureau were kind enough […]

Don’t Be Scared…Pop Ghosties Are Here!

Posted by on Oct 27, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

I love Halloween. It’s spooky. It’s candy-coated. It’s just fun. To celebrate the joys of Halloween, I’ve taken some of pop culture’s favorite characters and ghostified them. Feel free to share these bootiful creations on FaceBOOk, InstAAHHHgram and your other favorite sOOHHHcial media channels. Happy haunting- LBB

Kicking Off a New LBB Design at Cotton Bureau

Posted by on Sep 20, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Calling all football fans: I’ve designed the perfect shirt for your Sunday football watching. Thank God for Sundays is my latest design for Cotton Bureau – a rad Pittsburgh-based company. Cotton Bureau did an amazing job printing my Red, White & Blue tee and I have every confidence that they’ll do the same this time […]

New LBB Tee on Cotton Bureau: Red, White & Blue

Posted by on Jun 17, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

I’m excited to announce that I’ve taken the dive into the wonderful world of Cotton Bureau with a brand new design called Red, White & Blue. Cotton Bureau is not your average t-shirt company. Here’s how they operate: 1: This design will be live on Cotton Bureau’s site for a two-week pre-order period. 2: If […]

Feel The Love With This Free LBB Valentine’s Day Card

Posted by on Feb 12, 2016 in Blog, Freebies | No Comments

It’s Valentine’s Day weekend. You’ve been super busy and haven’t had a chance to grab a card for that special someone. Not to worry! Here’s a free Valentine’s Day card (PDF format) that will give your sweetheart that warm and fuzzy feeling that only Bea Arthur can deliver.

2015: The Force Is Like “Woah, that flew by, didn’t it?”

Posted by on Dec 29, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

There is simply no emoji that can adequately capture the awesomeness of 2015. Thanks, as always, to all you lunchboxbrainiacs for your love and support. All of your thumbs up, hearts, retweets and kind words made 2015 a banner year. In celebration of the past year’s good times, here are a few of my favorite happenings: Create […]