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Ideas to Reality

Student Engineers Bring Physicians’ Ideas to Reality, Pitt Med Magazine, 2023 Written by Katy Rank Lev, this seven-page comic for Pitt Med Magazine introduces readers to the Idea Lab, a one-of-a-kind place at the University of Pittsburgh.

Your Healthcare Team Will See You Now

Your Healthcare Team Will See You Now: Pharmacists Could Help with Chronic Conditions, Pitt Med Magazine, 2022 Written by Michele Dula Baum, this four-page comic for Pitt Med Magazine explains some of the intricacies of the health services available via one’s local pharmacist.  

Attention Hijacked

Attention Hijacked: Using Mindfulness to Reclaim Your Brain from Tech, Zest Books, 2022 Contributed spot illustrations to this Booklist starred review nonfiction title for teens.  

Votes for Women

Votes for Women: The Battle for the 19th Amendment, Little Red Bird Press, 2020 Contributions to this wonderful 2020 anthology include both the cover, and a 10-page comic. The cover utilizes purple and yellow, the original colors of the Women’s Suffrage movement. The imagery communicates both the historic topic and the cartoon medium. Disappointed Woman: …

Magpie Bakehouse

Magpie Bakehouse, logo design, 2021 Emily Keenan, the phenomenal baker behind Magpie Bakehouse, had a whimsical vision for the brand’s logo: Victorian nursery rhymes Spooky, witchy vibes Clean, simple Scandinavian design Magpie birds The Groke from Moomin These ideas were mixed, stirred, and baked into a series of sketches: After reviewing the thumbnails and picking …

Out of Oblivion

Out of Oblivion: How I Left OB-LOM, Birk, 2021 For this first novel from Ukranian-born writer, producer and performer Kristina Birk, the author and her team decided to go with an illustrated cover. The story’s dystopian setting provided a bounty of intriguing visuals to play with. After an initial round of thumbnail sketches, the author …

Not Another Breastfeeding Book

Not Another Breastfeeding Book, Beaver’s Pond Press, 2019 This book obviously needed a cover worthy of its cheeky title. The author decided to go the illustrated route. After reviewing three initial concepts, various fonts and palettes were considered, with the team ultimately settling on something gentle and inviting.    

It’s Never Going to Work

It’s Never Going to Work: A Tale of Art and Nonprofits in the Minneapolis Community, Marjorie Books, 2018 This book’s author, a Twin Cities artist and community organizer, wanted the cover to have the kind of inviting, organic feel that she brings to all her efforts. The result is an appealing, tactile design that is …


#LookUp: A Parenting Guide to Screen Use, Wise Ink Creative Publishing, 2019 For this nonfiction book about the intersection of parenting and technology, several directions were explored. The first round of concepts was very slick, with crisp vector art and bold colors. After reviewing these, the author realized that a better reflection of the book’s …


Wonder-FULL: Activate Your Inner Superpowers—No Cape Required, Beaver’s Pond Press, 2019 A superhero-themed workbook called for eye-catching, action-packed design. For the cover, the author envisioned a pantsuited superheroine in bold red boots, and classic “comic book” lettering. The two-color interior features questionnaires, journal pages, and lots of playful decorative elements.   . .