Phone: 503-701-8344

Email: lani@lanicat.com

Location: San Francisco

 

Currently accepting new projects/clients.

 

Over 12 years experience in print and web design.

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EXPERTISE

Identity & branding

Product packaging
Books
Catalogs
Direct mail

Point-of-purchase displays
Trade show graphics

Websites

Email
Online advertising

TECHNICAL SKILLS
Photoshop
Illustrator
Flash
Dreamweaver
InDesign
QuarkXPress

Acrobat
HTML
CSS

Photography
Scanning
Color correction

 

BOOKS DESIGNED
Osamu Tezuka's Original Astro Boy (published by Dark Horse) Vols. 1-23
The Dark Horse Book of Witchcraft
Hellboy: Odder Jobs
Star Wars: Panel to Panel
Star Wars: Empire Vols. 1-3
Strip Search
Ultraman Tiga Vols. 1-2

 

 


All photographs on this site were taken by Joseph Quever (unless otherwise marked).
View his website: josephquever.com.


 

 

Cool Homes in Palm Springs web site

Project: Website redesign for computer repair company
Client: ComputerCare
Description: Designed homepage including stock image and icon selection. Site was built based on my homepage design.
go to computercare.net

 

Cool Homes in Palm Springs web site

Project: Real estate website
Client: Jim Britt, Real Estate Broker
Description: Created website design using photos of homes and the landscape of Palm Springs. Text and photography supplied by client. Bright colors and images were used to evoke the flavor of the area. I created an animation of the realtor that plays when the home page loads.
see proposed home page designs | go to coolhomesinpalmsprings.com

 

Silver Bullet Productions web site

Project: Informational website
Client: Silver Bullet Productions — nonprofit film education production company in New Mexico
Description: Redesigned this informational website including creating site architecture. Used text and photographs supplied by client. The communities and cultures of New Mexico were an important factor in this redesign as well as showcasing the videos being produced and photos of films in action. Used the otherwise blank space in the slate logo to feature an interactive slide show.
go to silverbulletproductions.com

 

 

Klutz banner ad

 

Klutz banner ad

 

Klutz banner ad

 

Project: Email images
Client: Klutz — children's book publisher
Description: Used theme and books chosen by client to design each email promo image. Pulled images from Klutz library of photographs.

 

 

Klutz banner ad

 

Project: Online ad
Client: Klutz — children's book publisher
Description: Used kid photos specified by client.

 

Klutz homepage graphics

Project: Klutz homepage graphics
Client: Klutz — children's book publisher
Description: Added holiday elements to navigation. Designed Fridge of Fame identity. Produced main homepage promotion images.

 

Made with Heart logo design

Project: Made with Heart logo
Client: Stephanie W. — artisan
Description: Logo design for etsy store and business cards.

 

Get Lost!! logo design

Project: Get Lost!! Running, Racing logo
Client: Get Lost!! Running, Racing — nonprofit sporting event producer
Description: Participants in Get Lost!! events use a map to navigate through courses, both in nature and urban settings. The chosen logo shows the fun and challenging nature of the events — the athletes constantly face directional choices throughout their course and must make the right choice or "Get Lost!!"

 

 

Get Wet, Portland, OR sticker     I Love Portland sticker     I Raindrop Portland sticker

 

bike helmet with I Love Portland sticker

 

Project: pdxwords bike and bumper stickers
Client: Myself
Description: Designed 10 stickers with Portland-related statements which were screen printed and sold online and at stores and cafes.

 

Super Stars Literacy Annual Report design

Project: 2011 Annual Report
Client: Super Stars Literacy — nonprofit that boosts early literacy and social/emotional development in low performing students through a daily after school program.
Description: Designed 12-page Annual Report including graphs and tables. Used photos and brand colors provided by client.
see the full report

 

TableTopics catalog redesign

Project: TableTopics catalog
Client: TableTopics — maker of conversation starter cards and party items
Description: Redesigned the 12-page catalog at a new size. Created a fresh new look, which displays one of the cards for each set.
see inside the catalog

 

 

Klutz retail catalog design

Project: Retail catalog
Client: Klutz — children's book publisher
Description: Redesigned 24-page catalog providing a clean and easy-to-read layout while maintaining a kooky sense of fun that the Klutz brand is known for.
see inside a catalog

 

Tim Burton's Tragic Toys for Girls and Boys

Projects: Tim Burton’s Tragic Toys for Girls & Boys logo, Stick Boy & Match Girl in Love Note Card & Figure Set, Voodoo Girl Book & Figure Boxed Set
Client: Dark Horse Comics — comic book publisher
Description: Created branding for products, product packaging and print advertising using images and text from Tim Burton’s book, The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy and Other Stories. The goal was to create a look for the line that was at once dark and cute, just like the characters in Tim Burton’s book.

 

Tim Burton's Tragic Toys for Girls and Boys

Projects: Tim Burton’s Tragic Toys for Girls and Boys Figure Set, lunch box, wrist bands and post card
Client: Dark Horse Comics — comic book publisher
Description: Created branding and designed products, product packaging and print advertising using images and text from Tim Burton’s book, The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy and Other Stories.

 

Taxali stationery set design

Project: Gary Taxali’s Sweetshop Toys stationery set
Client: Dark Horse Comics — comic book publisher
Description: Selected the artwork, designed the stationery, envelopes and belly band. Chose the images to use as stickers. Artist’s logo was provided.

 

Star Wars Empire® comic logo

Project: Star Wars®: Empire series identity and book design
Client: Dark Horse Comics — comic book publisher
Description: Created identity for this Star Wars comics series, which depicts events that took place during the Empire era. Logo needed to fit in with other Star Wars comic lines and needed to work on a variety of color backgrounds. Chose fonts from approved Star Wars font library.

 

Strip Search identity and book design

Project: Strip Search identity and book design
Client: Dark Horse Comics — comic book publisher
Description: Strip Search began as a weekly online comic strip contest. Designed logo for the contest and then adapted the look when the winning comic strips were collected into a book.

 

Buffy the Vampire Slayer comic book design

Project: Buffy the Vampire Slayer comic series inside front covers
Client: Dark Horse Comics — comic book publisher
Description: Created a new look for the inside front cover and letters pages for each four-issue mini-series including creation of background pattern, type selection and layout, and photo or illustration selection.

 

Dark Horse Comics catalog design

Projects: Dark Horse Comics section of Diamond Previews catalog and Dark Horse Custom Publishing brochure
Client: Dark Horse Comics — comic book publisher
Description: Developed several catalog page templates to accommodate different numbers of books or products per page. The brochure was designed to match the catalog look. Logos and illustrations were provided.

 

Glass Alchemy collateral design

Projects: Catalog with pull-out poster, product post cards, banner
Client: Glass Alchemy — manufacturer of borosilicate glass for artists
Description: Took photos of glass art pieces and designed all items.