Quick links to each project / section:

magazine stack, with logo "wax"
yellow square book with "N" snowflake logo and "norway" and a ribbon
box with "COFFEE RUN" in coffee beans, more beans, and a pink doughnut
yarn with label with logo of "g" with lamb standing on sheep's head and "Green Wool Festival" with background sheep
pint glass with fingers on top, etched with "FoPo" logo and letter repeating pattern
video storefront with 3 posters, saying "Cookie Wise," "They Just Know Better," and "Weekend Madness"
vinyl record cover (with white vinyl peeking out), hand written letters "pony the sharp" and big block letters filling backgroun
red/orange/yellow/purple folded menu, cover "Nice & Cheesy" and categories Apps & Sides, Sandwiches, Pizza
seven books stacked in two columns: Windfall, Vivid, Mosaic Medley, Serendipity, Pathways, Equinox, Block Party
mockup of flyers stacked, with colorful lettering and illustrations
mockup of a knitting pattern, cover Noemi with photo of socks, and 2 pattern pages
woman laughing, wearing blue glasses and a shirt with green sleeves and a printed front fabric with triangle drawings
sticker of illustration of goat with marionette strings and illustrated lettering: No Good Cops in a Racist System, music notes

The following projects were all made for design school. They are fun!


Wax: music magazine

custom typographyillustration and photographyfor modern collectors and music lovers

magazine stack, with logo "wax"

yellow square book with "N" snowflake logo and "norway" and a ribbon

Norway: country rebranding

lettermark logoribbon-inspired visual themefocus on the handmade nature of the country


Coffee Run: board game

wordmark made from coffee beansphotographic visual themedesigned to be playableyou'll need doughnuts as you play this game

box with "COFFEE RUN" in coffee beans, more beans, and a pink doughnut

yarn with label with logo of "g" with lamb standing on sheep's head and "Green Wool Festival" with background sheep

Green Wool Festival: fiber fest

lettermark logocontinuous lines and halftone dots visual themelimited palette (3 Pantone colors)


FoPo: beer branding

hand drawn letter patternscolorful theme with subtle gradientssimple, bold design knocked outbranded brewery merch

pint glass with fingers on top, etched with "FoPo" logo and letter repeating pattern

video storefront with 3 posters, saying "Cookie Wise," "They Just Know Better," and "Weekend Madness"

Weekend Madness: movie poster series

6 illustrated posters with the same visual themefictional fundraising poster and promotional brochure pieceknocked out type reads best from afar


Pony the Sharp: album artwork

fun with typographyinteractive photographyhand letteringcolor!

vinyl record cover (with white vinyl peeking out), hand written letters "pony the sharp" and big block letters filling backgroun

red/orange/yellow/purple folded menu, cover "Nice & Cheesy" and categories Apps & Sides, Sandwiches, Pizza

Nice & Cheesy: restaurant

70s visual theme throughoutdrippy wordmarkline art icons on rainbowsasymmetrical accordion menu


Below are projects made for work, either paid jobs or volunteer.


Book Design for Knit Picks

book covers and interiorstitle typography treatmentstechnical illustrationssome visual elements or other details to customize each book

seven books stacked in two columns: Windfall, Vivid, Mosaic Medley, Serendipity, Pathways, Equinox, Block Party

mockup of flyers stacked, with colorful lettering and illustrations

Volunteer Design

PTA event flyerspolitical campaign materialsfundraiser flyerssocial media graphics


Freelance Design

knitting patternsillustrationlogo designbook interior design

mockup of a knitting pattern, cover Noemi with photo of socks, and 2 pattern pages

Below are personal projects I made for fun or because inspiration struck, or things adapted from old school projects, etc.


woman laughing, wearing blue glasses and a shirt with green sleeves and a printed front fabric with triangle drawings

Surface Design

some hand-drawnsome digital illustrationsome has been printed on fabric


Assorted Stuff

designs put on t-shirts, stickers, and other print-on-demand itemsstencils, signs, other stuff

sticker of illustration of goat with marionette strings and illustrated lettering: No Good Cops in a Racist System, music notes

Wax: music magazine prototype


magazine spread: The Defiant Sound of Asian American Women in Indie Rock
magazine spread: pull quote, drawing of Mitski, pink bitmap photo of Thao, type, album covers along bottom
magazine spread: How Music Came Out: 15 Records by Unsung LGBTQ+ Pioneers, with small type, photos of colored vinyl,other photos
magazine spread: Bone Music, with x-rays in circles
magazine spread: Contents with images on top of wall of vinyl on shelves background
magazine spread: People are Strange in psychedelic lettering with lava lamp illustration
magazine spread: psychedelic story thread with more funky line illustrations and pull quote
three magazines stacked, all with "wax" logo each in a different color to match the background photo

Norway: country rebranding


Open book spread: Norway: Crafted by hands and nature with ribbons
Open book spread: norway with logo
Open book spread: colors with colorful snowflake
Open book spread: Visual Theme
Open book spread: overlapping colorful words
back of book, with "N" logo and ribbons over yellow fabric background
yellow box with angled top like a roof, closed with a ribbon, printed with "N" norway logo, "Glogg Spice" ribbon box in front
pillow with ribbon design
"Fjord Coffee" box with norway logo, coffee cup with ribbons in background
canvas tote bag with norway logo and ribbon designs printed on

Coffee Run: board game


close up of board game board with pink/orange/yellow boxes and coffee spills, sprinkles, doughnuts
COFFEE RUN logo in coffee beans
back of game box, with mugs, photo of game, and text
whole board open on top of game box
small boxes with photos of mugs with small wood game pieces inside, on board
game cards, with text and coffee spills, and instruction manual in background
coffee spill laser-cut wood pieces and dice on game board
instruction manual open to inside with 4 columns of small text on each page
mockup of trade show cube, with game visual theme printed on walls and floor
version of COFFEE RUN logo in black-only coffee beans
COFFEE RUN game box top

Green Wool Festival: fiber fest


square page with sheep line drawing, and stack of folded pages with "g" lamb and sheep logo on top
back side of line-drawing sheep square page: event calendar with headlines Saturday and Sunday and events listed in colored boxe
mockup of billboard on side of building: Green Wool Festival August 25–26 at Edgefield with sheep and spinning wheel
laser cut wood sheep with holes labeled with needle sizes, in front of yarn
stack of square folded flyers with g logo and "Green Wool Festival" and info with calendar in background
vertical banner sign in front of blue sky with sheep line drawing and name, logo, info
skein of natural colored yarn with back of label showing, fine type and back side of a sheep
Green Wool Festival logo: those words in script and "g" with cutout of lamb on sheep's head

FoPo: beer branding


beer can "FoPo Kolsch" teal background with pen-drawn "k" repeating pattern
beer can "FoPo Amber" pink background with pen-drawn "a" repeating pattern
beer can "FoPo Double IPA" yellow background with pen-drawn "D" repeating pattern
beer can "FoPo Lambic" purple background with pen-drawn "L" repeating pattern
beer can "FoPo Milk Stout" green background with pen-drawn "m" repeating pattern
beer can "FoPo Porter" green background with pen-drawn "P" repeating pattern
beer can "FoPo Saison" turquoise background with pen-drawn "s" repeating pattern
yellow t-shirt with D repeating pattern and "FoPo" logo on pocket
van mockup with different colored repeating patterns on the sides and top and big FoPo logo on the side and front
teal t-shirt with P repeating pattern and FoPo logo on pocket
pint glass with etched FoPo logo and L repeating pattern
Pink FoPo logo, overlapping letters in a playful bold slab serif font

Weekend Madness: movie poster series


movie poster for The Apartment with the words Cookie Wise in the negative space created by illustrations of keys
movie poster for Dirty Dancing with the words You're Wild in the negative space created by illustrations of watermelons
movie poster for Kedi with the words They Just Know Better in the negative space created by illustrations of cats
movie poster for The Shining with the words Red Rum in the negative space created by the twisting words All Work and No Play...
movie poster for Aliens with the words Game Over in the negative space created by illustrations of aliens
movie poster for Rope with the words Why Hide It? in the negative space created by illustrations of ropes
The Apartment poster mocked up in a bus stop
Dirty Dancing poster mocked up in a bus stop
The Shining Poster taped onto the window of a bar
Rope and Weekend Madness posters mocked up on a wall with chairs in front of it
Weekend Madness flyer open and folded stack
All seven posters mocked up onto the outside of the Laurelhurst Theater
Weekend Madness flyer folded up, with drawing of alien from Mars Attacks on the bottom
Weekend Madness logo

Pony the Sharp: album artwork


open record cover with blue/green/yellow/orange zig-zag design and song lyrics written in columns
back cover of record: back and white photo of band jumping with song titles in colors, some letters behind the people in photo
record front with Pony the Sharp typography and white vinyl record sticking out
record on a turntable with album cover behind

Nice & Cheesy: restaurant


inside of diner with chairs in a row and wall in front with sunset colored stripes and food line drawings
red/orange/yellow/purple folded menu, cover "Nice & Cheesy" and categories Apps & Sides, Sandwiches, Pizza
back of folded menu with Nice & Cheesy logo and categories Pasta, Other Stuff, Drinks
accordion folded menu opened to show inside of Pizza page
accordion folded menu opened to show Other Stuff and Drinks pages
Happy Hour menu with sunset colored stripes and green background
Nice & Cheesy logo in script font with dripping cheese

Book Design for Knit Picks


book cover: Yarn Over
book cover: Vertex
book cover: Kitchen Kaleidoscope
Yarn Over logo with vertical YOs
inside book page with 4 diagrams of colorblock pullover each filled in with different colors
Table of Contents spread with triangle shaped photos
inside book spread, line diagrams of tee on the left and photo of model wearing it on the right
inside book spread with vertical stripes of knit textures in rainbow stripes
book cover: Best of Knit Picks Pullovers & Cardigans
book cover: Spectrum
book cover: Sojourn
Table of Contents with pages listed in an oval surrounded by a lace cutout over blue lace photo
Table of Contents page with watercolor splotches around the right and bottom sides
book cover: Mosaic Medley
book cover: Form & Function
book cover: Better Together
inside book spread: left side is black and white closeup of knit texture pattern, right side is photo of sweater and text
book cover: Rockin' Socks
book cover: Block Party
book cover: Simply Socks
book spread: photo of model sitting on sofa wearing socks fills whole spread, with illustrations of socks along the bottom
line diagram of quilt-inspired blankets and half-page on the left with color diagram of one square
book cover: Learn to Knit Cables!
book cover: Learn to Knit Socks!
book cover: Learn to Knit Lace!
book interior spread with photo tutorials for Yarn Overs and Decreases and illustration at the top
book cover: Equinox
book cover: Chalet
book cover: Traverse
book cover: Ethereal
book cover: Merry & Bright
book cover: Vivid
interior book spread with illustrations of the patterns and table of contents
interior book spread with illustrations of the patterns and to from tags
schematic of rounded scarf with wedges and blue rounded shape behind
book cover: Best of Knit Picks Accessories
book cover: Cadence
book cover: Entwined
book cover: Everyday Rustic
book cover: Windfall
book cover: Pathways
book cover: Bakeoven Knits
book cover: Serendipity
book cover: Peekaboo
book cover: Sway
book cover: Sway Boldly
book cover: Sway Lightly
book cover: Complete Yarn Guide (2021)
yarn guide interior spread with Shadow on the left and Shine on the right
book cover: Complete Yarn Guide (2020)

Volunteer Design


"No–JTTF" in big condensed red letters in the background and digital illustrations of three people in the front
two event flyers for PDX Rose Network Fundraiser fashion show in bright colors
"Not our president, not our emergency" text with fists in different colors overlapping
brochures and postcards to vote for Gail Young with blue and orange lines and backgrounds
mockup of Arleta Pub Party flyers, cards, and bingo cards in different colors
six flyers: halloween dance color & greyscale, family ice cream social color & greyscale, PTA Dolphin Drive, Holiday Festival
closeup of PTA halloween dance flyer with digital illustrations of black cat and 3 kids in costumes (hot dog, banana, carrot)
square web graphic: stop Brett Kavanaugh with quote
square web graphic: stop Brett Kavanaugh with pen illustrations
square web graphic: vote no on measure 105 with typography
square web graphic: vote no on measure 105 with oregon shape and "hate is not welcome here"
square web graphic: anti Knute Buehler graphic with typography
square web graphic: anti Knute Buehler graphic with typography

Freelance Design


"elif ogan" logo
mockup of a knitting pattern, cover Noemi with photo of socks, and 2 pattern pages
sticker sheet of pen-drawn socks, yarn, stars, etc, colored in with oranges, yellows, reds, blues
Sock Star logo in neon-ish design with orange star
Socks in Progress type design with layers of letters and CoopKnits logo on the side

Surface Design


pattern made up of digital drawings of cats in all different positions, mostly dark grey, some bright colors
pattern hand-drawn with pen, colored in bright colors: woven lines with some textured
pattern hand-drawn with pen, colored in bright colors: small triangles
pattern of angled lines hand-drawn with pen, colored bright colors
pattern hand-drawn with pen, colored in bright colors: circles with smaller circles and lines
pattern hand-drawn with pen, colored in bright colors: diamonds in diagonal lines
pattern hand-drawn with pen, colored in bright colors: boxes made up of rectangles with lines
geometric pattern made up of hand-drawn circles with orange-red background
geometric pattern made up of hand-drawn green circles with teal background
geometric pattern made up of hand-drawn brown circles with blue background
geometric pattern made up of hand-drawn dots in brown with green background
geometric pattern made up of hand-drawn circles with purple background
geometric pattern made up of hand-drawn circles with orange background
pattern made of digitally drawn mushrooms, lined up in the same direction
pattern made of digitally drawn mushrooms, messy and chaotic
pattern made up of lines forming circles in multiple colors with greyish brownish background
pattern made up of lines forming circles in multiple colors
pattern made of digitally drawn mushrooms, floating around with dark brown background
digital drawings of undersides of mushrooms lined up in a grid with green background

Assorted Stuff


(Most of these designs are available on things, for sale with 100% of artist earnings being donated to mutual aid — see Shop page for links and details!)

sticker of illustration of goat with marionette strings and illustrated lettering: No Good Cops in a Racist System, music notes
bold caps type "I JUST WANT EVERYONE TO BE OK" in green, yellow, orange, with dark grey background
retro type "Create More Consume Less" with pink/orange/gold/chartreuse rainbow in background
digitally drawn type linked together saying "have empathy" in orange
hand-drawn curvy type saying Late Capitalism Is The Pits
Disney kind of ish type "All Your Faves are Problematic" with rainbow running over/around it
colorful type design with lots of text: "Pro life should mean pro: human rights for all people—not just citizens, ......."
poster in colors on white saying "welcome" in ten languages with pennants up the sides
type design "why is time" in escher-esque block 3D letters colored with magenta, yellow, and green
page of to-froms with the words to and from hand-lettered in pen, and blobs or lines of watercolor behind each one