Vision. Plain and simple.

A good designer has an eye for design.
A great designer understands the audience, acts as an educator, takes risks, solves problems, and never forgets the potential of what boundless creativity can provide.

Burn Bright

Make an impression. Act as an advocate for good design. Carry the fire with your vision.

Anything it takes to bring the best design to light. They agree.

Stephen is an absolute powerhouse. From concept to design, to final output, Stephen is extremely talented, professional, and overall the most hardworking guy out there for design,web, and print work- bar none. Add in his ability to deliver superior work in what is often a crunched deadline ( isn’t that often the case/need?) at a very competitive cost and you have the #1 contender for any job that presents itself.

Jason Rosen

Skinwalker Studios

I have had the pleasure of working with Steve for the last couple of years and have an gained an unparallelled amount of insight and knowledge into what it takes to shine and succeed as a designer in this industry. Steve leads the charge for compelling and smart solutions, always honest and selfless in effort to provide an extremely valuable and effective answer for his clients. Experienced and battle tested across all fronts from design to management, Steve’s unique blend of passion and skills couldn’t be recommended highly enough.

Max Avedisian

Owner, Funky Rabbit Media

Steve is one of those rare creative, yet open-minded, marketing talents. He takes the time to fully listen to needs and goals, encouraging open dialog. He then instills his creativity and experience to transform them into selling power. He has been my go-to guy for his multifaceted ability, from print and web design to photography, social media, and beyond. Always a pleasure to work with!

Erik Rockel

Brand Manager / Product Manager, Outdoor Research

Recent Writing

10 Minutes around the Yard

Summer is here at this point, and with an achy back (after a 5 hour flight back from Los Angeles), I decided to take it easy, and set up my Orbis arm rig for fun.  When I’m shooting macro stuff, I like to bump up the light with the Orbis, as it can be dialed... read more

A Walk Along the Main in Frankfurt

I loved this shot that I snapped while walking along the river in Frankfurt. When I shot it, I was imagining it being processed to black and white; it seemed like it was one of those shots that you see in older photography books… those iconic shots of... read more

Christmas Markets in Frankfurt

Paper stars, hot spiced wine, sausage… Our first full day in Frankfurt was fantastic. Here’s a quick shot from the day. Awesome color, fantastic. We’re trying to figure how to bring some of those stars home with us (hopefully they fold flat)!... read more

Self Portrait

Just one of those lazy Sundays… I have been prepping my gear for a trip to Europe, and decided to throw an umbrella on one of my Speedlights, and see what I could put together in like a 10 minute microsession. This one worked out just fine… did a tiny... read more

Joseph and Emmanuel

I’m very excited to post these images from a recent night time photoshoot with Joseph Rosen and  Emmanuel Oppong-Yeboah; two talented, ambitious, and all-around good dudes. Liz Kaseta and I are working with Joe and Emmanuel on their project, Exsistensia.... read more

Dark Woman

HB, Charcoal and Sharpie Marker A quick sketch I did while listening to Phantogram in 7.1 stereo.  The two things just seemed to go well together at the time.          ... read more