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Do you like to cook? If you do, you know that creating a delicious meal can be as simple as combining a few basic ingredients: food + spices + heat = dinner.

How about gardening? Same thing: seeds + soil + water = lettuce.

Effective design requires a similar formula. Determining the right elements is half of the challenge. The other half is combining those elements into a design that communicates your message successfully.

I love my job. As a graphic artist who understands communication and marketing, I'll help you find the right elements for your design project. If the elements aren't there, I'll create them.

Please look around my site. If you like what you see, let's talk. I'd be delighted to apply my skills and experience toward helping you to succeed.


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When I'm not wearing my freelance hat, I work as art director for Montana Outdoors magazine, published by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks. Here is the 2018 annual photo issue:

Montana Outdoors

Element L Design offers professional print and web graphic design for businesses and organizations.

We specialize in visual excellence for political campaigns, music and arts promotion, and non-profit organizations that seek to improve communities, education, health, and the environment.

I was recently honored with a Governor's award by Governor Steve Bullock for the design and layout Montana Fish, Wildlife & Park's 2016 Vision & Guide. Details here >>

Element L wins awards: I was honored to receive a "Four Paws" award from the Lewis & Clark Humane Society in recognition of my contributions to their mission.

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As art director of Montana Outdoors magazine, we were recently awarded First Place by the Association for Conservation Information. This was our twelfth First or Second Place in the last twelve years!

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A few logos I've recently designed:

Alive At Five logo

Grant Kier for Congress logo

Montana Mouthful

Montana Department of Labor and Industry logo

Cottontop Pastries logo


VIsit my portfolio page for details >>