Packaging design

I create beer can labels, carton packaging, and more for FINNEGANS Brew Co. The designs often include my illustration work, and I love playing with the typography on the crests.

logo for blue ladder construction in golden valley minnesota

I created this logo for Blue Ladder Construction, a home remodeling service in the Twin Cities area. Knowing the client's experience in the industry and the quality of his work, I kept the words professional, reliable, trustworthy, expert, and "built to last" in mind while designing, and wove in his desire for a strong, clean aesthetic.

Katy Vernon, a ukulele-playing artist, asked me to craft an organic, black-and-white logo that would express the way she defines herself: a "Singer of Sad Songs on a Happy Instrument." I included hand lettering to give it a quirky, feminine feel.

sweet joys gelato cart in minneapolis minnesota

Whipping up a logo for a gelato cart business was a treat. I used some popular "ice cream-y" colors and played with hand lettering to form this cutie design for Sweet Joys Gelato.

dk east associates cfo services logo

The founder of dk east associates hired me to design a logo for her business, which offers fractional CFO services. The mark features a compass rose for two reasons: to express her ability to guide her clients as they build sustainable companies, and to acknowledge the coaching arm of her brand.

wendy nielsen photo in st paul minnesota sports photography

Wendy Nielsen Photo is a Twin Cities–based photography studio. The owner tasked me with crafting a clean, dynamic logo that would fit her business and the types of subjects she mainly shoots, sports and events. I manipulated her initials to create a sort of "lightning bolt" symbol that's based on the icons cameras often use to indicate that the flash is turned on.

lets all be friends logo for anti bullying and suicide prevention organization

The founder of Let's All Be Friends wanted her logo to promote the organization's mission of bringing awareness to bullying, preventing it in schools, and educating on the effects it has on kids' mental health.

tequila jacks logo from tiki bar at brisas del mar in honduras

Designing a logo for Tequila Jack's, a tiki bar at the brisas del mar resort in Honduras, was so fun. Known as a must-stop at sunset because of its stunning views, this beachside watering hole is very popular with divers, so the owner requested an organic, tropical vibe that incorporated ocean waves.

The owner of Give Thanx handcrafts memorials for people honoring loved ones who have passed away. He requested that I work into the logo design a few stages of a lily (his mother's name), including the bud (his father's name).

on the level woodworking by jeff johnson in maplewood minnesota logo

The owner of On The Level Woodworking needed a clean, polished logo for his business and asked me to create something that showed off his love of traditional yet innovative design.

Caliber Partners works to empower individuals and organizations to achieve aspirational goals, elevate performance, and unlock potential. I knew the logo had to be clean, professional, and exhibit the feeling of striving, reaching, and growth.

dead sea scrolls exhibit graphic design for the science museum of minnesota

Exhibit design

Here's a tiny sampling of the 300-plus graphics I designed for The Dead Sea Scrolls exhibition for the Science Museum of Minnesota.

Want to see more?

Contact Christy if you'd like to view additional examples of branding, print and digital collateral, surface pattern design, illustration, or exhibits she's created.