Schlafly Batch No. 40004

Batch No. 40004

Over the last few months I had the chance to watch a beer come to life. I was invited to participate in Schlafly’s annual Artist Series release where their brewers work with a local artist to develop, name, and package a beer from scratch. I collaborated with Schlafly’s design and brand team to create the name, concept, label, and additional swag for a brand new (delicious) beer.

I’ve posted a full design process walk-through Here. 


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Cinco 2017

 Cinco 2017

Cherokee Street Cinco De Mayo is one of St Louis’ best annual events. It combines the incredible DIY People’s Joy Parade, a multi-stage music festival, art installations and food and vendors from around the region. I’ve had the pleasure of designing posters, signage, merch and more for the past three years.

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Cinco De Mayo

Client: Cherokee Street Cinco De Mayo

I worked with the Cherokee Street Cinco De Mayo Festival to create a visual identity for the festival which we carried across posters, t-shirts, signage, festival maps, buttons, and print and web ads.

Festival photography courtesy of R.J. Hartbeck Check out more of his work here and find him on twitter here

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City Museum

Underground City

Caves have been a big, if often overlooked part of the evolution of the city. From Native American legends dating back to pre-colonial times to the boom of brewing in the 19th century and the speakeasies and gambling rings that popped up during prohibition, St. Louisans have been making use of this second “underground city” as long as we’ve been here.

When the City Museum approached me about working on a mural for a new exhibit space it seemed like a perfect opportunity to dig into this weird and complicated history and try put my own spin on it.

A lot of the inspiration and info for this mural came from Hubert and Charlotte Rother’s excellent early 1960’s exploration journal “Lost Caves of St. Louis”

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Who is watching over the Police?

Full-spread illustration for San Francisco Magazine about a powerful Police Union that is causing problems for both protesters and rank and file officers. AD Clark Miller


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New York Times

New York Times Opinion

Accompanying a piece on how Mike Pence, once beloved on Christian conservative college campuses has lost credibility in the eyes of some young evangelicals due to his association with Trump.

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The world’s great stadiums at your fingertips. Beware papercuts!

I pitched Howler Magazine on designing flat templates of the world’s famous soccer stadiums that could be printed on a single magazine page, cut out and folded into shape by (patient) readers. Our first version was The Bernabéu, to accompany a cover story on the history of Real Madrid. After some great feedback it became a recurring feature.

Later Major League Soccer asked me to create some more to help promote big rivalry matches.

Photo help from my dad!

Tips for building:

Use a X-acto or similar craft knife to cut out pieces. Using heavier paper will make the stadium easier to build and more solid. Card stock is ideal. Be sure not to cut directly on a desk or table. Use a piece of cardboard or the back of a magazine to make sure you don’t damage your tabletop. You don’t need any tape to construct the stadium, but if you plan to keep it around on your desk for a while, a couple pieces on the insides of corners will make sure it doesn’t fall apart too easily. May the odds be ever in your favor.

Download Links

Children’s Mercy Park (429 downloads)

RedBull Arena (354 downloads)

Providence Park (859 downloads)

Maracana (503 downloads)

Highbury (685 downloads)

Bernabeu (397 downloads)


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St. Louis MetroMarket

St. Louis MetroMarket

role: exterior illustration and design

“The St. Louis MetroMarket is a non-profit mobile farmers’ market that will serve all St. Louis area food deserts by providing direct access to fresh and affordable produce, meat, and staple goods and by advocating on the behalf of these communities on issues related to food justice, hunger, and health.”  
-St. Louis MetroMarket mission

The MetroMarket founders were insistent that their customers deserved to shop in a market with the highest possible standards for experience and appearance, so a team of local designers and artists went to work turning a donated city bus into an exciting destination.

More about St. Louis MetroMarket

Featured in Communication Arts 

Branding and identity: De Nichols Interior ironwork and carpentry: Shellback Ironworks Photography: Marcus Stabenow
Exterior illustration and design: Noah MacMillan

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Client: Chicago Loop Alliance
AD: Tristan Hummel
A new 2500 sq ft mural comissioned by The Chicago Loop Alliance. It is now the largest mural in downtown Chicago. The project was covered by ABC 7 news in Chicago as wellArchpaper the architectural magazine, the Chicagoist, AOL News, Yahoo News, The Huffington Post, Gapers Block and more. The CLA also published press release here and brief Q&Acovering the design and production of the mural as well as the value of public art. The CLA were great to work with and I’m honored to have been part of the project.

Check it out on Google Streetview

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