Bryan and Kendi found me after seeing the work I did for Clyde's Rebirth. They challenged (and paid) me to see what I could do to brand their lifestyle & wedding photography business - I accepted. When we had an intial meeting over Skype it was a little bit like love at first sight. There was a lot of energy and brainstorming that left me with the exciting task of designing a logo that captures the story and mission of Photographers Skeen.
Bryan and Kendi desired a clean & modern logo that wasn't too masculine and cold or overly feminine and scripty. But what I really wanted to do was not only elevate their identity but really tell their story. I wanted to capture the fact that they're a husband/wife duo shooting other couples getting married. It's like a double-whammy love fest. I kept on thinking about the overlap - so a Venn Diagram seemed fitting. I used watercolor paired with a really clean and modern typeface.
Bryan and Kendi loved it.
From there my next charge was to create a portfolio / rate piece for Photographers Skeen. This is a document they can share with potential clients to give them a glimpse of Bryan and Kendi's personality, photography style, rates and capabilities. Here are a couple spreads from that:
Bryan and Kendi were once again thrilled. They said really nice things that made me feel good about myself. Things like:
Oh my goodness -- you've outdone yourself. We hate it. Just kidding, we love it! It is just what we wanted, so thank you for being an artist and a psychic. - Kendi
This is exactly the message that we want to give to our clients. We so appreciate your ability to look through and help us to visually communicate what we cant only with photos. - Bryan
WTF Kathleen. Why are you so talented? - Kendi
• Kathleen and Kendi. Everyday.
• Identity: Dina Avila Photography
J & K started this blog project to document the remodel of their 1929 historical home in the heart of Oklahoma City. It has now turned into a documentation of life, food, fashion, freelance, inspiration, design, adventures and details around the J & K house.
Kathleen works as an award-winning brand consultant and designer specializing in small business branding at Braid Creative & Consulting. Jeremy is a software engineer and is the left-brain to Kathleen’s right.
You can contact Kathleen at
jeremyandkathleen (at) gmail (dot) com.
All photos and graphics by Kathleen unless otherwise stated. Feel free to use them with permission or credit.
Anatomy of an Outfit
Sometimes I like to get dressed and take pictures of myself. For all of my outfit posts click here.
Freelance Matters: A series about how I tackle freelance issues such as estimating, billing, to-do lists and how to fire a client.
Trekking to Everest
In October 2010 Jeremy and I trekked through the Himalayas to Mt. Everest Base Camp. It completely changed my life. Read about the entire adventure, day-by-day, here.
Braid is a creative & consulting business I own with my sister. We do branding and business visioning for creative entrepreneurs. On the Braid blog I share branding adventures, how-to articles and advice on the creative process. If you need a little brand therapy of your own visit Braid or subscribe to the Braid blog RSS feed here.
What We Eat
We like to eat really good food - at least 3 times a day. Sometimes I blog about it - click here for recipes and yummy ideas.
J & K: Blog Archive
- ► 2012 (182)
- Huevos Veggies
- A Press Check for Jason Hudson
- Anatomy of an Outfit: Boots and A Skirt Up to Ther...
- The Lake
- Vintage Typewriter Wedding Invitations
- The Blinking Game
- Vegetarian Empanadas
- Langston's Western Wear + Justin Boot WINNER!
- Cheers to Friday
- Freelance Matters | Managing Your Client
- Glory Days
- Identity: Photographers Skeen
- Anatomy of an Outfit: These Boots (+ A Giveaway) [...
- Marriage Equality Tote Giveaway - WINNER!
- Life Lately
- More Michigan
- Cow + Girl
- For the House
- Marriage Equality (+ a giveaway) [closed]
- Cookbook Inspiration
- Watching: Documentaries
- ▼ August (24)
- ► 2010 (387)
- ► 2009 (406)
- Eva Black | Spaces
- Emma Dime
- Life as an Artistpreneur
- Jane Reaction
- Ink & Letters
- Meg Biram | The Edit
- Sarah Von Bargen's Small Biz Blog
- Design Crush
- The Equals Record
- Emmarie Designs
- Rory Gordon
- Yellow Brick Home
- The Creatives Project
- Silly Grrl
- Photographers Skeen
- The Clothes Make the Girl
- Bringing Design Home
- Pip & Estella
- A Practical Wedding
- Kind of a Sideshow
- Sandra Juto
- Old Sweet Song
- Rambling Renovators
- Brooklyn Bride
- Design Crush
- Experiment in Poverty
- The Jealous Curator
- Making it Lovely
- Dressing on the Side
- The Oklahoman
- Young House Love
- Oh So Beautiful Paper
- A Cup of Jo
- Brooklyn Limestone
- Glamour Weddings