Seattle Monorail Loading Zone Signage


Inspired by a 2012 campaign for Seattle’s Hotel 5 (Monorail wrap campaign seen here), Seattle Monorail got in touch with me to created a series of new loading zone signage. Placed in existing plexiglass slots located in both the Seattle Center and Westlake Center entry points, eight repeated graphic treatments were created using historic Seattle images, social media […]

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I’m loving Shortstack for Facebook tabs


Recently introduced to the nifty Facebook tab service Shortstack, (affiliate link) I have to admit, I’m in love. Its a designer’s dream. Shortstack actually takes my graphics and parks them into a template exactly like I want it to. Not sorta-close-but-no-banana; exactly. Check out this first-stab layout I created for Bluebird Tavern. There are many other […]

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Hotel Five’s Seattle Monorail Window Wraps


Window clings of grand porportions These graphic nods to the Seattle Monorail and its proximity to a long time client, Pineapple Hospitality’s hip boutique downtown Seattle hotel, Hotel Five, will be on display during the month of October 2012. Created in Adobe Illustrator, each window pane is approximately 40″x 50″ with safety signage requirements. The challenge with the […]

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Ed Shepard ThisisVT

The State of the Tweet


My adorable adopted State of four years now, Vermont, recently fired up a new Twitter campaign, ThisIsVT. With the hopes of broadening its social media influence by inviting a weekly rotation of residents to own the Twitter handle, the Vermont Tourism Department is borrowing what Sweden did with its own account – letting locals take […]

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Social Branding for Tourism


A slide deck created for “speed marketing” consultations at the Vermont Travel Industry Conference held in Killington, VT on April 12-13, 2012. Highlighting cool and interesting ways tourism-related businesses can stick out in the social media sea using the places you probably already are present, like Facebook and Twitter. And also how you can be […]

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