Nathan Gibson

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Web

Luxor Website

Luxor Website

This site was built from the ground up using standard HTML and CSS practices, PHP was used for things like includes and quality of life aspects and the entire site runs off a SQL Database. The product pages feature image galleries that run off Javascript and custom videos embedded from YouTube and a custom search through Google.

Compass Conseling Website

Compass Counseling Website

This website was designed for a local counseling practice and has word press for a content management system, this made it easy for the client to make additional website changes on their own. It also features responsive design for mobile.

Portfolio Website

Personal Portfolio Website

This is my own personal portfolio website, much of this website runs using Bootstrap as a framework and is completely responsive and mobile friendly.

Print

Cards - Wedding Invitations - Hero

Cards - Wedding Invitations - Hero

This is a concept project for Cards designed for a wedding. The style is elegant and sleek with a unifying Typography choice present throughout out the designs.

Cards - Wedding Invitations - Main

Cards - Wedding Invitations - Main

The Wedding invitation itself is the first attention grabber, with the happy couple in the prominent center and a welcoming type choice that gives a level of elegance to the card.

Cards - Save the Date

Cards - Save the Date

With the save the date card, more emphasis is placed on strong type choices which are indicated by the most prominent point in "save the date" and next by which date should be saved.

Cards - R.S.V.P

Cards - R.S.V.P

Similar to the save the date the R.S.V.P is also a notice first and foremost with the most important point of the text becoming the center of attention followed by some text and checkboxes.

Cards - Thank You

Cards - Thank You

The thank you card is the last piece the invited receive so I wanted to place the most emphasis on a photo taken during the wedding as a keepsake for those that attended.

Cards - Birthday Invitation

Cards - Birthday Invitation

The birthday card design is simple and fun and is designed to accommodate nearly any image for a customized birthday invitation.

Luxor Product Catalog

Luxor Product Catalog

This catalog helped give Luxor a new sense of brand identity. It contained hundreds of products thoughtfully and carefully laid out to create the most attractive sales pitch for prospecting customers.

Luxor Catalog Page Layout A

Luxor Catalog Page Layout 1

The table of contents had to be thoughtfully laid out, taking on a more visual and colorful approach each section is color coded for easy navigation.

Luxor Catalog Page Layout B

Luxor Catalog Page Layout 2

Product pages featured many different configurations and styles and in most cases I let the product photography speak for itself.

Luxor Catalog Page Layout C

Luxor Catalog Page Layout 3

Often there were many different color options to choose from, it was carefully considered which color options worked best with each other so only the best color options were featured as a sales pitch.

Luxor Catalog Page Layout D

Luxor Catalog Page Layout 4

These catalog pages showcase my high level of skill using a combination of Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator.

Luxor Catalog Back Cover

Luxor Catalog Back Cover

Often we would only take a picture of a single color option for a product so many of these shots are completely altered using photoshop.

H. Wilson Catalog

H. Wilson Catalog

An annual catalog for H. Wilson. This catalog incorporated a wide variety of advanced adobe Illustrator and InDesign styling and patterns.

Luxor Catalog Page Layout D

Wilson Catalog Page Layout 1

Careful consideration had to made with the layout of product catalogs, with many products having too many colors / variation strategic editing was considered on each page.

Luxor Catalog Back Cover

Wilson Catalog Page Layout 2

Often these pages were the best representation of what that product line had to offer so many pages had to include several elements portraying each feature.

Luxor Product Sell Sheets

Luxor Product Sell Sheets 1

These sheets were the primary means for the sales team to create quick personal pitches to prospecting buyers. The layout is simple and clean to let the product speak for itself.

Luxor Product Sell Sheets 2

Luxor Product Sell Sheets 2

The sales team would often request custom sell sheets and often these sheets would get mass printed for tradeshows and marketing needs.

Assembly Guide Booklet 1

Assembly Guide Booklet 1

I have years of experience creating instruction sheets for hundreds of products.

Assembly Guide Booklet 2

Assembly Guide Booklet 2

Many are designed as simple one page sheets and many are detailed step by step booklets.

Luxor Catalog Page Layout D

Assembly Guide Booklet 1

I worked directly in Rhino 3D to manipulate the 3D artwork into step by step pieces, exporting that into Illustrator and InDesign.

Luxor Utility Cart Retail Box

Luxor Utility Cart Retail Box

I also headed a retail program packaging design that was implemented across select retailers.

Luxor Retail Program

Luxor Retail Program

Printing on the package helped give the company a strong brand identity in established retail locations.

Luxor Trade Show Banners

Luxor Trade Show Banners

Dozens of tradeshow materials were also required. Product banners were created to give the Luxor booth a strong presentation on the show floor.

Luxor Trade Show Backdrop

Luxor Trade Show Backdrop

A backdrop was also created to give a strong brand identity and help the Luxor booth pop at trade shows.

Design Phase InvisiSign Sellsheet 1

Design Phase InvisiSign Sellsheet 1

This pricing sheet was created for a new sign tech that uses motion activated LED lights an emulates the look of a can.

Design Phase InvisiSign Sellsheet 2

Design Phase InvisiSign Sellsheet 2

This pricing sheet was created an invisible sign tech that is battery powered and designed to stick onto the door of the fridge unit at stores.

Design Phase InvisiSign Instructions

Design Phase InvisiSign Instructions

These are instructions that were included with the invisible sign for easy installation.

Design Phase LG Instructions

Design Phase LG Instructions

This instruction sheet was for LG's high profile TV Wall in stores like best buy and this sheet covered how to update several of the TVs and Sound bars on that wall.

Design Phase Garmin Instructions

Design Phase Garmin Instructions

This instruction sheet was for Garmin's watch band display inside retail stores and shows the step by step process of removed the old watch bands and replacing them with new watch bands.

Design Phase Target Instructions

Design Phase Target Instructions

This instruction sheet was how to assemble and install a full TV display at various Target locations.

Digital

Compass Counseling Logo

Compass Counseling Logo

Created for a local counseling practice, the logo embodies a very natural rustic feel with the intricate compass design drawing your eye in.

Reclaim Logo

Reclaim Logo

This logo was for an annual men's counseling retreat and incorporates a variety of fonts and images approved by the client.

Portfolio Site Logo

Portfolio Site Logo

The logo for my portfolio site is meant to represent the spirit and drive of my character, made with bright and rich colors the N intersects with the G and creates a visual effect of coming out of an envelope.

3D

InvisiSign PBR Sign

InvisiSign PBR Sign

Created as a prototype this project utilized Maya and Keyshot to create a 3D environmental shot to present to prospective clients.

InvisiSign PBR Can

InvisiSign PBR Can

The Isle-violator sign prototype is meant to hang into the isle and bring customers in toward the product. This unique sign is a clear sheet of plastic which flashes a logo when motion activated.

InvisiSign Blizzard Warcraft Sign

InvisiSign Blizzard Warcraft Sign

This unique sign can also be full color-printed and the LED can be changed to a variety of colors.

InvisiSign Beats

InvisiSign Beats

These clear signs can be very effective at quick brand recognition as demonstrated by this powerbeats prototype.

InvisiSign Jagermeister

InvisiSign Jagermeister

Using strong elements from the clients existing brand structure and making it pop with light.

InvisiSign Bud Light

InvisiSign Bud Light

The Light can come in multiple gradients and colors and is much more portable then a neon light sign.