Portfolio Development. Tutoring in Graphic Design, Communication Design, and Typography

I am a visiting professor at Pratt Institute and the City University of New York

Courses in Typography, Communication Design, Graphic Design. I focus on the  effective creation and presentation of design, communications and typographic solutions for web/print.

Tutoring Services

I work to focus on conceptualization within multidisciplinary design studies and principles along with interpersonal skills to develop multifaceted designers.

Portfolio Development:

My major objective is to prepare your for employment, we will address issues such as your personal brand and portfolio development,  internships and gaining work experience.

I place emphasis on the ability to market and effectively present yourself to prospective clients and competition.

Assist  building a portfolio for college acceptance or job application.

Guidance with what is or is not working for specific course or projects.

I stress client/designer interaction and relationship by covering how to effectively create, present and communicate design projects to clients.

In tutoring  I strive not only to pass on the skills and knowledge that are part of my design practice but also to impart a passion for design.

I focus on the working environment and design methods in an on the job environment.

The thinking process and how to apply creative to the final objective will be stressed under the same constraints as potential work environment.

Analysis on the concept behind a solution and teach students how to generate strong ideas though research and analysis.

Focus on targeting the right audience, and recognizing client and consumer trends and behaviors.

We work in a client designer critique situations, where you explain and defend your choices.

I encourage the use of visual vocabulary to express concepts and design. This sharpens your presentation, observation and design skills all at once.

Student Work

Tutoring, Graphic design Communication design, Portfolio development





My Experience:

Create and direct high profile marketing design strategies, enhancing and promoting image for increased market shares.  Creative direction of marketing, corporate /international government campaigns, all aspects of editorial publishing, promotional design, and the promotion of cultural/educational programs print and online, marketing, corporate and international government campaigns.
• Creative Direction    • Custom Publication/ Editorial Design
• Branding/Corporate Identity     • New Media/Interactive Design
• Graphic Design     • Advertising
• Marketing Communications       • Sales Promotion/Collateral Design
• Education/Instruction    • Illustration

Clients: Italy-America Chamber of Commerce, New York City Police, Museum, National Park Service, Italian Trade Commission, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, Milan Chamber of Commerce, Italian Cultural Institute, Italian American Museum, United Nations, Gettysburg Civil War Museum, Italian Consulate, Scientific American, Architectural Record, Fortune, UNICEF, International Olympic Committee, American History Magazine.

Contact Info:

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