We definitely stepped outside of our comfort zone for this project. We referenced a bunch of old encyclopedia style illustrations for this hand made jewelry client in New Orleans.
Queen City Motorsports
T-Shirt DesignVisit Queen City Motorsports »
This client loves high-end, rare, sports cars. They partnered with us to release a custom shirt for sale by our lifestyle brand Buffalo Made Co. So we took their logo and reinterpreted it to create this "Live Fast" graphic.
San Francisco Slackers
We worked up this fun graphic for a friends softball team out San Francisco. They wanted an old timey, beer drinking, mascot and that's what we gave em'.
Nick + Danielle
Recently we designed an entire set of stationary for a clients wedding. The reception was held at Buffalo's iconic Hotel Lafayette, so we went with an art deco look and feel that the client loved.
Logo DesignVisit Truth Collective »
We designed this logo under the creative direction of Jeremy Schwartz at Truth Collective. Smarter Travel offers cheap airfare as well a broad range of discussions regarding travel, which is the inspiration behind the suitcase and speech bubble icon.
The Buffalo Lofts
Logo & Website DesignVisit The Buffalo Lofts »
In 2011 we launched the original Buffalo Lofts site, three years later, it was time to relaunch and bring the site up to todays standards. The site showcases Rocco Termini's redeveloped properties throughout Buffalo. This time around we designed and developed a custom Wordpress theme, so the client can manage the site themselves.
Republic Ice Cream
Website DesignUpdate Coming Soon
Done for Ponytwin.
Republic Ice Cream, made in a private South Carolina creamery, is run by a couple of brothers that come from a family with a passion for ice cream going all the way back to 1917 on the Coney Island Boardwalk. This recent update to the site we originially designed 2 years ago, features beautiful new product photography. The next phase will feature an online storefront.
Label Design + BrandingVisit Truth Collective »
For this project, we worked with Truth Collective and Sixteen Ton in Rochester. The client picked this direction from a variety of directions presented. For this concept we were inspired by the bright, bold, colorful lifestyle of the Florida Keys, and their ritual of heading to the sandbar every Sunday.
Type DesignVisit Holiday Matinee »
Holiday Matinee had been dreaming this product up for years, and we were happy to help them bring it to life. The 5-panel cap urges people to "Put on your thinking cap. Perfect for a-ha moments, problem-solving or contemplating life's greatest mysteries."
Mercy Home + Farm Team Apparel
Logo DesignVisit Farm Team Apparel »
Farm Team Apparel aka "Minor League Duds"is a fun apparel line that also gives back to various charities across the country. We designed this monogram for them and Chicago's Mercy Home for Boys & Girls, Saturday Basketball League.
Website DesignVisit Mavin Technologies »
We teamed up with Rochester based Truth Collective to design this website for a technology company also in Rochester. Taking the brand established by Truth, we designed and developed this custom Wordpress site, making it easy for the client to keep up to date.
Website DesignVisit Valbella »
Website design for a New York City based restaurant with three locations. Previously Valbella had separate websites for each location. Now they have a modern, fully responsive site, which houses information and photos for all 3 locations.
Pint & Cup
Logo DesignVisit Pint & Cup »
Logo design for Pint & Cup, a blog and website that will showcase great coffee and beer finds from around the globe. The website is new and very much under construction, but stay tuned for some cool stuff.
Logo & Website DesignVisit The DIY SeatSkins »
This website is a highly intuitive and interactive website that allows visitors to customize replacement seating kits for just about any personal watercraft.
Buffalo Fan Alliance
The Buffalo Fan Alliance is an organization that works to create innovative community-based policy aimed at ensuring the stability and existence of professional sports in Buffalo for generations to come.
Graphics for "Converse Ink", which prompts customers to "get your stuff inked". Available in Converse's Boston, New York City, and Santa Monica flagship stores. Being asked to participate in this project was extremely humbling, it's not often a designer gets a call from such an internationally recognized brand that he happens to love, and wear almost daily, honored.
Jake & Steven
Jake and Steven are friend's of founding partner Nick, to help out with a surprise party for them, he offered up his services. The result? An illustrative, rustic, and fun, double sided invitation—perfect for a good old fashioned party.
Labatt Blue Light
Promotional T-Shirt Designs
Rather than just slapping the logo in the middle of shirt like most companies do, Blue Light wanted QCS to come up with original designs that fans of the beer would actually enjoy wearing out in public, not just while mowing the lawn.
Euro RSCG Chicago to develop a set of 6 icons to be used for "deal-a-day" promos on various print and digital pieces. The icons needed to be simple and bold, but most importantly work in various sizes both in print and digital formats.
Logo & Website Re-designCheck Out Strictly Social »
StrictlySocial.com is blog that delivers great content consisting of "big dreams, good music, and expensive taste". QCS was approached to design a new identity to convey the theme better and follow up with a re-skin of the Wordpress theme in place.
Tourist 2 Townie
Logo & Website Re-designCheck Out Tourist 2 Townie »
Gareth Leonard is a man determined to go from "Tourist 2 Townie" in just about every country south of our border. After concluding his first, year long stint in Argentina, Gareth came to Queen City Studio looking to elevate his brand before going on his next adventure in Columbia.
Note: Upon completion of design the client assumed all responsibility of the website and branding.
T-Shirt DesignPurchase Yours Here »
After seeing the entries for Grammy-winning recording artist Pete Yorn, Rob felt it was his duty as both a fan and a designer to come up with some designs. Rob's designs weren't picked but Pete Yorn messaged Rob directly on Twitter asking if he'd be interested in using one of the designs on a t-shirt. The rest was history and a dream come true for Rob.
Various Logo Designs
Logos are one of the most important visual elements in the world. They're what people always remember the most, whether you're a major corporation or an indie rock band. They're also one of our favorite projects to work on, below is a collection of some what we'd like to think are our best.
The BFLO Series
Personal ProjectLearn More About the Series »
Buffalo will always be a catalyst of pride and a reminder of who I am, where I'm from, and where I'm going. This is an ongoing series of visuals that pay homage to my beloved city.