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Featured Projects

Mad Tea Party Bridal Shower Invite

On 02, Nov 2017 | In | By Cory Bardwell

Mad Tea Party Bridal Shower Invite

A Tim Burton-inspired, mad tea party themed bridal shower e-invitation.

College Graduation Card

On 02, Oct 2016 | In | By Cory Bardwell

College Graduation Card

Created a typography-based layout for a graduation announcement.

Den Mother Album Art

On 11, Jun 2016 | In | By Cory Bardwell

Den Mother Album Art

Created the album art for a post-hardcore band called Den Mother, including selecting colors for the vinyl records.

Adoption Letter Design – DavisAdoption Letter Design – Davis

On 05, Sep 2013 | In | By Cory Bardwell

Adoption Letter Design – Davis

An adoption letter from an Independent Adoption Center client. I was responsible for proofreading and editing text, selecting best photos, and all creative direction and design.

Editorial Spread – PhotographyEditorial Spread – Photography

On 20, Aug 2012 | In | By Cory Bardwell

Editorial Spread – Photography

A 4 page editorial spread I wrote and designed for CSU East Bay’s photography program. All photos, interview, layout, design, and creative direction by me. Thanks to Katie Anastasio for the interview.

Winter Forever Book DesignWinter Forever Book Design

On 10, Aug 2012 | No Comments | In | By Cory Bardwell

Winter Forever Book Design

This is a book concept created as a class project. The goal was to use a music album’s title and artist as the title and author of a book, and then create a concept for the story and use it to inform the design of the book. I used Winter Forever by Seahaven, a band I love and consider good friends, for this concept. I gave it a bleak, dreary feel and came up with a dark, hopeless story to go with it. All photography by me, taken at Pinecrest in 2008. I love this design. FOR SALE if anyone wants this as their own book design.

The Psychedelic Furs Album Re-DesignThe Psychedelic Furs Album Re-Design

On 10, Aug 2012 | No Comments | In | By Cory Bardwell

The Psychedelic Furs Album Re-Design

This is a CD packaging re-design concept I did for a college project during my last year. I found a CD that I thought was poorly designed (the black and white one in the pictures) and gave it a makeover. I tried to take inspiration from the feel of the music, as well as the lyrics, and incorporate that into the design. I also created a fake poster to further bring the concept into reality. Creative direction, design, photography, typography, and concept by me.

Zion Coffee Roasters Packaging

On 10, Aug 2012 | No Comments | In | By Cory Bardwell

Zion Coffee Roasters Packaging

A complete conceptual set of coffee packaging for Zion Coffee Roasters, featuring bags for two different types of coffee, as well as a custom cardboard drink sleeve. The brown paper bag is actually just a custom texture I printed onto white paper. All creative direction, copy writing, designing, paper sourcing, assembly, and photography done by me.

Grad Announcement

On 10, May 2012 | No Comments | In | By Cory Bardwell

Grad Announcement

Created an announcement card for a college graduation; there was another format including a party invite complete with contact info, which I chose not to post to the site so she doesn’t get strange visitors.

Seahaven / Troubled Coast Tour PosterSeahaven / Troubled Coast Tour Poster

On 04, May 2012 | No Comments | In | By Cory Bardwell

Seahaven / Troubled Coast Tour Poster

A poster I created for my band, Troubled Coast, and Seahaven, in time for our first tour.