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Plays in the Park 2015

In Clients by David Hamilton

The preliminary graphics are done for the 2015 season of Plays in the Park. Exciting things have been happening in the redwoods for the past two years, and this year David Hamilton Design is proud to be a part of the action. The season features a lively line up of comedy and music in the redwoods. For these graphics we …

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The 2nd Annual Haunted Mill Tour Is Coming

In Clients, Community Sponsorship by David Hamilton

Once again,  David Hamilton Design is proud to be a sponsor of the Blue Ox Haunted Mill Tour.  Last year’s event was fabulous, with crowds of around 2,500 people over the course of the four day event.  This year we’re adding three more days, extended hours, and online sales.  As usual the fantastic photographs are courtesy of Evan Wish Photography …

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David Hamilton Design Gears Up For Political Season

In Clients by David Hamilton

It’s November in Humboldt County. The leaves are turning color, car defrosters are suddenly a very popular feature, and political figures are raising money for next year’s election.  For a graphic designer that means political logos, yard signs, business cards and websites. I recently finished up this logo and website for District Attorney candidate, Arnie Klein, a former deputy district …

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New Jewelry Site, Just In Time For Christmas

In Clients by David Hamilton

Just showing a little blog love to a new client website launching this week, Peyote Moon Jewelry. Peyote Moon is based out of Arcata, California and features themes ranging from the American Southwest to Ancient Egypt.  If you’re looking to make a purchase for Christmas, move soon!  All Peyote Moon’s jewelry is made to order, which allows possibility for customization, …

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Making an Original Art Deco Poster

In Clients, Design Ramblings by David Hamilton

  As many of you may know, I often design posters for one of the local community theatres (one of the prices of being on the board.)  A lot of work goes into some of the posters, but occasionally I have one of those fun projects that really reminds me why I enjoy doing this stuff in the first place.  …

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Fun With 1940s Colorizing

In Clients, Design Ramblings by David Hamilton

Sometimes the really fun projects sneak up on you by accident.  When I started work on this poster for North Coast Repertory Theatre  I knew that I was going to get to have some fun with the 1940s style. I’ve been enjoying playing around with the WWII era while working on the layout for the new Humboldt Fire website (lots …

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Dragonfly Diva gearing up for Christmas

In Clients by David Hamilton

We’re getting into the holiday season, and one of my favorite clients is gearing up her store for Christmas. It’s the time of year where we polish up the search engine optimization, start the Facebook ad campaigns and hope that the money starts pouring in.  I often find that the boost from Christmas sales in my own Cafepress store is …