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News & Publications


The Industry Source Magazine (2010): “How Your Business Should Act Like A Snowflake”
The Industry Source Magazine (2010): “The Layers of Your Brand”
Logolounge Master Library Volume 3 (2010): Shapes & Symbols
International Book Publishing Center (IBPC): Several brand identity and illustration projects
Trademarks USA (2010): People & Process logo
The Industry Source Magazine (2010) “The Layers of Your Brand” will be published in this beauty-industry trade publication.
Logolounge Master Library Volume 1 (2010): 3,000 Initial & Crest Logos by Catharine Fishel and Bill Gardner.
Symbols, Pictograms & Silhouettes (2008): Index Books
Color Management for Packaging (2008): A Comprehensive Guide for Graphic Designers by John Drew and Sarah Meyer
Logo Lounge Book 4 (2008): Push-5 Logo
Fashion Identity (2007): elf design’s fashion design work is shown in this book, published by Index Books out of Barcelona.
Guerrilla Marketing on the Front Lines. (2008) Jay Conrad Levinson and Mitch Meyerson
The Word It Book (2007): My work is under “Prank”. And, a thumbnail made it to the front cover!
How Magazine (2006): “How To Build Your Own Marketing Machine” as an example of how to build a follow-up program that gets clients interested in being on your list.
Rain Today’s Rainmaker Report (2006). “Erin Ferree provides questions and steps you can use to guide your business through both the strategy and the design elements of creating the face of your company: your brand.”
Design 360: elf design was profiled in this design magazine from China.
Eating & Designing: elf design’s restaurant design work will be shown in this upcoming book.
Branded: elf design’s work will be shown in this upcoming book from Début Publications.
The Big Book of Logos #5, by David E. Carter. Includes 30 of my logo designs:
ABNDesign Ltd., Absolutely, Inc, Beadjoux by Shelley Bond, Bow Wow Bootcamp, Chenoo, Coyote Ridge Ranch, Crescenda Coaching, Dropwise Essentials, Egress, Fun Grandma, GeoPoint Research Systems, Ginger & Peppermint, Good Elements, Hamady Chiropractic Center, Have Wax, Will Travel, Legal Aid Association of California, Leadersearch, Inc., Luvelle, Ms. Clutter Buster, On the Marx Acupuncture, Organization Outfitters, Paradise Valley Spas, Perfect Path, Poppyseed Cake, Push-5, Resilient Jewelry Works, Thé Iced Tea, The Paradigm Shifts Coaching Group, Wedding Logo for Jeannie Shea and Kevin Grotjahn, William Swackhamer
The Big Book of Letterheads, by David E. Carter. 7 of my letterhead designs appear in this book by David E. Carter. The pieces that are published include: Dr. Beth’s Compassionate Parenting, Change Catalysts, Absolutely, Inc., Mac5 Consulting, Dropwise Essentials, Forward Progress, Capital Virtual Assistance
Logo Revue: The Chenoo logo is included in this Czechoslovakian book published by ROCTUS.
We Magazine: Connecting With Your Target Audience Through Your Brand Identity
The Big Book of Layouts, by David E. Carter.
1000 Bags, Tags and Labels, Rockport Publishers. Includes 4 of my product packaging labels, for Dropwise Essentials and The Iced Tea.
The Big Book of Business Cards, by David E. Carter. Includes 2 of my business card designs, for MusicBrainz and Woo Wire.
Logo Lounge 3. Includes 3 of my logos: Have Wax, Will Travel, Wedding Ampersand, and Poppyseed Cake.
American Corporate ID competition: Includes 7 of my logos have won publication in American Corporate Identity 21
The published logos (below) include On the Marx Acupuncture, Coyote Ridge Ranch, Dropwise Essentials, Laura Burkey Coaching, Crescenda, The Paradigm Shifts, and Chenoo.
Logo Lounge 2: Coyote Ridge Ranch, iHaul


2005 American Graphic Design Awards: The winning entries were for Maryanne Comaroto’s logo deisgn and Menlo Furniture Design’s website design.
American Design Awards 3rd Annual Design Contest Second place in the American Design Awards 3rd Annual Design Contest, in the packaging category.
University Open House poster design contest winner. This poster promoted the annual festival introducing new and prospective students to the campus in 2000. California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.