Jacob Barrick

Midwest-based graphic designer and artist.

Category: Design

  • Poketo

    Poketo

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    The following email newsletters were answers to a speculative design request by Poketo, an LA-based artist and designer-made goods store. The first newsletter follows the existing Poketo brand more closely- light and airy, colorful, but not overwhelming. The combined edges of the photographs create an irregular border, peppered by scattered type. The second newsletter is

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  • Wiki Magazine

    Wiki Magazine

    Wikipedia means many things to many different people. It is the beating heart of user-centric design – favoring strictly regulated and sparse visual styles along with fast loading times for a truly accessible web. It’s also a website where even the most niche topic can find audiences. Users often report falling into what’s known as

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  • Newfields Museum

    Newfields Museum

    In October of 2017, the Newfields Museum, formerly known as the Indiana Museum of Art hosted City as Canvas: New York City Graffiti from the 70s & 80s. The museum commissioned me to design a 4-pack of stickers to be given away to guests to support and promote the exhibition. This project was a collaboration

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  • Studio 424

    Studio 424

    view in browser [note: the header element has been revised] Email newsletter template designed for Studio 424 to talk about current projects, promote interesting articles, and connect with clients. This newsletter was custom built with hand-coded, broad email client supported HTML and CSS and sent through MailChimp. view in browser [note: the header element has

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  • Surface Design

    Surface Design

    Patterns and surfaces for plush toys, clothing, interiors, and prints. I began learning pattern design for fabric as a side-project to my MFA studies. I had just learned to sew and quickly became dissatisfied with how dated and middle-of-the-road commercial fabrics looked. My early inspiration drew from Ettore Sottsas and Nathalie du Pasquier. More recently,

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  • Selected Illustrations

    Selected Illustrations

    Emilia Fart Illustration of Emilia Fart, a youtuber who uses the medium for publicly processing grief and mental health while documenting her life. Geekhaus: Witches Geekhaus: Witches [ft. Rosemary Maybe, Connor Konz, Fox E. Kim, & Hot Tawdry] Hairy Queen Illustrations for Hairy Queen [ft. Siichele, Maureeen SanDiego, Saltine, Her?, Matt Adore, & Jo Mama]

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  • Creepy Company

    Creepy Company

    Creepy Company is a Chicago-based horror fandom retailer that primarily operates on Instagram. Since 2015, their business has grown exponentially and has transformed from selling campy horror inspired merchandise to creating licensed merchandise for franchises such as Vincent Price, Goosebumps, Garbage Pail Kids, and Pee-Wee Herman. Their growth of brand equity relies heavily on a

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  • Genr8 Conference

    Genr8 Conference

    Logo The Generate Conference is a meeting of web designers and developers to discuss next-generation tech and design thinking. This project is a speculative redesign of conference branding materials, including a renaming to GENR8. Taking inspiration from the Memphis Group, the logotype pulls from disparate geometric elements to illustrate the experimental energy of pulling together

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