Walk for Trees

Walk for Trees

Graphics Supervisor/Graphic Designer: Jen Hiatt Client: Green Works Orlando Recently during an AIGA workshop, I was reminded that as designers, it's important to have passion projects. And one of the topics I get excited about is sustainability – I live and breathe recycling and repurposing in my personal life, and love when (as a City) we get to promote sustainability initiatives for residents. So I was excited when we got to start planning the Inaugural Walk for Trees event marketing that will kick off Earth Month this April. IDEAS For Us, a local 501c3 nonprofit, is hosting a "Walk For…continue reading →
Mayor Dyer’s State of Downtown

Mayor Dyer’s State of Downtown

    Graphics Supervisor/Graphic Designer: Jen Hiatt Client: City of Orlando Office of the Mayor & Downtown Orlando Partnership Each Fall, the Mayor delivers his annual State of Downtown address. This year’s speech, themed, "Downtown's Winning Game Plan," will share the latest on the City’s comprehensive visioning process for the continued revitalization of Downtown Orlando. The event will be held at the newly reconstructed Citrus Bowl, hosted by the Downtown Orlando Partnership. Mayor Dyer will also made several announcements on the City’s priorities to keep Downtown Orlando moving ahead for generations to come. The design of…continue reading →
Fall Fiesta

Fall Fiesta

Graphics Supervisor: Jen Hiatt Artist: Sondra DeLuca Client: Office of Communications & Neighborhood Relations – Events The Fall Fiesta in the Park is held annually during the second weekend in November. More than 150,000 residents and visitors to Orlando visit Lake Eola Park during this weekend to view and purchase arts and crafts from artists from across Central Florida. Goals: Each year the City of Orlando’s Office of Communications and Neighborhood Relations graphics team updates the artwork that is used in the marketing and advertising of the event. Being a signature event from our office, I usually encourage the designer…continue reading →
State of the City 2015

State of the City 2015

Graphics Supervisor/Graphic Designer: Jen Hiatt Client: City of Orlando Office of the Mayor Each Spring, the Mayor delivers his annual State of the City address. This year’s speech reflected on the City’s recent accomplishments in economic growth, public safety, transportation, sustainability, quality of life and ending homelessness. Mayor Dyer also made several announcements on the City’s priorities to keep Orlando moving ahead for generations to come. The design of the invitation for this event correlated with the interactive book that was created to highlight the City's accomplishments and goal for the next year. The design was also worked into…continue reading →
Spring Fiesta

Spring Fiesta

Graphics Supervisor: Jen Hiatt Artist: Bret Thomas Client: Office of Communications & Neighborhood Relations – Events The Spring Fiesta in the Park, now in its 26th year, is held annually during the second weekend in April. More than 150,000 residents and visitors to Orlando visit Lake Eola Park during this weekend to view and purchase arts and crafts from artists from across Central Florida. Goals: Each year the City of Orlando’s Office of Communications and Neighborhood Relations graphics team updates the artwork that is used in the marketing and advertising of the event. Being a signature event from…continue reading →
Green Economy Summit Event Promotion

Green Economy Summit Event Promotion

Graphics Supervisor/Graphic Designer: Jen Hiatt Client: Green Works Orlando Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer hosted a Climate and Energy Summit bringing together more than 200 community, business, nonprofit and public sector leaders to discuss sustainability best practices and solutions to support economic growth and clean, reliable and renewable energy in Orlando and Central Florida. The Summit was part of Mayor Dyer’s Green Works Orlando initiative, a comprehensive plan to ensure Orlando is one of the most environmentally-friendly, economically and socially vibrant communities in the nation. Goals: To promote the Climate and Energy Summit to community and…continue reading →
Blues-BQ

Blues-BQ

Graphics Supervisor/Graphic Designer: Jen Hiatt Client: City of Orlando Office of Communications – Events Team Blues B-Q is one of the City of Orlando’s four signature events and features national and local blues acts as well as Orlando’s finest mouth-watering barbecue available for purchase. Goals: Each year the City of Orlando’s Office of Communications and Neighborhood Relations graphics team updates the artwork that is used in the marketing and advertising of each signature event. I always enjoy the opportunity to do a stylized piece, and had a lot of fun researching old school blues posters to use as…continue reading →
Veterans Day Parade

Veterans Day Parade

Graphics Supervisor/Graphic Designer: Jen Hiatt Client: Office of Communications – Events Team About the event: Mayor Buddy Dyer and his Veterans Advisory Council will honor the courageous men and women of the armed forces at the 15th annual City of Orlando Veterans Day Parade in Downtown Orlando. Three members of the American Gold Star Mothers will serve as parade grand marshals. The group serves veterans and their families by providing emotional support and properly honoring those lost while serving in the armed forces. About the graphics: Fun fact, this was the second event flyer…continue reading →
Ciclovia

Ciclovia

Graphics Supervisor/Graphic Designer: Jen Hiatt Client: City of Orlando Transportation Engineering What is Ciclovia, you ask? I did the same thing. About the event: On September 21, Robinson Street in Downtown Orlando will be car free for Ciclovia. Citizens will have the chance to bike, roll and stroll while enjoying games and activities for all ages. Ciclovia is a Spanish term for “cycleway” and is a long-standing tradition in South America, where miles of roads are closed every Sunday. During Orlando’s first Ciclovia event, the cars on Robinson Street near Lake Eola Park will be…continue reading →
50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act

50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act

Graphics Supervisor: Jen Hiatt Graphic Designer: Daniel Bryan, Intern Client: City of Orlando Office of Community Affairs & Human Relations Another intern special! Daniel, our Summer intern, just finished worked on an event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act. He did a great job, from start to finish, with the branding of the event and invoking the historical significance of July 2, 1964. The project began with the request for a "logo" for the 50th anniversary event. After some initial designs and discussions, we used Daniel's seal as the watermark in the…continue reading →