Waterfront Views and Visions

This project, for the New York League of Conservation Voters’ annual waterfront-focused fundraiser, turned out to be one of my favorites. After I came up with the basic concept highlighting various city shoreline parks in the invitation, I travelled to several sites in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens to take photos exclusively for this project.

In designing the invitation — and with only two colors available — I chose a very minimal look for all materials  that was based on aerial views of a city waterfront and its piers. The concept allowed us to include a lot of information about the event in a small space without much clutter.

Perhaps just as important, the design succeeded whether the recipient got the “joke” (the waterfront reference) or not.

View these and other photographs for NYLCV projects in this portfolio.

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Posted: November 2004