make a scene

graphic + fabric works
by Justin L. Gibson

cross your art

scene-stitcher thoughtfully combines cross stitch and pop cultch. (natch)
Cross stitch design of Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RBG) in thread colors red, green, and blue (RGB) on navy blue fabric

RBG in RGB

Notorious legends never die. Therefore, Ruth Bader Ginsburg is the best-seller around here.

yes, we Nebraskan

I’m not saying that this vinyl sticker rips off President Obama’s 2008 campaign, but I do say that great designers steal.

Cross stitch design of Moira Rose from “Schitt’s Creek” with quote “Never let the bastards get you down.”

Moira’s turn

Mini stitches are the perfect bébés to spice up any space. Certainly Moira can increase your Creek cred.

designer genes

Academic

The only B.S. is in graphic design, with a graduate chaser in PR and social media.

Aesthetic

If the devil’s in the details… hail Satan? Make branding make sense.

Semantic

Words matter, and spell-check is always a turn-on.

Strategic

A careful balance of tactics and antics.

Typographic

Type-obsessed with form and function.

whoa, is me

I assume an overeager marketer coined the phrase “toot your own horn,” but that’s not really my style. Behind the scenes I’m gathering information, observing competition, overthinking… everything. Does that sound serial killer-ish? Maybe. Is it effective? *toot-toot*

watermelon,
sugar, hi

Questions, queries, comments,
concerns, conundrums? Say hey!

the tribe has spoken

Michael Barber
Former editor-in-chief of The Clocktower, Union College Associated Student Body
Justin does an amazing job in all aspects of his work. He is a pleasure to work with.
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Theresa Loken
Former sales representative,
Art F/X Screenprinting and Embroidery
In my 17 years of teaching college designers, Justin ranks in the top one percent.
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Chris Blake
Former Associate professor of English and communication, Union College