Joel Hawkins / Work

runs an independent design practice

is interested in identifying needs, understanding constraints, and solving problems with and for all kinds of organizations and people

makes things like corporate identities, collateral systems, wayfinding, presentations, books, reports, and branding for events/conferences

has been spending a lot of time on lately

offers art direction, brand strategy, research, web design, systems thinking, naming, and product architecture services as well

is available for full-time or contract work, collaboration, coffee, beer, book and/or plant swaps

is less “move fast and break things” and more “go slow and fix things” (thanks Frank)

The immense size of modern databases gives us a feeling of meaninglessness. It is our task as humans to bring meaning back into this wasteland. As finite creatures who think and feel, we can create islands of meaning in the sea of information.

—Freeman Dyson