Website Design

The foundation for marketing your Kansas City small business is a well-designed website that conveys your message.

BRUNNER'S QUALITY DECKS, INC.

Brunner's is a long-established and well respected deck company, but their website was long out-of-date. The gallery page for the new site contains six separate photo albums to reflect the range of work that Brunner's has completed.  A separate Testimonial page was added to highlight the company's excellent reputation.

RESTAURANT WEBSITE COMPS

Two new website comps. El Sombrero was created with Adobe Muse, and El Saladia was done with Twitter Bootstrap in an Aquent Gymnasium class.

EVERYDAY HOME CARE KANSAS CITY

This home care agency needed a new website. I was hired to design and build the site, including image selection and writing.  A slideshow was incorporated into the home page to highlight some of the agency's services.

QUALITY FLOORING, LLC

The existing website was out of date, so I was contacted to rebuild it. A large photo gallery of completed jobs  to highlights the quality workmanship, while customer reviews underscore the dependability of the company.

SheKAYAKS

SheKayaks was a WordPress blog site whose owner is starting a business manufacturing clothing for women kayakers. She asked me to help her prepare the site to become not only a destination for women who love water sports, but also—in the near future—an e-commerce site.

Catalogs & Magazines

Print continues to be an important part of a rounded marketing campaign, and often drives buyers to a website.

STULLER MINI BRIDAL CATALOG

I was the owner of this on-going project, with a new edition every six months. This 2012 edition was 64 pages. Ring styles were grouped into sections with an introductory beauty shot. My role included design, layout and photo direction, with some writing and assisting with product selection. Beauty photos by Noelle White.

 

Stuller Standard Fall/Winter 2011 cover

STULLER STANDARD, FALL/WINTER 2011

The holiday edition of the new Stuller Standard. My role included theme, prop selection, photo direction and layout for my pages.

 

STULLER STANDARD SPRING 2011

My role in the newly redesigned Stuller Standard, a shared project, included photo direction, design and layout for my page assisgnments.

 

The Calhouns & Wilders of Daviess County Missouri cover

THE CALHOUNS & WILDERS
OF DAVIESS COUNTY MISSOURI

This book is a project for a geneology-loving family with a trove of old photos, correspondence and newspaper clippings. My role was to organize the material, write text, design and layout the book.
Tree photo by Tina Little.

 

JORDAN MAGAZINE,
FALL/HOLIDAY 2003

A quarterly publication of Nike, Inc., I was the contract production artist for this 100-page issue of the magazine. My role was assisting with layout and building the InDesign file.

 

VARIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS
ANNUAL REPORT

This project was done while I worked for Lanig & Associates in Palo Alto CA. Part of the design team, my primary responsibility was page layout and file preparation. The cover had a front inside gatefold panel.

 

50th Reunion Souvenir Book cover

50-YEAR REUNION SOUVENIR BOOK

The Reunion Committee asked classmates to submit a current photo and autobiography. Senior pictures were scanned from the '64 yearbook to pair with new photos. Cover photos, inside front illustration, design and layout were my responsibilities.

 

Ads & Brochures

EVERYDAY HOME CARE KANSAS CITY TRIFOLD BROCHURE & BUSINESS CARD

Everyday Home Care Kansas City wanted their trifold brochure and business cards re-designed to coordinate with their website, solidifying their branding message.

LEWIS & CLARK BICENTENNIEL PAMPHLET

This pamphlet was commissioned by the Bicentenniel Committee to advertise  events  along the expedition route, and it was designed to fit into travel agency brochure racks. I was hired to layout the pamphlet, adhering to the design already approved by the Committee.

 

KC PREMIER PROPERTY 8-PAGE BROCHURE & 'JUST LISTED' CARD

KC Premier Property.com wanted a special brochure to highlight an exclusive property they had listed for sale, and also business-size cards to hand out to heighten excitement.

Cover of Stuller's Sea Life Brochure

SEA LIFE TRIFOLD BROCHURE

This brochure highlighted Stuller's Sea Life jewelry collections. My role was design, photo direction and layout.

GOLD-TIPPED ROSES POSTCARD

Created to advertise Stuller's Gold-Tipped Roses, a perennial Valentine favorite.

Coherent Medical Group ASCRS ad

COHERENT MEDICAL GROUP AD

 This ad was prepared to appear in several publications prior to ASCRS (American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery).

Stuller Studio Chain by the Inch ad

CHAIN BY THE INCH

Ad in the July 2008 Stuller Standard for Chain by the Inch from Stuller Studio. Concept, photo direction and layout were my responsibilities.

Sentrol/Interlogix catalog ad

SENTROL/
INTERLOGIX AD

This ad appeared in multiple publications to announce  a  new product catalog.

Stuller casting grain ad

A WEALTH OF COLOR

The variety of casting grain colors available from Stuller was advertised in the Stuller Standard. My role included photo direction and layout.

El Sombrero Restaurant ad

EL SOMBRERO RESTAURANT

The owners wanted to publicize both their Tuesday special and their 50th anniversary.

Stuller gemstone ad

STULLER GEMSTONES

Ad for multiple publications to promote awareness of Stuller's gemstone product line. This ad was created using existing photography.

Logos & Illustration

Dermabrasion illustration for Coherent Medical Group
Hair follicle illustration for Coherent Medical Group
Hair removal illustration for Coherent Medical Group

COHERENT MEDICAL GROUP

Illustrations for Coherent Medical Group presentatons on dermabrasion and laser hair removal.

Large scale crest recreated for interior front cover

50-YEAR REUNION BOOK
FRONT INTERIOR PAGE ILLUSTRATION

A very large scale Pius Crest was recreated in Illustrator from a TIFF for the interior front page of the book.

Email birth announcement with original illustrations

EMAIL BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENT

For a baby born with Sun in Cancer and Pisces rising, the whimsical crab and fish theme seemed a natural.

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Kiefer Design & Illustration

Susan Kiefer, Owner

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