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ABOUT

EMILY JOHNSTON IS A GRADUATE FROM COLLEGE FOR CREATIVE STUDIES, WHERE SHE EARNED HER BFA IN GRAPHIC DESIGN IN 2009 ALONG WITH MINORS IN BOTH ART HISTORY AND VISUAL CULTURE. SHE CURRENTLY WORKS AT GTB.

WELCOME TO THE INFINITE RECORD

WINTER 2016  /  DIGITAL

Digital interactive "poster" made for Spotify users that generates visuals and information based on users' streaming data.




















































































































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The "Infinite Record" is an interactive click-through experience where users can explore and get lost in discovery of various genres and artists over time.




LOGOS

FALL 2009   —   SPRING 2017

Logos designed for a variety of clients between 2009 and 2017.





FORD FRONT ROW

SUMMER 2017  /  EVENT PROMO

Poster design for Ford Front Row, a concert series sponsored by Ford Motor Company.

CELLAR DOOR

FALL 2012  /  BRANDING

Logo and packaging design for Cellar Door Soap Co., a Michigan-based soap company.

Illustrations done by Jason Smith.

LINCOLN ACCOUNT MANAGER

SPRING 2014  /  DIGITAL

Site design for Lincoln's Account Manager page, where customers can access their account information, make payments, and manage preferences.

ETON ACADEMY

FALL 2014  /  PRINT

Print and digital invitation for The Ultimate Kickoff Party, a charity event held at Motor City Casino in Detroit, MI to raise money for Eton Academy, a day school in Detroit for students with learning disabilities.

CIRQUE

WINTER 2014  /  PRINT

Printed invitation for Cirque, the Detroit Institute of Art's annual masquerade.

ANN ARBOR'S GOT TALENT 8

FALL 2016  /  EVENT PROMO

Poster and digital banners created for Ann Arbor's Got Talent 8, a fundraising event for TWC Detroit.

STUFF

SUMMER 2015  /  DIGITAL

Intranet design for Team Detroit.

PLANT A SEED, GROW A COMMUNITY

FALL 2012  /  PRINT

4 color 12" x 18" letterpress print designed for a poster competition held by Signal Return in Detroit, MI. Out of 30 submissions, 5 were selected for printing and sale.

For purchasing information, visit: signalreturnpress.org


NEXTEK

FALL 2012  /  BRANDING

Branding system designed for Nextek Power Systems, a Detroit-based energy company that promotes direct current (DC) power networks for commercial buildings throughout the United States.


BELLE ISLE

WINTER 2007  /  PRINT

Belle Isle is an island park located in the Detroit River. It is known for its beautiful architecture and landscaping, but also the crime and illegal activity that occurs there after-hours. Through an extensive study of the location and all that it entails, this series of cards was designed to represent the various attractions and features of Belle Isle.

LIVE LOVE LOCAL

SUMMER 2014  /  PRINT

Promotional material for Live Love Local, an annual Greening of Detroit event that celebrates local food and music.

DRIVE 4 UR COMMUNITY

SUMMER 2013  /  DIGITAL

Website design for Ford Motor Company's Drive 4 UR Community, a program where local communities can support local fund-raisers by participating in test-drives.



ZEITGEIST

SPRING 2009  /  TYPE DESIGN

This typeface was inspired by design created during the Bauhaus movement, particularly looking at the artwork done by artist Marianne Brandt.


VOICE YOUR OPINION

FALL 2008  /  MOTION

With the November 2008 election approaching, when asked to define the word "voice," I chose to define it politically. The right to vote is a right that many Americans often take for granted. I wanted to encourage voting for the upcoming election by showing how voting is a way that citizens can voice how they feel about issues.