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Every project I worked on while at CAH
Packaging Design for the Cards Against Humanity Retail Product expansion (included a single one dollar bill inside)

List of Cards Against Humanity Projects
Poster for Stretchmetalโ€™s Drone Rodeo residency at The Hideout. Photo by Seiichi Takezawa
Dramatic joke for anyone thatโ€™s used Adobe Photoshop
Packaging design for Metric Coffeeโ€™s premium Modicum collection. Photo by Carlos Artalejo
Poster design for Quiet Enjoymentโ€™s inaugural open studio
Branding for Jupiter Nights, a weekly event series celebrating local art, music, and poetry, hosted in Basilica Hudsonโ€™s gallery space.
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๐‘†๐‘œ๐‘š๐‘’ ๐‘“๐‘’๐‘’๐‘™๐‘–๐‘›๐‘”๐‘  ๐‘š๐‘ข๐‘ ๐‘ก ๐‘๐‘’ ๐‘–๐‘›๐‘ก๐‘’๐‘Ÿ๐‘๐‘Ÿ๐‘’๐‘ก๐‘’๐‘‘ ๐‘Ž๐‘  ๐‘Ž ๐‘๐‘œ๐‘š๐‘๐‘Ž๐‘ ๐‘ . ๐ถ๐‘Ž๐‘› ๐‘ฆ๐‘œ๐‘ข ๐‘™๐‘’๐‘Ž๐‘Ÿ๐‘› ๐‘ก๐‘œ ๐‘ก๐‘Ÿ๐‘ข๐‘ ๐‘ก ๐‘ฆ๐‘œ๐‘ข๐‘Ÿ๐‘ ๐‘’๐‘™๐‘“?

Famicase 2023
Poster for Black Moth Super Rainbow. 2-color risograph for The Metro, edition of 150.
Direction + Design for Metric's Cold Brew 12oz cans. Photo by Ryan Lowry
Source Code is a publication by Metric Coffee that focuses on showcasing the inner workings of coffee sourcing, transparency, and sustainability. Photo by Carlos Artalejo
Poster about confusing dreams with memories, memories with dreams, and playing a lot of kingdom hearts.ย 

Jumbo Mumbo 2019
Spatial and furniture design for the Cards Against Humanity Pop-up Shop, in collaboration with the Chicago Design Museum. Photo by Alexa Viscius

List of Cards Against Humanity Projects
Logo contribution to a RAID, group zine/publication thing that joins graphic design (bad) and video games (good).
Cover art for my favorite albums of 2023
Poster for Fred Armisenโ€™s Comedy for Musicians but Everyone is Welcome tour. 1-color risograph for The Metro.
Branding for En Masse Architecture + Design. Photo by Tim Finch
Packaging design for the Cards Against Humanity Period Pack expansion. The cards are wrapped in a cotton pad along with one piece of chocolate.

List of Cards Against Humanity Projects
Tote bag design for Source Code, a publication by Metric Coffee. Photo by Carlos Artalejo
Logo design for The Lost Wild, developed by Great Ape Games and published by Annapurna Interactive
Branding and Packaging for Metric Coffee. Photo by Alexa Viscius
Branding for Waveplant, an audio consulting agency focused on immersive audio and sonic branding.
Bad Press was a print and publishing collective that served to help creators bring their concepts to fruition and contribute to preservation of Chicagoโ€™s printing culture.
๐”„ โ„ญ๐”ฉ๐”ข๐”ž๐”ซ ๐”–๐”ฉ๐”ž๐”ฑ๐”ข
a game about running from the skeletons hiding in your closet.

Famicase 2020
Keep Your Prayers is a funeral for the timeworn and commonplace โ€œthoughts and prayersโ€ response to moments of crisis.

Typeforce 9
Branding for Laila Textiles, an apparel company specializing in plant dyed silks.
Web design for Article One, a company that creates heirloom eyewear, handmade in Italy
World Tour apparel design for Metric Coffee, highlighting the locations they source coffee from. Photo by Carlos Artalejo
Logotype for Real Fantasy, a magazine about interpersonal connections formed in virtual worlds
Metric packaging featured in season one of The Bear
Branding for Studio Chyr, a game development company
Branding for SOC Soundsystem, a monthly newsletter that covers historic events involving sonic warfare.
Logo explorations for Cocoon, developed by Geometric Interactive and published by Annapurna Interactive
Cover designs for 10x19
Creative Direction and design for Cards Against Humanityโ€™s 2017 holiday campaign

List of Cards Against Humanity Projects
Celebrating OTHER Studioโ€™s fifth birthday
Tote bag design for Metric Coffee. Photo by Alexa Viscius
Cover art for my favorite albums of 2021
Poster for Cards Against Humanityโ€™s monthly improv show. 1-color risograph, edition of 150

List of Cards Against Humanity Projects
Art direction for Cards Against Humanity For Her

List of Cards Against Humanity Projects
Bad Press was a print and publishing collective that served to help creators bring their concepts to fruition and contribute to preservation of Chicagoโ€™s printing culture.
Logo for Blaseballโ€™s Short Circuits series
Unused graphics from Famicase 2020
Apparel design for Metric Coffee. Photo by Carlos Artalejo
๐Ÿ„”๐Ÿ„œ๐Ÿ„Ÿ๐Ÿ„ฃ๐Ÿ„จ ๐Ÿ„—๐Ÿ„”๐Ÿ„๐Ÿ„ฅ๐Ÿ„”๐Ÿ„
A fulfilled past yields no future. Now complete, but empty; How do you begin again?

Famicase 2017
Creative direction and publication design for Source Code, a publication by Metric Coffee
My risograph studio in Animal Crossing: New Horizons
Publication design for the creative independent. Part of Varyer.
Illustration and publication design for Observations by Spencer Tweedy
Slide from Can I Show You Something?: Are.na, a lecture series about how different creators use digital tools.ย 

Distant
Logo for my shared studio space, Quiet Enjoyment
Logo for film production studio, 1.21

Info

Lauren currently runs her full-service studio, Something Else, from her shared studio space, Quiet Enjoyment. Previously, she worked as the Lead Designer for Cards Against Humanity and as a Senior Designer at Varyer. [cv]

She is currently available for freelance and other collaborative opportunities. ย 

Features

RAID Magazine
Famicase
Typeforce
Fonts in Use
Gestalten


Press

Communication Arts
The Dieline [1] [2]
The Brand Identity [1] [2]
Shorty Awards
Clio Awards
Contact

lauren@somethingelse.works


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