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Illustration of women and men of HeroRATS who work tireless to search for unexploded landmines or run tuberculosis detection. They work with trained Gambian pouched rats to sniff out land mines around the word...
Daily 宇良 No. 10
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Daily 宇良 (ooh-rah) is a month-long illustration project. One illustration of sumo wrestler 宇良和輝 (Ura Kazuki) was created for each day of February, for a total of 28 images. See ’em all here.   No. 1:...
Dragon Mountain
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Albinism presents a set of visual challenges for many animals, but in the humble rat it seems to imbue him with mystical powers.     Eyesight in rats is already poor, so lacking pigment is not...
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Pie illustrations for a pie infographic (!). Some fun textures achieved with custom Illustrator brushes.   Art direction & design: Kim Galanto Illustration: Dana Chen ©...
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Separated from Intuit, newly independent Quicken was in the process of doing a thorough web and identity update when they needed helpful content for their customers. At the time, the only visual that was...
Office Depot
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I art directed two years' worth of visual content for Office Depot's Business Solutions site. Working with the editorial team, we were tasked with creating content to increase audience engagement and Office Depot's relevancy....
Choice Hotels infographic series
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I art directed two series of infographics series for Choice Hotels. Working alongside a team of editors and account managers, I helped pitch an infographic structure that would meet the client's wish list and...
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See the whole thing (and accompanying blog post) here. Data-wise, this one was tricky because the range in the dataset was so big. Visualized as a bar graph, some numbers were literally off the chart and...
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The client intensely surveyed millennial drivers and developed six segments from their findings. To bring the segment data to life, I illustrated each personality based on the segment's behaviors and patterns. Pragmatic Investors are committed...
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I art directed a series of infographics and illustrations for global computer maker ASUS and produced the content in 10 languages (Arabic, Bahasa, Chinese, English, French, German, Portuguese, Russian, Thai, and Vietnamese). I love...
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  Comprehensive design solution for studioD webinar promotion studioD was in a unique (but not unusual) situation that growing companies find themselves in — the re-brand was not yet complete, but a consistent campaign was necessary...
Marriott: 24hour food
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Gifs and static design for three of Marriott's brands (Fairfield Hotels, SpringHill Suites, Marriott Destinations) across Facebook, Twitter, G+, and Pinterest. I worked with a team consisting of editorial manager, photo editors, and social...
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I art directed and worked on illustrations for two articles on credit for Experian. 11 Credit Myths Not all debts are credit equal. Your job title and income have no effect on your credit score.   10 Biggest Mistakes...
Rat bouquet!
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For Valentine's Day, what I'd love to receive is not florwers, but a bouquet of rats. Of course, I made sure to include lots of squishy dumbo rats.   I made a gif version where the...
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Working alongside a production team, I art directed a series of visual content for mitú, the media brand for English-speaking Latinx millennials. It started with the moodboard to establish a look and feel that ties...
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Identity systems design concept for France-based chemistry giant PCAS. I loved this project because it was an opportunity for a chemistry nerd to think abstractly about what chemistry is and what people take away...
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  Illustrations for Samsung on their TechLife content channel. The concept was that you can have (near) superhuman powers with a Samsung smartwatch, like becoming ultra strong or seeing through walls.           Creative direction: Nicole Coppola Design and...
Spring Clean Your Hardware
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Illustration with existing product photography for Samsung’s TechLife content channel. Art direction: Nicole Coppola Illustration & design: Dana Chen Project management: Tiphanie Luebke ©2014...
Villains Party
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Craft and DIY content produced for That Mouse Company. I worked under a creative director alongside photo and content editors to brainstorm, pitch, and produce a big batch of Halloween content aimed at parents...
Color Schemes by the Era
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Illustrations for a home décor listicle on color schemes based on design periods. This project started out as swatches of color only. Editors felt that this wouldn't provide a clear picture of the design inspiration, so the...
Nicole

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For this project, the prompt from the client was a direction they call "girlfriends" — fun, coquettish, light-hearted and boutique. They also liked the idea of a gift, and wanted to explore a visual...
Smart Growth infographic
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  Smart Growth is a method of urban planning that includes alternative transportation and housing choices. I was approached to create an infographic that depicts how Smart Growth would change the city of Los Angeles.     Initially,...
LA Promise Neighborhood
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  The LA Promise Neighborhood (LAPN) is an initiative that aims to transform Hollywood and Pacoima communities.     To provide a clear picture of services offered, the one-sheet infographic displays the data by age group.     An alternative...
Provider Panda logo
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A child-care provider company was in a unique situation of deciding between two names when they desperately needed a logo. I worked with them to create two design options for each name that were...
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UCode is an independent extracurricular that teaches kids how to program.   The business was launched on weak legs with a logo and marketing assets acquired through a contest website (not exactly a good idea). The...
Spring Theory
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Visual identity for a company that unites corporations and colleges through collaborative projects. Spring Theory approached me—they had their brand document and voice, but no visual identity. I worked on bringing the brand personality and...
Peach floral rat pattern with texture
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Like the first issue of my rat zine, the second issue of Brux & Boggle was created with a companion set of patterns as well. Some of the inspiration was the same as the...
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Old traditional crafts is one of my fascinations, and this Scottish way of knitting encompasses the most basic of techniques (you only need to know one stitch). Designs laden with culturally important motifs, like...
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For the first issue of Brux & Boggle, my zine about pet rats and rat culture, I wanted to create a set of patterns as a companion element. The whole notion of pet rats...