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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...
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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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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 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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  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

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...
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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...
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...