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Ikitomi Design is applied know-how in...

  •   Print Publishing  •   On-line Publishing   •   User Interface   •   Exhibits   •   Teaching
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  Specialties humpback whale in kelp
  •  Information Graphics, especially conceptual and educational pieces. Publicly accessible illustration of scientific and technical topics.
    •  Illustration of various subjects particularly marine life, people, birds, reptiles, insects and botanical.
Icons and splash screens for multimedia, hardware and software applications.  
Computer Photoshop, Illustrator and Painter. Also: Fireworks, Corel Draw and Freehand. Mac and Windows.
      Traditional Black & White: outline, crosshatch, stipple, scratchboard and eyelash.
Continuous tone: pencil, coquille and ink wash.
Color: colored pencil, water color, acrylic and air brush.
Print link to see more print worksee some more
  Specialties 2001 LML auction cover
  •  Graphic design and Production
Layout, typesetting, paste-up, mechanicals and comprehensive work.
Computer InDesign, Acrobat, PageMaker and Quark
      Traditional Paper, rubber cement, Xacto-knife, overlays and stat camera work.
On-line see more on-line worksee some more
  Specialties ClubPhoto flash annimation
  •  Web site development, design and production.
    •  Information Architecture: User Interface, workflow and look & feel
Interactive 2D animation
Programs Flash, Dreamweaver, Acrobat and BBEdit, PowerPoint, Photoshop, ImageReady, Fireworks, Illustrator. Mac and Windows.
      Technologies HTML, Flash scripting, CSS, some JavaScript
User Interface see some more UI worksee some more
  •  Research, design, and prototyping.

color advisor UI

Discount usability: design, coordination, implementation and analysis. Facilitating and coordination of formal usability studies.
  •  Window layouts. Design and production of icons, window graphics splash screens and animated effects. Mac and Windows.
  •  Production of feasibility studies, technology studies, implementation plans, Heuristic analysis, functional specifications, documentation and user guides.
  •  Coordinating engineering and QA efforts.
Exhibits see more exhibit worksee some more

Museum and outdoor display design, construction and installation.

Cal fish and game exhibit
  •  Work with vinyl lettering and lamination.
  •  Theater set construction, lighting design and installation.
  •  Production of computer animation and interactive computer programs.
Interactive display concepts, design, construction and installation.

Ten years experiance teaching Graduate and Undergraduate level classes at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Subjects include:

    •  Information graphic theory and design, desktop publishing, color theory, imaging, web design, user interface design.


Basic to advanced courses in Photoshop, Illustrator, Painter, Dreameweaver, Flash, InDesign and Pagemaker.