Thursday, September 11, 2008

Tola and the World (music/design)

This is a logo, promo pic and demo CD created for my most recent music project. It is called Tola and the World. For more info and music: .

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Real Estate Ads (print/web)

This is a small sampling of work done for Colliers Pinkard, the leading commercial real estate firm in the mid-Atlantic region. These advertisements were created and/or updated for both print and web use. By the end of the project, I had worked with upwards of 75 multi-page ads.

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Thursday, September 4, 2008


Here are some examples of my photography, several of the black and whites were developed by hand. All were taken with a Nikon FM10(35mm).

Sunday, August 31, 2008

Yonks Clothing Company II

More designs for Yonks Clothing. Printed and modeled.

In Order:
- Lenoir (branch)
- bird on a branch
- lime lines
- Yonks signature

Yonks Clothing Company

These designs were created for Yonks Clothing, a company carried by a simple and elegant style. Based out of Boone, North Carolina.

In Order:
- bigwing bird
- kids on a string
- skyscraper tee
- skeleton key
- upside down empire state

the R O S E B U D S, tshirts

This is a series of clothing designs created for a Raleigh, NC band called The Rosebuds. Their new album, 'Life Like', will be released on Oct. 7, 2008.

In Order:
- Life Like Portrait
- Cassette Tee
- Nice Fox
- Ivan Kicks Kelly Rocks
- Vertical Buds

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Friday, August 29, 2008


Bryan Thomas Costello

300 Crockett Street #306
Austin, TX 78704

Qualifications Profile

Detail oriented professional of graphic design, web design and communication through advertising. Experience in logo creation, website development, print advertisement, sales and clothing design.

Skill Sets and Program Knowledge

Well developed communication skills with experience in building successful client relationships in service industry. Extensive computer skills acquired through education and professional design experience. Thorough understanding of Adobe CS2 products such as Illustrator, Photoshop and Indesign as well as significant knowledge of Dreamweaver 8, Flash 8, Corel Draw and Quark. Practical knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

Professional Experience

Graphic Designer - Sports Endeavors, Inc. (Eurosport Soccer Magazine)
* World’s largest soccer and lacrosse equipment company. Owners of and
• Worked with the production of national team replica jerseys during the World Cup 2006.
• Utilized Corel Draw graphics program to prepare images to be cut and pressed from vinyl.
• Oversaw replica jersey preparation addressing any problems with production.

Co-owner and VP of Design - Yonks Clothing Company
* Start up clothing company developed and run by myself and a partner. Focus on marketing quality
branded apparel to young adults in the southeast primarily through specialty retail organizations.
• Designed all images to be printed on apparel.
• Created clothing lines based on target consumers, season, theme and current fashion trends.
• Worked to sell product to stores and boutiques and development successful client relationships.
• Currently in charge of designing new website.

Graphic Designer - Colliers Pinkard (Commercial Real Estate Consultants)
* The leading commercial real estate firm in the mid-Atlantic region. Provides national and global real estate
solutions as well as investment and management services.
• Developed advertisements for the Raleigh, NC branch.
• Prepared ads for print and web use.
• Utilized Quark Xpress graphics program to control layout and style.

Appalachian State University (2003-2005)
Wake Technical Community College (2006-present)

Coursework includes classes in Web Graphics, Web Development Tools, Graphic Design, Computer Design, Illustration, Typography, Business Law, Advertising and Communication.