Hello I’m Michael, I’m a interactive designer and director with over 14 years of web exsperiance.

Innovative design is my passion. Creative solutions are my obsession. I’m constantly searching for opportunities to expand my skill and knowledge base to grow as a designer and artist as well as an individual.
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    Tan City Logo

    Tan City is a high profile tanning salon located in Chicago IL. They contacted me to do a new logo that represented tanning chicago. With both a sexy and bright feel.

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    Pet of Mine

    Pet of Mine is the number one social network for pet owner of all types. The challenge with the project was to create a clean inviting home page with out reveling to much about the network.

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    MA Productions

    Michael Austin Productions was a small freelance group headed up by Michael Austin. In this design we wanted a very clean minimalist site in order to display the work clearly.

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    Hurricane Racing

    Hurricane Racing is an e-commerce site for all sorts of ski wear. They where looking for a look that can help them stand out above with the big brands. This project is currently under development.

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    Pet of Mine

    The Pet of mine splash page was put in place to show followers the progress of the development and linked any interested users to the POM Twitter Page.

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    Green Children Music

    Green children came to me asking for a very clean story book/ fantasy style Myspace page. The page required the ability for easy updates.

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    Matts Birthday Bash

    Mathew is a bartender and DJ In Chicago. Every year he throw one of the best birthday parties for for all his closest friends and any one who wants to join.

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    Hurricane Racing

    The Hurricane Racing logo was a challenge they needed to keep the shapes of three triangles from the old logo of 12 years. This project was a collaboration with Ron Theriault.

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    football Smashdown

    ifootball Smashdown was not only a project where I was able to come up with branding but also the game in its entirely. Arena foot ball for the iphone. The game was never released.

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    Martin Partnership

    Martin Design Partnership, golf course architecture needed a web site that displayed design, news and other various copy. Built on the wordpress engine for easy updates.

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    Tan City

    Tan City is a high profile tanning salon in Chicago. They approached me looking for a very bright and edgy design to help promote the salon on myspace.

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    Mega Star Media Blog

    Mega Star Media asked me if I could make them a web 2.0 style blog with a large flash header to display all their design work. This version only made it to mock up stage 1.

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    DJ Pete Snell

    DJ Pete is a nationally known DJ and mix artist for Tulsa Oklahoma's 92-1 The Beat. Pete came to me looking for a way to really incorporate is party night club sound with a dark web site to help promote his music on a national level.

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    DellaValle Music

    Singer, song writer, and movie producer Jay Della Valle approached me during my time at Pearse Street inc. He was looking for something extremely artist and unique to accompany his eclectic style of music.

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    New Jersey Kings

    New Jeasry Kings is a indoor football team launching in 2010. They wanted to sell preseason tickets and display information for future players. They also wanted a 30sec. flash teaser incorporated into the header.

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    Green Children Logo

    The Green Children needed a logo that represented the artistic side of both Tom and Milly while showing off their roots from Ireland.

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    New Bride USA

    New Bride USA needed a simple clean and friendly splash page allowing people to submit their e-mail address to find out more information about the New Bride Network.

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    Green Children

    This illustration was created for the CD cover of the Green Children's single “Life Was Beautiful”

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    RockLaw branding

    Artist Jason Kapps was looking for a new way to take is brand to the next level. He was wanted to start selling shirts with is work on them. I help him by creating T-shirt mockups and a new logo.

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    Mega Star Media Blog

    Mega Star Media decided against a standard web 2.0 style blog. Instead they wanted something with the rock and roll feel.

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    marie claire

    Marie Claire wanted to expand their brand to the Myspace market with something clean and easy to update. This Project was completed during my time at Pearse Street inc.

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    South Beach

    South Beach Island Resorts needed a clean website with a simple CMS and reservation software for their rental properties in Florida.

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    Myspace Design

    Michael Austin Productions Myspace design is a small company I created in order to find more musicians or other artist to work for in the Myspace market.

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    Inova Hire

    Inova Hire is a new kind of job search social network. They wanted a clean web 2.0 look with the cut out feel.

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    Ross Livermore

    Ross Liver More is a salem based singer song writer, who I had the pleasure of meeting. I was really fond of his music and dedication I donated a free Myspace design to better help his career.

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    Scott Gunderson

    Scott Gunderson attorney at law. Clean simple web 2.0 layout with blue as the main color.

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    Amanda's Massage

    Amanda needed a simple hand out for her spa located in Stoneham ma

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    RockLaw

    Artist Jason Kapps also wanted to expand his marketing to the Myspace community in order to get in touch with more musicians. This design was fun and crazy.

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    Jewel Nightclub

    Jewel nightclub Tulsa OK, needed an easy to update Myspace profile to promote their weekly events.

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    Gallery of Carpet

    Gallery of Carpet is a small recording studio based in Chicago. With the love of old music equipment and that Chicago indie sound, this web site was fun to illustrate.

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    BMV Music Logo

    Recording Pop/Rock artist Reykjavik, Iceland. This was a mock up logo for the Iceland based artist to match his single Forget About Me. This Project was completed during my time at Pearse Street inc.

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    BMV Music Logo

    Recording Pop/Rock artist Reykjavik, Iceland. This was the final logo for the Iceland based artist to match his single Forget About Me. This Project was completed during my time at Pearse Street inc.

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    Turning The Tables

    The Nation Wild Life Organization was looking for a funky fresh logo for their new division Turning The Tables on Global Warming. This Project was completed during my time at Pearse Street inc. (2006)

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    MMA Blogs Logo

    3d logo design for MMA Blogs. This Project was completed during my time at Pearse Street inc. (2006)

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    Turning The Tables

    The Nation Wild Life Organization was looking for a funky fresh Myspace Profile for their new division Turning The Tables on Global Warming. This Project was completed during my time at Pearse Street inc. (2006)

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    Dv8 Magazine

    Dv8 Magazine London England needed a simple Myspace layout that featured the monthly cover. This Project was completed during my time at Pearse Street inc. (2006)

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    Gary Hays

    Garry Martin Hays was searching for a new marketing solution by using Myspace. This Project was completed during my time at Pearse Street inc. (2006)

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    Baoding Ball

    The Baoding Ball was a person project that came from being stressed one day and I couldn't find my Chinese Baoding Balls.