Ekstein Design

No project too rugged.


100 Days of Design: The AIGA Nebraska Challenge

By on May 2, 2014

Over the course of 100 days, I used legos, a lite brite and a Connect 4 game. I sharpied a banana, illustrated a sheep with a mohawk and more importantly, tried to create something different every day. At some point, I referenced Justin Bieber. The challenge issued by AIGA Nebraska was to come up with […]

AIGA Small Talk: Staying Inspired

By on June 4, 2013

I’ll be in Omaha this Friday for the AIGA Small Talk on staying inspired. I attended one of AIGA’s small talk sessions here in Lincoln a few weeks ago when the topic was in-house design and found it to be really refreshing. The session was laid back but it was great to chat with other […]

All Aboard!

By on February 6, 2013

I got to design these super cool boarding passes for a Nebraska Make-a-Wish kid. So fun!

New Creative Project

By on August 31, 2012

We’ve launched a new creative project for debauchery, hilarity and ridiculousness. Check out www.vaultuncensored.com for more!

Good Reads for Designers & Creatives

By on July 24, 2012

I am always reading books about design and creativity. I found it amusing that I just finished this tiny book, “Steal Like an Artist” while my very next book is the massive book, “The Art of Looking Sideways.” See below. Both books remind me that I became a graphic designer for a reason. Sometimes we […]

Cayden’s Make-A-Wish is Granted

By on April 25, 2012

Today was amazing. I was fortunate enough to take part in a very special day. Cayden’s Make-a-Wish was to be a pop star. I was honored to play a very small part in helping to grant his wish. I designed a cd cover and t-shirt, but there is so much more going on here. Cayden […]