For over 15 years, I’ve helped organizations of all sizes create meaningful connections with their audiences through thought-provoking, solution-oriented graphic design.

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at&t performing arts center

brochure design for the season announcement of the Center’s 2014/2015 season of the Winspear Opera House Recital Series

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premier grilling

logo design for a company that specializes in premium grilling equipment and custom-built outdoor kitchens

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titas presents

brochure design for TITAS’s 2013/2014 season, featuring dance companies and musicians from around the world

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far north dallas democrats

poster design for an annual variety show and fundraiser

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systemware

series of pencil & ink illustration for an information management software package

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my yoga tribe

logo design for an online yoga studio

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madden asset management

logo design for an investment and financial planning firm

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Samsung

concepts for a series of retail promotions for the rollout of new phone models

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live love learn

logo design and marketing materials for a company that creates documentary videos for family heirlooms

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united leather

a brochure introducing United Leather’s line of custom home cinema seating

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gatorade

logo design for a retail promotion

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Brad Barnes Presents

vector illustration for the cover of a series of guitar instruction videos

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stomping grounds

logo design and marketing materials for a family gathering place, featuring a coffee house (for the parents) and an indoor playground (for the kids)

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dallas democratic forum

logo design for a nonpartisan organization that hosts engaging forums on public affairs topics

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at&t performing arts center

design for the Center’s 2013 annual report

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dallas area rapid transit

a campaign promoting a transportation conference in Dallas, built as a limited edition album featuring Dallas musicians

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holley’s yarn shoppe

logo design for a store celebrating knitting, crochet and related crafts

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Booker T. Washington H.S.

pro bono poster design for a student production of “HAIR: The American Tribal Love Rock Musical”

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proposal for design and illustration of a series of woodworking plans for a DIY website

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at&t performing arts center

design for the Center’s ticketing website and email marketing platform

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gatorade

logo design for a retail promotion

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dallas grilled cheese co.

logo and menu design for a local restaurant specializing in grilled cheese sandwiches

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dr pepper

design for an in-store sweepstakes promotion

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at&t performing arts center

invitation design for the Center’s annual Chairman’s dinner. The 2012 event featured a 1940s lounge theme.

ABOUT BEN RUSH

Ben Rush

I am a Dallas native, amateur woodworker, news junky, beer snob, and die-hard Cowboys and Rangers fan. I’m also a creative thinker with a passion for solving problems and making things work better.

When it comes to graphic design, I approach every logo, ad, brochure and website as a priceless opportunity to explain, pursuade, and/or build a relationship with an audience. And to me, design is about making the most of that opportunity. Good design simplifies, amplifies, clarifies. It presents information in a way that is uniquely relevant, compelling and memorable. It turns a product feature into a story, a story into a memory, and a memory into an emotional connection with your brand.

Over my career, I’ve helped countless clients create those type of connections. And together, I know we can do the same for your organization. Contact me today.

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design, content & production This website was originally designed by Ben Rush in April 2015. All site design elements were created by Ben Rush. All copy was written by Ben Rush. All portfolio samples and other content on this site, unless otherwise noted, is copyright Ben Rush Visual Communication.

Portfolio photography provided by Doug Davis and Tim Doughten.

typography This site uses Trade Gothic (from Linotype Font Foundry) and Klinic Slab (by Joe Prince). Fonts are intellectual property, and should never be used without permission.

Technology Art and graphics for this site were produced on a Mac using Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop. The code was written in Adobe Brackets. Software is intellectual property, and should never be used without permission.

This website was developed by Ben Rush, using HTML, CSS and Javascript. In addition, the site makes use of jQuery (an open-source library and selector engine for Javascript, developed by The jQuery Project), and a pair of jQuery plugins: Unveil (by Luís Almeida) and FancyBox (by Janis Skarnelis). Code is intellectual property, and should never be used without permission.

Web and email hosting provided by Orb Hosting. Domain name registered via GoDaddy.

This site uses the free Google Analytics service to provide in-depth analysis of anonymized site traffic.


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