MICHAEL KARST

Graphic Design + Branding Portfolio

Selected Logos
A selected collection of favourite logos designed for various projects throughout the years.
Chick Flick The Musical
A musical about the value of friendship when coping with what life throws at you, told through the relationship of four women who love Chick Flicks.
Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln
Book cover design for a short story about an encounter between Walt Disney and an audio-animatronic Abraham Lincoln at Disneyland in 1966.
ProPurchaser
The complete interface design for a website aimed at helping professional purchasers negotiate fair prices for goods with their suppliers.
Kahnert’s Furs + Outerwear
An updated logo design and branded promotional materials for a family-owned furrier dating back more than 50 years and four generations.
Grapevine Executive Recruiters
An updated website design for a boutique executive recruiting agency inspired by the theme of conversations heard through the grapevine.
The Black & White Gallery
A website design for an online gallery that specializes in showcasing exceptional black and white photography from a number of visiting artists.
The Millennials
Poster artwork for an independent film about a group of students grappling with life and relationships before their university graduation.
Holiday Card Series
Inspired by the classic winter carol, this series of collectible holiday greeting cards features wild horses dashing through the snow.
The Beauty Forecast
This members-only PR database is used by journalists to research new beauty products that have not yet been released to the consumer market.
Cocktail Nuts
This cabaret variety show was designed to become a regular evening event featuring visiting performers, thematic cocktails and gourmet snacks.
Microsoft HealthVault
HealthVault was developed as a platform to enable online health applications and personal devices to store and share health data securely.
The Tale of Pigling Bland
Based on the classic tale by Beatrix Potter, this children’s musical was a hit with young audiences at The Fringe of Toronto Theatre Festival.
Whitehall
This web site was designed to promote a new waterside village in Beaufort, South Carolina being developed as a live-work-play community.
Plane Crazy
Premiering at the New York Musical Theatre Festival, this musical comedy sets feminism against the sexist glamour of the Jet Age in the 1960s.
The Crystal Ball
This invitation was designed for a Moulin Rouge-themed fundraising event dedicated to helping children and young adults with disabilities.
Rogers Plus
Environmental graphics designed for a national chain of retail stores selling wireless, internet, digital cable and home phone services.
The Design Exchange
These posters present everyday objects as landmark design achievements, illustrating that good design is not just for products with trendy labels.
Royal Ontario Museum
This quick-reference guide features a new logo design for the Royal Ontario Museum while the museum was undergoing extensive renovations.
Konzuk Metalwear
These illustrations feature jewellery designs by Konzuk Metalwear created as an experiment for use in promotional material and catalogues.
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