James Suelflow Design has completed the business web site for a very exclusive salon-style boutique in the Design District of West Hollywood.

This site features:

Flash (with fallback for non-flash browsers) for motion graphics, and a unique Home page with animated word clouds linking to the product pages. Custom PHP/MySQL backend with a content management [...]

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by Jim Suelflow, Creative Director of James Suelflow Design

I arrived in the advertising industry through a highly technical background, and as a “pioneer” in new technologies. My father—through a special promotion offered by his employer—took delivery of an original Macintosh computer in 1984; at the same time I was continuing to develop my [...]

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One of my favorite stories arose from my experience  working with Insight Communications and Denise Minobe of Minobe Designs when we were producing the home entertainment campaign for Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. This was a major release for an A-title film during a time when studios threw tons of resources at home video marketing. The [...]

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Earlier work for Microsoft

These items represent a small portion of each campaign, which included all in-store merchandising displays, shelf dressings, literature, posters, brochures, re-seller educational materials, CD Info Kit packaging, and more.

Each campaign was developed within Microsoft’s rigorous branding guidelines, and made available to international territories for local translation and adaptation as [...]

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Collector’s Slipsleeve, Episode Booklet Pages, and “DigiPack” Fold Out Disc Holder (shown as mechanical)

Art Direction & design through final mechanical production: James Suelflow

Client: Deadline Advertising for Fox Home Entertainment

(Key Art Pickup)


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I had the opportunity to work with BemisBalkind on a freelance assignment for the redesign of the home entertainment key art for the re-release of this title when it was acquired by MGM.

The funniest thing was, that I had done the key art and packaging for the original release of this title [...]

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This standee was created for the world premiere of a large format (IMAX-type) 3-D movie. Other IMAX theatres around the world ordered them, too, and JSD provided fabrication and fulfillment.

Art Direction and Design: James Suelflow

Client: nWave Pictures

Additional Illustration: Tony Peluce

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The lovable star of Lucy Cousins’ award-winning pop-up books debuted in an animated series on Nickelodeon’s Nick Jr.  We created these marketing materials (and more), including unique ad specialties like bandages, rubber stamps, even a cookie cutter

Creative Direction and Design through Printing and Fabrication: James Suelflow Design

Illustrator: Lucy Cousins

Client: PolyGram Films.

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