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Dish Design specializes in practical and affordable photography of the built environment, brand visuals and marketing support for A/E/C firms, and corporate training in visual communications.

Photo  |  Graphics  |  Training

Ruth’s Parkside Cafe

Dish Design helps Ruth’s Parkside Cafe update its legacy from a former restaurant that caters to the “tattoos to pearls” alternative set…

Corporate & Institutional Facilities

Portfolio of images from various industrial, administrative, and office facilities

Higher Education Facilities

Portfolio of images from a number of higher education classroom and laboratory facilities

Wolf Maison Architecture + Design

Wolf Maison needed evolution, not revolution, in updating their architectural design firm’s identity system.

Cultural Facilities

Portfolio of images from art museums and cultural institution buildings

Health & Medical Facilities

Portfolio of images from dental and veterinarian health care facilities

Hospitality Facilities

Portfolio of images from various restaurants, bars, and cafes

Assorted Cleveland Residential

Portfolio of images from various Cleveland-area residences

Assorted Boston Residential

Portfolio of images from various Boston-area residences

YMCA of Greater Cincinnati

Promotional graphics, building signage, and training materials for the Greater Cincinnati YMCA

Justice Facilities

Portfolio of images from various justice centers and penitentiaries

Cincinnati Camerata

Promotional graphics for a small-arts chorus in Cincinnati, Ohio

Moerlein Lager House

Portfolio of images from the Christian Moerlein Brewery’s new Lager House on the Cincinnati riverfront

Findlay Market

Promotional materials for various events and programs at Findlay Market in Cincinnati, Ohio

Barley House

Images of a unique downtown Cleveland brewhouse and restaurant

W+M Cleveland Residence

Photographs of a private residence in suburban Cleveland, Ohio

Corporate Training & Type Seminars

Corporate training seminars on photography and visual communications topics

Teaching Materials

Teaching materials adapted for corporate training programs on visual communications

Students & Work

Images of academic teaching settings and student project works

Academic Courses

System of materials developed during five years of design teaching at the University of Cincinnati

Pieper Residence

Photos of a newly-completed unfurnished residence in suburban Boston

Patterson Residence

Photos of a suburban Boston residence that blends traditional with modern furnishings

Ferrara Residence

Photo essay of a private residence near downtown Boston

Scientific Poster Makeover: Before & After

A graphic makeover to improve the reading experience of a scientific research poster

Children’s Hospital Seminar

Seminar conducted at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital about designing research information

Highland Capital

Interior photos of a financial capital firm’s offices in downtown Boston

Flaggots Ohio

Promotional graphics, website, and social media platforms for GLBT colorguard in Columbus, Ohio

Pedagogy Research

Diagrams of ‘authentic inquiry’ pedagogy research and Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy

Findlay Market Food Events

Photo portfolio of various events hosted by Cincinnati’s local foods destination, Findlay Market

fama PR

Photography of a Boston area PR firm’s sleek modern offices

Case Study: Emersion Design Identity

Comprehensive visual communications for a Cincinnati environmental design firm

Case Study: International Viola Congress 2010

Complete cross-media design solution for an international music conference


Identity mark and promotional posters for open-enrollment course series

Wakefield-Scearce Antique Galleries Identity

Identity system exploration for an established antiques gallery in northern Kentucky

Boy Scouts Dan Beard Council Headquarters

Architectural and environmental portraits of Boy Scouts council in Cincinnati, Ohio

San Xavier del Bac Mission

Images of a destination mission church in the outskirts of Tucson, Arizona

Hynes Marlboro Residence

Interior photos of a fresh contemporary townhouse in Boston

Children of Abraham Banner Exhibit

Traveling banner exhibit used as backdrop for religious tolerance presentations throughout Midwest

Macy’s + DAAP Downtown Window Display

Window installation along 5th Street at downtown Cincinnati Macy’s

ELIA: Energy Facts Labeling

Design provocation for mandatory energy facts labeling for consumer goods

Fort Thomas Independent Schools Identity

Complete visual identity system for a five-school system in northern Kentucky

Fernald Visitors Center Sign System

Comprehensive building and trail interpretive signage system for a nature preserve outside of Cincinnati

Fernald Visitors Center Exhibit

Environmental graphics and exhibit experience for visitors at a nature preserve built on a Cold War nuclear waste accident site

Fernald Visitor Center Publications

Brochures, budgetary and design intent documentation of exhibits in a nature preserve visitor center

UC Student Center in Color + Light + Data

Proposal to renovate the University of Cincinnati student center with colored light and data

ZERO Global Warming Brand

A proposal for a brand called ZERO focused on fighting global warming and providing incentive for citizen action

Color Mix

A classic color study designed by professor Dennis Puhalla at UC-DAAP, extended by information design and analysis

DAAP Graduate League

Identity, promotion, and event design for a meta-association of interdisciplinary graduate student designers at UC (Cincinnati)

On the Road

Photo essay documenting moments along a road trip from Cincinnati to Cleveland

The Carnegie Visual & Performing Arts Center

Photography of the renovation of The Carnegie Visual and Performing Arts Center in Covington, Kentucky

Spatial Sync Chart

The graphic analysis of a day’s activities along virtual-physical and synchronous-asynchronous axes

Moreland Courts

Interior photography of multiple condominium units within a Cleveland residential high-rise

SAME Regional Conference 2006

Promotional and exhibit graphics for the 2006 Regional Society of American Military Engineers conference in Cincinnati

Taft Museum Renovation Timeline Mural

Informational mural showcasing the detailed renovation and history of the Taft Museum of Art in Cincinnati

As-Built Cincinnati Exhibition

Exhibition design, photography, and installation graphics for a gallery show of landmark Cincinnati architecture


Photo essay of portraits depicting life scenes of an artist


Photographic scenes from Provincetown, Massachussetts

Ensembles + Weddings

Portraits of performing ensembles and weddings

Racy Racing on Race Street

A linear photo sequence of Cincinnati’s annual ‘drag races’ near Race and Court streets

San Diego

Travel photography from San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico

Versailles Jewelers Identity

Print communications, mailers, stationary system, and an early web site for a Cincinnati estate jeweler

Cathy Hamilton Associates Identity

Identity system for a consulting firm focusing on educating and training for teachers of At-Risk students

Uptown Arts Renovation Timeline Mural

Information design of timeline mural installation depicting the construction process of an urban arts education facility

Cincinnati City Hall

These images of Cincinnati’s City Hall show the airy upper floor stair well.


Photographic series of figures alone in public, urban spaces

Berding Surveying Identity

This regional surveying company was introducing a new 3D laser scanning process to the local market and needed an identity that explained what they do in a simple and direct way.

Europe 1999

Photo essay depicting a nostalgic Europe conflicted between history and modernity