MikeH

Mike

Mike is an extraordinary graphic designer and illustrator with 30 years of experience and a winning track-record for creative visual problem-solving for business. He specializes in logo design, technical & science art, and design for print and web.

Mike worked in-house at Harley-Davidson, Jeep, and Ball Aerospace before eventually going totally freelance. He’s been serving companies along the Front Range – from nanotech, biomedical, manufacturers, software, utilities, financial, to environmental and more.

From concept to completion, Mike is foremost focused on achieving the client’s goals. His design work has also been recognized by the Graphics industry, having received over 20 “Awards of Excellence” and “Best of Category”.

Mike is fluent in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, QuarkXpress, and Powerpoint.

Mike is active in Boulder Open Studios and Boulder Art Assn. He enjoys creating and exhibiting airbrush paintings and photography. Mike has written and self-published three books: “Walking With Rumi” / photography; “SPARK! Fuel Your Creative Fire” / design in business; and “The Best of Colorado” / recreation guide. He has a love of art history, nature, birding, cooking, and chess problems.

Favorite quote:

“Live life as if everything is rigged in your favor.” — Rumi

What is the funniest thing someone has said to you?

A client was intently watching me use an Exacto knife to delicately cut an intricate airbrush frisket without also damaging the illustration board surface. I finally looked up, our eyes met and she said: “If I ever need surgery I want you to do it!”