LD Forrest Graphic Design

Client:Visit Houston

Date:May 2016

Category:Web Design, Print Design

Since starting my in-house design role at Visit Houston in 2012, each year the annual report has been a fun and exciting challenge – pushing myself to new limits and experimenting with ideas that are a little unconventional to create unique and informative reports summarizing the leisure tourism arm of Houston. With major events like NCAA Final Four and Super Bowl LI in Houston, this year’s report called for something exceptional.

Visit Houston Annual Report
Visit Houston 2015-2016 Annual Report
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Creating the Look
Photo Manipulations by LD Forrest

Move the slider over the images to see a before and after overlay. Each element was recreated with combined images of ink drops in water to create the "smoke" effect. Each element is made up of anywhere between 5 and 30 seperate images layered and blended to form one cohesive figure.

Tools: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop