Take the Cake

IF WEDDING CAKE ALONE DOES NOT SATISFY YOUR SWEET TOOTH, MANY OTHER OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE. A wedding is not complete without a towering cake as the centerpiece of a reception — or so you thought. Traditional concepts are changing as alternatives to the classic cake are gaining in popularity. Some alternative selections, such as doughnuts, …

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All in the Family

This Old Pittsburgh House The Historical Society of Upper St. Clair works to preserve a 160-year-old family farm. First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes purchasing property on which a family legacy can be built. After John and Eleanor Ewing Gilfillan married in 1849, they purchased 135 acres of farmland and a springhouse, used …

Video_Food Wars at Duquesne Over One Dining Provider

At Duquesne University, no chain restaurants will be see as part of student dining plans unlike at other colleges such as the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Maryland. D-U Digital investigates why Duquesne dining is the way that it is. This investigative journalism news package was created for class purposes. Click here to …

Living History

While preserving the past, the owners of Shadyside Commons create homes for today by renovating another of Pittsburgh’s historical buildings. Photos courtesy Reinhold Residential Why build new when you can renovate the old? Renovations are underway at Shadyside Commons, a warehouse-turned-apartment building. John Bindley hired his architect brother to construct the building in 1903 for …

On Trend

What’s buzzing in the Pittsburgh home industry. After a delay caused by Vice President Joe Biden’s visit to the city in the fall, the official groundbreaking for the Bloomfield Lofts occurred on Dec. 6. The 18-unit project continues the conversion trend of transforming a rundown building (in this case, a 100-year-old laundry facility) into residential …

Advertising Campaign

For class purposes, I created an advertising campaign for Ray-Ban. Work was created using Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop. Link to PDF presentation for campaign: r ay-ban_ad-campaign