"An invitation to a private dinner with Charleston's finest chefs. Each item in these Italian picnic baskets was hand-wrapped and adorned with labels." Amy Pastre/Courtney Rowson, designers; Terri Henning, client.
"For a hair salon, named Canvas, in downtown Charleston, targeting a young, professional audience." Amy Pastre/Courtney Rowson, designers; Marie Lorentz, client.
"Premiere posters for the documentary, Garden Summer." Amy Pastre/Courtney Rowson, designers; Hailey Wist, client.
"Cortney Bishop is an interior designer with an earthy and edgy style. She's a master of combining texture, nature and a touch of edge." Amy Pastre/Courtney Rowson, designers; Cortney Bishop, client.
"The Indie Grits Festival save-the-date poster follows a film on its journey to the festival." Amy Pastre/Courtney Rowson, designers; Indie Grits Festival, client.
"Catalog design for Portland General Store, a unique and unabashedly male line of authentic and all-natural personal care products." Peter Frank Edwards, photographer; Sandy Lang, writer; Amy Pastre/Courtney Rowson, designers; Portland General Store, client.
"Retail packaging for King Bean Coffee, a small batch coffee roaster in Charleston, South Carolina." Amy Pastre/Courtney Rowson, designers; King Bean, client.
"Logo design and packaging using hand-drawn type and kraft paper labels with simple typography and a layered labeling system." Amy Pastre/Courtney Rowson, designers; Adam Fetsch, client.
Duration: Since May 2009.
Staff: Amy Pastre, designer/owner; Courtney Rowson, designer/owner; Kathryn Whyte, designer; Joanne Stemple, client relations/new business.
Education: Miami University (Amy), UNC Chapel Hill (Courtney), Tyler School of Art (Kathryn), Washington & Lee (Joanne).
Cultural Influences: Vintage type, textiles, paper, fashion, vintage books, food, interiors, blogs, travel.
Environment: Our studio is in a freshly painted and outfitted 1940s storefront in historic Charleston.
Philosophy: We use design to create strategic solutions for clients throughout the South and across the country within arts and culture, fashion, food, consulting, publishing and advertising. We love to work with innovative and interesting people who appreciate a collaborative approach, and we are passionate about pushing ourselves to create the best possible work for them.