Hello,

my name is Ben Harthun
and I'm a visual designer, photographer and avid corgi enthusiast based out of Seattle
benharthun@gmail.com

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  • Date
  • January 18, 2019
  • In

Meeresvøgel Magazine

  Meeresvøgel is a nonprofit creative project with the goal of invoking hopefulness and inspiring others to be more creative, introspective, and active with their surroundings. “We strive to help others reflect and to push through the darkness that creeps into the light of our daily lives, highlight perseverance, and feature the benefits of wondering …

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  • Date
  • February 9, 2018
  • In

Auto-Focus

Auto-Focus is a personal concept for an energy drink that brought together two of my favorite things: Cameras and Caffeine. Exploring colors, textures and dabbling in packaging mocks using Adobe’s new CAD software, Dimensions.    

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  • Date
  • November 29, 2017
  • In

Red Bird Bakeshop

Hello Beautiful   Red Bird Bakeshop is a family bakery opening in Big Bear, California, early 2018. Clean, inviting, and undertones of floral (whether it be from their ingredients or to their local environment) was a continuous theme in our discussions. I wanted the overall branding to have that one, iconic pop of color to …

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  • Date
  • August 8, 2015
  • In

Magazine Design

Meeresvogel is a creative project with the goal of invoking hopefulness and inspiring others to be more creative and active with their surroundings. We strive to help others reflect and to push through the darkness that creeps into the light of our daily lives. Bringing light to perseverance and featuring the benefits of wondering – …

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  • Date
  • August 8, 2015
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Gróðurfar

Gróðurfar, meaning plant, is a personal typographic exploration using the Biodiversity Library archive as resource.  

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  • Date
  • August 7, 2015
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Cold Brew Branding

Black Beard Coffee Co is a branding project that was developed over the course of two weeks for my Visual Communications class at Seattle Pacific. Black Beard was created to bring light to the absent of coffee with milk-alternatives, to the regular coffee drinker who want’s something bold but won’t churn up the insides.   …

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  • Date
  • August 7, 2015
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Brand Development

A project in the making: Virtuous Circle is a non-for-profit organization that is built upon donation by people who believe in the under-privileged with bright futures. These donations help fund these students showing excellent academic acceleration through High School on through College; Room, board, classes – everything. This being, on account that the student promises to pay a percentage, a …

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  • Date
  • August 6, 2015
  • In

Company Branding

oLivesquid was developed based off a senior project to brand a company based off an animal chosen at random. Approaching this design, I wanted to conceptualize a letter-form and a mark that could be contained without the use of a circle or any bounding form.     Initial concepts

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  • Date
  • August 6, 2015
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Illustration

Ten-page, digitally illustrated children’s book about a bear, searching night and day through a winter’s storm for his lost crown to reclaim his title as King Bear. Original inspiration by the paper textures found in Eric Carl, King Bear utilizes gold foil and spray-paint to minimally illustrate each page.  

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