Ultimaker Enter to Win Display

Ultimaker Contest Display

Ultimaker, a leading producer of 3D printers, sponsored a giveaway at the Bay Area Maker Faire in conjunction with MCM Electronics. I was tasked to make a display where attendants could enter their contact information for a chance to win an Ultimaker 2 3D printer. It would be easy to collect entries on paper, but…




MCM T Shirt Dayton Maker Faire

MCM Electronics T-Shirt Design

After agreeing to sponsor the 2016 Dayton Maker Faire, MCM committed to having a large team present to man the Learn to Solder booth, a selling booth, as well as placing entrants in the Boneyard Build Off. I led an initiative to ensure all MCM’s team members had a unified look by designing and screen…




Learn to Solder Flashlight Kit

Learn to Solder Flashlight PCB Design

At MCM Electronics, one of the initiatives I felt strongly about was giving back to the community through education. MCM is a leader in the soldering field. They own Tenma, a┬áhouse brand line of soldering and test equipment, as well as┬ádistribute national brands like Weller, Hakko, and more. When the opportunity came along to sponsor…




Learn to Solder Magazine Photo

Solder Magazine Cover Attraction and Photo Opp

In addition to creating a custom PCB and sign for the Learn to Solder booth at the 2016 Dayton Maker Faire, I also created an attraction that kids and adults could take their picture with at the booth. I designed, built a frame, and mounted a huge banner in the form of a magazine cover…




Aarons MCM Trade Show Banners

Aaron’s MCM Tradeshow Signs

MCM’s Tier 1 team attends and Aaron’s vendor-only trade show each year. For 2016, they were looking to update their presence. I conceptualized, photographed, copywrote and designed two banners to sit at the front of their trade show booth. Positive feedback from the show illustrated that the banners served their purpose well, as MCM was…




Eben Upton at MakerCon Bay Area 2015

Raspberry Pi 3rd Birthday Infographic and Timeline

Yesterday was a busy day. It was the fourth birthday of Raspberry Pi, as well as the launch of the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B. As I was cruising Facebook, something familiar appeared. The hero image of a Make: post featured a picture of Eben Upton, the founder of the Raspberry Pi giving a talk….




Repackaged Tenma Test and Soldering Equipment

Tenma Soldering and Test Equipment Packaging

Tenma is a soldering and test equipment brand that’s been around since the early 1980s. It has been traditionally offered directly to customers through MCM Electronics and it’s sister companies. An initiative by MCM to increase sales to retail stores saw a need for a unified packaging presence. Boxes and clamshell packaging were reworked to…




Tenma Trade Show Banners

Tenma Tradeshow Signs

MCM’s Tier 1 team needed a couple of signs to help promote off Tenma’s two strengths; their soldering and test equipment. I shot, wrote copy and designed these, then had them printed at eSigns.com.