Bola Onayemi

Bola Onayemi

Graphic Design

These are a collection of brand images I produced using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator; clients are friends, colleagues, or former employers.

“Project Odyssey” (2013) – Created for an outsourcing company looking for a simple image that captured the scope of a company wide project they were preparing to undertake. I sketched the logo by hand then scanned and recreated it using Adobe Illustrator. The company selected my design over several other competitors; 6.5 hours to complete.

“Higher Standards” (2015) – Created for a coworker of mine; he is also a talented artist and he sketched the entire image by hand before giving me the task of reimagining and embellishing it using Adobe Illustrator. Achieving the desired concept was tricky as the image had to look clean and elegant, yet have a slight edge to it. The final product actually incorporates a lot more black into the design, but I personally thought a lighter shade served the design best; 10.5 hours to complete.

“WeRNeXtGeneration” (2012) – Designed for a non-profit organization wishing to create an clean looking yet edgy image derived from an ‘infinity’ symbol. The client had a clear concept of the ‘X' logo and I recreated the concept using Adobe Illustrator; I used variations of orange to give the logo a sharp yet appealing edge that ultimately pleased the client. The ‘X’ was then incorporated into the white and blood orange 'WeRNeXtGeneration’ designs. 20 hours to complete; Check out the organization at www.wernextgeneration.org

“WeRNeXtGeneration” (2012) – Designed for a non-profit organization wishing to create an clean looking yet edgy image derived from an ‘infinity’ symbol. The client had a clear concept of the ‘X' logo and I recreated the concept using Adobe Illustrator; I used variations of orange to give the logo a sharp yet appealing edge that ultimately pleased the client. The ‘X’ was then incorporated into the white and blood orange 'WeRNeXtGeneration’ designs. 20 hours to complete; Check out the organization at www.wernextgeneration.org

“Frantastic Brand” (2015) – Designed for a colleage of my younger brother Jay; the initial design of the image had to be several things: female friendly, positive, uplifting, playful, musical, powerful, peaceful, hippie chic, love, strength, and lips; once the initial concept was presented, the 2nd design had to do all of the above but only utilize red, black, white, and gray, with a more clearly defined microphone, black lips, and red nails; the client was ultimately pleased with both designs. I created both images entirely with Adobe Photoshop; 10.5 hours to complete.

“Frantastic Brand” (2015) – Designed for a colleage of my younger brother Jay; the initial design of the image had to be several things: female friendly, positive, uplifting, playful, musical, powerful, peaceful, hippie chic, love, strength, and lips; once the initial concept was presented, the 2nd design had to do all of the above but only utilize red, black, white, and gray, with a more clearly defined microphone, black lips, and red nails; the client was ultimately pleased with both designs. I created both images entirely with Adobe Photoshop; 10.5 hours to complete.

“CrazYans Uncoded” (2013) Designed for the coworker of a friend of mine; the client wanted a colorful logo that exuded energy and captured the entertainment spirit. The color treatments were chosen for use at daytime and nighttime entertainment events. I sketched the image then recreated the logo in Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop; 15 hours to complete.

“CrazYans Uncoded” (2013) Designed for the coworker of a friend of mine; the client wanted a colorful logo that exuded energy and captured the entertainment spirit. The color treatments were chosen for use at daytime and nighttime entertainment events. I sketched the image then recreated the logo in Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop; 15 hours to complete.

“Get the Cookie” (2016) – Conceptual character I designed for a client of mine. The objective was to represent the character from different viewpoints while also communicating what the character was thinking (without using dialogue); I sketched the character in Photoshop then recreated the central image in Illustrator; 7 hours to complete.

“Get the Cookie” (2016) – Conceptual character I designed for a client of mine. The objective was to represent the character from different viewpoints while also communicating what the character was thinking (without using dialogue); I sketched the character in Photoshop then recreated the central image in Illustrator; 7 hours to complete.


  • For Graphic Design, Illustration, Typography

  • Type Typography, Art, Photography, Graphics, Design, Digital Art, Photoshop, Illustrator

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