I am a friendly graphic + web designer from Providence, RI with a hankering for creating simple & unique websites.
Here is a sample of some of my work from 2009-2013.
My name is Drew Appleton. I am a freelance graphic designer from Providence, Rhode Island with an eye for detail and a self motivated curiosity about the world around me.
I have a wide array of experience in design ranging from print & apparel to front end development for the web. I specialize in creating simple and unique designs with a clear message throughout. My websites are straightforward, intuitive and cleanly coded.
I was raised under the principle - "If you're going to do a job, do it right." I take a great deal of pride in my work and will see any job through to completion.
I grew up in southeastern New England in Westport, Massachusetts on a small farm, splitting time between playing in the dirt and tagging along as ballast for my dad on the sailboat.
After primarily focusing on fine arts throughout high school here in Providence at the Wheeler School, I attended Ithaca College where I received my Bachelor's degree in Sports Media with a minor in Marketing. I graduated in 2008 and was fortunate enough to find an opportunity combining my education with an undiminished passion for the arts, as Art Director at sports marketing company.
The arts and design have always been an integral part of my life and the world around me. But when not pushing pixels around a MacBook you will find me playing, watching or talking about sports. I play soccer, baseball, golf and enjoy running, biking and skiing. I invest an entirely unjustifiable amount of time rooting for Dustin Pedroia, Patrice Bergeron and Wes Welker.
I love the outdoors, hiking and traveling. I studied abroad in New Zealand and have traveled extensively since to South Africa, China, Thailand, Costa Rica, The Cook Islands, Quebec and Pawtucket.
Working at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
The Drakensbergs, Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa.
Molly - Current coworker
Providence, Rhode Island