Awards

Graphic Design USA magazine American Web Design Awards Winner 2018Graphic Design USA magazine American Web Design Awards Winner 2018Graphic Design USA magazine American Web Design Awards Winner 2018Graphic Design USA magazine American Web Design Awards Winner 2018Graphic Design USA magazine American Web Design Awards Winner 2018Graphic Design USA magazine American Web Design Awards Winner 2018

American Burger games app

American Burger games app

2019 American App Design Award

Project:
American Burger games
Artist:
Kevin Smith

The first in a new series of apps for Android and Apple phones. This app is downloaded for free on the Google Play Store (coming soon to Apple iTunes). Users may play games for free while they wait or just in their own time. When at the restaurant, American Burger offers in-game ads disabled and specials bonuses, such as a free milkshake when you subscribe to the app for a fee. Once subscribed, the user gets the free gift and ads are disabled in the app. Additionally, American Burger can send Push Notifications to let their guests know about specials and events. Look out for this app, customized to other local Monterey businesses!

Pixels Graphic Design web site

Pixels home site

2018 American Web Design Award

Project:
Pixels Graphic Design home site
Artist:
Kevin Smith

Our own web site has seen a few variations over the years. The current site being our most popular, with several thousand page views per month, out site is more busy than it’d appear. The site covers details of our services, slide shows of past projects, book publication, app design and publication, web design and special appearance effects, all while being 100% mobile, PC/Windows, and Apple/Mac compatible. Searching ‘graphic design Monterey’ in Google places at the top of the search results, with high scoring customer reviews.

Kevin Kooyumjian Monterey Cool

Kevin Kooyumjian

2017 Music Album Design Award

Project:
Kooyumjian Music Album
Artist:
Kevin Smith

This original smooth jazz album is part of a collection released in San Francisco, CA. Kevin “K” Kooyumjian is known as the #1 keytar player in the world (see in action here) and was featured as a keytar expert on Storage Wars. This album involved taking photos in Monterey, creating a theme for the series of albums, and matching promotion materials (ie, 3D business card, phone app, web content).

Hale Kai Lana web site

Hale Kai Lana

2016 Best of Monterey – Web sites, Top 3 Finalist

Project:
Hale Kai Lana – Web site
Artist:
April Media / Kevin Smith

This web site was designed for a local coffee distributor, originally based in Hawaii. Their new shop is located in Sand City, where you can try their premium pure Kona coffee and delicious macadamia nuts.

Graphic Design USA magazine American Graphic Design Awards Winner 2014

Ozzie’s Handmade Toffee

2016 American Graphic Design award

Project:
Package design for toffee boxes, labels and cards
Artist:
Quinton McKee

Locally made toffee company needed packaging that let their customers know they were about to enjoy some of the best hand made toffee they’ve ever had. Working with Ozzie, the owner, we designed a professional yet natural presentation that matched the rich toffee candies.

Hale Kai Lana bag design

Hale Kai Lana

2015 Graphic Design Magazine – finalist

Project:
100% Kona Coffee bags, Hale Kai Lana
Artist:
Kevin Smith

Original packaged design for local coffee distributor. Starting with a new logo, we were asked to create a high-end coffee bag to represent the premium Kona coffee. This bag features metallic print and freshness vapor vent and was manufactured in Hawaii then direct to the coffee facility for filling.

Eastgate Mystic Award winning package and card design

Eastgate Mystic

2015 American Package Design award

Project:
Eastgate Mystic, Mahavidya Oracle card
Artist:
Jennifer McDonald

Original art produced on a 32pt large deck cards with round corners and original art on design box all printed on recycled paper products.

Graphic Design USA magazine American Graphic Design Awards Winner 2014

Peninsula Realty

2014 American Graphic Design award

Project:
8th Annual Fiesta De La Carrera poster
Artist:
Jennifer McDonald

Original art created for annual event international rally racing event, turned charity drive. The host, Bill Hemmer, asked Pixels to create a event poster that featured past years winners cars. Our artist used Adobe Illustrator to draw vector renditions of the cars and recreated a key turn in the rally course. We also created a beautiful large event poster for auction, which sold for $8,000.