Peter Horjus enjoys creating original images every day whether working on a commercial logo, an editorial illustration or a fine art piece. He loves design and illustration because of its ability to tell a story better than words ever could. Whether his work inspires and entertains people or delivers a compelling visual message that serves your product, publication or company, he is grateful to use his design skills to achieve his client’s goals.
The Peter Horjus studio is an award-winning workshop based in Santa Barbara with top-notch creative services in graphic design, branding, illustration, fine art and art licensing. The studio’s portfolio spans the scope from Fortune 100 companies to small business, from top shelf national magazines and newspapers, to local publications.
Peter studied and taught graphic design at Point Loma College in San Diego and has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Fine Art & Graphic Design. He continued on in Graduate work in graphic design at San Diego State University and studied Landscape Architecture at Cal Poly, plus had the privilege to serve as Chair of Communications AIGA/SD. He enjoys good friends, mentoring design and illustration students, coffee shops, talking shop, laughing, reading, running, the ocean, fishing, vintage typography ephemera, and old Land Rovers.
Peter’s inspiration varies, from fashion found at art openings to objects found at hardware stores, but what he loves most of all is meeting new clients and coming up with innovative solutions to their design challenges. Reach out @ email@example.com to schedule a free fifteen minute consultation.
photo: kelly cavanaugh
SELECTED CLIENT LIST
The New York Times
The Wall Street Journal
The Washington Post
Saks Fifth Avenue
Barnes & Noble
Rolling Rock Beer
Girl Scouts of America
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
Chase Manhattan Bank
AWARDS & ACCOLADES
The studio of Peter Horjus has received 150+ awards over the years in design, branding, typography, and illustration from:
AIGA: Graphic Design USA
Print’s Regional Design Annuals
Print’s Regional Design Best of Design Books
AR/100 (Coca-Cola – Best Illustrated Annual Report)
The Creative Show
The West Coast Show
HOW Design Awards
The SanDi Awards
The Western Art Director’s Club