Trevor Baum is a designer who s product design, type, and photography
Recently completed a 14-month contract at Audible, having worked on a variety of projects that touched multiple facets of the business — conceptualizing and designing social features for the app and website, creating a template for standardizing international launches, and optimizing the membership cancellation flow.
Awarded a design patent from Amazon with a congratulatory note from CEO Jeff Bezos. Received an award from design leadership for innovation, for my work on a social feature called Audible Clips.
Led design of Offline Magazine, a literary magazine app with an innovative audio component. As the sole designer, worked on everything from branding to product to copywriting to communication and web design. Offline was featured by both the App Store and Newsstand as a Best New App, was the #1 literary app, and had over 3.2k paid monthly subscribers.
Received individual recognition from Apple, and an invitation to visit their offices for a design workshop. Using the custom Offline platform, designed the app for Brooklyn Magazine, which was also featured by the App Store and Newsstand as a Best New App.
Product and communication design for imoji, a popular image creation and messaging app, which saw over 1 million imojis created in the first 6 days after launch. Worked with the team to refine the UX and UI, primarily the search and imoji creation experiences.
imoji has since integrated with popular messaging and social apps such as WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, KakaoTalk, Twitter, and Instagram, and has been featured in Forbes and TechCrunch.
A display typeface designed that's both rugged and refined. Inspired by the workmanship, lettering, and baseball jerseys of the 1930's and 40's. Available for purchase at Lost Type.
Haymaker has been used commercially by global brands such as Starbucks, Obama for America, Converse, Arizona Iced Tea, The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas, and many others.
A typeface inspired by a hand-painted optician's sign on Valencia Street in San Francisco, Mission Gothic is a relic; a ghost from an era where letters were hand-painted on wood and glass. Made up of five weights and two styles, Mission Gothic is a full font family. Available for purchase exclusively at Lost Type.
Mission Gothic has been used commercially by global brands such as The Gap, Bonobos, Old Navy, and many others. Read a blog post written about the creation process here. Mission Gothic was was co-created by James Edmondson
Collection of assorted illustrations, logos and lettering, both commissioned and self-directed, for brands, prints and other projects.
Posters were printed on archival paper and sold on Fab.com as a collaboration with Knowlita, a NYC-based streetwear and lifestyle brand.