Alex MacDuff




My wife Carrie is a massage therapist. She also makes and sells all-natural bath and body products. I designed a logotype and mark to represent her personal brand, HomeBody.


Anette Zarookian asked me to create a special logo for Stillbrave Childhood Cancer Foundation. I designed a mark that joins the well-known awareness ribbon with feathers representing courage.

Rather Be Reading

Magan and Estelle asked me to make some illustrations for their book review blog. I used handdrawn doodles to give Rather Be Reading a new look that feels fun and organic, not childish or girly.

Austin Stone Kids

In 2011, while interning at The Austin Stone, I created a set of icons for their children's ministry, Kids. The icons represent 6 basic truths of Christianity, and are an integral part of their core curriculum.

Gap + Threadless

In 2012 GAP + Threadless partnered to sell an exclusive line of tees in GAP stores in the US and Canada, and worldwide on My design, "LOVE IS BLIND", was selected to be part of the first installment of their collaboration. The braille text is printed using raised ink.


In 2009 my T-shirt design, "99 Bottles", was chosen for print and sale worldwide on The design is based on the song "99 Bottles of Beer on the Wall", and each bottle sports a unique character.

In 2011, "99 Bottles" was reprinted as part of the Threadless Select clothing line.

Web Design

Shine Sparrow Massage

Massage therapist Maritza Valle needed a professional website for her business. I made her a clean, responsive, easy to use site where potential clients can find out more about her and easily book a massage.

See it live here.

Urban Grey

Austin based photographer Magan Blasig asked me to rebrand her wedding photography business, Urban Grey. I helped give Urban Grey a fresh face, focusing on the simple elegance captured in her photography.

See it live here.

Emilee Jo

Emilee Guidorzi is a writer / editor / storyteller. I made her a simple, responsive portfolio site that reflects her fun-loving personality.

Handdrawn Things

A side project of mine, originally conceived to keep me drawing a little something every day. I designed it to be a resource for designers, and all the images are available for download and use, royalty free.

See it live here.


Hello, my name is Alex. I live in beautiful Austin, Texas. I love coffee and breakfast tacos. I also have a passion for illustration and web design.

If you'd like to work with me on a project, or if you share a love of Mexican cuisine, shoot me an email. I like making new friends, and I'm always looking for a good excuse to get tacos. You can also follow me on Dribbble, Twitter, or Instagram.

Curious about what it's like to work with me? Check out this blog post, where I outline my process.