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book design




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Website Design

I am a Wordpress designer and developer.

I build websites for a wide variety of clients.

Form, function and design must work together.

Good UX/UI design principles are paramount.

See my portfolio page for examples of my web design work.

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Logo Design

The client sells and installs back up power systems.

The möbius band concept came pretty quickly.

I’m happy with the way the concept was executed.

The client is thrilled with it.

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Illustration Design

This is a vector drawing
of my wife, Kyran Pittman,
created in Adobe Illustrator.

Then, I brought it over
into Adobe Photoshop
for texture and depth.

A Brief Bio

The Patrick Houston Design Studio opened its doors in 2005. After 20+ years in the Advertising Agency business in Little Rock, Arkansas, I was compelled to make a leap of faith and open my own graphic design studio. It has been an interesting and rewarding journey, and I am approaching my 10 year anniversary.

I’ve been fortunate to have the opportunity to do solid work for clients across the country, both large and small. Many of those clients have been with me from the very beginning. I have also been fortunate to have the love, support and encouragement of my beautiful and talented wife, Kyran.

I am a dedicated husband and father. I also count myself  fortunate to have had the opportunity to work from home while the boys are young. But they aren’t so young anymore. Alden is in his sophomore year of high school, Jonah is in eight grade of middle school and Carey is a fifth grader, still in elementary school.

I am confident that I can put my talent and skill to profitable use for your business. My goal is to assist you in putting your best foot forward, to present your business or service in the best possible light.

I look forward to the opportunity to meet with you and discuss my qualifications in person.

Contact Me

My phone number is 501-590-5321.

I don’t mind after-hours or weekend calls, and my phone is always on. What I don’t do is check email on my phone. If you have an immediate need, please call or text.

A list of 24 completely random and totally useless facts about me, Patrick Houston

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Clearly, my drawing skills were well developed at an early age.

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It's time to see the brighter side of every situation.

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My name’s Forrest Gump.

People call me Forrest Gump.

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The custom-made Patocaster
is a marvel of guitar ingenuity.

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Put your tongue back in your head Michael Jordan!

Nobody wants to see that!

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I showed the clouds how to cover up the clear blue sky.

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How about we play ‘Don’t Hit Yer Grandma with a Great Big Stick’?

No, that one always makes me cry.

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Open-handed clapping is extra applause-y.

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This is what summer looks like just off the coast of Dildo, Newfoundland.

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The most wildly popular
dance since the Dougie.

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I would show them to you, but you would laugh at me. And that would be cruel.

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If we get another depressed yuppie
stockbroker on this island, I wont be
held accountable for my actions.

Seriously dude, what the hell
is up with that crazy accent?

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In the 70’s, these were considered non-stalker lyrics:

But if you don’t dig the BeeGees, we can’t be friends anymore.

Well, I have to follow you, though you didn’t want me to.
But that wont stop my lovin’ you. I can’t stay away!

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My sweet hippy ride. Awwww, yeah!

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Why does Sheriff John Brown hate me?

I’m just tryin’ to grow a little seed, mon.

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I eat oatmeal every damn meal because I got the sugar diabeetus.

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This isn’t any fun.

Let’s try on Lulu’s clothes.

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And I’d have gotten away with it if not for that pesky kid.

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I got Art Geek cred, y’all.

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Good Lord, Lawrence!

Why are you slapping a monkey?

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It explains a lot.

I was obsessed with this when I was 10.

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You see that round thing there?

That is a baseball.

You’re supposed to hit it
hit it as hard as you can with
the stick you’re holding.

My Father, 1970

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How cool would it be to have an adult sized Big Wheel?

It would very, very cool.

When I was a kid, I wanted to be the guy who drew Spiderman.
I can sing the entire theme song to iCarly.
I was cast as the lead in Forest Gump but turned it down. Tom Hanks did an ok job, I guess.
I used to be in a band called Hell’s Kitchen, a mighty band.
I taught Micheal Jordan the fade-away jumper.
I taught the weeping willow how to cry, cry, cry.
The Houston’s do not make female offspring. I have a great aunt, but we’re not sure about her.
I have never lost a game at War Memorial Stadium and I am undefeated vs. Les Miles.
My wife is from Newfoundland. Translated, it means “Land Of Three Week Summers”.
I am keeping it real at this very moment. Also, I am twerking. Probably.
I have the world’s largest toenails. Gross, I know.
Physically, I am 5’ 10”. Metaphysically I am 6’ 5”.

I was a 5 star linebacker out of high school, but opted for the Nights On Broadway.
I do not like getting haircuts and generally go way too long between them.
I shot neither the Sheriff nor his Deputy. I did however, write them a sternly worded letter.
I’ve met Susan Anton, and I’ve been inside the last house that Neal Cassady ever lived in.
I contain no high fructose corn syrup or artificial ingredients, and am naturally high in fiber.
My childhood nickname was Jay, short for Junior. Thanks, Dad.
While living in the mountains of Central Mexico, I saved the village from The Chupacabra.
I didn’t go to the beach on spring break. I went art museums in the Big, Big City.
My hero is Teddy Roosevelt. Why? The Mustache. Also, I like to say “Bully!”
I hand coded the original Pong game for Nolan Bushnell. For free.
I have a 98mph fastball and a wicked slider, but can’t hit the hanging curveball to save my life.
In high school I worked as a bicycle mechanic and can still build a spoked wheel by hand.