Levi Gaidos is a 4th-year student at The Ohio State University, majoring in Visual Communication Design and minoring in Music, Media, and Enterprise.
His career interest lies in combining his main passions, music, design, and fashion. This has led to explorations in album artwork, merchandise design, poster work, branding, and a recent interest in dance.
To see what Levi is up to (curated and off the dome), what music he can’t stop playing to save his life, or what videos he uploads (finally!), click the links below.
BFV aims to make starting your vinyl collection as simple as possible. Every year, BFV collaborates with one artist to create a boxset with a custom turntable, BFV limited-edition vinyl press, lyric booklet, and a special surprise from the artist.
Alien Bandit is a brand that focuses on creating subtle and interesting K-Pop merchandise. The brand is modern and cool, incorporating different graphic styles from popular aesthetics like skater-core and grunge.
SELF-RUN STORE 101120/082022 TYP: BRANDING, MERCHANDISING, SALES, MARKETING
Located in the heart of downtown Columbus, Urban Arts Space is an experimental gallery that hosts free events and exhibitions for the public. Through an extensive and diverse slate of exhibitions, educational programs, and outreach, Urban Arts Space serves as a community resource and is an integral part of Columbus’s vibrant arts and culture scene.
Reiki is a gentle, light-touch, or "distanced" energy technique used for stress reduction and relaxation that gently facilitates balance in body, mind, and spirit. For the Open Channel Reiki site, I worked closely with Alison Crocetta to create a website that resonated with her message and desired aesthetic of her small business.
"Dinnerbell" is a food reminder app that allows users to input the number of meals they'd like to eat. This can be one meal, as some people struggle to eat even once, or 3 meals, breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The user will then input the times at which they want to be reminded of their set meals.
The By Levi storefront housed multiple clothing and poster designs, created and sold to help fund surgery for the creator (me). Each piece discusses the premise of growing up, becoming an adult, and not feeling any different than when you were a child. When are we supposed to know it all? When are we supposed to feel like adults? I don’t know yet. I don’t think anyone does.
SELF-RUN STORE 062322/081622 TYP: MARKETING, POSTER WORK, BRANDING
The Ohio State University College of Social Work consists of students and faculty who build stronger communities, celebrate differences, and promote social and economic justice. The College readily collaborates with the social work community to improve and resolve an extensive array of contemporary social problems — making it an integral and valuable resource to the State of Ohio and the nation.