Tadpole Designs is the personal portfolio site of FJ Ventre, a designer located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

His past and present clients include The Distill Group, Springboard Design Group, The Independent Weekly, GlaxoSmithKline and The Campaign Network. He is available for all manner of assignments, including part-time, contract and full-time positions. If you would like to get in touch to discuss working with him, send an email; he’d love to hear from you.
edsel 500 email template
brief instructions graphic


XHTML/CSS | design

The rockabilly band Edsel 500 wanted to update their image with a snappy new logo and HTML email template to announce upcoming shows and other news to the band's fans. Featuring a genuine wood-grain background, reconstructed silkscreen textures, and other "vintagey" elements this design helps present Edsel 500 as interpreters of early rock and roll at its well-honed-yet-raw peak.
(click here to see it in action.)