Exterior panels of brochure promoting the Town of Manteo on Roanoke Island — Photography: All photos by Michael Lay (except thatched umbrella and table image)
Interior of brochure promoting the Town of Manteo on Roanoke Island featuring an easy to follow map detailing the location of island and town attractions and the streets of the historic downtown waterfront area
Exterior and interior panels of the invitation for the Whalehead Club's Spring Social event
Rack card designed for the boutique Finally Mine — Photography: Michael Lay | Copywriting: Michael Lay
Four-panel brochure to promote the Flat Top Preservation Fund, an initiative to save the historically significant flat top bungalows built in Southern Shores, NC, during the mid-20th century. The clean lines, flat colors and simple type of the design reference the artful simplicity of Stick's flat top architectural designs.
A 3-panel marketing brochure for Cypress Cove, a planned community in Manteo, NC: All visual and editorial concepts, design, digital illustration and copywriting provided by Michael Lay Design Co.
The 4-panel Nags Head Woods 5K Run brochure: To save costs the design remained largely the same over several years with changes limited to specific factual information, listing of sponsors and the accent color for that year. The map was also created as part of the design process.
Postcard promoting the Whalehead Club's Wine Festival; the postcard design was also re-purposed as an 11x17 inch poster — No geese were harmed in the making of this postcard, although some were cloned.
Postcard promoting a local handyman service operating out of Manteo, NC, located on Roanoke Island on the Outer Banks
Postcard invitation to a volunteer appreciation event for the many hardworking, dependable and absolutely essential volunteers who contribute their time and energy to help Outer Banks Hotline promote a safe and compassionate community
Postcard created for Poor Richard's Sandwich Shop, a deli in located in downtown Manteo, NC to promote the return of its Summer season breakfast hours.