ValForms offers Creative Solutions and graphic design for all your business needs. We have an award winning design team on staff to assist you. From logo designs to branding initiatives, ValForms can get the job done. ValForms state of the art design studio is equipped with G5 Apple computers, a Xerox Phaser and Cannon scanner. Each computer runs the latest versions of Quark, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign and Acrobat software. Staying up to date on all new software and equipment is a priority. Ever changing design trends are met with enthusiasm, inspiring creativity every day. With over 39 years combined experience, all of ValForms’ designers meet the unique needs of each and every client that passes through our doors.
Julie Eriksen, Art Director: brings over twelve years design experience – six of which as an Art Director – to ValForms. She received her bachelors of fine arts degree from UC Berkeley with a minor in both graphic design and photography. She began her corporate career in graphic design with the Golden State Warriors basketball team in-house Creative Services, where she developed branding initiatives and produced the teams advertising, collateral, signage, web graphics and promotional products. In addition, she directed photo shoots for the team’s players, dancers and merchandise. After six years with the Golden State Warriors, Julie brought her talents to ValForms, taking it’s marketing and graphic design to a new level of excellence. Julie has a vision for ValForms to expand and broaden the graphics department through corporate partnerships and new clientele.
Sabrina Kyhn, Designer: began her design career in 1994 for Longs Drugs, creating print advertising, signage, and other collateral to support the retail efforts of over 500 stores. Because of her designs, Longs Drugs was the recipient of the Photo Marketing Association's Ad of the Year Award for Mass Markets ($10,000) and Glamour Magazine's Glammy Award for achievement in advertising promoting health & wellness during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. After many years with Longs Drugs, Sabrina was given the opportunity to join Graphics Atlanta, a design agency which services all nationwide divisions of Safeway Stores and Orchard Supply Hardware. She joined ValForms in late 2005, and has found the variety of design and marketing assignments beneficial to broadening her skill set. In addition, Sabrina is the winner of KFOG Radio's "Live From The Archives" Volume 13 CD Cover Art Contest, a benefit CD which was released in November 2006.
Dan Silva, Designer: brings over ten years experience as a designer to ValForms. A Fine Arts graduate from California State University, Hayward, Dan has gained the majority of his experience working in the Corporate Retail field. Employed with Longs Drugs Corporate Advertising, he gained valuable experience in meeting the daily challenges of designing for printed advertising materials in a corporate environment. Working with buyers and corporate executives, he gained valuable insight into the inner workings of a major retail drug store chain. During the ".com craze" Dan worked as the Print Designer for Swing Solutions in Sunnyvale, California. He teamed with web designers to help present a uniform brand to the company throughout the website, direct mailers, magazine ads & trade show materials. Most recently, Dan worked for G.A. Communications, who produce print advertising materials for the Safeway family of stores that include, Vons, Randall's, Dominick's and Eagle, as well as Orchard Supply Hardware.