Cora McKenzie




Cora McKenzie is a Baltimore-based graphic designer, researcher, and educator working at the intersection of communication design and science. She is currently an MFA candidate at Maryland Institute College of Art.

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raphic Design + Research

Wick & Wax Museum

Branding, Print, Social











Wick & Wax museum explores candle culture via its history, craftsmanship, and uses. The hand-dripped (by yours truly) wax logomark and pattern nods toward the museum’s workshops and events provided for those hoping to ignite—or rekindle—their love of candles. 














Wick & Wax’s brochure features an exhibition schedule and map, and the exterior has a spot-raised textured cover. The paper, from Neenah, has a geometric weave pattern, much like a candle wick.







Some initial concept sketches for the candle museum that would later become Wick & Wax. Potential sketches were for the names Wick & Wax and Museum of Candles.