About Howell Design
Howell Design's mission is to offer affordable websites and professional graphics that are well optimized for search engines and marketed to the correct target audiences. Greg Howell Design aims to assist businesses by offeriong affordable web and graphic packages that are handsomely produced, as well as suited for the business needs of the client. Greg Howell design will implement a website that is impressive, well designed, and full of rich content. Additonally, no website is successful if it isn't optiized for search engines. Greg Howell Design can affordably make sure that your business takes full advantages of the free and inexpensive marketing system of Google, Yahoo, Bing, Facebook, blogging, and other social media.
Greg Howell has worked for museums, corporations, small businesses and individuals for 25 years as a project manager. consultant, web and graphic designer, and marketing / search engine opitmization manager. He has worked with FringeNYC in Manhattan, an international theatrical company that puts on over 200 shows each August. Howell also worked with ecommerce companies, such as Judson & Co. and Modern Arts, in New York, in all aspects of web management, including shopping cart management, online marketing and search engine optimization, digital photography, and graphic design. He created, managed, and edited the website for InsideOut Magazine - Hudson Valley, including graphic art, writing and photography. From 1992 - 2002, He helmed the Exhibitions & Archives department for Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. (EPE, Graceland) for a decade. Greg developed their state-of-the art archives containing a digital database of 100,000 photographs, 10,000 textiles, 250,000 documents, and 30,000 miscellaneous objects including classic cars, musical instruments, weaponry, furniture and accessories, residential architecture, and a customized, private jet. He worked on exhibits with The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland, several Presidential Libraries, and in the U.K. and Germany. He returned briefly in 2003 to Graceland, EPE as a consultant for their partnership with the Peabody Hotel opening Elvis Presley's teenage home at Lauderdale Courts in Memphis.
In 2002, Greg began working with the development of two new museum initiatives in Tunica County, Mississippi. He designed and assisted with the installation of artifact mounts and cases for exhibitions. Recently, Greg developed physical and digital archives and a series of exhibit concepts for the American Contract Bridge, the New York State Museum of Firefighting, Hudson, New York, a 50,000 square foot facility with artifacts and apparatus spanning 300 years, and Historic Hudson. He consulted with the estate of television actress Elizabeth Montgomery; he was instrumental in obtaining a star for Ms. Montgomery on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and securing a venue for a related award event. He was the consultant for The Liberace Museum and Foundation (Las Vegas) from 2007 - 2008, advising the museum curator and board on preservation, conservation, and exhibition techniques. More recently, HowellDesign and Iconservation have merged to create heritage walking tours and historical websites and data systems at greatly reduced costs.
Greg has appeared on MTV, VH-1, the BBC, NBC's Dateline, Good Morning America (ABC), and in Rolling Stone, the New York Times, the Bild Hannover (Germany) and Agenda magazines. In 2005, his interest in web design and project management rekindled his love of photography, writing, and graphic design, and his recent photographs and articles have appeared in Italian Architecture Digest, Elle Decor, InsideOut Hudson Valley, Northeast Antiques Journal, plus numerous websites and local newspapers.
Selected List of Clients and Consulting Projects and Experience
E-commerce and Web Development/Management
ACS Fire Alarm Systems, 2015 - Present - Birmingham, AL
Sports Team Accessories, 2016 - Present - Huntsville, AL
Windsor Milling and Elevator Company - Windsor, Colorado, 2014
Spa LaDonna - Decatur, AL, 2013 - Present4
LEARN – School of Esthetics and Medical Esthetics – Decatur, AL, 2013-Present
Fayette County Historical Society – La Grange, Tennessee, 2013
Judson Wholesale Fashion Jewelry – Decatur, AL, 2010 - 2012
InsideOut Magazine – Hudson Valley, NY, 2007 – 2010
Modern Arts Packaging – Hudson and New York, NY, 2006 – 2009
Stewart House Historic Inn – Athens, New York, 2009-2010
Print, Photography and Publishing
FRINGE Theater Festival Inc – New York, NY, 2007 – present
InsideOut Magazine – Hudson Valley, NY, 2007 – 2010
Museum, Non-profit, and Estate Consultation
Liberace Museum & Foundation – Las Vegas, NV, 2008 - 2009
The Estate of Elizabeth Montgomery – Los Angeles, California, 2005 - 2009
Firefighting Museum of New York State – Hudson NY, 2005 - 2007
Historic Hudson – Columbia County, NY, 2006 - 2009
American Contract Bridge League – Memphis, TN 2004 – 2009
Elvis Presley Enterprises, Graceland (Estate of Elvis Presley) – Memphis TN, 1992 - 2004
Belz Group, Peabody Hotel – Memphis, TN, 2004
STAX Museum of American Soul – Memphis, TN - 2004
Center of Southern Folklore – Memphis, TN, 2003
Tunica River Park Museum – Hollywood, Mississippi, 2003-2004