A large part of Spike's work is commissioned by entities like Swedish Orthopedic, Safeco, Starwood Hotels, and the city of Seattle's 4Culture. He works to articulate the client's aesthethic, theme or process with fine art photography.  This takes shape in a variety of project-appropriate ways; For Swedish Orthopedic Institute, he traveled the state, seeking to illustrate a narrative concept of the journey as a healing and transformative process, he created a complete landscape series called "Journey Across Washington' for the corridors.  For the Safeco Insurance company, he used their love of the view from the rooftop of Seattle's skline to create a series of large-scale murals depicting the each of the seasons effected the beauty of the Seattle skyline.