All posts by nancy

Support and Action

I asked my friend Laura what action I could take to support my Black friends. Following her advice, I am introducing you to a few Black business owners I have worked with, including Laura. I encourage you to read about their work and reach out to them if you think … Read More ›

inspiration, MoMA, graphic design

Had a flash ⚡ of inspiration lately?

Inspiration comes in many places Graphics meet grit (and grime)One of my greatest inspirations is one of the things I miss most lately: my weekly trips into the city. The typography is EVERYWHERE, good, bad, and meh. Of late I’m enamored with words where one of the letters is … Read More ›

2000 is a unique leap year

My pause just became fast forward!

Most of the country is currently on pause, but somehow, I’ve been busy. Really busy. As a small business owner, I realize this puts me in the rare category and for that I’m thankful. I’m even more thankful that besides working on some fun marketing projects, I’ve … Read More ›

What are you up to over the holidays?

Do you have any traditions that you celebrate from year to year? I usually take two weeks off end of December - January, but boy have I been on the road this year for pleasure and work (Japan, Chicago (work), England (work, Maryland (work), Fire Island, Cape … Read More ›

Font / Type Terms Demystified

What is a font? A font is a complete collection of letters, characters, and numbers within a particular typestyle. Letters, numbers, and symbols in consistent type-weight and typestyle make up a complete set (type family) of a distinctive design of printing type such as Ariel, Helvetica, Times Roman … Read More ›

What’s Your Grade?

Thanks to my client Val Gosset* I discovered some great sites to check on how my subject lines, headlines, and website score — and those of my other clients as well. She graciously said I could swipe the goods and share it with you. Feedback on Your Website … Read More ›