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One of the things I was reminded of during my recovery from my hamstring reattachment was that as much as I want to think I have eight arms and can do anything, I barely had two legs in the last quarter … Read More ›
You’ve seen them before. Yet you may not exactly know what they’re capable of (or even what they are or how to use them). Today, I’m talking about the beauty of QR (Quick Response) codes! Though merely a small (usually black-and-white) graphic, this code can make a … Read More ›
Great graphic design is one thing. But finding a human with who you enjoy working — puts the cherry on top. I’m grateful to work with businesspeople who are also great people. I’m fueled by the excellent working relationships we have; they count on me to be … Read More ›
As thriving businesses, we don’t just want to be successful for one year, or two. We want to be successful for plenty! What’s the secret? Today, I’m going to talk about design for ongoing success. And as someone who’s been in business for 20+ years, let’s just … Read More ›
The thought of a logo redesign could seem daunting at first, but it doesn’t have to be. Refreshing your logo or rebranding is an excellent way to let your clients, customers, and brand-followers know that you’ve evolved.
As humans, it is necessary to visit the doctor for a … Read More ›
The components of brand guidelines
Driving around town with my husband I started giving a design critique of the political lawn signs that were staked in the ground.
There’s a young incumbent state senator, Will Haskell, who definitely needs some design love as well as figuring out what … Read More ›
Many people think of “freelancers” as people who work in their pajamas, barely changing clothes, or working from the kitchen table, or a coffee shop. And while this might hold true for a select few, as a remote designer for many years now, I don’t embrace the … Read More ›
Whenever I hear someone refer to graphic designers as flighty, I have a good chuckle. Most of the creatives I know are the very opposite of flighty — they are pretty regimented. I do not wear pajamas to work nor do I show up late. I’m not … Read More ›
At the end of June 2015, I was asked to travel from my graphic design studio in Westport, CT, to Nashville, TN, to be one of the speakers at the inaugural Designers Roundtable Retreat (DRR) (now the Creatives Roundtable). I was part of the panel Down and … Read More ›