August 24, 2013

Tackling Act

I tend to take on way too many things at once. Once a great idea pops into my head I won’t be able to table it until I’ve tackled it. Portfolio shoot, new website…

My website has been in dire need of an update so I figured I’d give it a once over but not before I snapped some studio shots of a few recent projects I’ve completed.

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July 16, 2013

The Sketchbook

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Recently I’ve had my head down in corporate design work. It’s a whirlwind of project management, tight deadlines, quick creative brainstorming and creating slick graphics within budget constraints. Over the past year I’ve had a few opportunities to come up for air and spend time on design work outside of work. As I’ve found it can be a struggle switching gears from something we’re use to, to something new. In one of my cases, switching from corporate design to designing a wedding invitation.

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February 24, 2012

A Busy Mind

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Business easily creeps in during school. It’s not the business of school projects, homework, studying, and hanging out with friends that I’m talking about. No, it’s the business of the mind.

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November 8, 2011

The Art of Saying No

Lately I’ve been learning how to say no. Growing up, “no” was one of the first words (like you, I’m sure) which I learned and yet I still struggle with saying it. For a designer, no is probably one of the more important words in his/her vocabulary, more important than size, color, and shape. Being able to say no is an essential part of design, creativity and more importantly, life. 

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