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Partnership and Recognition: The Rewards of Being an Artist and Graphic Designer

Partnership and Recognition

There are many internally-rewarding aspects of being an artist and a graphic designer. First, there’s the joy that comes in creating — in putting paintbrush to canvas; in testing doodles on a Wacom tablet; in harnessing the power of white space. On another hand, there’s the thrill — those inevitable stomach flutters — of presenting […]

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Wearing My Tourist Cap (Beret!): Travel Inspiration for Design + Life from Limoux, France

Travel Inspiration for Design and Life from Limoux, France

There are few sacred things in this world that bring us both immediate joy as well as unfettered, life-changing benefits as time goes on. For me, one of those sacred things is travel. Travel exposes us to new cultures. Travel opens our minds to new ideas. Travel pushes us beyond our comfort zones to build […]

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How to Get More In Tune With Your Ideal Client

How to Get More In Tune With Your Ideal Client

In any business, a crucial piece of designing a brand and developing products or services is being able to describe who your ideal client is — who, exactly, you’re targeting with what you do. Once you’ve done that, you can be more focused not only in what you develop/build/create, but also in how you market […]

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Time Flies — Here’s How to Make the Most of It

Time Flies -- Here's How to Make the Most of It

Sometimes, it seems all we have to do is blink and a whole month has passed. This feeling is especially strong when we turn the calendar to August, and the countdown to fall begins. Back-to-school sales and pumpkin spice lattes complement the earlier sunsets to make us feel like yet another summer has passed us […]

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The Webs That Define a Destination’s Brand — And You

Webs of Destination Branding and You

I define myself as many things: A painter. A graphic designer. A mother. A wife. An artist. A traveler. An optimist. A believer. It’s not something I was always so comfortable with — that is, feeling confident calling myself so many things. At any given time, I would describe myself as one of those things, […]

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