Fall Gathering Logo final

I had so much fun collaborating with the photographers, designers, and AFW buyers to create this Fall time look we called “Autumn Atmosphere”. One of the challenges was creating a logo specific to this marketing plan. Keeping it simple was the best way to go. Logo Design: Gather around the table Fall email Design Wish: Come up with an informal email for the Fall season Client: American Furniture Warehouse Challenge: Make the logo compelling enough for customer to click through… Read more »

Design Inspiration December 2016 Merry Christmas Typography

Merry Christmas! It is #DesignDecember. This time of year, there is inspiration all around. Here are a few of my favorite Christmas typography works. Click on any of the items below to learn more. 1. Merry Christmas paper cut out 2. Candy Cane J 3. Magic of Christmas 4. Merry Christmas with copic markers 5. Black and White Merry Christmas 6. Martini Merry Christmas 7. Gold Merry Christmas

Design Inspiration October 2016 Inktober

IT’S INKTOBER! Inktober was started by Mr. Jake Parker. Every October artists from all over the world challenge themselves to create one ink drawing each day for the entire month of October. I love challenges that push you to do better and to grow in your craft. It’s not often I use ink as medium, so this will be a great challenge for me to develop in this area. Nina Stajne Xavier Collette LOUI JOVER Noami Foster caro_hei Siamés Escalante KERBY… Read more »

Design Inspiration August 2016

A few months ago I started using adult coloring books to de-stress during lunch breaks and to try out new colored pencils and Copic alternative markers. For a while I only had Prismacolor Pencils and Letraset markers. Well, Letraset is now Winsor Newton Pro Markers. I took the opportunity to explore other art supply possibilities. YouTube has been a big help in deciding which art supplies I am willing to invest in. Also, stumbled across a great animation and graphic… Read more »

December Design Inspiration 2015 typography

I enjoy seeing beautiful type created by hand and those created digitally. Here are my 5 picks that I consider to be beautiful type. Alphabet type treatment by Anthony James. Visby by Connary Fagen Typography. Hand drawn quote by Rhymesayers. Hand drawn words by lee25. Gold lettering by Seb Lester. BONUS: Shake It Off by Marco van Luijin.

November Design Inspiration Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving being 1 week away, I found some incredible Design Ideas on Pinterest to use now and in the future. 1. Neutral Fall Home from is lizmarieblog. 2. Thanksgiving table & decor ideas from PlanningItAll. 3. Blackberry Moscow Mule from Buzzfeedlife. 4. Thanksgiving Candy Bar Wrapper from LivingLocurto. 5. Friendsgiving Tablescape from MyThirtySpot. 6. Thanksgiving Take Away ideas from PotteryBarn. 7. Free Fall Pumpkin Printable from DesignLoveInspiration.

Media Speak UI design

Some of the greatest ideas come out random conversations. Media Speaks came out of conversation I had with a colleague. Choosing the right logo can be a long process but worth it. Font choice along with letter kearning and symbols can help represent your brand or idea. Try out your logo with different font colors, background colors and symbol colors.Create a media kit or brand package for your logo. This will ensure consistency. Mobile App coming soon.

7 deisign ideas for Design Inspiration August 2015

Fall is just weeks away bringing all different kinds of celebration opportunities. Here are few design ideas I found using Pinterest that will be giving a try this year. 1. Fall Food Labels on liagriffith.com 2. Herb Sack cloth wedding gift set by chavahsgarden.com 3. Trail Mix Bar found on intimateweddings.com 4. Happy Fall Tag on lilluna.com 5. Pumpkin Poo by somewhatsimple.com 6. Creative Leaves Candle by thebudgetcenter.com 7. Pumpkin Mason Jars found on the36thavenue.com