Shipping mishap of online printer jeopardizes client

Shipping mishap of online printer jeopardizes client

Posted by on Feb 10, 2018 in Education, Non-Profit, Print

I am often tempted by lower printing prices to hire online printers. I am always trying to find ways to save small companies and non-profits money on production and I learned that it doesn’t always pay off to save those few bucks. This past holiday season, I prepared an annual report for a client that […]

10 year anniversary prompts new brand for Café

10 year anniversary prompts new brand for Café

Posted by on Nov 7, 2017 in Events, restaurant & hotel, swag

Congrats today to The Hangar Cafe who celebrates 10 years in business. Everyone remember 2007 – the economy was in the trash, but owner of this little cafe decide to go for it and open up the doors, and 10 years later, its a super popular, eclectic little cafe in Georgetown. With a great menu […]

Eclipse Camp Out

Eclipse Camp Out

Posted by on Oct 19, 2017 in Contact, Events, Social Media, vacation

It was big news this summer…The Solar Eclipse! I had the chance to help Red Barn Communications with a very special event in Oregon at a ranch with 100% totality. We put together a sponsorship brochure, participant flyer, and site map graphic. The event was a success. The photo at the bottom is from the once in […]

Book for Auction raises $5000 for school

Book for Auction raises $5000 for school

Posted by on Oct 18, 2017 in Print, Probono Work, Publishing

When my daughter transferred schools, I was asked if would consider a probono design project to design a memory book for the 8th grade class that would be sold to all auction. I accepted the challenge an also decide to take on the publishing aspect of the project to see if I could save some […]

designing a conference for top creatives

designing a conference for top creatives

Posted by on May 19, 2017 in Contact

I love working with creatives… especially the gurus of creative software. This year, I had the privilege of combining all the CPN.co events into one gigantic conference called Creative Pro Week 2017. Indesign, Pepcon, Photoshop, Illustrator (PSAI), developers summit. We took graphics I developed last year, gave them a fresh new look. There were some serious […]

Good Tech Support = Priceless

Good Tech Support = Priceless

Posted by on Mar 31, 2017 in Contact

Anyone who has had a computer die on them with no warning, knows where I have been for the past 2 weeks… that’s right – in living hell. However, I’m happy to report, that while the backup drive had stopped backing up a week before the hard drive failure, I was able to save everything […]

the face behind the design

the face behind the design

Posted by on Feb 28, 2017 in Contact

The last time I had a professional headshot, I worked for someone, so coming up on my 20th anniversary of full time freelance, I enlisted Suzy Petrucci to capture who I am as a person, and designer in my mid-forties. Her great little studio located in Magnolia was very inviting and her warm and friendly attitude […]

The clients who made this year great…

The clients who made this year great…

Posted by on Jan 5, 2017 in Contact

I am truly blessed to have worked with so many wonderful clients, vendors and colleagues in 2016. Thank you and happy new year! Lets make 2017 fabulous and create beautiful designs.

Powerpoint Pooch

Powerpoint Pooch

Posted by on Oct 7, 2016 in Contact

I have a new little studio buddy. Meet “Griffin” aka Griffey or Little Fin. If you haven’t heard the story of how Griffin came to us, well get ready for your Sales 101 lesson of the day. Our daughter prepared a powerpoint this summer on the benefits and reasons our family needs another dog. Only […]

Creating electronic art from a client’s hand-drawn concept

Creating electronic art from a client’s hand-drawn concept

Posted by on Oct 4, 2016 in Logos

A client asked if I could take a hand drawn idea from a 13 year old and turn it into art that could be used in the marketing of her new business. I tried some ideas along this line, but in the end she really wanted it to be very similar to the drawing, so I […]