the face behind the design

the face behind the design

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...
Powerpoint Pooch

Powerpoint Pooch

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...

Accepting “the cloud”

Today I upgraded with Adobe Software to have constant updates to all my graphics software through “the cloud”. I was hesitant to change. I guess I’m saying that I am an old-school designer…. In general I like the way my computer runs and I know...

Online printing… burned again

I manage a fair amount of printing at my business. It’s really just an extra service I offer. Most jobs start with the design portion and then they don’t know where to go to get it printed, so I can help. I have accounts, relationships and experience with...

My homework for BNI & thoughts on “Givers Gain”

I have recently joined a BNI group. This was an effort to get out my little studio, do something for myself both personally and professionally not related to my children, as well as hopefully gain some new clients too! BNI = Business Network International...