So after the HOW Conference and talking to some of my designer friends, I finally caved and decided to upgrade my 6-year old G4 to a brand spankin’ new 24-inch iMac. I got a refurb machine of the new previous generation aluminum iMacs. The day before it arrived, I thought to myself…”hmm…is it possible that … Read more Mac Attack!
I was fortunate enough to attend my fourth HOW Design Conference May 18-21 in Boston and here are my thoughts about this year’s offerings. As always, it was fantastic to see my old friends from the HOW Magazine Forum as well as meet new friends in the sea of 4,000 designers that descended upon Boston … Read more HOW Design Conferernce 2008 Review
I was driving to see my parents the other day and I noticed that the old copy shop near their house went out of business. I also noticed that they had taken down the sign and clearly someone had painted around the sign. Where the sign used to be there was some type painted on … Read more Hidden Type
I hate gift registries. I can never find a gift in my price range and I usually end up wasting so much time and energy trying to find something suitable for the happy couple that I am a pretty grumpy customer. So I decided early on that when my friends got married I wasn’t going … Read more Princess Sun is Done!
I recently picked up a box of security envelopes. I really didn’t pay much attention to the packaging, because, well, let’s face it, envelope packaging is rarely engaging (my apologies if you are one who designs envelope packaging, I’m sure you are a good designer). When I went to open the box, I found this … Read more Envelope Fun!
In my day job as a designer at a local grocery store, I was in the store taking some test photos for a project. I was in the ice cream aisle and notice this package: Now I’m open minded and all, and I have no doubt the actual product looks like it does on the … Read more Disturbing Packaging
Hello there! So you’ve found me. Whether that is good or bad has yet to be determined. 🙂 I’m a Graphic Designer based in Dayton, OH with about 10 years of experience under my belt. While I don’t consider myself a great writer, I figured trying a blog couldn’t hurt. So what will I talk … Read more Welcome!