For those designers fortunate enough to be attending this year’s HOW Design Live event in San Francisco, there is a Nap for That! As a veteran HOW conference attendee, I can assure the noobs, that I’m not kidding. And to prove it I designed a custom Nap for That tee just for this year’s conference. … Read more HOW or knowHOW, there’s a Nap for That!
My friends over at Jane hancock paper produce a fabulous Letterpress calendar each year. I was fortunate enough to be able to participate in the 2012 edition. The call for entries was in May and I chose September as my month from the selections left since that was my Dad’s birthday month. Little did I … Read more Jane hancock Letterpress Calendar for 2012
Hello everyone. Sorry I’ve not been keeping up my blogging as of late. I’ve been quite busy this summer with personal stuff and lots of projects. I was fortunate enough to attend yet another HOW Design Conference this year, HOW Design Live 2011 held in Chicago this past June. In the past, I’ve written up … Read more HOW Design Live 2011
After a short hiatus, the HOWiezine is back and to the theme for issue 14 was Coffee. Personally, I’m not a coffee fan, but I couldn’t miss a chance to participate, so I signed up without being inspired as to what I’d do. I did something thinking and I figured I could use my aversion … Read more HZ-14: Coffee
My buddy Keith from the HOW Design Forum makes hand screened prints for a good cause over at The Ink Initiative had a sale in early July on his limited edition, hand screened prints. The best part? The money from the sale of the prints goes to help out a great cause: “The concept is … Read more Cool Ink Initiative Prints Help Raise Money for Good Cause!
A few of the HOW Design Forum members who were unable to attend this year’s HOW Design Conference in Austin decided to have a “kNOwHOW” conference. Nothing fancy, just a few designer friends getting together to share knowledge, friendship and food. Our host, Karma, along with her mom, and fellow HOWie Patti really went all … Read more kNOwHOW
The first Doodle Swap between members of the HOW Design Forum (aka HOWies) was so much fun that I couldn’t pass on doing round 2! The trick was working about a few other projects that were all due at that same time. Fortunately, one project gave me the inspiration for my doodles for round 2 … Read more Doodle Swap #2
I participated in the second somewhat annual poster made by and for members of the HOW Design Forum. The theme this time around was “stamps”. Other than that, we were free to do whatever we wanted. I thought about different subjects and since postcards are typically used to send correspondence from people who live in … Read more HOWie Poster 2009 Edition
A friend of mine from the HOW Design Forum, Mary, came up with a brilliant idea to do a “doodle swap” on Artist Trading Cards. She described it as: “The Doodle Swap Project is an organized swap of original, trading-card-sized art between artists, designers and illustrators.” It sounded like fun so I signed up. I … Read more Doodle Swap
“HOWiezine is a limited edition, handmade collaborative book project created by HOW forum members, also known as HOWies. There is a theme and participants create two pages based on their interpretation of that theme. Only participants are eligible to receive a copy of the HOWiezine, and when they’re gone, they’re gone.” (quoted from www.howiezine.com) As … Read more Behind the Zines: HZ-13, Phobias
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!