Happy Valentines Day! Here’s a shout-out to my client and working together with fellow creatives!
I used to be an avid quilter and when my daughter got married I promised them a wedding quilt. I’m not always on time with my handcrafted gifts, especially for something as big as a quilt. But when their 5-year anniversary rolled around and I was nowhere near being finished, I knew something had to […]
This month I was privileged to meet with two new clients. While the organizations are quite different from one another, they both formed excellent steering committees for the project we’re about to undertake. It’s interesting how committee-based projects go. Over the years I’ve been part of many, some as a member of the committee and others as a hired professional. […]
Last week Chris Kirsch and I were excited to kick off The Blogging Bee, a collaborative venture in teaching fiber-istas the fine art of blogging. Today I’m going to approach The Blogging Bee from an art director’s view. I want to share our creative thinking and explain just how it is campaigns such as ours come to be. Our Challenge One day months […]
True fact. We designers are as highly opinionated as a house full of relatives gathering for holiday dinner. Of the many obtuse things we debate, stock imagery rates high. Let me assure you, at this very moment there are multiple “dis-cuss-ions” happening in design forums round the world as to whether or not reputable designers should use stock imagery. Never […]