My Favorite 2017 HOW Design Session

Imagine 4 days filled with throngs of like-minded creative individuals connecting on so many levels while being recharged by some of the biggest personalities and speakers in the creative industry. This was the opportunity I was given when I attended the HOW Design Conference in May. If you’re a creative person, you definitely should convince your boss to let you go. This conference is the...

What Keeps Me Creatively Inspired?

As a design professional, it’s pretty easy to fall into a creative rut. Let’s face it, day in and day out of following corporate guidelines and templates or having the marketing folks ask for the 100th time “can we make the logo bigger?” will eventually dull your creative edge. ...

4 Reasons Doodling is a Critical Design Tool

I’ve always been a fan of doodling. The margins of my notebooks are littered with winged skulls, really bad attempts at hand-lettering and a ton of other random scribbles and they are there for a reason. Whether I’m trying to solve a creative problem or trying to stay focused during a coma-inducing meeting, doodling in my notebook will ALWAYS be an important step in my creative process. ...