You ready to jam? When Adobe Creative Jam coordinator Megan Kirkwood asked me if I’d be willing to compete in the event’s Seattle installment, I wasn’t exactly sure how to answer. A live design competition featuring some of Seattle’s top designers, paired off into teams with three hours to complete an unknown design prompt – ...
It’s ten minutes before my wedding ceremony is slated to start. I’m tucked away with my bridesmaids in the house while our guests mingle just outside the slatted door. From my seat on the sofa, I can hear them talking excitedly amongst themselves, buzzing about in the warm, setting sun. Our photographer Carina has helped ...
If I’d had any doubts before, I am now fully versed in the chaos that is the Seattle housing market. The stories didn’t seem real until experienced firsthand: 20+ competing offers on a single home, buyers waiving all rights to inspections, houses going $100,000 over asking. And yes, I personally witnessed each of those – ...
God is in the details.Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
What is well planted cannot be uprooted.
What is well embraced cannot slip away.
Never say “no” to coffee.Troy Nebeker
Finish every day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can.Ralph Waldo Emerson
Feck perfuction.James Victore
If you can do it right, it will last forever.Massimo Vignelli
The more serious you take being ridiculous, the extra funnier it gets. So few people understand this.Nate Manny
For me, design is like choosing what I’m going to wear for the day – only much more complicated and not really the same at all.Robynne Raye
Be bold.Steve Barrett