Lettering

Custom-created letter forms, hand-crafted or painted with pixels, help invigorate any form or phrase. A few flourishes and brush pens bring new life to letters.

Branding

Crafting brand stories through a curated combination of visuals and voice. When paired properly, a name and look can create an unforgettable identity.

Illustration

Hand-drawn or pixel perfect, illustrations help to flesh out any brand. Abounding imagination and a steady hand open realms of possibilities.

MUSINGS

Random ramblings on the need to make stuff

Let’s Jam

Let’s Jam

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 – ...

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When it Rains on Your Wedding

When it Rains on Your Wedding

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 ...

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Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home

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 – ...

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PARTICULARS

Favorite quotes from favorite people

  • Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

    God is in the details.

    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
  • Lao Tzu

    What is well planted cannot be uprooted.
    What is well embraced cannot slip away.

    Lao Tzu
  • Troy Nebeker

    Never say “no” to coffee.

    Troy Nebeker
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson

    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
  • James Victore

    Feck perfuction.

    James Victore
  • Massimo Vignelli

    If you can do it right, it will last forever.

    Massimo Vignelli
  • Nate Manny

    The more serious you take being ridiculous, the extra funnier it gets. So few people understand this.

    Nate Manny
  • Robynne Raye

    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
  • Steve Barrett

    Be bold.

    Steve Barrett

SPEAK SOFTLY, KILL ‘EM WITH KINDNESS, AND HUSTLE.