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

Recap & Resolutions

Recap & Resolutions

2015 is officially over, and it was a year for the books! A new home, a new husband, a new name, a new job, a new title – looking back on this last year’s events, it amazes me that they were all packed into a single year. After looking back at my resolutions from last ...

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Here’s to the Party Poopers

Here’s to the Party Poopers

Here’s to the Party Poopers. The Overachievers, the Lab Rats. The Nerds, the Geeks, the Dorks. They’d rather stay in and read than go out and rage. They observe rules, yet question reality. They ask why, as well as why not. You can tease them, taunt them. Break their glasses in two. But you can’t ...

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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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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.