I designed the logo, website, and a social media theme TODAY in 8 hours. Now, I usually can't pull these types of miracles for my clients, so don't expect it! Also, fast doesn't always mean good, so be weary if someone will actually rush through such an important process. I had a lot of time … Continue reading The Quickest Brand Identity Project I’ve Ever Completed
I woke up from one of my infamous 10-minute-dream-flash naps and per my usual routine I scrolled through my timeline to find a (somewhat) ironically poetic mini-meme started my one of my favorite music artists, @ladysov. From the way I've been feeling as of late, it seemed eerily appropriate. I was once that young girl that felt … Continue reading Feeling Rather Tiny Today
Whoever says being creative is a natural process is pretty much lying. Creativity takes lots of energy, guts, emotions, and work. I'm one of the lucky few. I'm paid to be creative. When that happens and I don't feel like I'm being creative enough, pandemonium ensues. (It's all inside of my head at least. See "guilt" … Continue reading The Creative Process for Creatives Can Get Pretty Creative
A mutual friend, with whom I went to design school with, posted a great article on the endeavor to reconnect with his creativity by way of strategic unplugging. The thing about design is that the pursuit of a career in such a florid profession requires a LOT of passion. You have to love what you … Continue reading Empty Pursuits of Happiness?
I was recently in a discussion with a confidant about the philosophies behind the graphic design profession. What does it take to be a great designer: skill, talent or personality? In a perfect work, preferably a combination of all three! However, when there are weighing factors, I would say that one trumps the others. Having … Continue reading Personality is about 80% of the game.