Pantone Home Colors : Navy & Indigo

Ever since I discovered the Pantone Universe at Lowe’s, I’ve been thinking of the rest of my world in coated and uncoated swatches. What’s that? You do too!!? Let’s party sometime. Recently, Blaise and I have made the {somewhat happy, somewhat melancholy} decision to stay in our Boulder condo for a little longer before moving into…

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Designer Loves : Links Lately

Here’s a collection of recent links I’ve adored : ART & DESIGN Unsplash from Ooomf has just released a new set of their fabulous royalty free photos (as seen above) » Paperless Post is killin’ it this Valentine’s Day. So Many fly greeting card designs » Take a thrill ride with Jody Mac Donald’s photographic journey and…

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Type Study : FUTURA

Futura has been a favorite typeface of mine since I first studied & traced it in 2004 (say what?). The perfectly geometric (stunning) letterforms are clean, refreshing, & modern with chic style. In the design world, I’d say it’s a great go-to when your client wants a minimalist or simple, yet professional sans-serif, with more…

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Help Animals Find Homes with some Photo Mojo

I should preface this post with an unavoidable statement : I LOVE LOVE LOVE animals. They are my chosen cause, my absolute heart, & yep – I’m one of those crazy people who adores my three pets as my children. That being said, the last thing I want to be here is preachy about anything,…

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Swanky Bar : California La Rocks Glasses

Love, love, loving these. Beautiful color, play of transparency, & dot grain that makes me miss sunny California. Found here »  

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Pantone Home // Color of the Year : Wild Orchid

Is it just me, or was anyone else dreaming of a navish hue? Nonetheless, the Pantone color of 2014,  radiant orchid, is stunning, and It’s refreshing to see such a vibrant hue in these beautiful homes. Found via Domaine & my Pantone Home Pinterest board, enjoy!

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Gift Ideas for Designers

Hello! It’s been a while. I’ve missed my little blog. Even in the midst of an insanely busy season, I wanted to be sure to capture some inspirations here for one of my most favorite times of year – gifting season! I hear it incredibly often, that designers are quirky beings and we’re terribly hard…

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Type Study : American Typewriter

 Here’s one of my lonnnnng time faves, American Typewriter. I’m usually not into mock-style typefaces, but I’ve always felt that American Typewriter was built well, with a bold dash of curiosity and gumption. In the case that your client demands a typewriter look, I strongly suggest you forgo any option with a scraggly stroke or…

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Feelin’ Moody? Pull it together.

As a designer, the juxtaposition of elements that were never intended to meet is a jolt to my creative psyche. It sings – “Oh, but you’ve never thought of this before!” And that poses a challenge that’s complete and exciting. It’s literally one of the weirdest feelings, something along the lines of falling in love…

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Artifact Uprising – Gift Your Instagrams!

    I love the idea of book design. Each spread is a blank canvas – yet together, an entire body of work is concluded between a cover, that you can hold, touch, journey with, and keep forever. I also love the idea of Instagram, my little artistic library of square photos that have been documenting…

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