It’s Going Down For Real – This Gun’s for Hire

Y’all…. I just went freelance. Even as I typed those four words I’m like, whaaat? But it’s true! After 8 years of full-time fun working as an in-house graphic designer I’ve spread my wings and joined the DIY boss community. Crazy? YES. But I had it coming as soon as I unwrapped this tea fortune one very wintry…

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5 Fave Hot Teas for Creatives

I drink my weight in tea every day. Every new design starts with a new cup, it’s my ritual! So I wanted to quickly share 5 I’m loving right now, for all phases of my creative day. I won’t say they’re a cure-all, but they’re definitely a great companion for the happy artistic mind. P.S.…

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Designer Loves : Fave Pins Lately

Definitely caught spring dreaming in this lovely palette. It’s been a little crazy ’round here, but hoping to catch up and bring you some stellar posts soon! ‘Til then, I’d love you to follow me on Pinterest, it’s one of my most-loved designer utopias. Click here to find the pins for all of these happy…

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A Designer’s At Home Try-On Marathon with Warby Parker, Rivet & Sway, & Fetch Eyewear

“The main thing is to have personal integrity. Oh, & traditional graphic design ruined my eyesight.” — Neville Brody in How to be a Graphic Designer Without Losing Your Soul My “designer eyes” are burning! Any other designer out there who leaves work at the end of the day & feels like your contacts have affixed to your…

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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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Wine + Design : Valentine’s Day Wine & Card Pairings

Y’all – I’m sorry – I can’t help myself! I LOVE handmade/letter pressed cards, and I LOVE building a theme with labels of wine, so here we are. In perfect time for Valentine’s Day, for all levels of love. It’s a roundup of my fave, lovable wines & designerly cards I adore. Enjoy! 1. Let’s…

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The Only Valentine’s Gift a Designer Longs For…

… or atleast the only Valentine’s gift this designer longs for… shop Ugmonk’s exquisite wooden ampersand right here »

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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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Sunny Sunday : Kellyn Walker

Loving this summery, earthy collage from Kellyn Walker, the designer behind Free People. She’s got a playfully elegant design aesthetic I’m sooooo in love with! Check out her site right here »   This collage can be found here, all from the fabulous Kellyn Walker. Voila!

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