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Last year, I ventured into the wonderful world of working on squarespace. Working on squarespace allowed me to offer clients an alternative to wordpress, and a cost-effective way to get a site up without having to work with a developer. Developers are the people who take what we web designers create, and then they turn […]

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Sometime around two years ago was when I gave up on Facebook. I wasn’t using it to connect to my peers like I was in college, I rarely used to to find useful information, and it was generally a huge time-suck for me. This all changed when I started getting more involved with Facebook groups […]

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This year has been a monumental one for me and my business. I started off just as I always had — going with the flow and trying to keep up as my schedule allowed. Around the middle of the year I started to get serious about implementing systems that would help me live a life […]

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Finding your brand values is the first step in creating a foundation for your brand. If you’ve been building a brand for years and never took the time to figure out your foundation, or if you’re just starting out, finding your brand values is a huge step in the branding process. Finding your values helps […]

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Long time, no talk. Hi again! I was looking through the blog after a long time away this past week and realized the last time I had an update for you here was FEBRUARY! What!? Lots of things have been going on behind the scenes here, so I wanted to take some time to share […]

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A new look for a new business — That’s Darlin’ brand identity. Guys, first of all I want to tell you what a gem Malissa is. She has been a reader of Pinegate Road for over three years, and I was thrilled when her life plans included a new business venture. Getting to know her […]

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Yep! You heard right. Pinegate Road is hiring a part time designer. If you are part of the Pinegate Road community and have been receiving the newsletter, you might have heard this morning. Two weeks ago I wrote about six steps to take if you are starting to feel the burnout. One of my learnings […]

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A moodboard for a new kind of women’s fitness magazine. I’m so excited to share this moodboard with you all today. I finalized it with my clients last week, and while it was definitely different than what they were expecting, I’m glad they are on board with this strong, powerful, and neutral refresh for their […]

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Happy Wednesday everyone. This Sarah Hearts branding project has had me is such sweet spirits lately. Sarah and I first met at Alt Summit several years ago, and I was thrilled to help her take her branding to the next level over the past month. As a graphic designer herself, I was slightly intimidated to […]

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