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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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In the past couple weeks I’ve received two emails asking just about the same question. As a graphic designer how much web design and development is necessary to know? Insert the eyeballs looking around the room for an applicable advice-giver, here. I write this as the girl who’s learned to touch coding as little as […]

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I’ve never been much of a pattern-maker, but this new job and some recent clients have helped me get in the groove of pattern design. Sourcing inspiration on a daily basis, it’s been fun to come across trends in this realm. Right now I’m particularly drawn to these painterly patterns — and yeah, pretty much […]

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Today I have a treat. I’ve partnered up with Miriam Designs to bring you some inspiration. Gracie Moakler came up with the idea for Miriam Designs after a chance encounter in a grocery store: “In May 2012, I met a woman named Ronza at the grocery store, and left incredibly inspired by her story that […]

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It’s back! The second installment of Iterative Inspiration: a collaboration between myself and Rashi of Bucket of Squash. This week we chose this photo of a deconstructed salad to inspire our outcome, found via Oh Joy!, in this issue of Sweet Paul. What struck me first about this photo was both the transparency of the […]

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I guess it’s just launch season! Introducing the new blog design and logo for finance blog, Money Matters. Blogger Emily contacted me a while back to give a fresh new look to this finance blog run through Mid American Credit Union. They have Emily writing about her life as a recent graduate and twenty-something navigating […]

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You know I love circles and script *cough cough, my logo, cough* so when I was approached by two lovely blogger friends of mine to help brand a meet-up with these specs, I was all in! While it’s still in the works, Whitney and Katy are hoping to get a little shindig set up in […]

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Next week I’m excited to announce that Rashi from Bucket of Squash and I will be launching a new collaboration. It’s still a little bit in the works, but I wanted to mention it just to build up some suspense in your lives. Kidding, hah. These photos are extras pulled from the pinterest board we […]

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To wrap up this week, the lovely Emily of the object enthusiast is here sharing a special time in her life—and she has a special treat as well! You all know what a fan I am of Emily’s work, and I’m so so excited that I was not only able to purchase one of her […]

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