PORTFOLIO | money matters

MONEY MATTERS | logo and blog design | design by Pinegate Road

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 the new waters of personal finance. With a fun and modern vibe, and a little vintage aesthetic thrown in there with the color palette, we created a design scheme that nods towards the physical elements you might use to manage your own personal finances. The logo actually draws elements from the dollar bill with the decorated border—this is why I love design research!

MONEY MATTERS | design elements | design by Pinegate Road

I hope you can head over to Money Matters, take a look, and leave Emily some love! She is a terrific girl, and she brings a really great light to this sector of our lives that many of us could probably use a bit of a freshening up with.

On a side note, I am taking on new clients starting around June for blog designs, logo designs, look books, whatever! If you have a fun new design project and you think we might be a match, contact me and we can work together now to hit the ground running come June.

Have an excellent Thursday everyone!

Leave a Reply

  1. jeny

    April 25th, 2013 at 1:23 PM

    Lovely work! I always admire your designs and mood boards.

  2. Kelsey

    April 25th, 2013 at 6:46 PM

    Thanks Jeny :)

  3. Joy @ OSS

    April 25th, 2013 at 1:50 PM

    It looks absolutely amazing. Great work!!

  4. Kelsey

    April 25th, 2013 at 6:46 PM

    Thank you Joy! xo

  5. Lo

    April 25th, 2013 at 4:00 PM

    Awesome, thanks for sharing! Great site, and as always, great design.

  6. Kelsey

    April 25th, 2013 at 6:46 PM

    :) Thanks Lo! Glad to have you stop by, as always.

  7. Angel Y.

    April 26th, 2013 at 12:32 PM

    It looks great Kelsey! Finance blogs need love too. :) Thanks for sharing!

  8. Kelsey

    April 29th, 2013 at 9:06 PM

    @Angel – hah, totally!

  9. whitney @ thecurtiscasa

    April 26th, 2013 at 12:39 PM

    Who knew a finance blog could be so beautiful!! Lovely design job, Kels!

  10. Kelsey

    April 29th, 2013 at 9:07 PM

    @Whitney – wink wink, thanks friend :)

  11. Sarah

    April 28th, 2013 at 11:47 AM

    Love it! You’re one talented lady!

  12. Kelsey

    April 29th, 2013 at 9:06 PM

    Sarah – you make my insides feel all fuzzy, hah. Thanks lady :)

  13. Abby

    April 28th, 2013 at 3:00 PM

    awesome job! very thoughtful and carried out very well :)

  14. Kelsey

    April 29th, 2013 at 9:04 PM

    Abby – thank you lady! :)

  15. Tobe | Because It's Awesome

    April 29th, 2013 at 5:00 PM

    looks fab! i actually started a money blog myself 3 years ago, but gave up trying to do 2. will definitely check it out! ox

  16. Kelsey

    April 29th, 2013 at 9:04 PM

    Thank Tobe! OH my, I couldn’t imagine trying to keep up with two blogs + real life! hah. xo

  17. Noor

    May 5th, 2013 at 6:50 AM

    Such a beautiful design I just love it great work.

  18. Kelsey

    May 5th, 2013 at 10:17 AM

    Thank you Noor!

  19. The Creative Professional’s Website: 5 Core Components | Digital Marketing + Communications For Creatives | Rewriting Life

    May 6th, 2013 at 8:01 AM

    […] [photo credit: 12345] […]

  20. emily // the object enthusiast

    June 25th, 2013 at 7:22 PM

    yes, it’s really quite perfect! :)

  21. REFLECTIONS | 4 | designing with the audience in mind | PINEGATE ROAD

    August 19th, 2013 at 7:01 AM

    […] that is based around the audience I’ve had most of my practice dealing with. Even when working for a financial institution, the target audience was a post-grad young professional looking to take control of their finances […]