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COVID Typography Challange

Today I gave myself a challenge. To raise awareness, I wanted to see if I could represent our C/19situation with

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Photo + Design + Photoshop = Win

Recently I designed a family of coffee pods (K-Cups™) for Cult Coffee Roaster. The turnaround time for filling and printing

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Coffee Label Design – Biscuits Cafe

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Rowan Gets a New Room

My son inherited the under-the-sea room when we bought this house. The previous owner had hand painted this beautiful mural which

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Mission Montessori

My daughter, Willow graduated 8th grade at Mission Montessori last night. Next year is high school. Gone is the small classroom and tight

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Garage to Office Conversion

Day 1: After about five hours of rearranging, I was able to get everything out of the third garage bay and

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Speaking at WordCamp SF

I’m excited to be speaking at WCSF this year. There is a true-myth amongst designers that time tracking or billing

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"The role of a creative leader is not to have all the ideas; it's to create a culture where everyone can have ideas and feel that they're valued. So it's much more about creating climates."

- Sir Ken Robinson

"The customer rarely buys what the company thinks it sells them. One reason for this is, of course, that nobody pays for a ‘product.’ What is paid for is satisfaction."

- Peter Drucker

Speaking at WordCamp LAX

WordCamp keeps getting better. WCLAX has taken on the challenge of speaking to the growing and diverse interests of those who love

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Why Designer’s Hate Tracking Their Time

It is understandable way designers don’t enjoy tracking their time. Time works against them and several ways. Designers often take

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Speaking at WordCamp Phoenix

This year I had the pleasure of of speaking at WordCamp Phoenix. You Know it’s Good, Cause it’s Blue. How

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Create Meaning

Making stuff is in my DNA. As long as I can remember, I’ve enjoyed drawing, building, and crafting. In art

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A beautiful chain of events.

Rowan lost a tooth the day before yesterday. According to Cricket’s tradition, she placed the tooth in a sandwich baggie

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"This is the futurist's dilemma: Any believable prediction will be wrong. Any correct prediction will be unbelievable. Either way, a futurist can't win. He is either dismissed or wrong. Except if he hits that razor's edge between the two realms, right on the cusp between plausibility and fantasy, where it is almost true in the improbable future. This is the sweet spot that science fiction authors aim for. Occasionally one hits it."

- Arthur C. Clark