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The Other Logo

Posted on Mar 1, 2017 in Design Related
The Other Logo

A dear friend asked me to help her with a logo for her business. She’s a Human Potential Development Coach, currently training to be a Bulletproof Coach. She helps motivated people reclaim their energy, vitality and focus so they can do more of what they love, and live on purpose. Knowing her the way I do, I […]

Visit to Virginia

Posted on Feb 9, 2017 in Going Places
Visit to Virginia

Last fall, my sister and I, our husbands, and my parents went on a trip to Virginia—specifically the Historic Triangle area. 3 of us had visited a decade ago, and were surprised to see how much the area has filled in since then. Personally, I missed the way it felt to me back then—a bit more isolated, and less like […]

A Little Gift

Posted on Jan 12, 2017 in Design Related
A Little Gift

What’s black and white, and holds bills, notes, and photos? If you’re on my mailing list, you know—and maybe you’ve got one on your fridge. Yep—it’s my latest Christmas promotional gift—a glass-bead magnet with a custom-design. My initial idea was to create monogrammed magnets, personalized with my clients’ initials; with a generic patterned background option to send to […]

Run-in with a Judge

Posted on Dec 20, 2016 in Design Related
Run-in with a Judge

I assume most people hope they don’t have many dealings with a judge. However, a recent experience left me feeling like I’ve been too quick to…well…make that determination. Out of the blue, I got an email from a bankruptcy court judge in Alabama. He’d been looking via Google for wall art with the quote attributed to Jimi Hendrix: “Knowledge […]

Setting the Tone

Posted on Aug 11, 2016 in Design Related
Setting the Tone

A well-designed book cover reflects the content of its pages. When author, Melanie Tidwell contacted me, she had already chosen the photograph she hoped to use for her book’s cover. It’s a beautiful photo—and after reading a sample of the text to get a good sense of her message, it was very easy to choose complementary fonts and design […]