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Memories and plates on the wall

Many years ago we bought a plate for my mum and dad for Christmas.

Since then we bought two plates of our own.  When mum and dad passed away the plate came back to us and we now have three plates above our kitchen doorway. 109 more words


Beavertown - Lupuloid IPA

They say you shouldn’t judge a book by it’s cover, but it’s pretty damn difficult when the cover looks this good. From its pink top and green ring pull, to its raging hop monster, rocketships and ’50s spacemen, illustrator… 190 more words


Why You Should Freelance Even if You Have a Full-Time Job

The best decision I ever made in my professional life was when I decided to try freelancing on top of working a full-time job. At that time I was working as a designer in the auto industry for a few years. 494 more words


Arrival in Sweden and Alnarp

I arrived in Sweden on September 21st. Everything started so easily, from packing up for the third time in six months, to my wonderful group of friends in Portland sending me off in style, to my incredible roommate Suzy volunteering to take me to the airport (NOT a thing when you’re an adult). 494 more words


#62: What is a concept (do you really need one?)

Building a concept can be difficult. Many creatives (including myself at first) don’t quite get the purpose of a concept. Today I’d like to write briefly about what a concept is, why you might need one, and why you should even care to create your designs around a concept. 516 more words

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