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I’ve really missed blogging, but I’ve learned I have to accept that there are just so many things I can stuff into a day and sometimes work and Life simply demand all of my time and energy. 761 more words

Design Elements

Contrast As A Design Element

Merriam-Webster lists contrast as a “juxtaposition of dissimilar elements (such as colour, tone, or emotion) in a work of art.”

Most people think of contrast as it applies only to colors, but contrast can work with any design element.  132 more words


Retro Delish

Although Summer is fast moving towards the end, I’d like to hang onto it for a little while longer. To keep that feeling going here are some fun 50’s style retro shapes in summer delicious, fruity colours. 253 more words

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Stihl: Keep it Simple


The moment I saw this ad, I fell in love with it. The clean simplistic look is beautiful. The designers took a very ordinary everyday scene to cleverly makes the viewer look at it in a different way. 446 more words


Exploring Memory and Place with Xochi Solis

At the opening of artist Xochi Solis’ workshop at the Art Students League on Denver on June 17th, my fellow attendees and I were asked to describe the last place we had traveled to that was completely new to us. 464 more words


Building a Cohesive Brand Identity

I know companies understand that they need to have a brand, but many miss the mark on creating a cohesive brand identity. Although many may see this as ‘fluff’, creating a strong brand identity can be a complicated process that’s difficult to master. 566 more words


A Summer Jacket that Means Business

It’s been way too long since I’ve posted on this blog and it seems like forever since I’ve finished a garment to blog about. So, let’s get down to business with the jacket that I was going to wear on a trip to Brazil that has since been cancelled. 902 more words

Design Elements