March is Women’s History Month, Fire Prevention month (Philippines), Frozen Food Month, Nutrition Month, Craft Month, Hexagon Awareness Month, Red Cross Month and International Francophile (french speaking) Month. This image was made as a contribution to the 2014 Xplane Calendar.
I was invited to participate in a training program for Xplane, a company that specializes in visual thinking, facilitating and communicating change. I’ve been curious about them ever since a friend invited me to one of their workshops—they do these monthly exercises that get your brain warmed up about visual problem solving. I know what […]
We’re excited to have some help with our editorial and branding projects this summer in the form of Cielle Charron! Cielle is a fabulous addition to the team, and has already helped us with a map of Portland schools for the Right Brain Initiative and some infographics for O.Hm Magazine. I was instantly impressed by […]
I got accepted into the Designer Training Program at Xplane! What a great opportunity for me to learn some new skills and get to work with Xplane, which is a fascinating, smart, creative company specializing in communicating change. I don’t even totally understand how they work, but I want to know more. My invite says […]
When you bought a record at Positively 4th Street in Olympia, WA in the late 90′s, you could pick out a “free” record from a giant rack of records. I picked the classic “All My Best” by Slim Whitman. After that fateful day, Greg and I got really INTO the record, because 1. it’s smooth […]
This is one of my favorite ads I ever did for the zine I did in high school. My earliest experiments with design and layout were with scissors, rubber cement, photocopies, and old advertising graphics. Finding zines as a teenager was hugely transformative for me. My editorial inclinations, artistic whimsy and a desperate need to […]