Author: Rochelle Weiner

After many years of working as a professional designer and illustrator, I tend to focus on design all around me. When I notice a great design it's usually because it has a strong focal point, and you can tell right away this designer knows what...

For a gal who's been designing websites and html email campaigns for a really long time, I have a confession to make. I only just realized how cool RSS can be. Ok - I know what RSS feeds are for, and the different ways people use them...

With the sad news that iconic pop artist James Rosenquist passed this week, it got me thinking about the overlap of art and design, and how that has affected my work. Prior to Rosenquist and his contemporaries - Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, Roy Lichtenstein and others of...

The vernacular long ago dictated "email" over e-mail and "internet" over Internet, and today the rules have finally caught up. High time, y'all....

Ever wonder where the beautifully styled Irish type faces came from? You see these fonts often used on signage for Irish pubs and shops, on throw pillows embroidered with charming Irish sayings, and on pretty much anything marketed as Irish or to those who romanticize the Irish....

The ampersand. The central graphic in the Andiamo Creative logo, it is a favorite mark for a typography geek like me. Originally formed by a ligature of the latin word ‘et’ which means ‘and’, it is a combination of the letters E and T. This...

Well friends, it may have taken me a long time, but I finally launched a new website for Andiamo. Phew. I always counsel my clients that to stay relevant, you should update your website every 3-5 years - erring on the shorter side if you're in a visual...

I just love when people get creative. Last year, we worked extensively with Lincoln Park Chamber of Commerce to develop a new brand identity, including tons of print work, HTML emails, infographics and maps and an extensive custom-designed directory website in WordPress. This branding design project was one of my...

Wow. I got up today to many congrats via my LinkedIn profile with regards to my work anniversary. I then remembered – oh yeah – Andiamo Creative is 19 years old today. I am aghast that it’s been that long. I have been self employed...