Creative Process

I've always loved puzzles - jigsaw, crossword, word games, whatever you've got. I think that's one of the things that makes me passionate about design. Every design project is a puzzle - a problem-solving exercise. The pursuit of the answer is fun - and finding...

One of my clients is the new Milwaukee-based band, The Hungry Williams. (Ok, full disclosure, this is John's band - John is my sweetie.) Being that I'm a branding and digital designer, and John has played with dozens of bands over the years, we bring...

 Number one thing people ask when I tell them I'm self-employed and I work from home: “How do you do that? I'd never get anything done!” Well - first of all if I didn't get anything done, my self-employment gig would have died a quick death many years...

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...

  How often do you find your creative productivity hindered by the overwhelming amount of data needed to reach an end product? Many of us, regardless of if we're a "business type" or "creative type" buckle at the thought of a three month work load...