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InDesign Tips and Tricks–Importing Text

InDesign Tips & Tricks: Importing Text 18 APRIL, 2017 graphic design Welcome to my first installment of a series I'm calling "Indesign Tips and Tricks." I've had years (and years and years) of experience importing and formatting text. When I started my career as a...

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Beach Blue Watercolor Wedding Styled Shoot

After a really tough week, this stunning styled shoot is just what I needed to get psyched for spring and summer. I'm envisioning myself with my toes in the sand, a cocktail in hand and in total relax mode. With beautiful blues in the color palette, I designed the...

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The Art of Opening Credits Design

Whether I'm watching a movie or binging on my latest Netflix obsession, those of you who know me well know that I totally geek out over beautiful opening credits. What were once just a boring list of names, the design of opening credits has become an art form. Thanks...

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2017 Chef’s Best Fundraiser Logo

A little drumroll...I’m thrilled to unveil the logo for Food & Friends’ 27th annual Chef’s Best Dinner and Auction which takes place June 19, 2017 at the gorgeous Marriott Marquis Washington DC. The elegant evening offers delicious dishes created by local celebrity...

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Favorite Font Friday 3-10-17 Mrs. Eaves

Welcome back to my Favorite Font Friday series! This cute little serif font is called Mrs. Eaves. It's super versatile with a bold, italic as well as petite and small caps. There is something very friendly and approachable about it. The letterforms have a smaller...

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Favorite Font Friday 3-3-17 Didot

Welcome back to my Favorite Font Friday series! The font showcased above is an elegant typeface called Didot. It was created by the Didots, a French family of type designers, in the late 18th to early 19th century....

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Favorite Font Friday 2-24-17 Unicase

Welcome to my Favorite Font Friday series! Today I'm going to talk about unicase fonts, also known as unicameral fonts. Modern languages have two cases for each letter, upper and lower, unlike some earlier languages, for example Hebrew and Arabic, that only have one...

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Favorite Font Friday 2-17-17 Futura

Welcome to my Favorite Font Friday series! If this is your first visit, be sure to check out last week's font post. The "Favorite FONT Friday" text in the image above is a font called Futura. It's a classic modern font with a very geometric look and feel. It was...

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How to Choose Paper

How I Choose Paper for My Projects 19 FEBRUARY, 2017 graphic design Did you know that paper is like a snowflake? No two sheets are exactly alike! I've been a designer for over 15 years and I've learned quite a bit about paper and that knowledge has helped me choose...

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Is It Happy Hour Yet? Check Out This Craft Beer Branding

A total beer geek (I can call him that because he's my brother) began crafting his beer in the yellow barn behind his house and needed a fun, fresh logo and branding to represent his delicious brews. The yellow barn is located in a quaint little town and sits just up...

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Favorite Font Friday 2-10-17 Museo Slab

Welcome to my new series: Favorite Font Friday. I'm not going to lie, I'm a total font geek. I've decided to share some of my favorite fonts in a weekly post. The "Favorite FONT Friday" text in the image above is a font called Museo Slab. It has a gorgeous modern...

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What a Realtor Logo Looks Like

I'm sure you've seen some hokey looking realtor logos out there. You may not have thought that much about them and what they say about the realtor they represent. When Jim Talbert asked me to design a logo and branding for him, he said he wanted a street style with a...

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How to Style Your Art Deco Wedding—Styled Shoot

Who doesn't love the sophisticated style of Art Deco? If I could do it all over again, I would have a vintage inspired wedding, harkening back to the days of the bobs, flappers and speakeasies. More importantly, the 20s were an era of luxury and glamour which makes it...

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Mid Century Modern Chair Renovation

For a long time, I've been a huge fan of Mid Century Modern furniture and art. So when I found this chair at a local estate sale, I just had to buy it. It doesn't look like much, but I could envision its potential! My dad, whom I lost a few years ago, loved to...

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Vintage Lobster Wedding Invitation Suite

Congratulations to Heather and Edward who celebrated their nuptials with family and friends this past August in Massachusetts! As a Massachusetts native, I'm still swooning over their lobster inspired suite (or as we would say in Worcester, “lobstaaah"). The...

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