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The Art of Opening Credits Design

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

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...

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Favorite Font Friday 3-10-17 Mrs. Eaves

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

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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Art Deco Wedding Save the Date

Art Deco Wedding Save the Date

This lovely Washington DC area couple will be married at the iconic and gorgeous Baltimore Museum of Art. I created this art deco inspired wedding save the date which is printed with gold and matte white foil on jet black paper. The envelopes are lined with gold foil...

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Favorite Font Friday 2-24-17 Unicase

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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How to Choose Paper

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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Favorite Font Friday 2-17-17 Futura

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

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

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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Mood Boards — Why I Use Them

Mood Boards — Why I Use Them

I've been working on a lot of branding projects lately, for both corporate events and weddings. So I thought I'd take a moment to discuss how mood boards are beneficial to the design process, why I use them, and how I create them. First of all, what are mood boards?...

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What a Realtor Logo Looks Like

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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This Little Light of Mine Watercolor Calligraphy Art

This Little Light of Mine Watercolor Calligraphy Art

I sing "This little light of mine" to my 3 girls before bed every night. It's their absolute favorite. I didn't know all the real words the first time so I made some up to keep it going. There's something about a bushel...I dunno. ? But it has a great message about...

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How to Style Your Art Deco Wedding—Styled Shoot

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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