Monthly Archives: May 2014

Remembering Three Artists

Today I was reflecting on my goals for 2014. Inspired by this blog post by creative coach Kathleen Shannon, at the beginning of the year I wrote down how I wanted to feel in 2014 (versus the normal resolutions that say “I want to do this,” or “I don’t want to do that anymore”). One Read More…

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10 over 10: May Design Inspiration

I’m married to an artist, and I love it. I love the creativity and the sharing of ideas and the messy studio. I love the encouragement from him when I play with watercolor. He bounces ideas off of me when he’s creating a new series of sculptures. This week was a particularly interesting time in Read More…

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Learning from a Creative Expert: Maria Giudice and the Rise of the DEO

Last week I saw Maria Giudice, Director of Product Design at Facebook and Co-author of Rise of the DEO, speak at Webvisions in Portland last week. She wanted us all to “take a risk” by hugging someone we didn’t know. For 10 seconds. That’s a long hug which can feel a little awkward. Lucky for Read More…

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Client Kudos

Maria is awesome-sauce, plain and simple. She’s a joy to work with. She does excellent work. And, wow, is she creative. I love my branding. I feel much more confident approaching prospects, sending out proposals, and upping my game. Cross your fingers that Maria has bandwidth for your project. You won’t regret it.

Mike R., Content Strategist