Category: Design

And the word is…

…ENJOY! Since 2008, I’ve been designing an original Dancing Fish New Year’s card (the December holidays have become a bit complicated, as I’m sure you know) for my clients, vendors, family and friends. The card focuses on a word for the year. It’s become a theme song of sorts. For example: 2015 was THRIVE. 2014 …

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Out with the old…

The good thing about a new year is the ability to set the reset button. I LOVE that…all of the missteps of the previous year are lessons learned but you get to pause, learn from them and then throw them right out the window. [I’ve got a few that need to go into a bonfire.] …

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Worlds collide – in the best way possible.

Some of you know that for the past 10 (eek) years, I’ve been running long distance. A friend of mine inspired me when she trained for and ran the Disney Half Marathon. I thought – how cool – I think I can do that. My running partner at the time gave me some reasons why …

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I’ll bet you think you’re still typing…

Psst…I have to tell you something. There is an entire generation (or 3) of people who think they’re still typing. Guess what? You’re not. Since we’ve given up typewriters for computers, we’re all typesetting. Guess what the difference is? Any takers? No worries – I’m gonna tell you – 1 space in between sentences. NOT …

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Design – a commodity?

This spring, I participated in a 25-day/5 week/intensive delve deep into your biz workshop and one of the exercises we completed started with this… “What REALLY gets your goat?” Are you ready? Here we go… I’m not sure when design became more of a commodity than a service. But I. Do. Not. Like. It. I …

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Trends. Blech.

There seem to be some interesting trends in marketing these days. But they seem to be contradicting each other. A whole lot of businesses are using a shot of an overview of a desk and their computer on their website right now (find me a desk that neat and tidy and well styled!) Yet, this …

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The First of Many

I may not blog often or long but I WILL blog. That’s my promise to both you and to me. People find it hard to believe I haven’t been doing this longer – trust me – I always have something to say. I’ve been lucky. I chose my career many moons ago and we’ve been …

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