Book List


Here are a few books that are on my list to read lately – from design inspiration to more effectively running a business. I just saw Ted Leonsis talk at Chicago Ideas Week and he is AWESOME. Manage your Day-to-Day […]

BOOKMARKED : FONTS IN USE


I recently started (and finished) watching True Detective, have any of you seen it?? It’s SO GOOD. It also has one of the coolest title sequences I’ve seen in a long time (see below), and every time a new episode […]

INSPIRED BY : DALLAS CLAYTON


I’m not going to lie, when I walked into this month’s Creative Mornings, I wasn’t 100% familiar with Dallas Clayton or his work. When I left however, I felt like we were buddies; not because I had a conversation with […]

DOWN TO BUSINESS : GOT GRIT?


What if the secret to success is failure?  This New York Times article along with a little NPR special I heard this week (my new favorite station to listen to in the morning!) caught my attention. I know I’ve definitely […]

BOOKMARKED : MARIE FORLEO


My friend Breanna told me about Marie Forleo last week and I’ve been hooked ever since! She’s a personal development coach that empowers people all over the world. In her own words, she “helps people dream big and back it […]

BACK TO BOOKS : MODERN MAGAZINE DESIGN


Good morning from Chicago where there is ANOTHER snow storm! It’s a perfect day to cozy on the couch with a good book and hot cup of coffee. These are some of my favorite classic editorial designs from the book, […]

BOOKMARKED : MUSIC PHILOSOPHY


I stumbled across Music Philosophy years ago as I was browsing through inspiration. A creative at Mother London started this project where he posts regular typographic posters of different music quotes. It’s been really fun watching the progression of his […]