Instagram started out as a way to share pictures of a fun day out with your friends and family. Since then it has become an amazing platform to express creativity, photography, and for businesses to connect with their customers. Whatever you use Instagram for, I think we can all agree it is hard to get tired of seeing all of the beautiful photographs from people all around the world. So if you are looking to up your Instagram game, but don’t know where to start, keep on reading for five of my favorite app recommendations that I use to help me over on the gram.Read More
Welcome To My Blog!
Here I will be sharing my thoughts, opinions, and experiences on movies, television, travel, and of course design. As a graphic designer working in the film industry, I often get asked for my suggestions on what is new in the world of film, and so I'm going to share my thoughts here for other film lovers like me. I will also be documenting my travels, and life events, along with posts all about design and photography. Hope you enjoy my posts, and be sure to share your thoughts on these subjects with me as well in the comments. Happy blogging!
Welcome to my newest post series, Industry Spotlight! This will be the first in a series of posts where I will be highlighting artists, entrepreneurs, designers, influencers, basically anyone and everyone involved in the design/film industry that inspire me. I will be asking them about themselves, their jobs, experiences, and for advice, in the hopes to both help and inspire you. To start things off, I'm so pleased to be interviewing my good friend and former L.A. roommate, Mackenzie Anderson, who is an Art Director at Carbon38.Read More
So whether you love or are terrified to even think about American Horror Story, there is no denying that their advertising is some of the best for a TV show done in years. Recently I've been seeing the new advertisements for this year's season, Apocalypse, and thinking back on all of the certainly note worthy campaigns of the past seasons. Since we are coming up on the 8th season this year, which will apparently begin to show how all of the seasons are connected, I thought I would go through and look at the past seasons' marketing campaigns, and through them see what I can figure out from this year's campaign.Read More
I have not been in the blogging game for too long, but I do have quite a bit of experience when it comes to design, and how to make a well-designed website. So today I thought I would share five tips from a designer that will help make your blog more visually appealing, and possibly help you gain more views!Read More
It could just be because I'm living in Hollywood, but it seems like I was seeing the Ready Player One campaign everywhere over the past month, did anyone else? And if you have been following the movie, you will know that there was a lot of controversy around its many rounds of marketing. So in this post I will be taking a look at the marketing and design of the movie’s campaign, and deciding whether it was effective or not.Read More
I will be the first to admit that while I am a very clean person, I'm not always the most organized. So, I have to make sure to take extra time every now and then to come with organization tactics that work for me, especially when it comes to my design work, because I want my work flow to be as easy as possible. In college I definitely had no idea how to organize my files correctly, and it made it very difficult when it came to finding the files I needed. But through working for various companies and seeing how they organized their files, I have combined their methods to create one that works for me, which I use for my freelance and personal designs. If you would like to see my structure, keep reading, and hopefully I can help you figure out your best way to organize your files as well!Read More
It is probably no secret that I'm a little obsessed with Instagram. I love being able to share my work, and making it a great portfolio option for my design. But when I'm not working on my own feed, I'm checking out all of the amazingly talented artists that I find on the app, and admiring all of their beautiful work. So if you are looking for a few new artists to follow, then here are five that I'm currently loving and being inspired by!Read More
I have a question for all of my fellow graphic designers; do you go through phases of just continuing to use the same few fonts because they just seem to work for every project? I know I do, and so I thought I'd share my current favorites with you. And even if you aren't a graphic designer, these are just some great fonts to check out for anyone is looking for inspiration.Read More
Have you ever had the perfect line from a movie or TV show that you wanted to send a GIF of to a friend but couldn't find it anywhere? Or maybe you just want to learn a new form of design that has been sweeping the internet. Either way if you want to learn how to make your own GIF, you have come to the right place! You don't need to be a graphic designer or a computer wiz to make them, and it only takes a few easy steps.Read More