Graphic Design for Non-Designers

This past Monday I had the absolute pleasure of presenting a workshop at SXSW Interactive 2016 with my friend Jess Warren.

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Food Photography on Location

Lately I’ve had the pleasure of shooting some local restaurant fare here in the Dallas area. I’ve always loved shooting food (probably because I just love food) and it presents some really interesting challenges.

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2015, in short

Inspired, as I so often find myself, by Mel Kramer — this time her “What did you make this year” post, to which I am a tiny but proud contributor. What did I do this year?

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Saturday Motivation

This is my goal today. Join me? Feel free to share in the comments. note: my one thing is “organize and clean my closet.”

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Lately

My latest piece, “The Unexpected Joy of the Mismatch” went live on the delightful Cause a Frockus blog. Always so fun to start writing and realize how everything is connected. My audio vignette about my little spot on a hill outside Tulsa was Cowbird’s Story of the Day last Saturday. So honored that people love

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Home

I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself. — Maya Angelou

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One Hour With “One Hour Photo”

  “One Hour Photo” is a new photography app for iPhone. The idea is simple (and I must admit I scoffed at it at first): You take pictures with the app, which has virtually no settings at all (it’s very much like shooting with a disposable camera or something). The screen turns white for a

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Mapping Transit in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Two years ago, while riding a city bus in Tulsa, I had a thought. I’d been riding the bus off and on for a while. The service itself was really great — the buses ran on time, were generally clean, affordable, the drivers friendly. I was, however, consistently frustrated by basically every element of the graphics,

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Seven days in New England

After being back under the Texas sun for a couple of weeks now, I’ve had time to mentally catch up after my amazing whirlwind of a trip two weeks ago. It also occurs to me that it all happened so quickly that I didn’t really get a chance to share (in any detail at least) what I was even doing on the road. Here’s my attempt to reconcile that.

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Live Free or Die

Tonight Lauren performed at New Hampshire State University. Met lots of fantastic progressive young minds — also felt a little old. College kids are pretty young these days.

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