Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Firebelly Design

Hello!  I'm very interested in sustainable/socially conscious design.  Firebelly Design, based in Chicago, is an amazing example of a firm that creates thoughtful and esthetically pleasing design while focusing on social responsibility.  Their mantra: “Good Design for Good Reason.™” 

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Dawn Hancock is the founder of Firebelly Design.  Listen to this great interview with her and Debbie Millman:

Let me know what you guys think!


Thursday, September 4, 2014

Do it ANYWAY!!!!

There are many designers that I admire. One of my very favorites is David Carson, you can learn more about him here:

 This is a quote that if your searching for a mantra this  might just be it...

His work was ground breaking, he broke the rules in the name of creative expression... He is one of the most authentic humans I have ever studied... I hope one day to see him speak! I think that the reason I was and still am so smitten with his design aesthetic is that he creates design based on his beliefs and instinct...