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Branding, Design Concept/Ideas, Editorial Design, Internships, My Life, Print Design, Redesign, The Design Process

A Summer of Work all in a Magazine

from left – Home Storage Solutions magazine cover, ‘Stack Your Storage’ magazine spread, Table of Contents A few days ago I received a package in the mail. The package was from Dave Stone at Workbench Magazine. It contained the magazine that I spent all summer conceptualizing, branding, designing and redesigning. I had so much anticipation during the past […]

Editorial Design, Internships, My Life, Print Design, Redesign

An Amazing Summer So Far

Two weeks ago I began an internship at August Home Publishing. I think I’ve learned more about layout and design in the past two weeks than I have in the past two years. Doug Appleby is the Assistant Art Director for Workbench magazine. He is the greatest designer I’ve ever worked with and for. He always knows […]

Design Concept/Ideas, Internships, My Life, Redesign, Usability, Website Design

Rolling out the websites

I’ve got website projects in all stages of production. A recent website project for Truman Media Network (TMN) is being programmed right now My goal for TMN was to make it very accessable to visitors. I took many cues from CNNs website.  Also this was a test in “making a website with an existing logo that isn’t […]

Internships, My Life

Pressed for Time

Only two days until I find out if I got the internship at August Home. Only seven days until my first and only exhibition at Truman goes up in the Art Gallery. Only seven days until my mom comes to Kirksville to see the exhibition. Only two weeks until my last Spring semester ends here […]

Internships, My Life

The search for internships. Iowa edition.

I’ve been on this search for an internship this Summer for about three months now. I’ve come up empty, and not because I didn’t inquire at ten to fifteen companies. So many places have been not interested, not communicated that they don’t even have designers, until after 2 weeks of reviewing my resume (*cough meredith […]