Giving

Get Ready for Giving Tuesday!!!

  It’s the most wonderful time of the year… to stuff yourself silly, then be pressured to spend lots of money on stocking stuffers and kitchen gadgets. Well, thank the stars that Giving Tuesday is upon us! Always the Tuesday after Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday is a movement to shine a light Read More…

Brand Identity

Thriving Design for Legacy Organizations

  Nonprofits, foundations, and other mission-driven organizations that were incepted 50, 60, or even 100 years ago may struggle to keep up with the pace of digital advancement. Decision makers often include a board of directors that might not accept change readily, even if others know/they know it’s time. An aging board, or older staff Read More…

Website Design

The Easy-Breezy Reveal

My client Prichard and I worked on a brand new website for their agency at the end of 2018. They’re a wonderful communications agency that services social changemakers and leading philanthropic organizations, and one of the best clients ever. We were all excited for their new site to go live. After months of design, development, Read More…

Business Strategy

Learning My No-No and Yeah-Yeah Projects

  My 17-month-old kiddo Nina has a great book we read together called “No No, Yes Yes.” In the book are pages of a kiddo doing no-no things on the left, and yes-yes things on the right. For example, no-no spilling your food all over your head. Yes-yes, picking up your food with a fork, Read More…

Non Profit Design

Designing for Complex Issues

  Some projects are very difficult to work on, not because of design issues, but due to the nature of their subject matter. I’m working on one of those right now and I want to share what I’m learning. My client is an agency and their client is a foundation whose mission is to protect Read More…

Client Kudos

Maria is awesome-sauce, plain and simple. She’s a joy to work with. She does excellent work. And, wow, is she creative. I love my branding. I feel much more confident approaching prospects, sending out proposals, and upping my game. Cross your fingers that Maria has bandwidth for your project. You won’t regret it.

Mike R., Content Strategist