New Work: The Neo-Futurists

I recently completed this project for the Neo-Futurists, a non-profit theater group in Chicago. Using their existing logo and brand, I developed new business cards and a thank you note. “The Neo-Futurists don’t really do ‘normal’ plays. Their shows – original works that are more theme-based than plot-based – are brainy and whimsical and so…

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Firebelly Design: good people doing “good design for good reason”

“Firebelly is a super-talented team of patient listeners, genius problem solvers and forward thinking designers.” www.firebellydesign.com Twice a year, the geniuses at Firebelly Design open their doors to the rest of the design community for a sneak peak at what it’s like to work for one of Chicago’s hottest design studios. I was fortunate enough…

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Accidental Creative’s Manifesto on the Creative Process

I was introduced to Accidental Creative’s Manifesto at the 2009 Creative Freelancer Conference in San Diego this past August. Months later,  I still find myself returning to it in moments of frustration and creative anguish. 1. We create. Everyday. Not because we have to, but because we can’t help it. We empty ourselves because that’s…

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