wordcamp reboot!

WordCamp was fabulous! Met great people, learned lots, made good connections – folks who seem as happy to connect with a graphic designer as I am to meet codie-types. Looking forward to developing lots more WordPress sites! Ready to turn the ‘page’ to more exciting functionality, and broader theme-adaptation and development. Great to be able […]

By |August 15th, 2011|Inspiration, Out + about|1 Comment

blissing out in bahia

Brand new and fresh from the bakers’ oven…. inspirational material to work with for this postcard advertising a series of amazing retreats happening this year in Brazil – Bhakti Bliss Adventures.

2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads This blog is doing awesome!.
Crunchy numbers

A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 1,700 times in 2010. That’s about 4 full 747s.

In […]

By |January 6th, 2011|Inspiration|0 Comments

draidls, caneidls, and latkes, oh my!

Time for a Chanukah post – the holiday starts tonight! Better get cracking on a new design. Ideas, anyone? Latke-land? Light in the darkness? Draidl draidl draidl? Stay tuned. In the meantime, I’ll post this special Chanukah zebra that a friend had forwarded to me.

And here we go: my Grandmother’s Latke recipe, on my Chanukah […]

time for a bit of fun

Have been working hard – so it’s good to take a break from time to time and have fun with this inspiring site, jacksonpollock.org. Here you can create your own jackson pollock doodles. Great GUI. Thanks to Jamie for the tip!

By |January 14th, 2010|Illustrations, doodles + drawings, Inspiration|1 Comment

still life with color

I’ve had lots of inspiration lately for various greeting card lines, and this helps to balance the production-centric work I’ve been doing lately. Design lines include:

• Food
• Judaica
(lots of overlap in the above two!)
• Floral & Herbal
• Coffee & Tea ….

Let’s see how much I can get done in time for the holidaze….

By |November 10th, 2009|Inspiration|0 Comments

georgia on my mind

Would love to see Georgia O’Keeffe: Abstraction at the Whitney in NYC. In the meantime, since I’ve been creating lots of decorative borders lately anyway, thought I’d have some fun …. Okay, I really must get back to work!

By |September 30th, 2009|Inspiration, Out + about|0 Comments

dance & yoga

Designing this new postcard for such an inspirational person is, well, an inspiration. I’d love to try out Nubia’s dance classes!

By |September 17th, 2009|2. BRANDING + MARKETING MATERIAL, Inspiration|0 Comments

what really inspires me

Yes, yes, yes, I’m a big fan of espresso….  Diplomatico in Toronto is one of my all time faves…. but there are many cafes than can serve up those delicious velvet, bitter shots and help give a great start to the day.

Above, from left – Toronto’s Diplomatico, San Anselmo’s Roasters, Sydney, Nova […]

By |August 5th, 2009|Inspiration, Out + about|0 Comments

elegant, safari!

The new Top Sites view that the latest Safari browser shows makes for an interesting layout. I like the three-dimensionality of it. Looking at it makes me want to “design it”, i.e. place pages, and create a little movie showing my work. I especially like the reflection at bottom. (Empty cell at bottom’s for a […]

By |June 25th, 2009|1. WEB DESIGN + WORDPRESS, Inspiration|0 Comments