I let go of perfection a few years ago (ship when it hits B-minus, y'all), but a talk with a life coach friend made me realize: I never let myself be messy.
You know what I mean by messy?
Have you ever met someone who has clearly put zero thought into their words or actions? Someone with NO chill, who doesn’t think before they act, and is completely disorganized. Their work is messy, their appearance is
Come closer so I can tell you a secret: For the past year, I haven't bought any new clothes.
Given the content of this site, you may not believe me—but it's true.
As much as I love fashion, I've been thinking more about what I use, how it affects the environment, and how I can live more sustainably.
Fashion manufacturing is a big polluter—second only to oil production, debatably—and after doing some research and thinking about how
February 26, 2019
C'est Ma Vie
I listen to a lot of business podcasts, and the most common guests are people who've been successful in some way: successful entrepreneurs, successful writers, etc.
The Successful Guest™ usually shares the story of their life from pre- to post-success: they look back and reflect on the hardships and lessons and struggles. Hindsight makes it easier to understand why all those things happened, and how that led them to where they are (success!) today.
But lately, I'm
It makes me a little nervous, but I have to be honest: I really like being on camera. So when the #CincyExperience asked me to be part of a video series about a day in the life of a Cincinnatian, I immediately said yes.
We filmed for a few hours on two separate days, and even though having to come up with dialogue on-the-spot felt a little awkward, doing multiple takes made me think "this must
January 14, 2019
Project Management // Brand Development // Graphic & Web Design // Campaign Development
The Over-the-Rhine Chamber of Commerce wanted to shake up its decade-old brand and message. They'd started working with an agency at the end of 2017, but with just one full-time employee, hadn't had time to complete the full rebrand. They brought me on to manage several projects and provide creative direction for a cohesive new brand.
I worked with design studio Jabeen Patrick to put the finishing