So I spent the majority of last week surrounded by designers - some seasoned (Can you say NPR, SFMOMA, Businessweek, Facebook, Pinterest, Google, 3M, etc.), some at the beginning of their careers - at the AIGA Design Conference in Vegas! This was my first time in the Sin City, so I was equally excited to … Continue reading Designers take over Vegas!
Article Source: Stacey Campfield, Tennessee GOP Lawmaker, Wants To Tie Welfare Benefits To Children's Grades There always seems to be a lot of scrutiny surrounding welfare benefits. Lately in the news there has been discussion about limiting what individuals can buy with their food stamps, i.e. soda, sugary snacks, etc., and even more recently, discussion … Continue reading Welfare Benefits Tied to Children’s Grades?
Yesterday, I read an article with a spelling error that completely changed the context of the sentence. The name of a local, female school board member was spelled incorrectly, and those who are not familiar with the school board would be led to believe she was a man, based on the spelling. In another article, … Continue reading Breaking the News Takes Priority Over Accuracy
I just looked at my last blog post and realized I haven't written a post since June! Holy moly have I been busy! In addition to starting a new marketing/public relations job this month, I have also been working on several freelance and volunteer design, writing, and marketing projects -- including a website for artist … Continue reading Recent Freelance Projects
Chinese city plans to fine unmarried mothers. In the United States, having a child out of wedlock hardly carries the stigma it once did. If a single woman has an unplanned pregnancy, she is more likely to consider keeping the baby and does not feel the need to hide her pregnancy. We also are seeing … Continue reading Chinese City Seeks to Fine Unwed Mothers
Sweden's Real Size Mannequins Go Viral | Living on GOOD. Last week, a retail store in Sweden debuted mannequins that look more like the average woman--which by the way is a size 14. Society has us believing the average woman is closer to a size two or even zero. If more realistic mannequins become more … Continue reading Sweden’s Real Size Mannequins
Think Your Home’s Small? Look At Hong Kong’s Illegal Microapartments Have you ever complained about the size of your house or apartment? Wished you had a bigger closet? Imagine eating, sleeping, entertaining, and doing everything else in one room -- and not just a normal-sized room-- but a room about the size of a closet … Continue reading Extreme Downsizing