The Blog


Sorry been neglecting this site and been off the radar this past couple of months! Trying to adjust with my life in LA and slowly getting accustomed to it. Nothing is ever easy. There are times I feel like quitting and moving back to Chicago. But LA is slowly filling some void in my heart and its slowly warming up to me. If you’re ever curious, I posted some of my adventures at

www.thenerdrepublic.com

Yes, I still get emails and once again, truly sorry for the lack of responses.

I have pledged to not receive any gifts this year and asked my friends and family to donate money to a charitable foundation of my choice instead. Just plain and simple. I don’t really need anything and I’m sure a lot of you share the same sentiment. And because designers have this itch of doing logos for just about everything we do and my mother needs to know that I’m dead serious.

www.justdonate.gift

Headshot stills from last week’s shoot. Been blessed to work with these talents!

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Caity

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Christine

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Seems like this year I’ve been helping  a lot of startups getting their gear up and running. My good friend at MKR is slowly launching products and partnering with local 3D printer businesses here in Chitown.  Saw a couple of prototypes that are launching (hopefully this year) and they are pretty innovative!

MKR combines state of the art technology with sleek and modern designs to eliminate bulk and maximize quality and style. Diving into the new capabilities of 3D Printing, MKR is building the future one innovation at a time. Definitely worth checking out!

www.themkr.com

I recently worked on an infographic piece and created an isometric grid for it. I found the grid quite useful and I was able to work effectively using the guides. You can download the grid on landscape and portrait mode to ease your workflow.

Portrait        Landscape

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Working with a friend for his new startup. Startups can be overwhelming and you’re always on the grind. But it can have rewards beyond measure. I like being part of the process and it’s enlightening to see how it progresses over time.

Stay tuned for more info this year. 2015 looks promising!!!

I had the pleasure working with the talented Caity-Shea with a series of thematic photoshoot session. You can check her body of work at www.caitysheaviolette.com and see her bustin’ her acting chops at:

Commedia Beauregard’s Klingon Christmas Carol
Written by Christopher Kidder-Mostrom & Sasha Warren, Directed by Catie O’Donnell
Athenaeum Theatre in Chicago, IL.
December 5th – 21st, 2014

Target Behavior (World Premiere)
Written by Caity-Shea Violette, Directed by Megan Smith
Produced by 20% Theatre Chicago
Opening in April 2015 at the Prop Thtr in Chicago, IL.