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Side Projects

August 20, 2014

Elizabeth Baddeley’s Curious Kansas City

Elizabeth Baddeley’s Curious Kansas City

“I’m overly sensitive when people say things like ‘Gee, you must have a lot of free time.’ This isn’t my free time. It’s my drawing time!” Read more.

Interview

August 19, 2014

Looking at Letters and Designing Them: Laura Meseguer, Type Designer

Looking at Letters and Designing Them: Laura Meseguer, Type Designer

“From the very beginning, I started to look at letters and its design as ways to express ideas and concepts.” Read more.

Heather Noddings

Heather Noddings

“Learn from everyone you work with, every project you work on.” Read more.

Events

August 6, 2014

Tactile Craft of Ches Perry at 32nd CreativeMornings in Chicago

Tactile Craft of Ches Perry at 32nd CreativeMornings in Chicago

“Ches is a traditional sign painter. The results are characters of letters, letters with character.” Read more.

Side Projects

August 5, 2014

Shauna Panczyszyn’s Three Word Stories

Shauna Panczyszyn’s Three Word Stories

“When I was doing lettering warm-ups in the morning, I realized that creating three-word sentences seemed to be the easiest for me.” Read more.

Interview

August 2, 2014

Katie and Joseph Thompson, Designers and Makers in All Things Wood

Katie and Joseph Thompson, Designers and Makers in All Things Wood

“We know how precious our materials are—it’s part of our passion for creating something worthy of the wood.” Read more.

List

August 1, 2014

Patronage Package 7 of Duly Discovered

Patronage Package 7 of Duly Discovered

Apps, Films, Illustration, Music, Photography, and Stories. Read more.

Side Projects

July 30, 2014

Margot Harrington’s Sunday Sauce Brands Workshop

Margot Harrington’s Sunday Sauce Brands Workshop

“The workshop focuses on other micro-businesses, start-ups, and folks with their own side-hustle.” Read more.

Naomie Ross

Naomie Ross

“Observe design all around.” Read more.

Interview

July 21, 2014

Justin Hart, the Problem-Solving Ceramist

Justin Hart, the Problem-Solving Ceramist

“I keep working as a ceramic artist, because I will I ever exhaust the possibilities of what clay can do.” Read more.

Side Projects

July 20, 2014

Ben Derico’s Documentaries

Ben Derico’s Documentaries

“Being able to take on a small project here or there that allows me to learn about a new person, place, or thing, is really special, and it’s something that the film medium allows me to do.” Read more.

Interview

July 7, 2014

Bags and Biking Culture: Maria Boustead, Founder of Po Campo

Bags and Biking Culture: Maria Boustead, Founder of Po Campo

“My desire for a multifunctional bag went from something I wanted for myself to a business opportunity.” Read more.

Side Projects

July 5, 2014

Len Kendall’s adventure-game Cartegram

Len Kendall’s adventure-game Cartegram

“Cartegram is essentially a scavenger hunt that inspires people to explore their surroundings.” Read more.

Annaka Olsen

Annaka Olsen

“The community around design is welcoming and nurturing, the world has become aware of the importance of design in our lives.” Read more.

List

July 2, 2014

Patronage Package 6 of Duly Discovered

Patronage Package 6 of Duly Discovered

Books, Films, Illustration, Music, and Photography. Read more.

Jena Buckwell

Jena Buckwell

“You’re more than your résumé, and developing and maintaining genuine relationships are more important than your job title.” Read more.

Ivy Kim

Ivy Kim

“A desire to communicate with everyone. Early on, I enjoyed building, creating.” Read more.

Side Projects

June 25, 2014

Kim Knoll’s jewelry line RFRM and Kyle Eertmoed’s Handiemail

Kim Knoll’s jewelry line RFRM and Kyle Eertmoed’s Handiemail

“If we start a side project, it’s not because someone is telling us to do it. We’re doing it because we want to—because we’re passionate about it.” Read more.

Interview

June 20, 2014

Faythe Levine and Sam Macon celebrate American tradition of handmade signs in film “Sign Painters”

Faythe Levine and Sam Macon celebrate American tradition of handmade signs in film “Sign Painters”

“Since letters and signage have always been of interest to me, I was always surprised that there wasn’t more information available about sign painters…” Read more.

Events

June 16, 2014

Minimal to the max: Scott Wilson at 31st Chicago CreativeMornings

Minimal to the max: Scott Wilson at 31st Chicago CreativeMornings

“Minimize complexity. Minimize risk. Minimize indecision.” Read more.

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