This post will help you think about designing your presentation and/or training around adult learning principles so that your learners will be more likely to retain and use what they've learned from you during your brief time together.
I've been obsessed with the X-Files for far longer than any other secret government/alien conspiracy shows, and it inspires a lot of projects that I have in the works right now. That poster that Agent Mulder has in his office though! I've always loved the print, but it's never felt like the right time to … Continue reading business card series: get noticed by deep throat with this design
I struggle with colors, especially when it comes to matching. Without any formal training, it's been tough to know what really works and what colors to use if I'm trying to achieve a specific purpose, like motivating learners or gaining subscribers. I've spent countless hours obsessing over colors and have found several helpful resources that … Continue reading So Many Colors: 4 Great Resources to Make Life Easier
I'm so glad that I was able to be a part of this event. It was one of the best learning experiences of my career and it confirmed my passion for designing high quality professional development opportunities. I designed and planned managed nearly every aspect of this event, and I went big. I may cover … Continue reading Professional Development Workshop in Denver
Last summer we got in touch with Michael Owen, a local artist we adore, to design and install a mural to add a little life to our back patio space. We didn't give the mural the celebration it deserved last year, so we decided to have a city garden party in early June. I knew … Continue reading Invitation to Love: City Garden Party
I really think it's great that the acronym for save the date is STD. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do because I'm going to use every chance I get. I'm getting married next May and the clock is ticking for getting the STD's in the mail. I'm pretty particular about the … Continue reading save the date: an STD of cosmic proportions
I had a blast with my first business card design and learned a lot in the process. Here is everything I learned, from beginning to end. Client: My girl Heidi at Casa Pena Designs, an interior design firm We've been talking about updating the CPD logo for awhile, but it hasn't happened yet. In the meantime, … Continue reading Business Card: Casa Pena Designs
I've been putting off re-entry into the working world for long enough. I'm finally ready to put in the work to see if doing what I love (cool design projects where the view from my desk includes my dog) can actually can generate an income. I know it's going to be hard, but I've already … Continue reading business card series: network like a shark with this design