What’s Design Thinking? The Basics

Creative thinking is my jam, but what about this design thinking I’m hearing so much about? According to The New School, it is a “method and mindset that starts with empathy to frame and solve problems.” What I’ve learned so far about design thinking: The emphasis is on quick, cheap and collaborative solutions. It’s not

Branding With A Feminine Touch

Elegant, minimalist, versatile, soft, eye-catching, professional. Some of my favorite branding words are all part of  this fab Free Good of the week. After complaining, mostly to ourselves, that variety and style were missing from PowerPoint templates, this week another high-quality product popped on the CreativeMarket selection of Free Goods to make us swallow our

What are the Free Goods of the Week

When Mondays roll around there’s one thing that has become a great motivator; getting the Free Goods of Week email from the CreativeMarket. This week my favorite free goodie, hands down, has to be the Roka PowerPoint Template by TempLabs. And it couldn’t have come at a better time. At the #TCCpress we are working

What’s New at The Creative Market?

This week I’m having fun with a box-full of elements to play with… The Epic Collage Maker is an eclectic collection that offers touches of whimsy to accessorized your creations. A wiggly line can truly be a well of inspiration. An old polaroid can frame a simple vision. A piece of paper, rough around the

Why Not Print Your Magazine

The democratization of media gives us a rainbow of options to paint our world with new ideas and innovative perspectives. I’ve always been a fan of magazines, their colorful graphics, and unique format. The whole industry is one huge production machine. They plastered the walls of bookstores, stacked high on newspaper stands, they have filtered