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

young-man-reading-book-alone-beach-shore

Why Not Print Your Book?

Write that book and print it too. Yes! you use that book to promote yourself, your brand, your business, what you are about and what you hope to accomplish. You give your book as a digital download and feel pretty happy not having to haul physical books around. But why not print your book? There’s

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’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

Tradebook by Blurb Book Review

My self-published trade book arrived and I must say, I’m pleased with the final product and the book-making process with Blurb as a whole. These are the details of the book I made: Trade Book Format (size 6×9) Soft Cover Economy, standard paper (matte) 28 pages. Text and images. First impressions: The book came well-packaged