Brand Photography: A Client’s Best Friend

I can’t stress enough the importance of brand photography. In my opinion, it’s key to any successful brand. I felt such a ‘power-up’ after my first brand shoot, and that’s only continued every shoot I have. For instance, after a shoot in 2019, I redid my entire website to elevate it to the level of […]

July 22, 2020

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Our Anti-Racism statement and Action Steps.

A statement from our founder, AnnaKate Auten. Clarity is reasonable. In a time of deep social unrest, it’s even more important for organizations to speak up and make clear their values and anti-racism efforts. I’ve shared our values before, but it’s time to elaborate more on anti-racism. In all areas of life, we believe setting […]

July 8, 2020

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The Perfect Pairing

In 2018 I shared here how I gave up web design and chose to partner with a web designer, December Oak. You can read more about that if you’d like, but here’s the quick recap. Over and over again, I found myself dreading the web design aspect of the project. Eventually, I knew I had […]

June 24, 2020

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Let’s Repent, Lament, and do The Work.

This is something I shared to my email list, and I shared a version of this on Instagram. I’m sharing again here to be very clear on where I stand on this issue. This post comes to you in the midst of a people in pain. A nation crying for something better. Communities demanding to […]

June 10, 2020

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Pivoting During Covid-19

Covid-19 seemingly came out of nowhere and threw us all for a loop. Now, we’re all readjusting to this new normal. I’m incredibly privileged to be ok during this time, both in regards to health and finances. I see it as my moral imperative as a human to stay inside to protect those around me. […]

May 20, 2020

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Pricing and Worth

Let’s talk about pricing and worth. On a Zoom call recently, I was asked about pricing. There’s a lot that can be said about pricing. As designers, that topic comes up a lot. At this time, I won’t be telling you how to price yourself or give you an easy to use formula. There’s a […]

May 6, 2020

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My Heart

Early in our time together, my coach tasked me with creating a list of things I’m passionate about in my business. It was a pretty long list. Next, he asked me to print it out and keep it close by. I narrowed the list down to some of my core life values, and hung it […]

April 15, 2020

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Quarter One Check In

I think the first quarter of 2020 looked a bit different than anyone anticipated. We all started strong, then Covid-19 had different plans. Nonetheless, I’ve done my best to adapt and continue moving forward. Today is the first day of Quarter 2, and it also happens to be my 3 year business anniversary! Both of […]

April 1, 2020

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How to Power Up Your Brand With Print

If you’ve been with me for any amount of time, you know I loove print. As much as I love branding, I really come alive when bringing a brand into the physical space. Beautiful crafted print materials have such power over the client experience, and we all want to provide a top notch customer experience! […]

March 18, 2020

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Tips for Shooting Your Work

Sorry guys, this isn’t going to be a DIY post! This is more of a post about why it’s so worth it to hire a photographer, and I’ll be sharing tips for shooting your work. In December of 2019, I worked with my incredibly talented photographer to photograph my work. It’s something I had long […]

March 4, 2020

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