Favorite Dog: Pembroke Welsh Corgis – got two!
Favorite Color: Fuchsia and red – of course, I'm an Aries!
Favorite Meal: 1. Grandma's Chicken Paprikash 2. Seafood Risotto at the Waldorf Astoria.
Favorite Cookie: Snickerdoodles – I make the best.
Labor of Love: Restoring a log cabin in the Great Northwoods of Wisconsin.
First Art Award: 4th grade: 1st Place Best Halloween Design. $5 prize started my college savings account. Yes, I knew what I wanted to do with my life at 9 years old.
Spend a long weekend at Ina Garter's house in the East Hampton's by invitation.
Have a cup of tea and chat the afternoon away with Dr. Maya Angelou.
Rent the same plane Ken Burn's film crew flew in to film The National Parks: America's Best Idea in Denali, Alaska and fly over the highest mountain peak in the United States, Mount McKinley. Did it!
Work at Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment for a week. Did it!
Take my husband to London and the UK.
Make a difference in someone’s life without them knowing where it came from ... and repeat. Did it and repeat!
Take a private tour of the Smithsonian. Covet all of the historical textures and color palettes. Check-out the archives that no one ever sees. Then write an ebook on America's color trends through history.
Spend a day at Skywalker Ranch. Did it!
See the Northern Lights in the Netherlands.
Photograph the cherry blossoms in Washington DC on my birthday.
Rebrand, design and art direct an international garden magazine for five years. Launch a second national garden magazine. Use all of my creative skills including vision, branding, color strategy, graphic design, typography, photography and Photoshop. Did it!
Meet Margaret Walch and chat over breakfast about trends and her book Living Colors: The Definitive Guide to Color Palettes Through the Ages. Did it
Here's some of the clients I've done really awesome creative and proud of it.
I'm a curious graphic designer. I like laughing, dreaming and corgis. A specialist with imagination and a well-rounded understanding of the creative process. Can forge unique ideas which work into flawless, award winning products that get results. A creative and proactive problem solver in brand strategy, graphic design, general advertising and integrated marketing. Experience spans strategy to creative execution from old school to new media channel.
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