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Wrap it up?!

You think about every detail of your work when you design it, modify it, redesign it, sometimes remake it and redesign it again until you’r…

Started by Katie Poterala

5 May 1, 2013
Reply by Roxy Lentz

Wear Your Work

OK, this one seems like a no-brainer, but it's so important.  I realized everyone reading this doesn't make wearable objects, but I think t…

Started by Katie Poterala

4 May 1, 2013
Reply by Roxy Lentz

On Design

I've been thinking about design for a while.  Not as in the design of a piece, but more like that 'other' field over there that sometimes l…

Started by Katie Poterala

0 Sep 8, 2012

A Carefully Crafted Brand

A few weeks ago I posted about branding.  Although I typically shy away from huge corporations and large brand name merchandise, I’ll have…

Started by Katie Poterala

2 Aug 28, 2012
Reply by Rameen Ahmed

On Commission

I get asked a lot about doing commissions.  Although I do them, it’s a minor part of my practice.  Although the majority of my experiences…

Started by Katie Poterala

0 Aug 18, 2012

Thinking About Branding

 What do you make?  Easy… right?  You know what you make – you’ve focused for years to develop an aesthetic and master your skills and meth…

Started by Katie Poterala

2 Aug 3, 2012
Reply by L.D. Ashworth

Greetings from 'First Hand'!

“First Hand,” will function as an ongoing collection of tips, musings, and information gained primarily from ‘first hand’ experience.  It w…

Started by Katie Poterala

0 Jul 20, 2012

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