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Essential ingredients for tackling new projects

Trying something unfamiliar can be exciting, but often comes with a dose of fear, and can leave you feeling exhausted. This week I experienced a rollercoaster of all those emotions as I took on two new projects that were outside of my comfort zone: publishing my first vlog and preparing to launch a Facebook ad […]

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A modern maker with a classic approach to design. Ever in search
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How I finally learned to manage and organize my font library, with help from RightFont // From MichelleHickey.Design

After years of mismanaging an overflowing library of fonts, I’ve finally found RightFont— a solution to help me organize every single one of them! Like so many of you, I have an affinity for typography, and own way more fonts than I care to admit. I’ve often compared this addiction to that of someone who […]

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A modern maker with a classic approach to design.

An elder millennial, I learned graphic design the old-fashioned way, but for the past fifteen years, I’ve practiced those principles in the digital space. The result: content that stands the test of time.

I work with clients to craft everything from the ground up, establishing a strong foundation and energizing your visuals with meaning. Impactful content goes beyond what we see. We’re here to make your audience feel.

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