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Have you ever wanted to see your printable designs sold in stores? In this interview, we learn that hard work and partnering with the right people is the perfect combination for quickly growing a creative business. Read on to find out how Kyla and her team went from sharing printable designs to selling their products in stores, in under a year.
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From Sharing Printable Designs to Selling in Stores

Many creative people sit on their talents in fear that “there’s already somebody out there doing the same thing.” Kyla from BAECK + ANN, with her artistic roots as her guide, rose above those hesitations and asked the bold question, “why not me?” In this interview, we learn that hard work and partnering with the […]

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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.

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