Emily Potts is the senior acquisitions editor at Rockport Publishers. She works from her home office in Peoria, Illinois. Not only does she try to keep pace in the design world, but one of her passions is running and always trying to get ahead. Her snarky attitude was honed and developed while working as a truckstop waitress as a teenager in Richfield, Wis.
"Designers are routinely call upon to write about the images and designs they create.
Rosie Gainsborough is a freelance illustrator who lives and works in London.
Estefania and Fatima Pantoja are both working artists—Estefania in Eastbourne, East Sussex, and Fatima in Chichester, West Sussex, in the UK.
Sagar Fornies is an artist and painter living in Barcelona, Spain.
The Art of Storytelling: Sophia Martinek brings everyday scenarios to life through vivid color and imagery
Sophia Martineck works and lives as a freelance illustrator in Berlin.
Olimpia Zagnoli was born in 1984.
Hamilton Wood Type in Two Rivers, Wis.
Photography by Michael Spain-Smith | Words by Glenn Eddie Gill On any given day, most of Philadelphia is rightfully covering their heads.
Ann Willoughby of Willoughby Design in Kansas City, is not only a respected fixture in the national design scene, but she is also very much a hometown gal.
Nathan Landau talks to Jamie Chabot, Creative Director at Portland-based marketing agency Cappelli Miles, about his inspirational view from his office window.
Cathi Pavy, of BBR Creative in Lafayette, Louisiana, gives RPI a tour of her charming hometown.
Design Family Reunion: A Family Tree With Many Nuts: 60 Designers, Artists, and Writers Crash Pacific Grove, CA
Last week, approximately 60 designers, artists, and writers (myself included), had the distinct privilege to attend the first Design Family Reunion, "an informal gathering of friends whom we have come to know through years of professional practice and travel.
I have a thing for granola cereal.
Now that Brand Bible is out in the world, I wanted to go back to author/editor Debbie Millman and ask her about the process and what branding means to her.
I recently had the opportunity to write an essay on design legend Robert Vogele, who is being honored as a 2011 AIGA Medalist.
This is a shout-out to my friends at this site They're inspiring, informative, fun, and forthright.
Disclaimer: I am not a designer, nor have I ever acted as one on TV.
I just completed my second annual half–marathon relay on Sunday.
A couple of months ago I was driving through the south side of Peoria.
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