• Furlough or Furhigh

    June 8, 2020 Missy

    “Furlough” and “laid off” are terms most of us are familiar with, but something most don’t expect to experience, until recently. With Covid or “CV” as I will refer to it, ultimately putting a halt to the economy and locking us into our homes, unable to spend, it’s wasn’t really a surprise that so many…

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  • Quarantine Poem

    March 25, 2020 Missy

    I went with a minimal design… part of that is for legibility and part of it is because it feels like we have all become content surviving on just the necessities right now. Nothing fancy matters, because if you have both your health and your job, you’re better off than most.

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  • I survived

    CodeMash 2020 Design

    January 31, 2020 Missy

    I think its easy to put too much pressure what blog posts should be about (hence my 6 month hiatus)… so I’m going to just start talking about what I do on a regular basis. And just a few weeks ago was the conference who’s designs I’ve been working on for months. So why not…

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  • Sneak Peek at Some New Designs

    July 9, 2019 Missy

    I’ve been pretty bad at consistent posts… I knew this would happen eventually, but I didn’t think it would happen so quick- ha! In my defense, I have about 25 topics of things I want to cover, but life hit hard the last couple of months and my usual “pep-talky” self is feeling a bit…

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  • How I Found Inspiration

    May 28, 2019 Missy

    Staying inspired is essential to the quality of my work. When I feel my best, my efficiency is in it’s prime, my “design intuition” is heightened, and I’m armed with confidence. It’s as though I’m wearing a helmet and a cape, ready to take any design project head-on. The questions I need answered from my…

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  • But really….why am I blogging?

    May 13, 2019 Missy

    In my last (and only) post, I went over the very general reason about why I started this. I still have a handful of people asking me “but really… what’s with the blog”? So let’s do this- one more blog about my blog. Graphic Designer Awareness “Oh, you’re a designer? Thats…. nice…?” Fairly regularly, I…

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