Two thousand & fifteen has arrived, and although the New Year always comes faster than I feel prepared for, I welcome it! This year, my personal aspirations are focused on embracing change and exploring new possibilities... pushing myself out of my comfort zone. Change doesn't tend to come easy but the beneficial energy and creativity that it can generate is powerful … [Read more...]
Calligram Menu For Chez Panisse
I have been fascinated by calligrams long before I learned that that's what they are called. And, for as long as I can remember I've wanted to create a menu design in this way, I finally got my chance this Bastille Day for Chez Panisse Restaurant! The main course was chicken so my strutting rooster felt quite fitting as the image. The proud rooster has, also, always felt so … [Read more...]
Prune Restaurant – Website!
Today, I am overjoyed to make a long awaited announcement..... PRUNE Restaurant's new website is LIVE!! Sometime ago I was contacted by Tyla Fowler, assistant to Gabrielle Hamilton, and asked whether I'd be interested in redesigning Prune's website. Of course, my response was "Absolutely!". I remember when I first heard Gabrielle Hamilton on the radio, speaking about her … [Read more...]
Art Opening Invitation For Ana Labastida
On this beautiful June day I felt inspired to blog about an invitation that I created for an art opening held at Lola Home Store, unfortunately LOLA Home closed it's doors in 2011.... oh, how I miss that store! However, my memories of all the special events held there, the artists I discovered, and the design projects I got be to be a part of, still live on. The above … [Read more...]
Bon Anniversaire Chez Panisse Café!
The upstairs Café at Chez Panisse Restaurant is turning 34 tomorrow. Bon Anniversaire! The occasion will be celebrated with a delicious prix fixe menu. This year, I was lucky enough to be asked to design and print the special menus. With such a wonderful French menu, I decided to draw inspiration from the sketches and illustrated notebooks of Georges Braque. Georges had the … [Read more...]
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