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Ultra Violet, 2018 Color of the Year and What that Means for You?

Ultra Violet, 2018 Color of the Year and What that Means for You?

Each year, Pantone names a color that represents, in the words of Laurie Pressman, Vice President of the Pantone Color Institute, “A reflection of what’s needed in our world today.”     This year, that color is Ultra Violet. Pantone’s website explains, “We are living in a time that requires inventiveness and imagination. It is… Continue Reading

A Taste of Cuba

A Taste of Cuba

Last month, I took my first trip to Cuba. As a package designer, I am always fascinated what grocery stores and shops look like in other countries. Like my trips to Sweden or Turkey, but Cuba was different. A short trip…less than an hour flight and only 90 miles from the tip of the Florida… Continue Reading

Inspiration from the Desert

Inspiration from the Desert

After 15 years and 7 hours of anticipation, I finally arrive at my first Burning Man festival. In the an empty dusty desert about 2 hours outside of Reno in the middle of nowhere, a city called Black Rock City grows from zero to 70,000 people for a week and then disappears without a trace.… Continue Reading

Why Swedes design licorice to look like a cough drop

Why Swedes design licorice to look like a cough drop

One thing I noticed that is well-loved in Scandinavia and Northern Europe is licorice. In Sweden, bright-colored licorice vendors can be found on every other street corner. One variety especially loved is black licorice. Anywhere you see sweets you will find different forms of black licorice. The most unique kind is salty licorice. This salty… Continue Reading