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Let yourself be seen, truly seen

“We dress rehearse tragedy to beat vulnerability to the punch” – Brené Brown I never thought it would happen that way. I imagined that when I finally said it, we’d smile and kiss and then fireworks would go off behind us, a 40-piece orchestra would be playing and doves would be released in the air–you […]

Occupational Therapy

So, it’s been a little over three months since the job and I split. I know it’s the best for both parties, but I never anticipated it would be such a struggle to find another. Before the split I thought I had it figured out: I would put myself back on the market and sift […]

How the wholehearted live

“To practice gratitude and joy, in those moments of kind of terror, when we’re wondering, ‘Can I love you that much? Can I believe in this this passionately? Can I be this fierce about this?’ Just to be able to stop and instead of catastrophizing what might happen, to say, ‘I’m just so grateful. Because […]

Furtive Pop Music, Mostly about sex

Type: Gill Sans Song: Shelter, The XX About Gill Sans: “Beginning in 1902, British designer Eric Gill studied under Edward Johnston, the renowned calligrapher who, in 1916, designed the typeface used for the London Underground signage. Johnston’s work greatly influenced Gill, who went onto experiment with Sans types. Monotype’s Stanley Morison wanted to develop a […]

Sensual Beauty

Bec Winnel’s Sensual Beauties  

Heartbreaks and 808s

Type: Rockwell Std Song: All Falls Down by Kanye West Original size is 18×24, so it got a bit squished to fit the blog. About Rockwell Std: Rockwell was derived from the first geometric Slab Serif (Egyptian), Litho Antique (originally produced by the Inland Typefoundry of St. Louis, USA in 1910). Morris Fuller Benton cut […]

All the Beautiful People

Type: Apple LiGothic Quote: Elizabeth Kubler-Ross (Not a song, I know, but this quote really resonated with me) as found on:

Creative Burnout?

Every time I start the project I feel like I won’t pull it off. In some ways I do, meaning I finish the project, but in other ways I don’t. I imagine people telling me letters are touching, things need to be tracked/ kerned, the layout isn’t right…but then I realize, it’s not meant to […]

If I wrote you a symphony…

I didn’t miss it yesterday, I was just too burnt out to post on my blog. Type: New Caledonia LT Std Song: Little Bit by Lykke Li

What is it that makes us weak?

Type: DIN Song: Brutal Hearts ft. Coeur de Pirate About DIN: “DIN” stands for Deutsches Institut für Normung (The German Institute for Industrial Standards). In 1936, the German Standard Committee settle upon DIN 1451 as the standard font for the areas of technology, traffic, administration, and business as it was legible and easy to reproduce. […]