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Graphics for Drought Relief

custom design for environmental climate relief

The Climate Relief Fund asked me to create a t-shirt design to raise money to support farmers affected by the California Drought. I’m so pleased to volunteer for this effort  – this disaster is unprecedented, and so close to home. The Climate Read More

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Wisdom from Tom Waits: the hidden dangers of design

Tom Waits typographic lettering quote

Wisdom from Tom Waits, the hidden dangers of design. #design #tomwaits #wordsofwisdom #lettering

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Instagram: Sutro tower Sunset

Sutro Tower, San Francisco landscape

Sun setting while waiting for full-blood-moon-eclipse #sanfrancisco #sutrotower #sunset

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Instagram: Serpent Mother

Serpent Mother by Flaming Lotus Girls at Burning Man 2014

Serpent Mother by @flaminglotusgirls returns to @burningman #burningman2015 #fire #beauty

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Women Getting Paid Less, or Not At All

Women Getting Paid Less, or Not At All I got a call today from a freelance web developer with a big challenge that I relate to — and one I can’t stop thinking about. My friend Jane (not her real Read More

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Thinking about SF gentrification

San Francisco Boomtown

Thinking about SF Gentrification I couldn’t sleep last night thinking about the changes that are happing in my city and even more intensely in my neighborhood in the Mission. It’s almost a boring topic – we’ve been talking about it Read More

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A Flier for Camp Tipsy

Camp Tipsy Flier, illustration design

A Flier for Camp Tipsy Camp Tipsy is an annual event created by Chicken John and put on by the San Francisco Institute of Possibility. Its a boat building contest and camp-out,  a fun and family-friendly event. Participants build “boats” out of Read More

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What It's Like to Be a Graphic Designer for Burning Man?

El Pulpo Mechanico by Duane Flatmo, photo by Scott London

Sharing this article about my TYPO SF talk and my experiences designing for Burning Man from Peter Lawrence of SF Weekly…. Or see the original. Posted By Peter Lawrence Kane on Fri, May 8, 2015 at 11:00 AM Scott London Arin Fishkin has been a graphic Read More

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What It’s Like to Be a Graphic Designer for Burning Man?

El Pulpo Mechanico by Duane Flatmo, photo by Scott London

What It’s Like to Be a Graphic Designer for Burning Man? Sharing this article about my TYPO SF talk and my experiences designing for Burning Man from Peter Lawrence of SF Weekly…. Or see the original. Posted By Peter Lawrence Kane on Fri, Read More

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Join me at TYPOSF (I'm presenting on designing for Burning Man)

TYPO SF Conference

I’m excited to be speaking at this year’s TYPO SF conference. The schedule has been announced and you can find me on Friday May 1 at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts at 5:00pm. I’ll be speaking about my 12 Read More

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Join me at TYPOSF

TYPO SF Conference

Join me at TYPOSF (I’m presenting on designing for Burning Man) I’m excited to be speaking at this year’s TYPO SF conference. The schedule has been announced and you can find me on Friday May 1 at Yerba Buena Center Read More

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Logo Evolution – Healthy Families

Happy Families Logo

Logo Evolution – Healthy Families Happy Kids Family therapist Atty Lennox  approached me about creating an identity to represent her shifting field of operations from California to London. She wanted to bring a fresh aesthetic and approach to a field Read More

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