Business shutdowns due to the coronavirus pandemic mean my work is at a semi-standstill. This series chronicles how I’m coping with the impact as a one-person graphic design studio. Follow my Instagram for updates or check back here each week. We will get through this!
First, don’t get the wrong idea. This means my royalties went from $7.16 (in February 2015) to $18.24 (in February 2016)—or basically the difference between a beer alone and beers with a friend!
My name is Joanna and I use a paper planner. Gasp, I know. Last year, I ditched my app/online/digital planning tools in favor of good old pen and paper.
Step away from the computer! That’s my number one rule for inspiration. So, when local calligrapher Christie Jones of Swell Anchor Studio bedsidesign announced her intro workshop on modern calligraphy, I jumped at the chance to learn something new in a live class setting.
How will this be published? is one of the first questions I ask clients who want to make a book. Why? It influences design choices and has a huge impact on your bottom line.