Category: Design

September 17 2015
Chad the Prancing One, and Warren the Wise

I recently returned from a mesmerizing trip to Iceland (if you ever get a chance to go there, do go!) We began in Reykjavik, and traveled for 10 days by van. During our drive across the land of fire and[…]

May 25 2015
How do you set up a virtual host on mac OS X Yosemite?

This post is a shout-out to Jason McCreary for his excellent tutorial on configuring Apache Virtual Hosts on Mac OS X Yosemite. Installing Apache, PHP, and MySQL on Mac OS X Yosemite Configuring Apache Virtual Hosts on Mac OS X[…]

April 6 2015
Jim Henson's Fantastic World

In the fall of 2011, I found new inspiration and motivation in the timeless sketches and ideas of Jim Henson in Jim Henson’s Fantastic World at the Peoria Riverfront Museum. At the time of visiting the Fantastic World exhibit, I was a young[…]

December 27 2014
Miranda Singler pictured with two of her coworkers from Cracker Barrel.

In May 0f 2010, I graduated with my Bachelors of Fine Arts in Graphic Design, and like most recent college graduates, had no idea what I was going to do with my life. I was fortunate enough to keep my student[…]

October 12 2014
Nuclear Science Museum

This post is a flashback to a trip to the Nuclear Science Museum in Albuquerque, New Mexico, during my 2013 roadtrip from Illinois to California. The day began in Albuquerque, New Mexico, by waking up at 7 in the morning[…]

September 22 2014
Senior English class, Miranda Singler, photo courtesy of UnSplash

This post reflects my experience in Senior English class of high school (2005-06) and the belief in the importance of  a strong English and writing education for the foundation of a design career and in discovering one’s own identity. At first[…]

May 20 2014
Leftovers Stop Motion Animation

This hand-drawn stop motion animation video was created as a part of an assignment for Bobby Belote’s Time Arts class in the spring of 2009 at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. As part of the project, we were[…]

May 4 2014
Skull dolls

Almost a year after moving out to California from my home state of Illinois, I look back to a portion of my Albuquerque trip: Old Town and the Albuquerque Botanical Garden.  After smelling all of the wonderful scents at the[…]

February 23 2014
San Francisco around the city

Upon arriving in the strange, sunshine-filled land of California, far from the humble flatlands of Illinois and the comfort zone of familiar friends and family, one of my first priorities was to form some solid connections with other 20-somethings, creative,[…]

November 8 2013
learning joomla, CMS

As part of my new job in Sacramento, I have been tasked with redesigning the company website using Joomla as a CMS (Content Management System). I was trained in the DotNetNuke CMS at Accuraty Solutions, so am having a bit[…]

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