17. 09. 2014
Nicole Rosano

Nicole Rosano / Entrepreneur

Jewelry maker Nicole Rosano invents a whimsical narrative for each collection, letting the storyline guide her designs. Her mystical pieces are inspired by her southwestern surroundings: local gem and thrift shops, vintage Native American turquoise jewelry, and especially natural wonders such as the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and nearby mountainsides.

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31. 08. 2014
Photo by Alisa Damaso

Back to Basics 1: Photography

KC thought it would be fun to do a Back-to-Basics series of different media for those creatives who want to try something different every now and then. Our first post touches on using the Elements and Principles of Design in photography. Grab your camera and try these exercises!

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31. 07. 2014
Photo by Alisa Damaso

Top 5 Tips for Newbie Freelancers

While forging a career path from scratch is a noble pursuit, it’s not without its struggles. However, the pros still outweigh the cons. Freelance writer Jessica Jones shares her five top tips for new freelancers.

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21. 05. 2014
Julia Friedman (center) with Artists Kara Maria (L) and Gisela Insuaste (R). Photo by Jasmine Boloorian

Killer Community / ExchangeWorks

ExchangeWorks provides a community for artists and the public to trade art and resources to help each other further their creative practices – original art in exchange for professional services, equipment, housing accommodations, project support, and more.

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09. 12. 2013
Tamara Hadeed. Photo by Carmen Graterol

Q&A: Tamara Hadeed / Illustrator

Caracas, Venezuela-based freelancer Tamara Hadeed is a self-taught illustrator with a background in digital design and a knack for creating fun and sexy feminine characters. Her work was recently featured on a major Venezuelan soda product by Coca-Cola.

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21. 10. 2013
Phonebloks open

Phonebloks could be your next phone

Designer Dave Hakkens addresses the problem of wasteful technology with this personalized modular phone.

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11. 09. 2013
Photo by Nicolas Vallejos Photography & Design

Killer Entrepreneurs

Future founders, this one’s for you. These creative business owners share stories, advice, and what they did to reach success. Get ready to be inspired!

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05. 09. 2013
Breakthrough Entrepreneurship

Read Now: “Breakthrough Entrepreneurship”

“You don’t start the next Google by renting a garage and buying a bunch of computers. You start it by becoming obsessed with solving worthy problems, teaming up with the right people, and accessing the right resources.” -- Jon Burgstone and Bill Murphy Jr.

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15. 07. 2013
Joe Biel. Photo by Rachael Taylor, Oklahoma City

Q&A: Joe Biel / Writer, Publisher

Joe Biel is a writer, publisher, activist and teacher. He’s founder and owner of Portland-based Microcosm Publishing and has been in the publishing business for 17 years. In this Q&A, he shares how Microcosm came to be, challenges he’s faced, and where he thinks the direction of publishing is going.

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