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Hand-Drawn Wanderlust

September 7, 2016 |

Hand-drawn Type Crush

Recently, I worked on a project for Blend Images promoting a travel image driven sweepstakes. The theme: Wanderlust and being one of the best commercial collections out there in the stock photography arena (I’m admittedly biased having … Read More

Estonia to Greece by Bicycle

September 1, 2016 |

*Article originally published on and republished here courtesy of Blend Images*

Last year, Blend photographer, Sam Diephuis and his writer fiancé Laurenne, spent 4 months riding bikes from Estonia to Greece and lucky us, they documented the entire 3000 mile journey. … Read More

SnapChat Style Commercials :)

July 5, 2016 |

It always sticks out to me when I see the SnapChat esthetic work it’s way into advertising. Like the Playboy cover and others, the “Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving” video joins the ranks.

SnapChat In Advertising

From Project Roadblock:

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Outbound Marketing – How To Launch With A Small Team.

April 29, 2016 |

I recently had the pleasure of working on a marketing plan to usher Blend Images into the realm of inbound online marketing while launching their new website. This project touched on a number of key initiatives that would translate to … Read More

Need inspiration?… Watch these now.

December 19, 2014 |

Aaron James Draplin: Logo Rockstar!

I can’t get enough of these Aaron James Draplin of Draplin Design Company videos. As a designer, it can be quite easy to get trapped in your own process and loose the road map and enthusiasm … Read More


October 31, 2012 |

We’ve been following Blend contributing photographer, Sam Diephuis, over the last couple of years and what a journey he has been on! After 3 trips and five months of solid shooting, Diephuis has published PULSE, a Jamaica/Reggae book. Pulse … Read More

The Future!

September 14, 2012 |

Check out Corning’s vision of our future (2011) with their smart glass technology. The overarching concept is living in an era of smart glass, touch screens and appliances that pick up where our smart-phones leave off. Pretty intriguing stuff. What … Read More

GLAAD Amplifier Award Nominees

September 11, 2012 |

Get ready for this year’s GLAAD Amplifier Awards scheduled for October 2nd in NYC. J.C.Penney is one of the more noted players in this year’s focus on LGBT friendly campaigns and it is encouraging to see many other big … Read More

Can Art Change The World?

August 16, 2012 |

Jr, a French street artist, may be one of the most prolific graffiti artists to use photography as his medium. More intriguing than his medium, is his message. JR’s powerful portraits, pasted in the galleries of our urban domains, scrutinize … Read More

Reshuffle The Rainbow

August 1, 2012 |

As designers and photographers, we are always thinking about the application of color in our work. Jude Stewart of Imprint Magazine recently published an interesting piece on the history of the color wheel. In this two part article, Stewart walks … Read More