As 2023 comes to a close, obvious reflection is underway. This year has been about leaning into what this brand means to both myself and my clients. For as long as I can remember, I’ve embraced the mindset of “how can I do this better?” This simple thought process has played a role in every […]

As a graphic designer navigating the realm of self-employment, grit and versatility are key. Wearing various hats is part of the game, and one hat that stands out is effective communication. My stint at Lululemon proved instrumental in honing this skill, instilling in me the confidence needed for navigating tough conversations, embracing feedback, and adapting […]

I went back and forth on if I was qualified enough to write about this but then said, screw it. I can a least let people know how I make my bootleg animations because maybe this would help them too! Animations have won my heart and are a bit tricky but like all things, they […]

When I was 18, I had gotten into my dream college. Champlain College, in Burlington Vermont. I claimed marketing as my major and loved everything about the school, the town and leaving Maine behind but not New England. The cost of school was high and the more I thought about this choice and knowing money […]

Receiving your branding files can feel like unwrapping presents on Christmas morning—everything is fresh, meticulously organized, and primed for integration into your business. Yet, amidst the excitement of your shiny logos and graphics, there’s another file that’s equally thrilling and crucial: your brand guidelines. But why do you even need guidelines, you might wonder? Well, […]

So, what’s it like to work with Alpine Lupine? Well, that’s a great question! Over the past three years, I’ve honed a system to help you get your ideal branding. The first step is simple – get in touch! Fill out a straightforward form, and it’ll come straight to me. Once it’s submitted, you’ll receive […]

Alpine Lupine’s Journey to Authentic Websites. I’ve been holding onto this idea for months, unsure of my next move. As a brand designer, it’s been my job to create the files and then hand over control to the business owner or their chosen team for the next steps. But it hit me: why not me? […]

Tips to Finding a Graphic Designer

You’ve decided to invest in fresh branding for your business, whether it’s the first time or the fourth. It’s essential to find the right person for the job because not all designers are the same. We each have our own unique guidelines and styles. Some designers follow a strict style, while others prefer a loud, […]

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