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Elegantly Injured Poster

16 Years of Posters

Elegantly Injured Original title “Floral Printed Bruises” Poster was silk screened on existing vintage floral printed wall paper. Hail to the Queens What’s a GLBT orchestra without a few queens? This poster celebrates music written in honor… Read More

IMAGEHAUS Sweet Sixteen

The Coming of Age

This year marks the Sweet 16 of my baby, IMAGEHAUS. It’s THE coming-of-year age where this design firm transitions into adulthood—without losing our childlike curiosity. This whole coming of age idea, quite honestly, scares me more than the idea that I’ve also crept one year closer to this half-a-century mark:… Read More

Baby Monster

IMAGEHAUS, The Birth of a Baby Monster 

Today marks the day that I gave birth to my baby monster 15 years ago. Yes, it’s true, many a time I have referred to IMAGEHAUS as my baby monster. Why, you ask? Because for 15 years it has needed my constant care and attention, and the baby monster is… Read More


A Dream Realized

I am honored and humbled to see IMAGEHAUS listed on the acknowledgement wall, not once but twice, at The Aliveness Project. Recently, I had a long-overdue tour of the remodeled facility by the lovely Tim Marburger, director of fundraising and special events. Around each corner was another surprise, the place was clean and bright,… Read More

Brand DNA

To start building a brand, envision organization as a person.

Your image is a first impression that, if pleasing, leads to a second, a third and ideally a lifetime of positive experiences. Whether we’re talking about ourselves as human beings or as company leaders, the same principle applies. Creating an image that distinctively communicates the essence of your company is… Read More


Pick Your Moment. Make a change.

At what moment does change happen? At what moment do we make change happen? The obvious answer to the latter is New Year’s Eve. It’s already picked for us to resolve to make a change. So we jump on the change-wagon and decide to lose weight, gain muscle, start fresh… Read More


Print is Dead. Long live Print.

It’s a fact. We all take print for granted. After all, it’s been the world’s number one communication medium for so long we tend to overlook its impact and power. That oversight can be fatal to a marketing campaign, product launch or branding initiative that is trying to connect with… Read More

gift cards

What does your gift card really say?

Over the years, gift cards have become a staple for most retailers. People love giving them, getting them and using them. They have become more and more customized and utilized…as incentives, bonus gifts and marketing tools.But, is your gift card program working as hard as it can for you? What… Read More