Control Freaks Anonymous

December 14, 2012By EmilyBlog 2 Comments

I struggle with the need for control. Argh, there, I said it. I have trouble trusting others to help me run my business. I have a little problem I’ve coined the ‘MartyrDIM‘ Mentality — if you’re like me, it’s that little voice in your head that whispers ‘I might as well Do It Myself?’ You … Read More

Finding Your Voice

December 14, 2012By EmilyArticles No Comments

My confession today is that I struggled for a long time to find ‘my voice’. This is a biggie for me. After all, it’s what I help other people do on a daily basis. The real challenge started about a year ago, when I decided to take my business in a different direction. I wanted … Read More

Are You Really Ready for a Website?

November 30, 2012By EmilyBlog No Comments

I am, unequivocally, my own worst client. I have now been ‘redesigning’ my own website for a little over a year. I haven’t been paying myself. I’ve gone through at least two dozens rounds of design and I’m on the verge of breaking up with myself. The thing is, design isn’t my problem. I’ve created … Read More

Ticket to Productivity

June 28, 2012By EmilyBlog No Comments

In January 2011, I put my business to the ultimate test: my husband and I moved abroad – 3,000 miles and five time zones away from my clients, my family, and everything I knew and loved. Having the freedom to travel whenever and wherever I want is exactly the reason I started my own business… … Read More

The Rest is Up to You

March 20, 2010By EmilyBlog 2 Comments

If you love witty little kids, you must check this out. If you love brilliant ideas, you must check this out. If you never check out any other recommendations I make on this blog, please, make an exception this one time. Go to Poppytalk now to read a post about a father who sent his … Read More

Greg Bogin (a.k.a. Frank Stella ‘The Next Generation’)

March 20, 2010By EmilyBlog No Comments

I really, really love Frank Stella and his ability to cross the threshold from making a painting into an object. This was my immediate reaction to Greg Bogin’s work as well. Check out his work after the jump… and then see where much of his influence comes from Frank Stella {images via Leo Koenig}

Paul Octavious

March 14, 2010By EmilyBlog No Comments

Paul Octavious’ book sculpture series has received quite a bit of attention lately, and for good reason. He has a delightful collection of other projects featured on his site, not to be missed.

Lumi Co. – innovative printing technology

February 22, 2010By EmilyBlog No Comments

Discovered Lumi Co on Kickstarter today. They have just received over 100% of their funding for R&D of this exciting new textile printing technique that allows exquisite photographic detail on everyday fabrics. Can’t wait to see what’s Lumi brings to the photography, graphic and fashion worlds. Check them out at www.lumi-co.com