Blog: Inspiration

STL Creatives – Kick-Off Party Recap

Do you know what’s really great about the St. Louis creative scene? It’s huge! Atomicdust has been putting on events and community gatherings for years, and with every one I’m constantly meeting new people, hearing about different disciplines in design…


A Back-to-School Reading (and Listening) List

Now that the kids have gone back to school, it’s time for creative professionals to focus a little more time on continued education, too. Put away the summer beach reads and check out one of these resources on marketing, design and…


New Comes from New

Every day, I create things. They take shape in the form of blog posts, solutions to problems, or marketing materials for clients. I typically write early in the morning, and then spend the rest of my day brainstorming brand positioning…


Walking Away from Graphic Design

As a creative director, I look at design every day. I review internal design concepts, read countless magazines about design, own a million design books, watch case study videos on branding, check out what’s on the bleeding edge of web…