Author: Andrea Robinson

Andrea Robinson is an illustrative graphic designer who believes success is largely defined and attained by following your vision, doing work you love and working with people you enjoy. Andrea is known for her superpower to move calmly through crisis while helping others. She loves brilliant design, artists, the feel of paint on her hands, sun on her face and squishy sand between her toes. You will find her writing for small business owners on her business blog AT Design & Illustration.

Illustration Intersects Two Careers: Illustrator vs. Industrial Designer

Illustration Intersects Two Careers: Illustrator vs. Industrial Designer

The use of illustration often crosses paths in the career of an illustrator and industrial designer, but there are key differences between the two car ...
Mother Nature Designs A Freakishly Cool Creature

Mother Nature Designs A Freakishly Cool Creature

This little guy is supposed to be a Blue Dragon Nudibranch, the Sea Swallow, or as some say, a Blue Sea Slug. I am not sure of its origin or scientifi ...
Admit It, You’d Pin This & Wear It

Admit It, You’d Pin This & Wear It

Are you tired of the Pinterest wave of blog posts yet? How to market your business on, make the most of your biz on, how to use Pinterest, blah blah b ...
Random Mosaic Art You Will Geek Out On

Random Mosaic Art You Will Geek Out On

The Society of American Mosaic Artists will be opening an exhibit in my hometown soon. Woo-hoo you say, next. Wait, don’t tune me out yet. I must admi ...
Spatial Relationships Of A Kerning Kind: Keeping Reader Attention

Spatial Relationships Of A Kerning Kind: Keeping Reader Attention

I love brilliantly refined and executed typography, the kind that subtly grabs you and makes you stop for more than a half second. I am particularly m ...
Iceman Creates Seriously Cool Ice Sculptures

Iceman Creates Seriously Cool Ice Sculptures

How does he do that? Michael Stoddart is a talented culinary chef who has risen above the brie and cocktails to stardom in the world of ice sculpture. ...
Cloud Tsunami: Cool Things You Might See On A Helicopter Tour

Cloud Tsunami: Cool Things You Might See On A Helicopter Tour

I have a bucket list in my head and taking a helicopter tour in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is on my list right next to scuba diving. I have the ov ...
Take A Trip Down Memory Lane With Susan Kare’s Illustrative Icons

Take A Trip Down Memory Lane With Susan Kare’s Illustrative Icons

I have two words, iconic designer. Which one? Susan Kare is a profound contributor to the original Macintosh. I am fascinated by the female geeks of o ...
Cook Your Food & Charge Your Gadgets With The Same Device

Cook Your Food & Charge Your Gadgets With The Same Device

I love giving my hubby geeky gifts. Honestly, sometimes they don't even hit my radar because companies do a poor job of marketing to women. I started ...
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