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About Jill Specter

Jill has been a designer for over a decade and in that time has worked on a plethora of projects from print to Web. She made this blog to share her voice and experience with the world and contribute to the design community at large.

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When I was a kid, I had a great Aunt Betty and Uncle Marty who lived in a house that they bought in the 60s. I remember going over there and being in awe of three things. First was the…

January 29, 2013 by

Looking back at what I was talking about in my new old post combined with people’s love for photos, the good ol’ photo booth idea is back and with a force.

January 15, 2013 by

2013! A whole 12 months that are fresh and ready for conquering. There’s something really invigorating about a new fresh start, isn’t there? No mistakes have been made yet. It’s a chance to get done those things you’ve always wanted…

January 1, 2013 by

Last weekend, I took a silk screening class at Ryonet in Los Angeles, California. Not that I want to open my own screen printing shop, but I wanted to get back to handmade processes and get my hands dirty! Also,…

December 18, 2012 by

Whenever I see something nowadays that is graphic design focused, I get excited. If you are lucky enough to be in Los Angeles, and on the West side, there is an exhibit worth checking out for anyone who values, loves,…

December 4, 2012 by

One of the coolest things about live data is the ability to connect the data to graphics in a way that makes it easier for people like me, who are more visual, see the facts. With the huge influx of…

November 20, 2012 by

What does brand marketing and story telling have in common? A lot more than you might think.

November 6, 2012 by

Welcome back! As promised, I used some of the tricks that I outlined in my previous post about printing online at Mpix and now you get to see what happened. The new print looks much better and I am really…

October 23, 2012 by

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