“Design is thinking made visual.” 

-Saul Bass


“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.”

– Pablo Picasso

DIY Memory Jar

Hey guys! So back in January I got the idea to make a memory jar. What is a memory jar? Its simply a nice, visual collection of all your good memories. I recommend displaying it somewhere prominent, like your desk or bedside table, where it’ll catch your attention. It serves as an excellent pick-me-up on gloomy days. Plus, its fun to watch your list of positive memories add up, literally. The best thing about this project is its simplicity. To Continue reading “DIY Memory Jar”

Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

This past summer, my family and I took a trip to California! The views were magnificent and we found some incredible stops along the way. One of my absolute favorite locations was Carmel-by-the-Sea. The town was full of little boutiques, fancy hotels, trinket shops, flower gardens, and candy stores nestled in adorable cottages. More pics to come soon!

“Behavioral design is all about feeling in control. Includes: usability, understanding, but also the feel.”

     – Don Norman 


Welcome to The Design Bug!

Hello! My name is Monica and I’d like to give a warm welcome to all creative types! To all the aspiring artists, writers, bakers, travelers, photographers, creators, and so on. To anyone who lives for those elusive bursts of creativity and inspiration in whatever form they make take.

Now, if you’re anything like me, those moments of inspiration and untethered creativity are amazing, but they don’t come around as often as you’d like. Life gets busy, work doesn’t do itself, and free time doesn’t alway feel so free. Continue reading “Welcome to The Design Bug!”

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