A Better Reusable Bag

A Better Reusable Bag

Last week I was in Italy for a wedding, and I noticed this reusable grocery bag in a supermarket. (They've imposed a 3 cent tax on all plastic bags, so...
Chasing Rainbows

Chasing Rainbows

Last week we attended the Cooper Hewitt National Design Awards. While all the attention was justifiably on the recipients, (my former boss, Michael Bierut of Pentagram received the Design Mind award and our friend,...
The Quick Breakdown on 100% Degradable Plastic

The Quick Breakdown on 100% Degradable Plastic

I recently spotted this shopping bag at an upscale sandwich shop and took pause. What is this bag made of? The fine print reads: This environmentally responsible plastic bag is...
Making it Work

Making it Work

Yesterday Marc and I had the pleasure of participating in the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum's Teen Design Fair. This was our second year of joining well known graphic, fashion,...
MSLK Wins an American Graphic Design Award!

MSLK Wins an American Graphic Design Award!

MSLK has won an American Graphic Design Award from Graphic Design USA for the Wigwam Packaging Re-branding. Over 10,000+ were entered, with only 15% of entrants recognized with Certificates of...
Brainstorming for Digital Goods

Brainstorming for Digital Goods

Recently, Viximo, a cutting-edge start up company, invited MSLK to participate in a unique think-tank format which gathered what the organizers described as visual "rock stars" and "Digital DaVincis": prominent...
San Francisco Street Art

San Francisco Street Art

last week I stayed in San Francisco a few days longer to make the trip more worthwhile, and it was quite inspirational. Beyond the amazing weather, food, and people, SF...
Mum’s the Word When it Comes to Biodegradable

Mum’s the Word When it Comes to Biodegradable

On a recent trip to Whole Foods, something caught our eye that was so incredibly simple, so obvious, that it made us wonder why it hasn't always been this way:...
An Identity Redesign?

An Identity Redesign?

Heading into their 8th season, my softball team the Pigeons are still going strong. It was certainly a love of my hometown baseball team, the St. Louis Cardinals that inspired...
Don’t Blame the Package Designer Just Yet

Don’t Blame the Package Designer Just Yet

Recently at the HBA Expo, I attended a lecture by Jane Bickerstaffe, the director of INCPEN, the Industry Council for Packaging & the Environment. When discussing innovation in sustainable packaging,...