my passions

“The majority of the world’s designers focus all their efforts on developing products and services exclusively for the richest 10% of the world’s customers.
Nothing less than a revolution in design is needed to reach the other 90%.”
—Dr. Paul Polak, International Development Enterprises

This place right here made my stomach sing, good ol southern b-b-q 
#Nashville #Tennessee #TheRow #southernbbq #typography View high resolution

This place right here made my stomach sing, good ol southern b-b-q
#Nashville #Tennessee #TheRow #southernbbq #typography

Yesterday  felt like a beautiful dream. Words cannot express how touching it was to meet up with all my AU friends in SC. #palmettostate  My friends are beyond priceless #soblessed #GodisGood #watamelon View high resolution

Yesterday felt like a beautiful dream. Words cannot express how touching it was to meet up with all my AU friends in SC. #palmettostate My friends are beyond priceless #soblessed #GodisGood #watamelon

Congratulations to my sister’s childhood friend @tmikapate  for passing the NEW YORK Bar!! Girl it’s been a blessing to see your journey and hardworking spirit. It all paid off!! #ToInfinityAndBeyond #LawyerStatus View high resolution

Congratulations to my sister’s childhood friend @tmikapate for passing the NEW YORK Bar!! Girl it’s been a blessing to see your journey and hardworking spirit. It all paid off!! #ToInfinityAndBeyond #LawyerStatus

To the city that taught me how to bite like a shark in this journey called life, HAPPY EASTER! I got only love for you New York ;) #happyeaster #nyc #sharklife View high resolution

To the city that taught me how to bite like a shark in this journey called life, HAPPY EASTER! I got only love for you New York ;) #happyeaster #nyc #sharklife

Morning Painting 
My town is putting on their annual art show by the lake and I got accepted to display my paintings alongside other artists of the 	Babylon Art Council. This is just the beginning of pursuing my painting dreams #paintingdreams #pursuitOfhappiness #youngArtist  #blessed #babylonvillage View high resolution

Morning Painting
My town is putting on their annual art show by the lake and I got accepted to display my paintings alongside other artists of the Babylon Art Council. This is just the beginning of pursuing my painting dreams #paintingdreams #pursuitOfhappiness #youngArtist #blessed #babylonvillage

Work in progress, trying to understand the shadows for a potential painting :/

 #theprocess  #shadowissues #imperfections #illustration #africanart #africanheadwrap #teamnatural View high resolution

Work in progress, trying to understand the shadows for a potential painting :/

#theprocess #shadowissues #imperfections #illustration #africanart #africanheadwrap #teamnatural

Combining our forces with sisterly love in the heart of Manhattan #PursueYourDreams #StartUp #SmallBusiness #WomenInBusiness View high resolution

Combining our forces with sisterly love in the heart of Manhattan #PursueYourDreams #StartUp #SmallBusiness #WomenInBusiness

vmagazine:

'Supremes' - Model: Jessica Strother | Photographer: Sebastian Kim | Stylist: Charles Varenne | Hair: Diego Da Silva | Make-up: Fredrik Stambro
*The green eyed beauty is a mix of German, Dutch, African American, Native American, and Italian.
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vmagazine:

'Supremes' - Model: Jessica Strother | Photographer: Sebastian Kim | Stylist: Charles Varenne | Hair: Diego Da Silva | Make-up: Fredrik Stambro

*The green eyed beauty is a mix of German, Dutch, African American, Native American, and Italian.

(via shadesofblackness)

Environmental Design Chicago

The Location

The Details

The Pull

The Color

The Core

This clever concept by 2 x 4, a design firm focused in environmental graphic design located in NYC, never fails to create pieces that entice and grab the audience. With every piece standing strong in intended meaning, the product of this project is better experienced on their page. Check them out: 2 x 4

The process, moving past fear can be hard #process #burntumber #rawsienna #yellow #afrinturban #paintingprocess View high resolution

The process, moving past fear can be hard #process #burntumber #rawsienna #yellow #afrinturban #paintingprocess