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DIY GUY: Crafting an Inspo Board

Sometimes inspo is hard to come by…. Inspo is everywhere. A rule of thumb, just do it, whatever it is you do! On the daily! This past week over at ANDesign Lab, I took some photos of industrial designers creating a pin-up-board (PUB) from scratch

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Branding Begins w/ YOUR Name

The wrong name for your brand can do worse than just fail to connect with customers; it can also result in time consuming, expensive, unconquerable legal and business hurdles. Finding the right name for your start-up can have a significant impact on your success. However,

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LA Zine Fest

Zine-making is an experience for people existing outside of the mainstream; proving printed matter still matters. Zines embody a DIY spirit, especially when self-printed, that unites all who make them and it’s readers. The word of the day : “Indie”. There was no way to get through the

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Treeline Woodworks: Update #1

I took another visit to Treeline Woodworks today to see the progress on our new furniture. I met Ad Sachan, the instigator behind Treeline Woodworks. He gave me a quick tour around the premise. First we visited the metal shop, which was just a few

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Treeline Woodworks: A Preview

AN Design will be moving to a new office in Newport Beach in less than two weeks. New office means new furniture. Principal Designer & Founder Andrew Namminga has been hunting for cool, unique pieces to furnish the new office space.     In the search,

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DIY Guy: Clipboards

What we used: Clipboards Pen Decorative paper Cutting board X-acto knife Matte Mod Podge Paint brush Step 1:  Clip the paper onto the board and cut the length of the clip. Take out the paper and cut a line in the center above the cut you