Client: The Trust for Public Land
Project: Regional postcards

We helped TPL with several regional postcards, highlighting progress with local acquired lands. It's always exciting to pick from the beautiful photography options available, sometimes making it hard to choose. But we always make sure the emphasis is on how people connect with the land and how TPL helps to improve lives in local communities.

To learn more about The Trust for Public Land, click here.

The word design, as a verb, is defined as "decide upon the look and functioning of; to do or plan with a specific purpose or intention in mind". As a designer, this is what I do everyday, but not just as my job, but throughout my life through my decisions. We all do it. We all design. We design our lives by the choices we make—some good, some bad. We design everything around us, from our dinner, our work, our home, our family, our relationships, our lifestyle, our money and more. At any moment you can change your purpose or intention and it will change your life. So remember, YOU are the designer, the creator of your life.

EcoGear Bags The Ocean backpack is made from recycled PET water bottles (recycled polyethylene terephthalate) and is as easy on the eyes as it is on the earth. Comes in grey and pink. Features include non-toxic dyes and materials, perfect size for iPad or tablet, MP3 player pouch, soft lined valuables pocket, padded shoulder strap and internal organizer pocket. They also make messenger bags, kid's bags, a sleeping bag and duffels. Right now they're offering 25% off sitewide, so check it out!

Juicing is huge right now and it's for a lot of great reasons. Did you know that drinking freshed pressed green vegetable juice can reduce your risk of cancer, boost your immune system, help you remove toxins from your body, give you energy, clear your skin, aid in digestion, and help you lose weight? When you ingest fresh juice it reaches your cells in 15 minutes—with little to no digestion work—detoxing and infusing nutrition at maximum capacity. A 10 day juice fast will do wonders for your body—cleaning it out, adjusting your taste buds to crave less sugar and "dead" food and giving your body a break from digesting food. Adding a juice daily is a great supplement even if you don't change your diet. Most people are starving on a cellular level, not consuming enough micronutrients found in fruits, vegetables, nuts and beans. Your diet should consist of 80% raw food. Juicing is an excellent way to get your nutriution quickly and effectively.

Pharrell Williams
Single: Happy (from Despicable Me 2)

This song is from the animated feature film Despicable Me 2 and it got an Oscar nomination. It's such a fun spirited song and dancing is hard to resist once it starts. The title couldn't be more appropriate because it makes you feel happy. Good song to exercise to. You can see the music video here.

Can you guess what all these people have in common:

Leonardo Da Vinci 
Albert Einstein
Bill Gates
Oprah Winfrey
Barack Obama

They are all left handed!

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