Field Trip

True Artisan: I’ve Been To Neon Heaven And It’s In Oakland California

Somewhere in Oakland behind a somewhat unsuspecting exterior is a bright warehouse full of neon that could very well double as a signage time capsule for the entire Bay Area. Read more »

Design Eye

I Love Katy Perry’s New Video So Much I Wrote A Blog About It.

It’s no secret that I’m mildly obsessed with Katy Perry.  Read more »

Beats

Shop Talk

Happy Birthday, Gap

This week Gap Inc. is celebrating its 45th birthday. I can’t help but get a little caught up in the excitement because this is a company that has done so much for me over the years. Read more »

Beats

Monthly Playlist #2 — August 2014

Whew, it’s been a big month! Such a mix of emotions and so much going on with work projects and personal life. Read more »

Shop Talk

Hello, New Orleans!

I’m really excited to announce that next month—September—Chris Fettin Design (and yes, Chris Fettin) will be moving expanding to New Orleans, Louisiana. Read more »

Design Eye

TAO’s Take: Botanical Boost

Botanical patterns have been a topic of conversation in the studio lately. It’s a hot trend that shows no signs of losing steam, and Chris and I are both big fans. Read more »

Design Eye

Obsessed: Aesop’s Jaw Dropping Store Design

I’m currently doing the branding and store design for a skincare line based in Berkeley. I’ve done a ton of research on the best way to display such small items, and one retailer that continues to come up again and again is Melbourne-based Aesop. Read more »

Beats

Monthly Playlist #01 — July 2014

Music is my creative lifeblood. Here are some bright and bouncy tracks that have kept me alive this month. Headphones on, volume up. Enjoy. Read more »

Shop Talk

TAO’s Take: Mission Portfolio Update

As is common with many designers, updating one’s portfolio often takes a backseat to more pressing client work.

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