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Design Ranch 2015

Originally published April 20, 2015

This past weekend I was fortunate enough to participate in this year's AIGA Design Ranch. I had a ton of fun getting away from the computer and making things with my hands.  I also made a lot of new friends from all different design disciplines in different stages of their careers.

Every part of the experience, from the scenic, wildflower-filled drive from Austin to Ingram on 290, to the camp food (kale salad?!?!), to the Flatbed espresso, great beer selection, to the surprisingly comfy beds, I felt like I was living every hipster designer's dream. Even the rain was calming and didn't stick around for too long.

I took a lot of process photos during my different workshops, which were all so much fun. I got to learn the process of making Tintype photography, putting together zines, and I tried to master the chain stitching machine.

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