Caffinated Entrepreneurs

Caffinated Entrepreneurs

In May, I presented Pennie Works Studio to everyone at Stillwater’s 1 Million Cups event. I have been negligent with my blog posts and am trying to catch up. So even though I know this particular post is a little past its sell-by-date, it was a kind of a big...
Honk, Honk, Honk

Honk, Honk, Honk

Since leaving service to the university, from time to time I go through campus to see what has changed and what hasn’t. Some high-profile design projects of mine have expired and have been removed, or replaced by the work of the talented designers in the branding...
The Main Thing

The Main Thing

Running your own business is a job of balancing tasks. Keeping the main thing the main thing is not easy. Some things have to be done. Yet the main thing has to be the thing one does best. But nothing is normal now in Coronaville, is it? The pandemic has knocked...
Best Change

Best Change

I just delivered art on an annual report and a 72-page magazine. This is my 3rd time on both yearly publications. I have another repeating magazine scheduled to go into production on February 1. In all these cases, the font style sheets, page footers and numbers,...
Heres for High Hopes

Heres for High Hopes

As I write this, my wife is finishing up her 13th trip to Tanzania. She coordinates an annual medical/surgical mission trip through the auspices of both the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the Tanzania Lutheran Church. Primarily, they serve the working poor...
March Dog of the Month

March Dog of the Month

The votes have been tallied. The envelope opened. PWS announces studio dog, Chui (pronounced chewie), as the March canine of the month. Chui will receive a belly-rub as requested and an additional treat (if Clyde, the other dog, is distracted) on occasion. Please...