Show And Tell Design Studio
Today we're talking with Nicole Stevenson of Show and Tell Design Studio, which specializes in custom illustration, branding, invitations and editorial design.
You can also find Nicole co-producing Patchwork Show: Modern Creative Festival and Craftcation: Creative Business and Makers Conference. She also writes about business and creative projects for the blog Dear Handmade Life .
Nicole and her ventures have also been featured in The Wall Street Journal, NBC.com, The Los Angeles Times, Apartment Therapy, NPR, Daily Candy and others.
Nicole Stevenson is a writer, illustrator, maker, teacher and creative business consultant. Her path includes time as a street artist on the Venice Beach boardwalk, costume designer, DIY workshop instructor, co-founder of a non-profit that produced art shows benefiting charities, owner and designer of Random Nicole (an art-inspired clothing line carried at over 250 locations) and owner of craft workshop studio and retail store: The Craft Kitchen. She has a BA and MA in creative writing and is currently working on a non-fiction book about her crafty adventures. She’s the founder of Show and Tell Design Studio, a boutique design studio that creates illustrations, branding and logos, editorial design and custom invitations. She’s also the co-founder of Dear Handmade Life which produces Patchwork Show: Modern Creative Festival, Craftcation: Business and Makers Conference, a podcast, online workshops, a blog and more.
When she’s not working, you may find her breaking up scuffles between her dog and three chickens, couch crafting while watching a film she’s seen too many times to count, playing guitar with her husband, sitting in her backyard with good friends and a margarita while playing Cards vs. Humanity or squeezing in time for a quick trip to a lovely place where people are scarce and trees are not.