Journal

INSPIRATION

I know I have been a little MIA the past few weeks. Things are starting to pick up again, new freelance projects and squeezing in some adventures along the way. 

I wanted to write about inspiration. I started writing this post last week, and walked away from it. Good thing I did, because I was chatting with a friend about inspiration and he said something that was quite beautiful; “Staying in an inspired state is one of the biggest challenges in life and I think people that can do that, are the ones that make a difference as they often have the ability to inspire others through it.” It got me thinking about inspiration and what I do to keep that fire going.

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When starting a new project I always try to get out and get inspired. It is so easy to sit in front of the computer and click endlessly through my bookmarked websites. It’s nice to get out and be inspired by nature, architecture and even people. I started scrolling through my photos on my phone; I realized I have a ton of sunset pictures. You can get some amazing color combos from those spectacular sunsets. 

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I feel that you can find inspiration in the most random things. I found a photo I took of a container ship. I loved how the giant containers created this cool color grid. 

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Sometimes I will even visit on of my favorite places in LA Eames house in Pacific Palisades. It is such a beautiful space, the views, the architecture it’s pretty great.

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Even a recent visit to Vegas can be inspiring. I visited the Neon museum and was surrounded by typography and color. It is filled with visual eye candy; I think my brain almost exploded.

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I think I have created a new motto be open to everything; you never know what might come out of it.

{all photos by me}