Kern and Burn

Kern and Burn: Conversations With Design Entrepreneurs is a beautiful two-color book that features candid conversations with 30 leading designers who have founded startups, channeled personal passions into self-made careers and taken risks to do what they love.


Product Design

At Paperless Post we design experiences that empower our users to create custom designs of their own. I am reimagining the product online and on mobile, and currently exploring: our first-time user experience and holistic, cross-channel communication strategies.


Design / Art Direction

I consider myself a curator, a collaborator, and a creative. My recent work has evolved into the digital realm but I'll always have a passion for the tactility and finesse of print. I love working with others so that I have the opportunity to build something bigger than myself. 

Featured Talks


May 16th, 2013

Today’s designers realize that they have all of the skills necessary to create successful businesses and build careers. On this panel we discovered how four pioneers push the definition of design. Read more.


August 17th, 2013

In our talk for the WMCFest we discussed the ripple effect of Kern and Burn—our thesis project turned “full-time side-project”—and how it changed our lives, our outlook, and our opportunities. Read more.