A big day for Letters & Journals this week with the arrival of the first issues of the prototype magazine! It was so exciting to finally put this in my hands. Now to get busy on the content! 2009 was a busy year with the design of the logo, masthead, departments, features, etc. as done…

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Welcome to the first contest at the Letters & Journals blog! As Kathy (Daisy Mae Design) and I work on finalizing some of the design templates for the magazine, I would love to get some feedback on articles you would like to see covered in the magazine. What is your great idea? If you’ve been…

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Kathy Forss at DaisyMaeDesign has been busy with more of the magazine’s layout. She also recently won the design contest for the MMPA (Minnesota Magazine and Publications Association) Excellence awards. Way to go, Kathy! In this picture, you can see a sample page of the Table of Contents for Letters & Journals. Next will be…

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The Letters & Journals magazine is starting to take shape. Kathy at Daisy Mae Design has been busy creating the magazine flag. After 3 weeks of submissions and tweaking, we believe we have found the design of the flag, mistakenly, but commonly, called the masthead. Next is cover and feature design. Can you feel the…

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Daisy Mae Design has been busy! I started reviewing potential flags (logo/branding) of the magazine this week. It’s very exciting trying to bring together what’s in my mind- as I envision this book like quarterly magazine- with the reality of what’s available outside of my mind. I also want to find the balance between current…

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I love getting mail! I love reading about how a letter can make a change in the world. I love sending mail. I love postcards. I love the nostalgic idea of sitting at a desk and writing a letter. I love mail art. I love reading about mail. I love touching other lives through thoughtful…

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