We are happy to announce that we have filed to become an LLC! But with this new chapter comes an identity change. Our old name, Skwid Inc Designs, could not be licensed as an LLC because, well, it is confusing. So we have dropped the C and changed to Ink. All of the links to our social media has been changed except for our instagram. Everything else should link back to us!
A Testimony: "I ordered a painting as a gift for my boyfriend, whose dog had recently passed. The painting that Ariana did for us was truly incredible--she didn't just paint a beautiful picture, she captured his personality in every way! The gorgeous colors and attention to detail have left us speechless, and it is safe to say that this was by far the best gift I have ever given to someone. I highly recommend this artist for anyone looking for a similar gift idea"
The Diversity Common Reader Program is an initiative focused on embracing diversity by exposing a new cultural or ethnic idea at a campus-wide level. The committee invites the college community to take part in discussions with the author of a chosen book and in writing and art contests reflecting the reading. Northern Michigan University commissioned us to create two posters for this event that showcased themes from Jessie Close’s book “Resilience: Two Sisters and a Story of Mental Illness.” An exploration of the multiplicity of emotions and experiences surrounding those with or impacted by mental illness. This poster design highlights how stigmas about mental illness hinder the healing process. The walnut plays on the term “going nuts” while also symbolizing the brain and it’s role in mental health. This design…
BRINK MAGAZINE A printed magazine layout project that focuses on Borderline Personality Disorder in an approachable way. The purple color scheme is representative of mental health awareness. My goal with this project was to make an informative magazine as approachable as possible without looking too clinical. I chose a violet color scheme to reference the color of mental health awareness month’s ribbon. For many of my layouts, I drew inspiration from Massimo Vignelli and his use of typography and grid structure.