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How you communicate could be hurting your brand – and your bottom line

Posted on January 11, 2016 · Posted in Branding, Business

As we ease into 2016 with New Year’s resolutions in hand, it seems like the right time to talk about the little things in business communication that might need some.. read more

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SoupFactory Digital Branding and Website

Posted on October 14, 2014 · Posted in Branding, Websites

I’m proud to announce the launch of a new brand design and website for Michael Campbell and SoupFactory Digital, a full service video production company located right here in our.. read more

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Jambanz photo shoot

Posted on July 7, 2014 · Posted in Photography

As a visual artist and designer, photography has always been a large part of my work. Whether for research for a client project, or just taking photos for pleasure, I.. read more

My Favorite Websites

Posted on April 15, 2014 · Posted in Business, Gear, Inspiration, Websites

Here are my daily reads from the internet, in no particular order. I do actually look at all of these websites almost every single day. I have never taken to.. read more

Barousse Design helps launch!

Posted on March 20, 2014 · Posted in Business, Websites

Barousse Design recently helped launch the new fitness-centric website,, for New Orleans-based fitness consultant, triathlete and personal trainer, Rick Montgomery. The site was built with the goal of providing.. read more

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Design is Dead: Long Live Design

Posted on August 1, 2013 · Posted in Branding, Business, Thoughts on Design

Some things that got me thinking about design this morning: – while watching the morning news, I saw two commercials in a row for companies that are trying to put.. read more

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Designed by Apple in California

Posted on June 11, 2013 · Posted in Branding, Business, Inspiration, Thoughts on Design

For a country that wants more things made in USA, the media and the stock market seem to be enjoying predicting Apple’s doom. Well, the company that was left for.. read more

Things I Like

Posted on May 17, 2013 · Posted in Gear, Inspiration

In celebration of another Friday, I thought I would do a post on “Things I Like.” Just a short list to share, in no particular order, and from no particular.. read more

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Motivational Friday: “This is Water,” by David Foster Wallace

Posted on May 10, 2013 · Posted in Inspiration

Empathy: It must be a theme in my life right now. The topic keeps coming up. I just watched this video, created by the folks at The Glossary, called “This.. read more

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Empathy: Why it matters in design

Posted on April 30, 2013 · Posted in Business, Thoughts on Design

As a self-employed owner of a small business, I’m often asked by potential clients and associates what makes me different from other designers. Why should they hire me? Am I.. read more