The Bare Necessities

Name: Carolyn

Occupation: Freelance designer/proofreader

Weapons of Choice: Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop; InVision; Mac/Windows OS; Microsoft Office; WordPress

Favorite Colors: color color color color color

Favorite Words: Ephemeral, palimpsest, transient, nightmare, shadow, dragon, ghost…how much time do you have?

In a Nutshell: I’m Carolyn. aka Karo. I design stuff and crusade against embarrassing grammar. While this tends to make me unpopular at parties, in unsolicited editing I remain unparalleled. I also draw and complain about the bad books I can’t seem to stop reading. I’d tell you to read my manifesto, but I’m much too lazy to write one. Call me maybe?


Life, the Universe, and Everything

I’m a novel-writing graphic designer and opinionated talking dictionary, which means I can design your website while correcting your grammar. I approached graphic design sideways, having majored in archaeology in undergrad, but haven’t looked back yet.

To learn more about me than you ever wanted to know, visit my scrapblog, a cranky little book/art blog in which I draw and complain about bad books (not necessarily in that order); for unhelpful non sequiturs and Game of Thrones jokes, follow me on Pinterest and Twitter; if you’d actually like to see some real work, visit my portfolio and/or follow me on Behance. I won’t make you pay the iron price.

If you are unsure where to go, incapable of normal speech, or unable to remember why you are here, here’s a few suggestions:

Watch out for hop-ons, obscure Harry Potter references, and Sherlock jokes. You're going to get some Sherlock jokes.