Leaning In: Part 2

Since starting this blog, I’ve been convinced that my mom was the only person that read it. However, my previous Leaning In blog got some serious traction. People I hadn’t…

Leaning In

I’m an avid reader, but by and large, I have a strong aversion to business books. They are usually boring, full or nauseating buzzwords or totally inapplicable to my life…

The Trouble with Facebook

I recently received this very personal email from Mark Zuckerberg: Hi Kerstin,You haven’t visited KV Design in a while and there are some quick things you can do to build…

Working in the House, Not Housework

The other day I met a friend for lunch who also works at home. She was dressed up for our informal date so I asked why.  She explained that she…

Sick Days and Snow Days

That is my backyard. And I don’t live in Boston or Vermont. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re aware that the east coast has been hit with massive…

The Design Graveyard

Here is a secret that most designers won’t tell you. We can resurrect the dead. It’s true and it doesn’t occur often, but when it does, we have good reasons.…

Almost a decade of holiday cards

Were you lucky enough to receive all of these from 2005 onward? Here’s a look at my holiday cards from the past 8 years. Keep your eye on the mailbox…

Back Up Plan

I recently had a dream where I was robbed. A thief had broken into my house and stole my laptop and all of my external hard drives. In one crushing…