The Creative Independent
The Creative Independent is a growing resource of emotional and practical guidance for creative people. Their goal is to educate, inspire, and grow the community of people who create or dream of creating. Their new zine series is a compilation of quotes, excerpts, and recommendations from working artists, all gathered from TCI’s archive. The first two issues, “On making a living as an artist” and “On dealing with creative anxiety”, are available for free on their website.

The Creative Independent approached Varyer not only to design a printed collection of their creative guides, but to design a system for them to use as they release more issues. I led the creative team in developing guidelines for TCI including grids for each section, typography standards, generative image and text treatments, and a dynamic color system.

Collaborators: Alyssa Beers, Willa Köerner. Designed under Varyer

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