This month theme is language, and Jenna Blazevich shows us just how beautiful it can be written. She also talks to the importance of sharing your work with others, regardless of how terrifying it may be.

The Chicago chapter of CreativeMornings is organized by Kim Knoll & Kyle Eertmoed of Knoed Creative. Follow along with us at @Chicago_CM!

Video by Alejandro Moore and Ben Derico

About the speaker

Jenna Blazevich is a letterer, designer and calligrapher. She works under the moniker, Vichcraft, at Some Office in Bucktown. Primarily she develops identity work for her clients, which range from large corporate brands to small businesses. Aside from client work, her passion projects include instructing oblique calligraphy nationwide, building stained glass pieces, and creating paper collage and experimental lettering work. She earned her Bachelor of Design: Graphic Design from the University of Illinois at Chicago, although she began her design education at the University of Cincinnati, majoring in fashion design. Her background in textiles and pattern-making using tangible materials continues to inform her approach as a graphic designer and artist. 

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Had I not been keeping in touch with the people form my past internships or from past years of school consistently throughout my whole career, I may not have been able to get as genuine of an opinion from them on whether or not I was ready to launch my business. — Jenna Blazevich

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Very inspiring to hear the story of you finding and carving your own way to your passion. Keep up the great work Jenna!

Brittney Hopgood • March 1, 2016