Author Archives: Michelle Taute

About Michelle Taute

Michelle Taute is a writer and content strategist based in Cincinnati. Right now she’s organizing the I.D. Annual Design Review.

Design Activist's Handbook

5 Ways to Rock a Grant Application

Grants are an often over-looked way to seek funding for a socially conscious design idea. Check out these 5 grant writing tips, excerpted from "The Design Activist's Handbook: How to Change the World With Socially Conscious Design," to help bring your idea to life.

How Nat Sweeney Made the Switch from Print to Web Design

Nat Sweeney studied design at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago before moving back to Connecticut in 1996. He worked on print exclusively for the first six years of his career, creating promotions for the likes of Heineken, Amstel Light, Murphy’s Irish Stout and Timberland Boots. In the late ’90s, he began...

Print to Web: How Kim Robak Made the Switch

Kim Robak expanded her skill set to match the changing needs of her in-house design job. Now she works on a range of projects that include both print and interactive components, and, as she puts it, “a strong designer can work in any medium.”