Jenna Steely is a designer/maker in the Bay Area working toward a more progressive future.


A sketchbook is a lot of things. A place to take notes, to dump ideas, to iterate, to doodle. It's my place for words and pictures.  

Graphic Design in Turbulent Times

I was delighted to see design take the center stage in this Quartz post titled After 14 days of Donald Trump, news magazine covers are getting darkThe article doesn't even mention "graphic design" by name, which is perhaps a shame to not applaud my industry for this great and thought-provoking work, but perhaps it's the all the more telling how powerful our communication method is when someone doesn't even point to design specifically, and instead it simply "is."

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