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Inspirational People of Seattle-Ish

by Kellie Komorita | Jan 18, 2019 | Opinions

2018 was exhausting. Honestly, it felt like a decade, didn’t it? While it was easy to fall into hopelessness at times, we found encouragement in the people who really stepped up. All of these local folks have inspired us in 2017-2018 by tenaciously challenging the status quo in a way that helps us envision a more just, equitable, and beautiful future.

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Advice

Lunch & Learn: Work + Wellness

by Chloe Yeo | Jan 11, 2019

As designers, we’re brutal on our bodies. Throughout our days, we exceed our client's needs to make their brands healthy; and yet, we often neglect the primal necessity of meaningful self-care maintenance.

Studio News

Meet Jason: Our New Pensive and Nomadic Species

by Joshua Yu | Dec 11, 2018

We've been on the hunt to build up our Modern Species family recently and we've found the illusive species, Jason Robinson! He is a free-spirited and contemplative creative that spends his time traveling, reading and making videos. When he's not working on design projects or flying off to another adventurous location, he can be found writing insightful articles on becoming a better human and getting lost in the wilderness.  

Jason was given our usual list of questions and naturally, we've received some whimsical and profound answers. Continue reading to get a peak inside the mind of our venturesome creative. Put your hands together as we welcome Jason to the team!

Packaging

Nutiva’s Beauty Package Design Wins the Hearts of Nexty & GDUSA Awards

by Carla Williamson-Britt | Nov 19, 2018

Guess the cat's out of the bag!

Our newest work for Nutiva just won two exciting industry awards: the GDUSA Award for Health & Wellness Design and a Nexty Award at Expo East for progressive, innovative, inspiring, and trustworthy new products in the natural products industry. If you can’t tell, we are pretty chuffed with ourselves.

Mission

Yeeeehaw! Modern Species Is Now A Certified B Corporation!

by Gage Mitchell | Nov 5, 2018

After many years of starting and stopping the certification process, we’re thrilled to announce that Modern Species is now a Certified B Corp! To understand how we feel, imagine compostable confetti bursting out of giant recyclable party poppers as we break into a happy dance choreographed to Party Rock Anthem. Yeah. It’s that awesome.

Any fool can make something complicated. It takes a genius to make it simple.- Woody Guthrie