The Adobe Creative Residency supports the creative community by giving talented individuals the opportunity to focus on a personal project, while sharing their process and passion along the way.

The 2017–2018 Residents are Jessica Bellamy, Chelsea Burton, Rosa Kammermeier, Aundre Larrow, Natalie Lew, and Julia Nimke.

A HUMAN-FOCUSED DESIGN PROCESS

Take an insider’s look at Natalie Lew’s first Residency project.

SLEEPING NEXT TO STONEHENGE

Julia Nimke documents regional folktales with a camera and a microphone.

GROWING INFOGRAPHICS FROM THE GRASSROOTS

Jessica Bellamy believes that infographics can change lives.

MEET CREATIVE RESIDENT ROSA KAMMEREIER

With her hand-drawn lettering creations, Kammermeier has a happy message.

MEET CREATIVE RESIDENT NATALIE LEW

An interaction designer, Lew believes in the power of design to solve problems.

MEET CREATIVE RESIDENT JULIA NIMKE

Nimke has been honing her photography skills since she was a child.

MEET CREATIVE RESIDENT JESSICA BELLAMY

Bellamy’s innovative work combines art, data, and social justice.

MEET CREATIVE RESIDENT CHELSEA BURTON

Burton’s longboard designs and vinyl graphics are as badass as the sports that inspire them.

MEET CREATIVE RESIDENT AUNDRE LARROW

Larrow uses photography to tell stories and create connection.

PREVIOUS RESIDENTS  

CREATIVE RESIDENTS’ PARTING WORDS

As we prepare to welcome the next group of exceptional creatives, we wanted to hear from the current class one more time.

TUNING IN TO ‘WHITE NOISE NOW’

Craig Winslow is collaborating with a sound designer and a choreographer on an exciting new multimedia installation series.

EXPLORE, CAPTURE, AND CREATE: HOW TO DOCUMENT YOUR TRAVELS

Christine Herrin is passionate about paper, stories, and travel. With her latest project, the Everyday Explorers Travel Journal Kit, she hopes to encourage you to combine all three to document your life in creative ways.  

USING PHOTOSHOP AND ILLUSTRATOR (AND TRIAL AND ERROR) TO UNCOVER THE PAST

Craig Winslow has spent much of the past year unlocking the secrets of ghost signs and bringing them back to life. In this article, he reveals more details of his process.

SO YOU WANT TO MAKE IOS 10 STICKERS? HERE’S HOW!

Designing an iOS 10 sticker pack is a fun project that doesn’t take much time, and stickers can be a great way to promote your work and even generate some income. Syd Weiler shows you how.  

LIVE YOUR BEST LIFE

Discover how Sara Dietschy makes the Creative Spaces TV series with just herself and minimal gear.

FIVE TIPS FOR SELLING YOUR GOODS AT A CRAFT SHOW

Christine Herrin shares what she's learned about getting the most out of a craft fair, whether it’s an addition to your existing online business or you’re new to selling. 

BRINGING PATTERNS TO VIVID LIFE

NikeLab recently tapped Craig Winslow for an exciting project: turning patterns from their NikeLab x Riccardo Tisci Training Redefined collection into animations for use online and on digital billboards.

FROM ANALOG TO DIGITAL TO ANALOG

Christine Herrin’s hand lettering is in demand. Learn how she turns that skill into products she sells to creative people around the world.

 

SYD WEILER’S ILLUSTRATION WORKSHOP

Weiler shares a project she created, using mobile apps, for a recent conference—as well as 87 custom digital brushes!

HOW TO BUILD A BRAND IN REAL TIME WITH SARA DIETSCHY

Sara shares her hard-won tips on building a creative brand using social media channels.

GHOST-SIGN SLEUTH: BRINGING THE PAST TO LIFE IN ASTORIA, OREGON

Painstaking research is the first step in Craig Winslow’s process of reanimating ghost signs.

UNEXPECTED DESIGN INSPIRATION IN EVERYDAY SAN FRANCISCO

Designer Christine Herrin finds creative inspiration everywhere. See some of her favorite discoveries.

SARA DIETSCHY’S LIFE BEHIND—AND IN FRONT OF—THE CAMERA

Dietschy is a prolific photographer, filmmaker, and YouTube star with more than 100,000 followers and a mission: to educate and inspire fellow creatives.

 

DESIGNER CRAIG WINSLOW IS BRINGING GHOST SIGNS BACK TO LIFE

Winslow is putting his background in multimedia and 3D design to work on a new project: “light capsules” documenting some of the nation’s most interesting ghost signs.

DISCOVER DIGITAL ILLUSTRATOR SYD WEILER’S FASCINATION WITH TIME

Weiler calls herself an “illustr-animator,” and her digital approach to creating is part of her quest for a new visual language.

DESIGNER AND HAND-LETTERER CHRISTINE HERRIN IS MAKING LIFE DOCUMENTATION COOL AGAIN

Graphic designer Herrin’s love for type and hand-lettering shines through in her work.

CREATIVE RESIDENTS: YEAR 1

You may also be interested in Create Magazine’s coverage of the 2015 Creative Residents, Kelli Anderson and Becky Simpson.