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Boy, do I suck at blogging! I’ve been galavanting around the world and just left all you guys hanging. Galavanting, you say? Yep! In the past 3 months I: visited my dad and some friends in Hawai'i, visited my mom, sister, cousins, and aunts & uncles in Japan, visited my good friend in Seattle (I know, not that crazy – but hey, it counts!), and last but not least, visited my best friend in Vernal, Utah (just wait til you hear all about it!). So, needless to say, I’m a smidge overdue on updates Let’s start with Hawai’i: I got...

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I know what you’re thinking – it sounds weird. I don’t mean that food becomes your emotions, it’s just that it helps you express who you are and what kind of mood you’re in. I have a metaphor that I always use to explain my theory on life to people: life is a buffet, and your life is the plate that you have as you go down the line. You’re allowed just that one plate, and you can load it up as you see fit for the phase that you’re going through at that moment in your life.  Some people...

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Hey all – this is LeeMo’s very first necklace and it means something really special to me. Although my family in Japan is not affected by the tragedy occurring, it has been very hard to see all of the damage done to the country.  My first thought was to drop everything here and go help in any way that I could – but after taking a moment, realized that was not plausible. I have designed this necklace to be a symbol to remember that through this tragedy, by working together, we can help Japan. The cherry blossom was designed as...

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For those of you who don’t know, I have job at an amazing design studio in Portland, OR.  I was an intern for Engrave / Grove from february to june, and then they decided to hire me on full time! It’s a great company, amazing people, and the perfect design philosophy and beliefs! We recently launched bamboo iphone4 cases, and things have been insane – if you haven’t seen me or heard from me in a while, this is why. Needless to say, I’ve neglected LeeMo Designs quite a bit.  I’ve been throwing some new ideas around, and have made...

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29 hours of folding/gluing from me and 19 from my friend of cutting/folding/gluing and this is the final result:

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