Specimen Design is my creative studio.

 
 This  scarab  icon is part of my company's identity. Beetles move with determination and are strong for their size too! I think of this as a metaphor for my little studio.

This scarab icon is part of my company's identity. Beetles move with determination and are strong for their size too! I think of this as a metaphor for my little studio.

Specimen started because I wanted to publish my own stories and games. I also needed a way to keep collaborations professional and my creations protected legally. Starting a small business was a daunting prospect, but with a little guidance I was off and running!

Since 2007 I've published books, tabletop games, numerous art prints, several maps, and most recently a zine. All of these creations are based on stories I imagine. They're produced in small batches and offered on my Etsy site while supplies last.

In addition to self-initiated projects, I also take on design and illustration commissions from time-to-time. 

 

How the studio works

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