Reindog on the Web

Over the past few weeks I have noticed a marked increase in the sales of my Minted.com design Reindog and it's variations: Reinpet, Reinpet + Family, and the Reindog Minibook. Obviously the approach of the holiday season means more and more people are making their holiday card purchases but in the past week my sales went from an average of 6 to 29!!! Hello, that's almost a 500% increase!

So I turned to my favorite method of investigation: Google. When I entered "reinpet + minted" I found that in the past couple weeks many blogs have been doing giveaways and one in particular, Twig & Thistle, featured the Reinpet design in their giveaway post. (Which you can still enter to win until Nov 16th) Woooot woot!


My search brought me to a blog I've not seen before (but promptly added to my feed reader) called Design Blahg. She also featured Reindog in her holiday card post with this awesome quote:

"The one place I've found where I kind of like these photo cards, IF you're gonna do em is on Minted.com. And also I guess this is mostly a ppl with kids kinda thing to do anyway. ONLY NOT! Check out this one, motherfuckers! [... image of card design ...] NOW THAT'S the kind of holiday card I can totes get behind!. It's a "Reindog Holiday Card!" I mean, I'm a friggin Jewy assed Jew and I still kinda want that thing for Oliver."


Hilarious! Clearly the pet market needed to be tapped and I'm lucky enough to have been the first one via the Minted design competitions.

Now the pressure is on to remain innovative and win more design challenges!

I'm Back!

"Braaaiinns!"

Where does the time go? Am I the only one who feels like my life is accelerating and the days are going by faster than ever? It's not like I'm working a high-stress job, it just feels like my life is going by at lightning speed and I can't control it. I digress.

I've sorely neglected my little blog for the past few months and I don't have a good excuse. What matters is that I am back now and I am ready to re-commit myself.

I will start off by saying that my Reindog submission to Minted's latest holiday card design competition has been launched as is now for sale on their website. Not only am I excited to have won a prize, been ranked 14th out of 1357 submissions, and see my design for sale on their site but I am most honored to have my work among the premier independent stationery designs on the web today. It's an absolute honor to be among such fantastic designers, artists and typographers. I have sooooo much to learn but this victory has stoked my fire and drives me to expand my abilities, refine my design sense and learn the pillars of great typography. I have a long way to go but I look forward to the journey!

Without further ado, here is Reindog, launched and for sale:

Reindog with custom backer and wrap-around address label.


You have two pets? I've got you covered!


How about a version with space for pets AND kids


There are other colorways to choose from and even a mini-book version. I have a feeling it's going to be a great holiday season!