In our 16th Overtime episode, Dan chats with Danielle Evans—a visual artist, letterer, and designer from Columbus, Ohio. Back in 2013, she combined lettering, photography, and dad jokes to start food typography. Since then she's been doing amazing stuff with food and real life objects to create lettering masterpieces. She's worked with incredible companies like Target, Disney, American Greetings, Parade, Conde Nast, and more.
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In this episode, Danielle recounts starting a design career during the recession and how she got the idea for food typography. Dan and Danielle also talk about talks about how she prepares for her food lettering pieces, the value of community, the temporary nature of her work, learning other skills like photography to support her work, and more.