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Sarah Kim-Puangsuvan of Hello Monday Hello Monday is a new design company started by creatives Sarah and Lindsay. Combining their talents, they offer creative branding, website design and marketing services.
Can you tell us a little about what you do? My design partner, Lindsay and I started a graphic and web design studio called Hello Monday Creative back in January. We are a full-service design studio with projects ranging from branding/print/ marketing to web and blog design. I create all the design aesthetics for clients and Lindsay is the web coding guru and makes everything come to life! What does a typical work day look like for you?
My typical work day starts with me waking up around 8 or 9 in the morning and going for a run (if the weather permits). Then I make myself a big green smoothie for breakfast and take about 30 minutes to check and reply to emails. Lindsay and I get on Skype to chat or have a video conference while working on our client's projects throughout the day. Usually, I am able to finish up at my desk around 5 or 6pm and I try not to check email or work late once my husband comes home for work. It's still a fine line I've been working
on ever since we started Hello Monday. When our work load gets busy and when you work at the comforts of your own home, sometimes it's just difficult to step away from desk and it's easy for me to work very late into the night. My creative juices tend to kick in more at night time too! When setting-up your workspace, what was most important? I would say the most important factor was setting up my desk in a room with lots of natural light. Luckily, the delighted 45
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