Blog Feed from DesignerPub.com - Design In Mind by Lisa Masteller Lisa Masteller’s design blog http://www.designerpub.com/rss/blogs Wed, 24 May 2017 03:58:18 EDT Copyright (c) 2017, PMI Publishing ExpressionEngine 2.7.3 You Know You’re a Designer When ... http://www.designerpub.com/columns/you-know-your-a-designer-when http://www.designerpub.com.com/columns/you-know-your-a-designer-when Wed, 19 Apr 2017 14:01:00 EDT Lisa Masteller gives us a peek inside the mind of a designer. If you're more distracted by the dusty fake plants in the restaurant than the sweet aroma of the lava cake on your plate, you're probably a designer. From Ashes http://www.designerpub.com/columns/from-ashes http://www.designerpub.com.com/columns/from-ashes Thu, 28 Apr 2016 12:28:00 EDT Architect Lisa Masteller shares a deeply personal story of challenge and change. Remaining faithful in the depth of hardship can foster the strength and growth to push through all unforeseen circumstances. Death by a Thousand Cuts, and the Ones Who Survive http://www.designerpub.com/columns/death-by-a-1000-cuts-and-the-ones-who-survived http://www.designerpub.com.com/columns/death-by-a-1000-cuts-and-the-ones-who-survived Wed, 01 Jul 2015 11:34:00 EDT Consider the way a major negative change that happens slowly, in many unnoticed increments, is not perceived as objectionable. Lisa Masteller discusses the journey of a business and the important issues that can make it or break it. Be Brave http://www.designerpub.com/columns/be-brave http://www.designerpub.com.com/columns/be-brave Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:43:00 EDT Design is personal and unique to every human being, from how it speaks to us to how we create our own. A beautiful thing about design is sharing these individual ideas with each other generates even more wonderfully distinct concepts. One Small Church Serving One Large Heart http://www.designerpub.com/columns/one-small-church-serving-one-large-heart http://www.designerpub.com.com/columns/one-small-church-serving-one-large-heart Wed, 21 May 2014 15:27:00 EDT Thoughts on individual gifts and strengths, and how we can use them to serve our community through God. Blog: Embracing Change Without Losing Vision http://www.designerpub.com/columns/embracing-change-without-losing-vision http://www.designerpub.com.com/columns/embracing-change-without-losing-vision Wed, 12 Mar 2014 14:38:00 EDT "Everything I experienced was in a visceral way. My imagination was sparked by my surroundings. However, as time has flown by, my vision has somewhat diminished and what has been taken for granted has now become a challenge." Hospital or Haven: Embracing the “Whole-nality” of the Church http://www.designerpub.com/columns/hospital-or-haven-embracing-the-whole-nality-of-the-church http://www.designerpub.com.com/columns/hospital-or-haven-embracing-the-whole-nality-of-the-church Wed, 26 Feb 2014 17:25:00 EST If two contrasting beliefs exist as to why the church exists--what does that mean for architectural and interior design? On conducting church-related business from a public, coffee-fueled, platform http://www.designerpub.com/columns/on-conducting-church-related-business-from-a-public-coffee-fueled-platform http://www.designerpub.com.com/columns/on-conducting-church-related-business-from-a-public-coffee-fueled-platform Thu, 10 Oct 2013 15:21:00 EDT While sitting inside my local Starbucks, sipping on a hot brew of Salted Carmel Mocha, I notice two young men walking in. As they plop themselves down at a table next to me, with cups in hand, they excitedly begin to remind each other of the various things they have to get done while they are there.