Monday, June 23, 2014

Featured designer on the Education.com Freelancer Spotlight blog!

Freelancer Spotlight: Lori Fagerholm, Designer
 
While the Redwood City office is our official HQ, Education.com also employs a large team of freelance writers, designers, artists and photographers from all over the country. In our Freelancer Spotlight series, we pay tribute to our many beloved freelancers.

When I was a kid, I wanted to be a (fill in the blank) when I grew up. I was a Renaissance kid. At nine, I wanted to be a pop singer; at 14, I thought I’d become a children’s speech therapist; at 16, I decided to be a writer. Almost every occupation involving creativity and curiosity caught my fancy at one time or another.

How I became interested in illustration and design: I wrote and illustrated my first “book” around age seven; it consisted of several pages of construction paper, messily stapled together. I guess you could say that was the beginning of my illustration and design career.

My favorite children’s book: The Bee-Man of Orn by Frank R. Stockton, illustrated by P.J. Lynch. It’s a and wild and wonderful story, and the illustrations are masterful.

Read the full post here.