Ridiculous Stock Photo Round-up

Posted by on Feb 28, 2012 in Design, Funny | No Comments
Searching for stock photos is one of the less glamourous aspects of my job but can be really entertaining as well. Here’s a handfull of great shots I’ve run into recently.

Vintage Children’s Books

Posted by on Feb 18, 2012 in Design | No Comments
As many of you know, my wife Jessica owns a vintage store in Glen Ellyn, IL called Gather & Collect. Among all kinds of fun and interesting home goods she finds for the store some of my favorite finds are the vintage books. This set of children’s classics are so great we’re debating hanging on […]

Hey, you found me.

Posted by on Feb 6, 2012 in Uncategorized | No Comments
Looks like you’ve found yourself at the main hub of graphic designer, music nerd and suburban dad Andy Rench. If you’d like to checkout my online portfolio or my blog about gig posters, follow the links below. online portfolio /

I made a black metal logo of my name

Posted by on Feb 5, 2012 in Art, Design, Music | One Comment
So anyone who follows me on Rdio probably knows that I’ve been listening to a lot of metal lately and more recently I’ve been getting into black metal. Fun stuff. Checkout my black metal Rdio playlist at the end of the post. It kinda kicked off from seeing pictures and a video of Christophe Szpajdel’s show […]

Words of Wisdom from Milton Glaser

Posted by on Jan 27, 2012 in Design | No Comments
The real issue is not talent as an independent element, but talent in relationship to will, desire, and persistence. Talent without these things vanishes and even modest talent with those characteristics grows.  -Milton Glaser