portrait of Tippi Thole, portrait by Kourtney Sellers

I kern 7 point type. I’m obsessed with trash. And I love a good challenge. My name is Tippi Thole, and I’m a designer, environmental activist and speaker.

For 15 years I worked at U.S. magazines and newspapers, including Smithsonian magazine, National Geographic, the Minneapolis Star Tribune, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and The Washington Post. I now live in Montreal, Quebec, and run my own design business, Bright Spot Studio, where I help small businesses and entrepreneurs succeed. If you’re looking for positively smart design, please get in touch.

When I’m not designing, I share ways to live more sustainably at Tiny Trash Can. You could say that Mother Nature is my biggest client! I use my design, photography and writing skills to raise awareness about environmental issues. You can find my zero waste tips on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.

(Photo by Kourtney Sellers)