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About the blog

Modern Ideas is the online journal of Modern Alchemy LLC, a graphic design studio in Lakewood, Ohio. Stop by for news, glimpses of our latest work, exploration of our archives, thoughts on design, art, culture, life, etc.

About the blogger

Matt Kuhns founded Modern Alchemy in 2006. In his always-eventful career as a designer, he has worked for a family planning organization, a private university, a boutique design studio and a craft products retail chain, as well as various nonprofit institutions and several advertising agencies. He holds a BFA in Graphic Design from Iowa State University.

He is the author of Brilliant Deduction: The Story of Real-Life Detectives, and also posts to a personal site here.