Sample Market Research Slide Deck: Starbucks/Coffee Industry and Consumer Trends

This slide deck was created to highlight current market trends in the retail coffee industry, specifically through the lens of Starbucks. My task was to research a specific business, determine its industry classification in the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) and learn about the company and the industry. 

Branding Design: The Sophie Jones Collection

See the work here: https://sophiejonescollection.wordpress.com/about/. I created the above site for my friend Sophie in January 2021 as a fun branding (and web) design project. While this page is not a real shop today, I have no doubt that Sophie will someday transform the world with what she creates for the fashion & beauty industry.Continue reading “Branding Design: The Sophie Jones Collection”

Recent Memo Writing: Conference Hotel Recommendation

This memo was written for JOUR 104: Words at Work: Writing Essentials at the University of Kansas in fall 2020. The task was to choose a hotel for a fictional conference and present a recommendation to a fictional boss as a human resources employee for Advanced Solutions. Memo Sample To: Mr. Frederick Worth From: EmmaContinue reading “Recent Memo Writing: Conference Hotel Recommendation”

Recent Explanatory Writing: Two Tasty Recipes

This process analysis explanation was written for JOUR 104: Words at Work: Writing Essentials at the University of Kansas in fall 2020. The written instructions complement the YouTube video “7 Recipes You Can Make in 5 Minutes” by Tasty. Two Tasty Recipes: 1. Five-Minute Mac and Cheese First, take a regular-sized mug and add ½Continue reading “Recent Explanatory Writing: Two Tasty Recipes”

Recent Descriptive Writing: The Pink Slipper

This description was written for JOUR 104: Words at Work: Writing Essentials at the University of Kansas in fall 2020. The Pink Slipper Pink leather, worn and scuffed, takes the shape of a collapsed foot. The shoe is smashed on top of clothes in a full duffel bag, carelessly placed and perhaps no nicer inContinue reading “Recent Descriptive Writing: The Pink Slipper”

@emmas.happy.place

See This Ongoing Project Here: https://www.instagram.com/emmas.happy.place/. Personal social media pages are known for often glorifying the truth. People’s online profiles may contrast with their real-life personalities. Strategic influencers armed with the weapon of Photoshop fill Instagram feeds with manufactured images of “perfect” lives. As I was reflecting on these themes during summer 2020, I askedContinue reading “@emmas.happy.place”

Writing Archives: CMS Students Make Music at Tabor

This was one of the articles I sent in for publication to the Dickinson County News-Times in spring 2019. The article’s format has been adapted for the web below, and I have recently edited it to more accurately follow the style of The Associated Press. CMS students make music at Tabor After three weeks ofContinue reading “Writing Archives: CMS Students Make Music at Tabor”