The secret life of designers is a series that will showcase the talented and mysterious lives of the designers that comprise the Retail Studio/bright designlab.
First up is the newest edition to our retail world, a recent Portland inductee by way of Cali.
name... Ericka Lynn Violett nickname... Some people call me "rick" or "violett" personal motto... I don't have one. However, I just added 'figure out personal motto' to my bucket list. happiness is... Good coffee. most prized retail item... Hmm...I like to make "memory" purchases when I travel, something to remind me of the trip/time period. favorite journey... Life? I'm always convinced the best is yet to come. (blogger's note: personal motto Ericka? I think you've found it!) favorite design trend... I'm really into copper accents these days. greatest indulgence... I LOVE champagne regardless of the occasion. Oh! and I have an ice cream addiction. portland MUST-eat... Cart food: Carte Blanche is my new obsession. Toro Bravo never disappoints. Kask for cocktails. dream destination... Right now Bali is at the top of my list. most marked characteristic... so.many.freckles. shoulda/coulda/woulda...Studied abroad in college. couldn't live without this song/artist... I never get tired of Ben Gibbard. must read... Lots of blogs. A Cup of Jo & Reading My Tea Leaves are some of my favorites. Any book by Malcolm Gladwell is brilliant. in my free time... I try to squeeze in as many things as possible. never goes out of style... caring about others, neutral colors, being healthy.