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Book Alert: Nature Art Workshop

Hi everyone! I know the site has been quiet this year, but I'm back (at least for a bit) and I come bearing great news. I co-wrote a book! I've been teasing a lot of pressed flowers photos on @mikkomix the past couple months. Most of the photos were a peek behind the scenes, as I was shooting tutorials for Nature Art Workshop!   read more[...]

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Mikko Tries Online Classes

Last year, I secretly struggled with bouts of insecurity. In spite of a font of mine going viral and crashing my site, I couldn't bear to call myself a type designer. I was a fraud who just lucked out. For the first time in a while, I was questioning if I really knew what the heck I was doing. I was trying to deal with what I later discovered was Impostor Syndrome.[...]

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Snapshots from Koyasan

Earlier this year, I spent another couple weeks in Japan. It was my fourth time going to the Kansai area (read about past trips here), and I was definitely itching to visit a new place. Yes, Nara and Kyoto is great. But after visiting the same spots three years in a row, I was ready for a new adventure. I had to go wider than my regular radius, and learned about a he[...]