Entries by Kelsey Richman

Benjamin Franklin | Famous Inventions

Did you Know:

Benjamin Franklin is the only founding father to have signed all four of the key documents establishing the U.S; the Declaration of Independence (1776), the Treaty of Alliance with France (1778), the Treaty of Paris establishing peace with Great Britain (1783) and the U.S. Constitution (1787).

Benjamin Franklin | Early Sparks

Benjamin Franklin was born on Milk Street in Boston, Massachusetts on January 17, 1706. He was one of seventeen children on his father’s side (Josiah Franklin) and one of ten children born by his father’s second wife, Abiah Folger. Among his siblings, his older brother James was the most significant in his life.

SMASHING Design Trends of 2016 | Retro vs Flat

It’s amazing that just this simple train ride over the bridge and I’ve crossed the state line. While riding the train from New Jersey to Philadelphia, I discovered this interesting article talking about current design trends. As I was scrolling through it, I became aware that I didn’t even realize that what I see every day on my travels were some of these current or even past design trends mentioned. I would just look at these advertisements and think of ways I could have made them better or what I like and could learn by studying them.