Reina Takahashi // Going for It

Episode 243. Aired on Wednesday, February 7, 2018.

Have you ever wanted to figure out what was “your” thing? Have you wondered how you can find that thing and after you found it what to do with this talent and passion?Well if you have said yes then this episode is for you.

This week we will be talking to the talented and humble Reina Takahashi. Reina was a UX/UI designer that uncovered her passion for paper arts then started doing a deep dive into it when she moved to San Francisco. From there her side project became her full-time gig and now she is full-time freelance. We will talk about this journey and what freelancing looks like for her.


Follow Reina:

Her website:


Get the Tools she has in her Toolbox:

PBL Soft Box Lights:

Lineco Neutral-pH glue:

Excel K2 Knife:

Burnisher set (similar to what I use):

Silicone tools to apply glue:

6″ metal cork-backed ruler:


LOVE on Designers  Link to instructions for enter for a chance to win one of five GIVEAWAYS


Andrew Berkemeyer’s album release:

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