Kelly Vaughn

Design education: ongoing at the University of Hard Knocks. I am graphic designer, technical writer, illustrator, and knitter. I own my own marine publishing company specializing in owner's manuals for custom yachts. I love to blog about InDesign, Acrobat, and obscure ways to use software to make work easier and more productive at DocumentGeek and

Articles by Kelly Vaughn

Seeing Patterns

You may be familiar with the chevron pattern that is so popular these days: It’s emblazoned on everything from wedding invitations and iPhone cases to bookshelves and [...]

August 30, 2013 // 2 Comments

Extract Vector Logos from PDFs

The other day, I was in the process of extracting a vector logo from a PDF file, but Illustrator refused to launch because I already had more than a dozen programs open. [...]

April 25, 2011 // 13 Comments