Hello! I'm zhi aka curiouszhi. I work in technology and investment banking by day but spend my nights on pursuing my passion in graphic design (especially paper goods and stationery!). I love thoughtful, typography-driven design and illustration.
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So sorry I missed the poll on your Three Kings design, but I love where you ended up with the blue and the gold foil- your illustrations are gorgeous! Best of luck :)
Thank you so much for your Likes! Absolutely love your illustrative style, and your Birds, Botanical, Peace is my most favorite. I hope it wins :)
Your holiday illustrations are so lovely!!! I adore your entries :)
Hey Zhi, I wanted to let you know that the carnival illustration cards from the kid's birthday challenge were some of my favourites! Should have got a pick. Best of luck in the current challenges.
Hi Zhi, thanks for the feedback, always appreciate you sharing your thoughts. You have some awesome submissions, best of luck. : )
Hi Zhi! I think you made the right choice with the foil. And although I like purple best, I would go with blue since that seems to be the crowdpleaser and the crowd votes! And if it wins I would totally offer the purple as an alternative colorway-- it would be interesting to see how purple fares in the general population. And thank you for the like on my Year in Adventures-- it's the first thing I have designed that I LOVE (and I've only been using Illustrator for three months, so it's hard to love anything I make, haha). Best of luck in the holiday challenges, your collection was AWESOME!
Thanks for the sweet comment Zhi! I'm just as indecisive today. And don't ever hesitate to ask for my help in any way!
You have some amazing designs in holiday challenge!!!
Hi Zhi! Thank you for the kind words! I love YOUR work! :)
Hi Zhi! Thank you for your sweet and thoughtful comment! made my evening! Glad to help in any way I can! And I really did Like your Birds Peace botanical design!
Hi Zhi Thank you very much! :) Very exciting and unbelievable!!
I don't think you should ever be apprehensive about sharing your work: you have a unique style & should let it shine :) I'm really rooting for your Birds Botanical Peace design! Good luck in the challenge!
You are so welcome! Best of luck!!
Thank you so much for the sweet comment; your holiday submissions are wonderful! I absolutely love Starry Happy Holidays (just to name one!) :)
Thank you for the kind words! Your work is beautiful! Best of luck :)
Awww, boo. Yeah, I can imagine how dense it would be, especially at that size. But yesss, so looking forward to seeing what you come up with in the non-photo challenge! Always glad to help :) Feel free to ping me on FB or email too! It's the same handle as FB & Minted @gmail.com.
Hi Zhi, thanks so much for that really nice comment on my "peaceful greetings" holiday submission, so great to hear! Your work is really beautiful, I particularly LOVE your watercolor botanical joy card, one of my favorites! Monica :)
Curious to see where you're at with the botanicals ;)
Hi Zhi, of course! You've got some great entries in the challenge and I look forward to seeing what you come up with for the rest of the holiday challenges :) Thank you for your kind words about my work :) Best of luck to you!
I'm super excited to see you come up with for your botanicals! I wish I were more active with the commenting/critiquing earlier in the challenge as now I'm suggesting things at the last minute! So sorry! But anyways, yay :) I love your whimsical style so I gotta get my likes in before the voting opens! ;)
Hi Zhi Ling :) I ended up going with a totally different photograph in my Holly & Pine design, which I think solves the conflict between those two other photo choices! If you have the chance, I'd love for you to take another look at the design :) Thank you for defying the norm & voting the way you did: it pushed me to look a little harder for another photo! Cheers :)
Thanks for voting in my poll :) My problem with photos is that my options are very limited :( I agree that the lighter photo is busier, but argggg... I wish I had more choices where heads weren't cut off :-/
Hi Zhi! Thank you so much for you lovely, generous comment, and keep up the great work. Wishing you much success. :-)
Hehehe, yeah, it totally just looks like a floating arm to me :D Good luck in this challenge! I'm really loving your designs!
Hi Zhi thank you very much for your nice comment on my profile!! :)
Hi Zhi thank you very much for your likes :) Your Threee Kings is great love the colors you have chosen!
Hi Zhi! Thanks so much for the like on my Mermaids Welcome design. I love your Confetti Kitty entry. Good luck!
Thank you so much for the sweet comment. Your illustrations are soo cute!!
Oh thank you for your lovely words Zhi. You're always welcome for any feedback,feel free to ask :) xo
Hi Zhi, I meant to say thank you for all of your sweet comments on my designs in the baby shower challenge :) And I'm so flattered that you have two of my prints! I'm happy to help give feedback on your designs. I'll look at them right now :)
Hi Zhi, thanks a lot for for taking the time to leave a helpful comment on my design Sublime Frame entry! It's very much appreciated! :)
My pleasure, Zhi! Thank you for the kind words as well! :)
Thanks so much for your Like! Your work is great! I love your illustrative style :)
Thanks Zhi for your feedback. You're always so encouraging & supportive :)
Thanks Zhi for your supportive comment on my Type Grid design,really appreciate it :) Looking forward to seeing your submissions,thanks Nazia :)
Hi Zhi, Thank you! :)
Thank you Zhi,I'm still so excited like a child. I've always believed & experienced that hard work & patience go hand in hand & that worked :)
Thank you Zhi for your nice note and congrats on your recent wins! Way to go :)
Thank you for liking "A Tree Reveals Itself"! You have beautiful work.
Thank you for the nice comment :) Congratulations on your sticker win - it's adorable!
Thanks so much for the kind words! Made my day!
Thank you so much for your sweet note! and best of luck to you!!!
Thank you for your sweet comment on my baby announcement. Made my day! :)
Hi Zhi! Thanks for your nice comment on my design. Best of luck to you!
Hello Zhi, thanks for your help on my simply love - I made it 20% smaller and pushed it up a bit - looks better now :)
Zhi thanks for the compliment . . . your 'Lettered' series is great. Very creative!
Zhi, I just wanted to let you know that the comment you made on my Downtown Abbey was not taken in a negative way by me. You passed your opinion on that design & maybe you're right/may be not. I was over-worked on that design & ( if you noticed ) that's not my style,I wanted to try a vintage type style for my own learning & betterment,so that design was a guinea pig in itself! We all come from different backgrounds & as far as I'm concerned,I'm a formally trained graphic designer but due to motherhood I've been away from my passion for 10 years now & designing at Minted is like starting from scratch. Thank you & my apologies if I ever gave you a wrong impression of any kind :) x
Hello, Zhi! Thanks so much for your very kind comment on my Floralworks design. Also, I just checked out your blog and I love your most recent post! Very inspiring :)
You are so sweet :) Thanks for your kindness.
Thank you Zhi for your sweet remark on my Cupcake Topper design :)
Hi, Zhi - thank you so much for your super nice comment on my design! I appreciate it. Best of luck to you!
Hi Zhi, thank you for your sweet note on my "Floral Love" - I'm loving your entries. You have a beautiful style! :)
Thank you so much for your sweet comment! My father worked for IBM and we always had those computers growing up!
Hi Zhi, thank you for your sweet comment on my design. I am new to minted too so it is so lovely to receive such nice messages , Angela
Thank you for your comment on my design! I'm still considering the hearts or using them for another design. :)
:-D you're welcome ! good luck to you !!
Welcome to Minted Zhi,I'm really liking your submissions in the Digital Challenge,modern yet sweet :)
thank you so much for your sweet comment! I don't watch sports either so hopefully I got it somewhat right! Thanks again!
You're welcome Zhi! You're first win is always a major stepping stone here at Minted! I wish you many more wins in the future! And feel free to ask my advice or critique whenever you need to.
Huge congrats on your first win!!!!
Hi Zhi - welcome to Minted. Thanks for your comment :-)
Thank you for your sweet note, Zhi!
your blog is lovely.
thanks so much! and welcome! :)
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