design, essay

Creating an Environment for Productivity

I got a new vacuum, and I'm absolutely delighted. Some might look at a vacuum and think of all the chores they have to do. I look at that vacuum and love it as a new tool. Why? Because it will help me keep my space clean, and a clean space is conducive to productivity.… Continue reading Creating an Environment for Productivity

Genius at Work ATB
Art, design, Products

Design: Genius at Work

Illustration by Aileen Torres-Bennett I finally did it. I created my "Genius at Work" design. I've been joking around that I'm a "genius at work" in my home office, and doing an illustration has been in the back of my mind for a few years. Why a pig? Because I may be slim and trim,… Continue reading Design: Genius at Work

Bird of Paradise Throw Pillow by ATBdesignart
Art, design, garden, Products

From Art to Design: Bird of Paradise

I'd like to give you a peek into the process of how I create art to feature on products for my storefronts at Society6 and RedBubble. In this case, I chose to draw the birds of paradise in my garden in Fiji. They're beautiful, and I had a vision of them hand-drawn on a throw… Continue reading From Art to Design: Bird of Paradise

NYC skyline clock by Aileen Torres Bennett
Art, design, Products

In a New York Minute

I've opened a new online store on Redbubble. It offers more items that feature my hand-drawn art, including apparel. The clock above features my NYC skyline drawing. You can also check out my other online store at Society6.

Fish in the Sea cutting board ATB
Art, design, photography, Products

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother's Day is just around the corner, on May 10. If you're looking for gift ideas, I've got some items in my online store you might like. Plenty of home and office decor to choose from. All products feature original art or photography by me: society6.com/aileentorresbennett Wishing all moms a Happy Mother's Day!